Capturing the authentic interactions between my clients and memorializing the honest and genuine love for one another is one of my favourite parts of being a photographer. We will help guide you throughout the process to ensure a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere, but our objective and passion is to capture sincere moments that will commemorate your family’s bond season to season.
During your session, we will incorporate a little bit of everything. Unlike the strict and confining space of studio portraits, we encourage movement and interaction for a lively and synergetic atmosphere that will capture the organic moments of your life to reminisce on. We love to have fun!
Brendan captured my kids’ personalities perfectly. Such a pleasure to have our photos done with him (and his assistant!)! The quality of the photos is amazing, turn around time is quick and price point is very reasonable. We will be booking him again soon?
Brendan did a mini session for my family and we were thrilled with how the photos turned out! He openly welcomed all ideas and visions I had for the shoot and all the photos turned out vibrant and beautiful. I was very happy with how quickly he got our gallery to us and I’m very excited to be working with him again in the future.
Brendan did a mini session for my girls and I and we are thrilled with the results. My 12 month old was not cooperating at all that day but he still managed to get some breath taking shots of her. We will absolutely use him for all future shoots!!
Brendan is a brilliant photographer and a wonderful person and has best packages as per the persons affordability. we had our maternity, newborn and family shoot with him. he was amazingly friendly and cooperative. Never felt so comfortable with any other photographer till date. the pictures he clicks always have a liveliness in them as if it will just speak out. Waiting to have another shoot with him soon.
We did a family fall mini session with Brendan and it was great! I loved that he responded so quick to all questions pre-booking, even though I booked last minute. Beautiful pictures, it was difficult choosing only ten images. Would definitely recommend!
Brendan worked efficiently, effectively, and in a timely manner that suited our rambunctious and active little one! He was gentle and kind during our session, and the finished photos are beautiful!
I had the pleasure of doing a fall mini session with Brendan. Having never taken professional photos before, he helped guide us and let us, be us in the photos. The session was relaxed and allowed us to have fun. We have had nothing but compliments from the pictures Brendan took. Can’t wait for the next photo opportunity. Thanks again.
Brendan was very professional and easy to work with. He had our gallery ready the next day and was prompt getting our final photos to us. We would definitely recommend him, he captured the “spirit” of our family perfectly in his photos.
My family did a spring mini with Brendan! He was so great with our 6 month old. He was very accommodating, and was quick at replying back to all my questions I had. Our pictures turned out beautiful! We will definitely be doing another session with him in the future. Thanks so much Brendan!
What is your shooting style for family photos?
As a lifestyle photographer, my style is geared towards capturing real moments. This means prioritizing genuine interactions rather than posing and creating a fun atmosphere – because that’s when the magic happens!
What if my kids won’t engage?
Many children are shy or have a hard time posing for photos, which is why we focus on having a fun experience rather than forcing poses. Just enjoy each other’s company and we will take care of the photos!
Can I cancel/reschedule my appointment?
We can absolutely cancel or reschedule an appointment for you, however please keep in mind that your deposit is non-refundable and all appointment reschedules are subject to a $100 rescheduling fee.
Are sessions indoors or outdoors?
We are able to accommodate both indoor or outdoor sessions. Please communicate with us your preferences and we would be happy to bring your vision to life!
When should I book?
Booking in advance is recommended to ensure availability. Please reach out to us via firstname.lastname@example.org or 780-660-0114 to inquire about current slot openings and book your session.
How long is the typical photoshoot?
The duration of your photoshoot depends on your selected session type, number of locations and the number of desired wardrobe changes. Sessions can be anywhere between 30 minutes to a full day. To get an approximate time estimation, please email us with your desired photography package and location preferences.
When is my payment due?
Upon booking, a non-refundable deposit will be required to secure your date. The remainder of your balance is due following your photo session. Photos cannot be provided until your balance payment has been made in full.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We currently accept cash, e-transfer, and PayPal payments.
What happens if it rains?
No need to worry! If your scheduled session date is interrupted by rain, we can either select an alternate location, reschedule for another date, or capture some photos in the rain!
5 Wardrobe Tips
- 1) Don’t match, coordinate
- 2) Don’t be too seasonal.
- 3) Avoid patterns.
- 4) Dress To Impress.
- 5) Break It In!
Pick a colour combination for your family to work within to ensure a cohesive style. We do not recommend wearing a single colour or having each family member wearing different patterns and colours. Coordination is key!
While the idea of seasonal outfits may be appealing (for example, Christmas or Halloween themed), our aim is to produce photos that you can display in your home year round! If you are interested in booking a session that is themed, please reach out to us to inquire about specialty sessions!
We recommend earth tones, textures, and solid colours. This will ensure a timeless and classic look and will guarantee that your outfits are still in style years from now.
Fitted clothing is preferred over baggy or loose fitting frocks (for example, baggy jeans, sweatpants or loose fitting shirts and blouses). Aim for clothing that is slightly tighter than what you would normally wear. We recommend layers to provide visual interest and movement, such as a dress with a shawl or cardigan.
For children, comfortable clothing that has been “broken in” for a few days prior to your session is recommended. This ensures your child becomes used to the feeling of wearing that outfit, and makes for a much more enjoyable photo session.
Edmonton offers some amazing scenery. If you’re looking for a spot nearby, please let me know and I would love to offer some ideas! Think of places that compliment your personality and are accessible for everyone.
What to bring
We recommend bringing whatever you need to ensure a comfortable experience. Water and snacks are always an excellent idea. If preferred, makeup can be brought for touch-ups. Four legged friends are more than welcome if well socialized and your chosen location allows pets. For sessions in the warmer months, sunscreen and bug spray is recommended.
Evening or morning light (also known as the golden hour) is our favourite time to take photographs. We try to schedule all sessions either early in the morning or an hour before sunset, while also taking into consideration your family’s schedule.
To avoid last minute stress, be sure to select all family outfits and props well in advance. If your outfits are new, ensure your children have a chance to break in their outfit prior to your session so that they will be comfortable.
It’s all in the details
Your clothing selection and choice of location will contribute to the final feel and look of your photos. Please feel free to contact me with photos of your ideas or questions regarding your session.