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.

Celeste

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 …

Liam

The journey that brought this family of three together is such a heartwarming story. Holly and Jarrod are amazing, welcoming and giving people and had to wait a long time to finally meet this little guy. They were on an adoption list and had opted in for the immediate placement option. They were starting to …

Wyatt

The biggest challenge I encountered during this newborn session was that big sister Sydney smothered her little sister with so much love that I couldn't see baby Wyatt's face anymore! But I loved it because it was ridiculously adorable and showed how special their relationship is and will be as they grow up together. I …