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

Feature: Wedding – Arienne and Jeff

Last June, I had the honour of photographing Arienne and Jeff’s rustic country wedding.  AimsPhotography_Wedding_Okanagan_Portrait.Photography-6

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Arienne was an absolutely gorgeous bride. She was cool enough to wear cowboy boots and a jean jacket…and to have her horse join in some of the pictures.

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It was a perfectly bright June morning…Arienne and Jeff were so easy.  They’re laid back and relaxed, we had such a great time.

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Their love was so beautiful because it’s real, it’s genuine.

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They were so fun…I just loved how much they loved each other.

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Jeff is a wheat farmer so we couldn’t bypass the opportunity to use the endless rolling wheat fields as a back drop.

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This was only a few weeks before my own wedding, and it was truly a blessing to be at Arienne and Jeff’s. They inspired me to enjoy every part of my own wedding. To take it easy and have fun!

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Arienne and Jeff, it was a privilege to be part of your day.  I wish you only the best in the future!

Always, Aims

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Since Febuary

To sum up my life since February in a few sentences…

I went to Hawaii and fell in love with the ocean, the colours, the sounds, the mysteries.

photoI came home and got engaged a few days later.

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I did some super awesome photo sessions including a beautiful wedding down in the States.

I planned.

I stressed (fact: every bride stresses at some point even if she doesn’t want to).

I learned.

I matured.

I (tried to!) enjoy it!

(As in most similar situations, there were parts of it I loved and parts of it I detested…but that’s typical.)

…and then I got married!

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^photo credit: Daniel Hayduck

Looking forward to catching up on the last seven months…I have some awesome photo sessions to share! Come back soon!

Always, Aims

 

Feature: Amanda

Kelowna_Photography_Amy_Glanz_Portraiture.photos-6So very VERY honoured and excited to feature one of the most beautiful people I know: my sister.

Kelowna_Photography_Amy_Glanz_Portraiture.photos-8We both had Monday off because it was Family Day here in BC.  It was sprinkling snow but not super cold out… so we took advantage of the day and did a little photo shoot.

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(It was graciousness on her part because I wanted to play with my new camera.)

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Kelowna_Photography_Amy_Glanz_Portraiture.photos-3I’ve blogged about her off and on over my time of blogging so feel like I’d be repeating myself if I sat down and started writing too much.  Maybe today, I’ll let pictures speak. My words wouldn’t do justice to who she is to me.  My best “girlfriend” – you know…that one with which you can laugh hysterically, the one whose thoughts you can almost read, who tells you how it is, listens, gives advice….but the best part? She’s also my sister.  😀 Kelowna_Photography_Amy_Glanz_Portraiture.photos-7If you know this gal in real life, you’re the one who’s blessed!

Always, Aims

Sisters: Diane and Loreen

Kelowa_Photography_Portraiture_AimsPhotography.photos-2It was super cold out…and getting late in the day…

Kelowa_Photography_Portraiture_AimsPhotography.photos-3There wasn’t any sunlight out or much daylight left…but, we were running out of time because one of the sisters was moving away and it was the only chance our three schedules fit. So, we went for it!

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Kelowa_Photography_Portraiture_AimsPhotography.photos-5-2It was worth all the cold, and the dark, and the mud, for the laughs and the fun and the pictures! Diane and Loreen were a hoot; but most sisters are. 😉 The inside jokes and how they can make each other laugh with a look or a word…sisters are just like that, and it’s always fun to experience it in real life. 🙂

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Thanks for a great time Diane and Loreen! Love you girls! ❤

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Always, Aims

Mountain Silhouette

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Another iPhone snapshot from our spectacular ski day recently. Mountains are just so..incredible! So blessed to live here in Canada where I can enjoy them every day!

Come back Thursday when I’ll be featuring a recent portrait session here on my blog!

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

Wedding: Rita and Dietrich

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These two are so in love, photographing them wasn’t really work but a privilege.  Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_Wedding_AimsPhotography.photos-4Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_Wedding_AimsPhotography.photos-5

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You can just see so plainly how much they simply adore each other.

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Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_Wedding_AimsPhotography.photos-9What I saw that day wasn’t just “two people in love” but a man and woman unified in their love for Christ as well as their love for each other.  Everything about their day was centred around Christ and His love. Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_Wedding_AimsPhotography.photos-6Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_Wedding_AimsPhotography.photos-7

Rita and Dietrich, thank you for the honour of being part of your wedding day!

Always, Aims

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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