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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

Young girl jumping off a couch onto a mattress
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This time we’re living in means more time spent at home – more time really getting to see our children and learn about their personalities. These days can be stressful, chaotic, low key, or even relaxing – I think we went through all of those just yesterday. Documenting this time allows us to freeze moments, […]

Five tips for photographing your kids

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.