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5 Tips for Smooth Family Photos

5 Tips for Smooth Family Photos

Ensuring that every family’s photo session is fun and worry-free is why I created my Getting Ready Guide and why I’m also sharing these five best tips for amazing family photos:

A Family Reunion and Birthday Celebration

A Family Reunion and Birthday Celebration

When Vivian contacted me to say that she and her husband’s entire family would be visiting Victoria this summer to celebrate her mother in law’s birthday, I was thrilled that she chose me to document their amazing time together!

How to Choose the Best Frames for Your Walls

How to Choose the Best Frames for Your Walls

Creating a gallery wall of family memories is a meaningful way to bring personality and style into your space. But even when you have a hard drive filled with beautiful digital memories, it can still feel like a struggle to decide how to display your cherished family moments. That’s why I’m here to help you choose the perfect picture frames for showcasing your stunning photos!

In today’s post, I’m walking you through four different frame styles: Classic, Modern, Glam, and Chic to help you determine which styles most aligns with your personality and help you choose the perfect picture frames that will enhance your photos by transforming them into stunning wall art.

The 2019 Inspired NAPCP Gallery Event | Top 100 Featured Artist: Erin Clayton Photography

The 2019 Inspired NAPCP Gallery Event | Top 100 Featured Artist: Erin Clayton Photography

I’m incredibly honoured to be included in the finalist images for this year’s NAPCP Inspired Gallery Event, which is an annual event dedicated to the art of photography.

Three Reasons You Should Consider an Extended Family Session

Three Reasons You Should Consider an Extended Family Session

Summer holidays can mean a calendar filled with family get-togethers, including birthday celebrations, family reunions, and trips to visit Grandparents. Although coordinating extended family photos can feel a bit daunting, I’m here to share my top three reasons why you should consider scheduling a multi-generational family photo session:

Mount Doug Beach Family Session

Mount Doug Beach Family Session

We just hit our one year mark living in Victoria, BC and all I have to say is: I love it here. I know that rainy winters aren’t for everyone, but I’ll take it over the cold any day.

As much as I’m loving life here, it was much more of an adjustment moving back to Canada than I had ever imagined. After spending three and a half years immersed in a new culture and way of life, we definitely had some growing pains settling into a new pace of life, but seem to have finally found our footing. The summer weather definitely helps!

Mount Doug Family Session

Mount Doug Family Session

We may all live in Bear Mountain, but sometimes there’s light to chase on top of a different mountain! The days of sunshine are upon us and it was such an honour to chase the light with this beautiful family — who also happen to be my neighbours!

The NAPCP Inspired Gallery Event | Top 100 Featured Artist: Erin Clayton Photography

The NAPCP Inspired Gallery Event | Top 100 Featured Artist: Erin Clayton Photography

It was a feeling like no other when I learned that the two images I had entered into the Top 100 NAPCP Gallery Event and Print Competition were selected! The 100 chosen images will be on live display at the National Association of Professional Child Photographers (NAPCP) headquarters in Atlanta, GA on August 23.

Half Moon Beach Family Photos

Half Moon Beach Family Photos

I love when my clients share their vision of their portrait session with me. And this family session at the beach envisioned by Katrina was no exception! Have I mentioned I'm a huge sucker for soft white sand, ultra blue water and photographing adventurous families up for some fun? 

It was a thrilling afternoon exploring the beach and climbing up a crazy (and breathtaking) dune.