Lulu in Lovely Light

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When writing my last blog post, this picture came to mind.  It represents some of the thoughts and feelings I was trying to convey.  It’s a picture that’s a little different from my same old “usual”.  But I love that it’s different.  The light and the colours.

Besides…she’s just super duper adorable so I’d probably love almost any picture of her!

There’s more from that evening…this is just a tease! Come back soon to see more.

Always, Aims

Feature: R Family

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I’ve debated a little on this post… Mostly because it’s my fault. I’ve taken this wonderful family’s pictures before, but with my life being busy…

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…in other words I was preoccupied first with a boyfriend, then a fiance, then with planning a wedding… and if you’ve followed my blog at all (or more likely you gave up on my blog and I lost you along the way haha!) you’ve noticed I haven’t been blogging lately.

So to tell the truth, I have some other photoshoots of this family I haven’t posted yet. Like her adorable baby pictures…(ah those eyes!!)

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And another session of these boys before she was born…

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But in the end I decided for now, to start current… and in the new year I’ll catch up on what I missed before. 🙂

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But back to why I’m here…! We hit a lovely fall day, no rain, no wind…and not too cold for the little ones! I always enjoy the interactions with children, making them laugh and giggle… (and coaxing them to look at the camera! haha!)

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Can’t end without a picture of their lovely parents!

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Come back in the new year, I’ll be posting some more of this awesome family!

Always, Aims

Feature: T-Kids 2014

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Seriously, these kids just get more adorable every year (not that I’m biased! 😉 )

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Can’t get enough of these eyelashes eyes and that closed mouth grin!

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Full of giggles and overflowing with spunkiness (I think I made that word up!) I get a kick out of this kid.

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I could probably do a whole blog post just on her expressions and personality (maybe I will!)

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Brotherly love (Can’t you just see the older-brother-pride in his eyes?)

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That same closed mouth grin just melts my heart.

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Look who’s all grown up?

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I love how they love each other…. the love of a sister is such a special gift!

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Till next time…

Always, Aims

Oh, hey 2014…?!

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Somehow…since the last time I blogged; not only has Christmas pasted but also New Years, and all the fun, joy, love, celebrating and craziness and general chaos that surrounds them… it’s hard to believe we’ve passed the halfway mark through January! :-S

Anyways, just a little note to say that I’m back around (hopefully! 😉 ) and am super excited to be sharing some recent-ish photo sessions on here very soon!

So for today enjoy the adorable smile, the twinkling eyes, and sprays of freckles…I can’t help but smile when I see that face 😀

Always, Aims

Feature: Kids Portraits

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I had the absolute pleasure of doing some yearly pictures of these kids a couple weeks ago.

We got some really sweet evening light and the location was perfect! (And their Mom picked utterly adorable outfits!!)

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A boy in a tree…perfect place for little boys to play.

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I did their portraits last year and was amazed at how much each has changed and grown up…time sure flies!

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All in all, we had a great evening and session! Can’t wait for next year’s portraits! 😉

Always, Aims

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Utter Adorableness

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I fell in love with this picture the minute I saw it upload from my camera.

The moment.

The love.

The expression.

The eyelashes.

The hint of a smile or forthcoming laugh.

Sometimes the most beautiful things in life are a fleeting moment, I was excited to catch one in my lens.

Always, Aims

Feature: The S Family

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Kelowna_Photographer_Family_Baby_AimsPhotography.photos-11I had the honour of doing a photo session with this lovely little family a few weeks ago. I’ve wanted to blog a few of my favourites but haven’t had time until now.

Kelowna_Photographer_Family_Baby_AimsPhotography.photos-10We met for a morning session because it fit best with baby Ireland’s nap times and it wasn’t as hot outside yet… of course I was thrilled because morning light is always gorgeous.

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And the beyond adorable baby, Ireland.Kelowna_Photographer_Family_Baby_AimsPhotography.photos-2-2

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Kelowna_Photographer_Family_Baby_AimsPhotography.photos-14I was really excited when Melissa asked for a few “couple” pictures. It was fun, Tobias and Melissa were so chill and relaxed… and in so many ways still acting like newly weds… they kind of made my job super easy.

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Kelowna_Photographer_Family_Baby_AimsPhotography.photos-9I seriously had the hardest time trying to choose which pictures to blog, I came out of that session with so many great pictures! (So maybe I’ll just have to do a part 2 😉 )

At the very end it was getting to be Ireland’s nap time and she fell asleep on her Mom’s shoulder…

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Thank you, Melissa, Tobias, and Ireland for a wonderful morning and for a special glimpse of the love you three share!

Always, Aims

Summer Sunlight

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Earlier this week, I took one of my sisters with me to assist for a photo session.  We were there a little early to scout out some locations for the photo session…she happily complied when I asked to to model for me.  These are a couple of my favourite snapshots.

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(Thought the epic sunflare was kind of funky 😉 )

Ah, the gloriousness of ‘early’ morning light.

Always, Aims

This Moment

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This story behind the photograph…

Last night we were all sitting down to dinner and I looked over and saw Lulu crawling towards the door – immediately, I saw the above picture in my mind – exactly as you see it.  So I pulled my iPod out of my pocket and snapped it.

Sometimes our favourite pictures aren’t taken on an amazing camera. I love this picture because of the story it tells.  It’s the story of my baby sis – Lulu, barely a year old…discovering and exploring the world around her. It’s precious because in a few weeks she’ll be walking – she’s still in that crawl everywhere stage. Her whole life – the whole world out there – is ahead of her – waiting to be discovered.

And I captured one tiny moment of it.

Time is flying by – and the only time that “belongs” to us is this very moment – right now.  Everything else is either already past or in the future. (Think about that, eh!)

So be thankful for right now; use right now to its full potential.

Always, Aims

Feature: Liebelt Family

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So excited to feature the Liebelt Family on my blog today!

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Especially little Leon…

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(Hum yeah, I kind of fell in love with those eyes!)

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…The day before our photoshoot Leon celebrated his FIRST birthday!

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It’s hard to believe he’s a year already…He sure doesn’t look like the same newborn featured on my blog last year…Yeah, I did this cute little guy’s newborn pictures….wow time flies!

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Then his mom brought out the bubbles…

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Leon was a trooper, our photoshoot ran into his nap time, he did pretty good though – considering. 🙂  He’s also the first child that LOVED my camera….maybe because of the clicking sound? We had a hard time getting him to sit still and NOT crawl for the photographer… (I was flattered though 😉 )

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We ended the session with a little cake smash… he was really tired by this time so the cake wasn’t that interesting to him… but it was fun 🙂  Maybe we can do another cake smash when he’s 10 or something – now THAT would be…crazy! 😉

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And just one more to end today’s post. I seriously had a hard time choosing which pictures to blog…there were so many adorable ones!

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Always, Aims

P.s. You can see Leon’s newborn photos HERE.