Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Indoor Lethbridge Christmas Family Photos [Mieke & Bob]

Thursday, December 21st, 2017

indoor Lethbridge Christmas family photos

I have been photographing Bob and Mieke’s family for nearly a decade now but haven’t seen them in a while as some of their children have moved away. This year they had everyone return come home for an early holiday celebration and called me over to the house to capture the event through indoor Lethbridge Christmas family photos. Some of the kids were much bigger since the last time I photographed the family, plus there were a bunch of new little faces! The cousins love spending time together while Mieke and Bob beam with pride over their grandchildren. Thank you for bringing me into your home and letting me capture your family’s memories after all these years!

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Lethbridge Santa Pet Photos [Pet Valu Fundraiser]

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Lethbridge Santa pet photos

This year Santa and I teamed up with Pet Valu West Lethbridge for special Christmas photos with all kinds of pets! In addition to our usual dogs and handful of cats, this year we also had a hedgehog and a gecko. There was also an appearance by a few furry members of the RCMP! Thanks to everyone’s generous contributions, we raised nearly $400 for A Better Chance Animal Rescue!

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Indoor Family Christmas Photos [Elora, Thomas & Darby]

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

indoor family Christmas photos

It was great to see Elora, Darby and Thomas again for their indoor family Christmas photos at their home in Lethbridge. This will be the last family session with just the three of them as they are welcoming baby number two into the house in a couple months. Thomas joked that not only have I documented their family growing, I have also documented his hair growing! I insisted he better have a waist length beard the next time they do family photos ;)

Elora was adorable in her pretty red dress, which looked so great against their Christmas tree. She was so tolerant of all the silly ways we were propping her up but when she did get fussy, a little bit of singing from her dad and cuddles from mom cheered her right back up.

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Extended Family Christmas Photos [The Major Family]

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

Lethbridge extended family Christmas photos

It means so much when families invite me into their homes during their limited reunion time together. The Major family had all of their children and grandchildren down in Lethbridge for the holidays and decided it was a great time to get some extended family Christmas photos. This family is hilarious and I loved all the goofy photos they wanted to do (each serious photo needed a goofy equivalent, of course!). Their interactions are so amazing and they really feed off each other’s creative energy.

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Christmas Cut-Off Dates

Monday, November 9th, 2015

If you are thinking of photos as a Christmas gift, please keep the following cut-off dates in mind.

Album orders November 12
Flat & Folded Cards November 30
Digital files on USB December 2
Wall Art Pieces and Canvases December 7
Print orders December 7
Gift Certificates December 21

Your online gallery takes approximately one week to go live after your photo session, so please factor in that, enough time to select your photos, and shipping times (if applicable). The last day to have a session with prints possible before Christmas is December 3rd. Sessions are still available in December after that date for anyone who is not in a rush.

If you’d like to book a session, please email me at info@tanyaplonka.com!

p.s. I will not be running mini-sessions this winter due to time constraints, but keep an eye open for one in spring. I’ll first announce them on my monthly newsletter so be sure to subscribe to get first choice of spots!

Family Christmas Pet Photos [Taylore & Kelly]

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

family Christmas pet photos

Taylore, Kelly, Maid Marian the cat, and Bjork the Icelandic Sheepdog (perfect name, right?) were due for their family Christmas pet photos and rather than trying to wrangle the dog and cat themselves, I got to help them out this year! They are a cute little family and the animals were awesome sports in wearing their Christmas sweaters, even if it took a bit of wrestling to make it happen.

Bjork and Marian have such different personalities; Bjork is outgoing and exceptionally friendly to everyone, and Maid Marian is cautious and worried, but the two of them are still the best of friends. I was told Bjork is more of a favorite than the humans are!

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