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10 tips for photographing your kids and using the DSLR you got for Christmas!

So many of my clients love taking photos of their kids, I mean, who doesn’t? Some of my clients are even photographers themselves, or hobbiests, and I love that. Many though, tell me about their fancy DSLR camera they got when their first child was born and now it sits in the closet. I don’t love that so much haha. There’s probably a few of you who even got new fancy cameras for Christmas this year! You’ve probably played around […]

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8 Christmases: 5 fun things to do in Durham Region at Christmas

I recently read an article informing me the average age that kids lose that certain Christmas magic is 8. My son is 4. It hit me like the polar express that we are half way done. Maybe less, maybe a little more, but likely about half way. In fact, the article showed a huge drop off after the age of 5. OMG, that’s next year! I am so not ready to give up all the fun things to do in […]

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Mom always did know what was important : printed photos

Recently a friend’s mother passed away. He shared this story about printed photos on Facebook, and it brought tears to my eyes. He and his dad had gone to the bank to clean out his mom’s safety deposit box. The went expecting to find some paperwork, maybe some documents, a birth certificate perhaps. As Scotiabank describes it, “Know the things you value most are in one safe, easily accessible place.” But what they found was so much more meaningful, and […]

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Professional Headshots | Whitby Photographer

Did you know that I also offer professional headshots in my Whitby studio. These headshot sessions provide you with polished, professional photos that portray the image you want to put forward! These sessions are quick and painless, and can really make a difference in your business. We talk about the kind of image you want to portray, and I offer advice and guidance on clothing and make up tips. Did you know that 2012 report from eMarketer found that 82% […]

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