Calgary lifestyle newborn and family photographer, in-home newborn photo

Jenn mentioned that she really enjoyed the experience and used the word "relaxing" while describing it. Relaxing isn't a word I would have thought of using while describing a newborn session, but I also have kids, and I truly believe in the value of having someone come to you and take photos in the comfort of your home...

Mountain Family Session

Calgary family photographer, mountain photos, family by the water in the Kananaskis

We left Calgary in the smoke, drove through the rain and got to Kananaskis Country to find the most beautiful fog that turned everything - sky, mountains, water and trees - a stunning tone of teal. This truly was a perfect morning...

Mommy & Me

Calgary family photographer, mommy and me photography session in a canyon in the Kananaskis mountains

I don't know if it's the soft golden light or the striking connection that this mother and daughter have, but these images just radiate with so much love and warmth. Thank you ladies for hanging out in the mountains with me on that gorgeous spring evening! ...

20 Posing Prompts for Natural Looking Family Photos

Calgary family, maternity and newborn photographer, how to take natural family photos

There are so many different ways to achieve natural looking family portraits, but these 20 posing prompts for natural looking family photos are my top go-tos. I am a lifestyle photographer, so I want the portraits to truly represent the family who is being photographed. These are some of my little tricks to get the real smiles and natural interactions out during photo shoots.


I like to let the babies dictate how they want their session to go. If they are super sleepy and ready for their studio style images when I get to their home, great. But if they are awake and want snuggles, we do just that. I let them hang out with mom, dad and their …