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Goldstream Park Mother and Daughter portrait
Goldstream is a busy place to go for portraits but we managed to find a time that wasn’t overrun with people. The colours are beautiful there, just like these two ladies. It is nice to take time for a portrait...Read more →
Glencoe Cove Park family portrait session
Carol and the guys were great fun to work with. I got to discover yet an other great park in the Victoria area. There are so many hidden gems to use for family portrait photography. Both boys live away and...Read more →
Family gathering at Pacific Forestry Center
Juan had an inside line on this place, his friend is responsible for the grounds, and the trees worked out just great. I love the lighting on the family, light over cast with some sun coming through and flash...Read more →
Family Portraits on the River
The Vandenberg crew traveled over from Gold River. The weather held out, barely! I love working with proud parents of grown up kids, its one of the pleasures of my work. I think they did a great job of the...Read more →
Dr. Phil’s family portrait session
OK where do I start. These folks were super fun and the kids were very lovable. Makes my job easy and most rewarding. First off Dr. Phil in case you don’t know, is the wonder dog! To say he is...Read more →
Royston beach portraits.
The Cooks came to me wanting to capture this time in their families life in a portrait for display on their wall. Seeing what good buddies the girls were made this session extra fun to photograph. I lived in Royston...Read more →
Grad portraits in Victoria
Graduation is a great time in a child’s life. They may be moving out, or maybe not. One day kids eventually do! Bringing in the truck was super fun. It was paid for with a special remembrance gift from his...Read more →
The Carrick family
Yes dogs are part of the family! We have lots of family portrait sessions with pets from dogs and cats to pigs, cows,bird, horses and any thing else you can imagine . For this session we had wonderful clouds, I...Read more →
Up the river with the Cawdell’s!
My favorite riverbed, not the easiest to get to but well worth the small bank we needed to navigate. Ok, it wasn’t that tough but you wouldn’t want to bring someone that can’t navigate a bit of a climb. It...Read more →
The Buchanan family reunion
I love photographing large family get togethers. Here the Buchanan clan was celebrating with a dinner in the back yard and I was lucky enough to be invited to record this special get together. It is so challenging to get...Read more →
A lovely couple with an amazing home on the water in Victoria. The views and light were perfect. It was a real pleasure spending time with these folks.Read more →
The Hill Family
I met up with these folks at one of my favourite places, Governor General House on Rockland Ave. There are so many amazing spots around the yard. The kids love it there as well, the ducks are a big hit.Read more →
The McGradys at the beach
These guys were tons of fun. We played around near the bluff below the airport. The boys are really good guys, I had fun teasing them and getting lots of great smiles from everyone. I believe having a good time...Read more →
Our neighbor from years ago needed a portrait and his vision was the have his hand near his face. We had a fun visit and this is one of the images we created.Read more →