Vancouver Island Photographer: The Experience

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Are you looking to capture stunning images of your family to preserve a special moment in time? If so, I highly recommend working with a Vancouver Island photographer in one of the many beautiful spots in the local area. Keep reading as I share everything you need to know ahead of your time working with me on your next Vancouver Island photo session.

A Relaxed and Fun Session for the Whole Family

During your time working with me as your Vancouver Island photographer, you’ll have a relaxed and play-based session. I aim to take natural photos which are full of authentic emotion, as opposed to staged photos that feel forced and uncomfortable. When working with children, I let them do their own thing so that they have fun during the session instead of becoming stressed or tense in front of the camera. Each session is led by your children, creating timeless images that capture them during this time in your life.

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Create Stunning Family Heirlooms

Many families opt to work with me annually in order to track the progress of their family and any new additions you might have over the years. The final results will offer you heirloom art pieces that you can treasure forever and which will allow you to relive these happy memories for years to come. You won’t need to worry about printing your artwork at all, as I’ll take care of everything for you during and after the session. As soon as you receive the finished work, you can place it on your wall to brighten up any room in your home.

Designing Your Session with a Vancouver Island Photographer

As a Vancouver Island photographer, I take pride in designing your session ahead of our time working together. After deciding on the location that you’d like for your backdrop, I can advise you on your wardrobe so that your images suit the décor of your home. You won’t have to worry about any of the finer details of your session, as I’ll be here to support you in the lead up to the big day. That means when it comes to the day of your shoot, you can just relax and enjoy spending time together as a family.

Top Locations on Vancouver Island for a Photo Session

Campbell River

The community of Campbell River is the ideal location for your time working with a Vancouver Island photographer. It’s a seaside metropolis that is surrounded by wilderness, so there’s no shortage of great backdrops for your family photo session.

Courtenay Farms

Courtenay is known for its abundant culinary scene, so why not head to one of the 500 local farms for your photo session? I find this to be a great location for an outdoor family photo shoot, where you can enjoy exploring the outdoors together as a family during the session.

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There’s no shortage of locations to work with a Vancouver Island photographer in Nanaimo, which is known for its wildlife and whale watching tours. You could use the Harbourfront Walkway or one of the many nearby parks as the backdrop for your session.

Parksville Beaches

Parksville is best known for its large and sandy beaches, such as Craig Bay and Parksville Bay. I think that this would be the ideal location for a summer photo session, and younger children will love exploring these pretty beaches.

Cowichan Valley

The vineyards of Cowichan Valley near Duncan offer magnificent views of the mountains and ocean. This would be the ideal location for a couples shoot, and you can make it a full day out with a stop at one of the vineyards following your time working with a Vancouver Island Photographer.

As a Vancouver Island photographer, I know there is no shortage of beautiful locations in the local area to work together on your next shoot. Contact me today for more information and to book your next family photo session.

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Vancouver Island Photographer: The Experience

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What can I expect from my photoshoot?

You want to find the perfect photographer for your family - one that will make your kids comfortable and capture all those expressions and moments that make your heart burst, without the frustration and stress usually associated with a photo shoot.

I help take care of every detail from helping select outfits, to directing you so your family doesn't feel awkward, and assisting in selecting the images that make your heart the happiest. My goal is to give you the stunning images you want of all your favourite parts of your beautiful life, make them into gorgeous artwork so you can enjoy them daily, and make it a fun and stress-free experience for the whole family!