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The Eaton Family | Toronto Family Photographer

I first met members of this family about 5+ years ago. Mandy and her husband Paulo have the cutest Frenchton dog named Loki, and we met at a couple of doggy meet ups for Boston Terriers! And any friend of a Boston Terrier, is a friend of mine! Shortly after first meeting, Mandy hired me as a gift to her twin sister, Mindy and her new family. Mindy had had a baby girl and we arranged to so a family session with little Celeste was about 6 months old. I instantly loved this family and really enjoyed getting to know Mindy, Tim and Celeste. Since then they have come to see me every year for some updated photos.

Over the years, whenever I’d post a photo from one of Celeste’s session on Facebook, I could always count on a cute comment from proud grandma, Mary-Joe. So this year, in celebration of a special occasion, Mary-Joe’s family decided to gift her with an extended family session and include everyone! I love doing extended family photos, it’s so important to capture all of these moments with the whole family. Four generations came together to capture memories that they will now have forever!

4 generation extended family photo

young girl with her aunt and uncle

young girl making a silly face with her grandparents

young girl looking up at her great grandmother

young girl with her mom and dad

adult sisters share a laugh

married couple shares a laugh

grandparents

extended family photo of a 4 generation family in a park

young daughter and mother hug

young daughter hugs dad

Elle Marie Photography specializes in newborn, family and lifestyle photography. If you are interested in booking a session please contact me! My studio is located in Whitby, ON and I photograph families all over the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), including Whitby, Oshawa, Bowmanville, Ajax, Pickering, Markham, Toronto, and Mississauga. I book a limited number of newborns and families each month so please get in touch and we can discuss your session!

Amanda’s Family Mini | Oshawa Family Photographer

I met Amanda at the Oshawa Mamas + Chicks show in April this year. I had a table set up and had a wonderful day speaking to so many mamas and mama-to-bes! Those who visited my table also had the opportunity to enter a draw for a free mini session. Amanda was my lucky winner! Along with her husband and little girl, Amanda met me for a fun little shoot is a cute spot down by the water in Oshawa. I had a great time meeting this family and love the photos we captured during our time together.

The photos

Here is a sample of some of the images we captured that evening!

family of 3 with 9 month old girl

9 month old baby girl with family

9 month old baby girl sits on quilt in grass

9 month old baby girl with mom

9 month old baby girl with dad

I always get at least 1 of mom and dad!

parents

Elle Marie Photography specializes in newborn, family and lifestyle photography. If you are interested in booking a session please contact me! My studio is located in Whitby, ON and I photograph families all over the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), including Whitby, Oshawa, Bowmanville, Ajax, Pickering, Markham, Toronto, and Mississauga. I book a limited number of newborns and families each month so please get in touch and we can discuss your session!

Karen’s Headshots | Whitby Headshot Photographer

Karen contacted me looking for something a little different from the standard headshot photo take on a solid background. Karen is a performer, a singer and actress, and she wanted the photos to have some personality, character, and stand out from the average. With my studio right in the heart of Whitby, I suggested we head out to the downtown area and make use of our beautiful town as the backdrop! We started off the session with a few traditional headshots taken in the studio then headed out to explore. Here are a few of Karen’s favourites from the session! Makeup was done by the talented Karen from Lubu Makeup.

headshot on white headshot taken outside in Whitby Headshot take in a coffee shopheadshot take outside in downtown whitby

Elle Marie Photography specializes in newborn, family and lifestyle photography. If you are interested in booking a session please contact me! My studio is located in Whitby, ON and I photograph families all over the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), including Whitby, Oshawa, Bowmanville, Ajax, Pickering, Markham, Toronto, and Mississauga. I book a limited number of newborns and families each month so please get in touch and we can discuss your session!

Newborn Baby Damon | Whitby Newborn Photographer

I met Damon and his mom at the Mama + Chicks show, when Damon was a brand new newborn, just a few days old! His mom, Priya, saw my beautiful product display and fell in love with my circle float mount. I can’t say I blame her, it’s one of my favourite products as well! Priya went home that day, and quickly emailed to set up a “Tiny Newborn” session together. They came in just a couple of days later and despite Damon being almost 3 weeks old, he was so sleepy and calm we got through several different set ups in our short time together. The end result was some great newborn photos of Damon, and Priya also got her circle float mount, which I am sure will be proudly displayed in their gorgeous home! (I had the pleasure of also attending and photographing Damon’s baptism this past weekend! This family knows how to throw a party!)

Here are some of my favourite images from our session together and at the end you can also see the beautiful circle float mount, and the keepsake box with 10 prints that Priya selected.

side profile photo of baby boy on beige blanket

baby boy on beige

baby boy swaddled in beige wrap

baby boy on blue fur, looking at camera

baby boy on blue fur smiling

baby boy in crate

baby boy on tan rug

baby boy on tan rug wrapped in tan swaddle

The Final Products

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Elle Marie Photography specializes in newborn, family and lifestyle photography. If you are interested in booking a session please contact me! My studio is located in Whitby, ON and I photograph families all of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), including Whitby, Oshawa, Bowmanville, Ajax, Pickering, Markham, Toronto, and Mississauga. I book a limited number of newborns and families each month so please get in touch and we can discuss your session!

Baby Lyndon | Whitby Newborn Photographer

Maddie contacted me back in December to inquire about newborn photography. She and her husband, Andy, were expecting their first child in February, and were looking to have some photos done! We had a great phone consultation, where I learned that Andy was a pilot and that they were hoping to incorporate his pilot hat into a photo. I was so happy to do this for them, and love the resulting image, seen if you scroll down.

I loved meeting this little family and loved taking their photos. Together we created some timeless portraits of them together as a family, and of baby Lyndon on his own. We also created a beautiful album together that showcased all of their images. I know Lyndon is going to grow up to cherish this album, and before you know it he will be looking through the pages pointing out “baby Lyndon!” As always, here are just a few of my favourites from our session together!

The Photos

newborn boy with head on wrists close up of newborn nose newborn boy close up newborn boy laying on tummy on beige newborn boy laying on his side on a beige backdrop with matching blanket newborn boy wrapped in grey on a grey rug new dad holding newborn baby boy in his pilot hat new mom holding newborn baby boy family of 3 with dad holding newborn baby boy family of 3 with mom holding newborn baby boy

Elle Marie Photography specializes in newborn, family and lifestyle photography. If you are interested in booking a session please contact me! My studio is located in Whitby, ON and I photograph families all of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), including Whitby, Oshawa, Bowmanville, Ajax, Pickering, Markham, Toronto, and Mississauga. I book a limited number of newborns and families each month so please get in touch and we can discuss your session!

Carolynne & Ryan’s Maternity Session | Whitby Maternity Photographer

When Carolynne first reached out to inquire about maternity and newborn photos, she mentioned Starbucks in her email. I knew at that moment, we were destined to work together! I met Carolynne and Ryan at Heber Down, in North Whitby on a chilly February afternoon. We started with a series of photos in cozy winter clothes, and then Carolynne changed outfits and we took some stunning portraits of her in an amazing red gown by Amy Corneau. I’m in love with what we captured that day. I don’t often get couples willing to brave the cold, but the results are always so beautiful! Now, we patiently wait for little babe’s arrival!

expecting couple walking in the forest in winter expecting couple snuggle up in winter, wearing hats expecting couple snuggle up in snow setting expecting mom looking down at her belly in winter setting expecting mom looking down at her belly excpecting parents walking in the snow together expecting mother in red gown in winter setting, smiling at husband off camera expecting mother in red gown in winter setting looking over shoulder expecting mother in red gown in winter setting looking at belly expecting mother in red gown in winter setting

The Second Shoot

After our session was done, and the photos had been revealed, I asked Carolynne if she could join me in my studio. I was hoping for a short session together so I could capture some images I needed for an upcoming event. So, we got together the following week and created some in-studio portraits as well. We worked with 2 outfits from my studio collection, and 2 different looks. I’m also equally in love with these photos!

pregnant woman in black bodysuit looking down at belly collage of 7 images showing a pregnant woman in a white flowy dress standing near a window

Elle Marie Photography specializes in newborn, family and lifestyle photography. If you are interested in booking a session please contact me! My studio is located in Whitby, ON and I photograph families all of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), including Whitby, Oshawa, Bowmanville, Ajax, Pickering, Markham, Toronto, and Mississauga. I book a limited number of newborns and families each month so please get in touch and we can discuss your session!

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