Posts By: rachelimrie

Chilly First Day of Spring Family Session

When you live in the Foothills, the first day of spring often does not guarantee sunny warm days, and the flowers and leaves will still take weeks to emerge. But that was ok with this family, as Yvonne loves winter, and chilly, cuddly days. It ended up being the perfect weather for the type of… Read more »

First Day of Spring Reception Celebration at Heritage Park

This weeks’ Throwback Thursday fits nicely with tomorrow’s Spring Equinox, as this beautiful spring Wedding Reception took place on the first day of spring a few years ago. The renowned Heritage Park Historical Village in Calgary, made the perfect backdrop for Mila and Clancey’s wedding portraits, as they both love all things country. The Gunns… Read more »

Birthday Letter to my Eldest Son

Today we celebrate seven years of having you in our life. Seven years of watching you grow into an amazing little boy. Happy Birthday Brodie! I’m sharing these lifestyle portraits of you through the years, so everyone can see the wonderful boy you are! Just like every other family, we have our stories of struggle,… Read more »

A Country and Western Fashion Shoot in Okotoks

Happy throwback Thursday. Here’s some Wild West inspired, Country Fashion photography, featuring the handmade jewelry of artist and designer, Maureen Janssens, of Buffalo Girl Studio. Our goal was to create a fashion shoot with a look and feel similar to what you’d see in the Style pages of the magazine, Cowboys & Indians, to showcase… Read more »

Science, Innovation and Creativity Unite at Telus Spark

Yesterday we took our boys to visit the Telus Spark Science Centre in Calgary. Once we discovered that the Dinosaurs in Motion exhibit was there, we knew we had to include it in our family outings for this week. This was our family’s first visit to the Science Centre, and it was a very fascinating… Read more »

Love is in the Air-Our Epic Valentines Card Creations

I got the idea to create my kids’ Valentines Cards that they hand out to their friends after reading a Blog post last year on SLR Lounge. I’m certainly not the only Mom to make their kids’ Valentines. I just love seeing all the creativity out there of parents and their children, that comes to… Read more »

Valentine’s Baby Kisses

Yesterday was Baby K’s six month old photo shoot, in his year long series of Watch Me Grow portraits. With Valentine’s Day coming up soon it was only fitting to have a Valentines themed portrait shoot. Baby K’s lovely and very talented mother built the kissing booth prop for us to use for our on-location… Read more »

Action Photography Captures from Sunday Funday

I’m a bit behind on my blogging, as it’s been a busy past few weeks. Several evenings of  Hockey Portraits for the Pond Hockey League in Black Diamond, volunteer responsibilities, helping with the kids at school, and a suddenly, albeit briefly, sick boy have kept me hopping. So on Sunday, the gorgeous temperatures meant it… Read more »

Our Week in Pictures-Snow Days

As this is my first blog of the New Year, I wish everyone the very best for 2015! I’ve decided to step up my game this year, and attempt a 365 project-daily shooting. I already shoot a lot of course, but as we all know, more practice equals improved skill. I’ll be sharing the best… Read more »

Magical Christmas Portraits of a Baby and his Family

Yesterday was Baby K’s Four Month Old Portrait Session for his Watch Me Grow series of Baby Portraits. And of course, Christmas was our central theme. I set up my portable studio at this family’s home in Millarville, AB. I love being able to bring my studio to my clients, especially when young babies and… Read more »