How to Achieve Genuine Storytelling in Photography with Vapes

The beauty of photography lies in its ability to capture a singular moment in time, telling a story that resonates with both the photographer and the viewer. While subjects will vary, the introduction of vaping, or electronic cigarettes, has added a unique and modern touch to the storytelling possibilities. But how can we intertwine the world of vaping with the art of photography to produce compelling narratives?
Let’s find out.
Setting the Scene with Smoke
By their very nature, vape clouds are ephemeral as they fade, …

My Journey to Becoming a Full-Time Photographer

Transitioning from my regular job to starting my own business was really tough but also incredibly rewarding. It’s been almost two years now, and I still can’t believe I get to do this every day. 
I know there are others out there who dream of following their passion full-time. It hasn’t been easy, but I’m sharing my story to inspire you on your own journey.
I graduated with a major in photojournalism, but I needed another job to make ends meet. After graduating and moving back to my hometown…

How to Prevent Burnout while Preparing for the Busy Season

As a wedding photographer, our busiest time of the year takes up a big part of the year. When your wedding season happens depends on where you are. 
For example, in Saskatchewan, our season usually happens in the spring and summer. During the winter months, we work on updating our stuff and planning for the business. As the exciting wedding season gets closer, I want to share how I’ve been getting ready during the off-season and some tips I’ve learned to avoid getting too tired during the wedding season.

Essential Tools and Programs You Want to Use for a Successful Photography Business

Hey there, fellow photographer! If you’re finding yourself overwhelmed and feeling like your photography business is running you, it’s time to make some changes. 
I’ve put together this blog post as a comprehensive guide for beginner photographers. As someone who has been through it, I know that having the right tools and programs in place can make all the difference in successfully managing your business. 
These resources have not only organized my workflow but also given me back my freedom and …

Mabel Hill Farm

I had the pleasure of meeting Chad and Kylie in the winter of 2020 when they booked a session with me. Right from the start, their thoughtfulness was evident as they showed up early with coffee for all of us. 
Our connection only deepened as we spent time together during their engagement session the following summer. We shared laughs and stories, and we captured beautiful moments as we explored various locations.
Fast forward to the summer of 2021, and I had the honor of photographing their wedding day at the Mabel …

Your Guide to Planning the Perfect Wedding Day

Creating a well-structured wedding day timeline is a crucial aspect of your planning process. While it may not be the most glamorous part of wedding planning, it plays a significant role in ensuring a smooth and stress-free celebration. 
Your timeline serves as a roadmap that guides you, your vendors, and your guests through the day’s events, allowing everyone to be on the same page.
Here are some key considerations and tips for crafting your perfect wedding day timeline:

A Cozy Backyard Elopement: A Celebration of Love in a Private Setting

John and Nichole’s wedding day was a meticulously planned and heartfelt celebration of their love. From the moment I spoke with them about their wedding, it was clear that every detail was carefully considered and nothing was left to chance. 
Their desire for an intimate gathering led them to host their wedding in their own backyard, surrounded by their immediate family.
The morning of the wedding saw Nichole preparing with her mom and sister inside the house, while John got ready at his parents’ home. …