Lifestyle Portraits of Shawna Turner

I love doing lifestyle portrait sessions. Sessions that aren’t about getting the perfect-smiling-at-the-camera portrait and instead are about documenting people as they are, doing what it is that they do. Shawna Turner is one of those magical people and you just know it when you meet her. She is full of so much knowledge and…

Reena of kisii handmade

More than a decade ago, I met Reena thanks to this camera of mine. It’s one of those incredible by-products of being a portrait photographer. This camera gives you access to the lives of others and sometimes through that access, friendships form. This is what happened when I met Reena oh so many years ago….

Portraits: The Women of MISFITSTUDIO

As a photographer, I am constantly thinking about creating images and those images are usually portraits. Recently I had the honour of photographing all of the teachers of Toronto’s MISFITSTUDIO. We had a vision for the resulting images and it makes my heart soar knowing that we created it. The goal was to create real…

A Very Special Family Portrait Session at High Park Toronto

Okay! Before I get into the blog post I have to mention that this family portrait session took place at High Park in Toronto on December 3rd! Yes, that is correct – the day was gorgeous and coats were basically not necessary. While this is terrifying for the world, it was perfect for a family…

Ezra is One Year Old!

I love when my clients have babies and invite me to come along and document them again! Steph and Jacob got married in 2011 and what a wild ride it has been since then. Just short of their first anniversary, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She has documented that journey since then at Pass…

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