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

Look up!

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Last weekend some of us hit the slopes up in Revelstoke, it was worth it for lots of reasons… One of which is that we got a day with some amazing scenery. (A piece of me wished I’d taken one of my “nice” cameras with…and the other piece is glad I didn’t because it’s hard to snowboard with a camera, especially because this season I’m rediscovering the sport of snowboarding).
This was taken on the last run of the day. As we came down the hill we had to board through a patch of fog…which had created this quiet winter wonderland. I was struck by the beauty of the snow clinging to the branches…a stark contrast to the bright sunlight up at the top.
Today is a reminder that there’s different types of beauty everywhere – we just have to stop for a moment to see it.

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

Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_Wedding_AimsPhotography.photos-2So so very excited to share a few moments of Rita and Dietrich’s wedding on my blog today!Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_Wedding_AimsPhotography.photos-3Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_Wedding_AimsPhotography.photosKelowna_Photographer_Portraits_Wedding_AimsPhotography.photos-11

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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Those days…

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Those days when you come across a picture.

A picture of people.  Of good friends.

It brings back memories.

Maybe you’re even in the picture.

It makes you miss the people who are in it because they’re far away.

You know it’s going to be a long while before you see them again.

That’s when you smile…and are thankful for such awesome people you’re able to call friend and for all the great memories and for all the time you have been given in the past.

So here’s to good times and good friends…the ones who are close and the ones who are far away!

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

Of Beautiful Friends and Beautiful Light

Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_HeadShots_AimsPhotography.photos-2Sometimes there’s perfect light when you’re not waiting or looking for it – suddenly it’s just there. This happened a few weeks ago…but the best part? Some of my lovely friends happened to be with me… Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_HeadShots_AimsPhotography.photos-7

 

“The beauty of a woman must be seen from in her eyes, because that is the doorway to her heart, the place where love resides.” ~Audrey Hepburn

Kelowna_Photographer_Portraits_HeadShots_AimsPhotography.photos…so I grabbed the ones that were close by and snapped some head shots. It was great fun.

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“I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls.” ~Audrey Hepburn

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And I was reminded again of the gift of friends and friendship. Of laughter. Of moments…because perfect light doesn’t last, it’s gone soon after it appears, but true friendship will last as well as the memories we share together. 

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Thanks for the moments and the new memories, girls!

Always, Aims

…October!?

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Oh hey there! Can someone kindly tell me where September went? Thanks 🙂

Seriously, I can hardly believe I’m typing out October 1, 2013.  I was still kind of personally in that “summer2013” mode.  But that’s definitely passed. It’s back to hot drinks at cozy coffee shops, boots and scarfs and jackets…and really, fall is a lovely time of year…one of my favourites.

Just popped in here to say I’m alive and (very!) well and am excited to get back into blogging.  I’ve missed it.  Come back soon for updates, I have some great stuff to share with you (soonish!) 🙂

Always, Aims

Wildflowers

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Wildflowers and hills that keep going on and on. Isn’t it lovely?

This is taken at Silver Star Ski Resort just out of Vernon, B.C. Canada.  In the winter this is a ski hill. 🙂 I’d never been up there in the summer and was awed by the beauty…yup, I’m pretty blessed to live here in Canada.

Always, Aims