We are fortunate to live in a city that has lots of wonderful and beautiful parks. Among those great parks is a hidden gem called Carburn Park that only a lucky few know about. I'm exaggerating of course, because Carburn Park really is quite well-known, but it's not often listed with the other great parks in the city. I'm OK with that, but I'm also very proud of the park and I am always happy to use it as a location for outdoor portrait sessions for family, children, and even business headshots.Having said all that, I hadn't … Continue Reading ››
I took the kids for a trip to Carburn Park to enjoy the unseasonably warm weather (29 °C in calgary at the end of September) and the beautiful golden yellow leaves. The fall colors are always spectacular at Carburn Park and it's one of my favorite places in Calgary to go to enjoy it! Although the main reason for the trip was to do some location scouting for my upcoming fall portrait season, it was also a great chance to get Andrew out on his bike for a real bike ride with no training wheels. He's been getting around in the alley just fine, but this was his first ride … Continue Reading ››
It was a beautiful day in Calgary and we decided to go for a walk at Prince's Island Park. I was hoping to make a nice portrait of the kids while we were there, but I was not expecting the early onset of fall colors and even the fallen leaves on the ground. I took advantage of it and had the kids pose nicely. I also made a few of their visiting grandparents too. It seems that we're going to have an early (and short) autumn season this year. It … Continue Reading ››
We camped with some friends at the Little Elbow Equestrian Campground in the Elbow Valley. It was a fantastic weekend with plenty of activity, and some relaxation and great food too. Highlights included hiking the Nihahi Ridge Trail, visiting Forget-Me-Not Pond, and barbecuing some great steaks over an open fire.