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Mother sitting with her children at Blackstock Tree farm
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Nothing says Christmas more than a visit to the tree farm. Since moving to the Durham region five years ago we’ve been cutting our own trees down each year. It is a yearly tradition that we love. Blackstock Christmas Tree Farm is a beautiful farm with cute names such as Ho-Ho-Ho lane to help families […]

Blackstock Tree Farm Family Photography


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You love the outdoors and you’re looking for a beautiful, elegant wedding venue that highlights this. With its rolling hills, numerous lakes and endless farmer’s fields, Kawartha Lakes is the perfect area to start your search. Kawartha Lakes is a region just 90 minutes northeast of Toronto and encompasses many smaller communities, each with their […]

Kawartha Lakes Wedding Venues


Couple twirling in a field after a simple elopement
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Eloping is such a deeply personal choice. It’s an amazing way to get married in a way that has meaning to you and your partner. We eloped and looking back I am amazed at how completely stress free and relaxed the entire day was. Eloping in Ontario can be as adventurous or as relaxing as […]

Where to elope in Ontario


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So you’ve said “I do” and have said no to a big traditional wedding – where does that leave you? Eloping is an amazingly personal decision that allows YOU to dictate every aspect of your wedding day – what you do, where you do it, and who is along for the ride. Ontario is full […]

How to elope in Ontario


Family of six at Laveanne Lavender
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There is something absolutely magical about having your family photographs taken at Laveanne Lavender in Port Hope, Ontario. Laveanne lavender family photography sessions provide spot for your updated photographs. Laveanne first opened to the public in July, 2013. There are currently four acres of lavender and includes a lavender labyrinth that my kids love wandering […]

Laveanne Lavender Family Photography

Families, Things to do

Close-up of girl holding a basket of apples
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Fall in Oshawa and Durham region is beautiful. We are beyond lucky here that while we are in the big city we don’t need to go far to experience fall in all it’s beauty. Since moving to Courtice six years ago we’ve been to all the local farms countless times – we are literally surrounded […]

Watson’s Farm Pick Your Own

Families, Things to do

Extended family at Whitby beach
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I know 2020 will be known for many things, but one thing that it has clearly highlighted is what is important. Connections became paramount. Grown children reached out to their parents and many returned home for the safety and comfort their families provided. Zoom calls became the norm and somehow the distance between us seemed […]

What to expect from an extended family photoshoot

Families, Tips and Tricks

Mother nursing her baby
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In honour of world breastfeeding week another family photographer from Oshawa and I (Abbi Longo of LaVie photography https://laviephotography.ca/) collaborated to highlight some mamas who have given up part of themselves for their babes. We found a beautiful little spot in Courtice and made it all about these mamas. I can remember sitting in the […]

Why do a breastfeeding photoshoot?

Children, Families

Family hugging at Christel Lake Lavender
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Raise your hand if this is you. You’ve booked your family photos, your photographer has scouted the perfect location for you in Oshawa, you’ve found the right outfits that coordinate without matching – you’re ready to go! Then life happens. One of your kids falls asleep on the way to the photo session (you’re thrilled […]

Tips for Family Photos

Families, Tips and Tricks

Young girl sitting on the edge of a dock at sunset
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Have you ever been scrolling through your feed and been stopped in your tracks by a beautiful, glowing photograph? Ever wondered how to capture the same thing in your photos? Chances are, nine times out of ten this type of photograph was taken during what photographers refer to as “golden hour”: that beautiful time just […]

What is golden hour and why should I care?

Tips and Tricks

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You travel off the beaten path. You strive to collect memories, not things.
 You love beautiful moments and know life is in the details.

 I'm your Oshawa family photographer providing authentic, lifestyle photography for people who love to play, laugh and have epic adventures.