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A Perfect Reminder

A Perfect Reminder

Four and a half years ago, I took a chance and followed my husband to Saudi Arabia for his career. I quit my job in marketing and said goodbye to my family photography clients believing we would be back to Waterloo two years later.

Best Locations in Victoria for Family Photos

Best Locations in Victoria for Family Photos

September, October and November are perfect months for family photos in Victoria because the weather is cooling down while the sun is still shining bright! It’s also a great time to get your family photos in well before the holiday card hustle.

Here are my three favourite locations for family photos in beautiful Victoria BC.

Top Three Tips for a Perfect Business Headshot

Top Three Tips for a Perfect Business Headshot

As a business owner, it’s important to have a professional headshot or business portrait that you can use on your website, social media, and in printed materials including conference bios, annual reports, and so much more.

I’ve put together a list of my top three tips to help you get the perfect headshot that will help you accomplish your business objectives.

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.

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!

What to Wear for Family Photos

What to Wear for Family Photos

So you’ve scheduled your family portrait session and now it’s time to start planning your family’s outfits! Selecting an outfit for each member of your family can feel a bit overwhelming, but I promise it doesn’t have to be! These tips will help you know what to consider when styling your family for your upcoming family portraits!

5 Tips for Taking Awesome Photos of Your Kids

5 Tips for Taking Awesome Photos of Your Kids

Capturing frame worthy images of your kids can feel like a huge task. Trust me, I get it. As a parent, it always seems that when the camera comes out, so do your children’s moans and eye rolls!

Today I’m sharing some of my favourite tricks to photograph your children in new and fun ways that will help you capture your perfect every day moments, minus the frustration.

Thetis Lake Family Session

Thetis Lake Family Session

I’ve always had a soft spot for photographing families with three children and this gorgeous family was no exception! There is so much love in this family, and the kiddos are beyond sweet! Their family’s love and kindness to each other spoke volumes and it was so beautiful to see and document.

Island View Beach Family Session

Island View Beach Family Session

Meeting sweet and fun families through photography is one of the greatest rewards of this profession. I was so lucky to recently meet the fabulous Jolene and her wonderful kids at Island View Beach for their family session!

4 Simple Ways to Make This Year’s Photos Your Family’s Best

4 Simple Ways to Make This Year’s Photos Your Family’s Best

If you love family photos, but just don’t love convincing your significant other to be enthusiastic about them or worrying about the behaviour of your kids, relax! Look forward to a stress-free family photo session with these 4 tips!