Archive for the ‘Baby & Newborn Photography’ Category

Late Summer Outdoor Newborn Photos in Lethbridge [Samara]

Tuesday, August 24th, 2021

Lethbridge late summer outdoor newborn photos

Samara’s mom and dad brought her down to the Lethbridge river bottom for her late summer outdoor newborn photos. I was loving all of these outdoor newborn sessions last year!

It was a beautiful hot evening so she was super comfortable, but we couldn’t let her cute bear ear sweater go to waste! We had to work quick with that outfit before she realized she wasn’t dressed for the weather.

Samara was happy all through her photo session. She made sure we got lots of photos of her bright blue eyes!

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Lethbridge Newborn Photography At Home [Madeline]

Tuesday, June 8th, 2021

Lethbridge newborn photography at home

Madeline’s Lethbridge newborn photography was taken in the comfort of her home just a few weeks after her mom and dad welcomed her into the world. She was such a chill baby that she didn’t even cry once during the photos! She was ready to show off her head of thick hair and cute little smile and finally dozed off towards the end of her photos.

Their bright bedroom at the house provided the perfect backdrop for a lifestyle feel to the photos. Their bed made a wonderful spot to snuggle as a family. The big window with the spring sunshine streaming in made Madeline extra cozy on the bed for her individual newborn photos. We even got photobombed by their friendly and curious cat!

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Lethbridge Newborn Photography [Jaxson & His Parents]

Thursday, May 6th, 2021

Lethbridge newborn photography

I’m so grateful for families who take me along on the journey as their family grows. It’s been amazing watching Lindsay and Terry go from their engagement to welcoming Jaxson home. Aside from some perfectly normal fatigue from him keeping them up all night, the two of them are so completely in love with their baby. I got to meet him for his Lethbridge newborn photography session, which must have been a pretty exciting day for him seeing as how he didn’t sleep at all through the session! Any sleeping photos are completely fake moments where he relaxed and rested his eyes for a moment ;)

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River Bottom Baby Photos in Lethbridge [Xavier]

Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Lethbridge river bottom baby photos

Xavier arrived right in the heart of social distancing so I had to wait a few extra weeks to meet him. By that point he was still little enough to fit in my basket! We waited for a beautiful summer evening for his Lethbridge river bottom baby photos.

Xavier started out his session great, arriving completely passed out. He wasn’t about to let us off easy though! He quickly woke up and made sure we knew about his displeasure with having a photoshoot. He made his parents really work for it and after ample swinging and bouncing he was ready to resume. Plus it helped that we tricked him into photos between each swing in their arms ;)

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Best Portrait Photos of 2020 – From Photography by Tanya Plonka

Friday, January 15th, 2021

best Lethbridge portrait photos of 2020

Weddings and events may have been postponed in 2020 due to COVID, but once restrictions eased up in the summer, everyone was grateful to spend time outdoors with their families! I was so thankful we have such beautiful, wide open outdoor spaces around Lethbridge so I could keep photographing all of these awesome families. I ended up hoarse on many occasions from yelling through my mask, but it was always worth it.

Two of the biggest trends I noticed this year were all of the babies who arrived (and these aren’t even the quarantine babies yet!) and all of the larger families who made an effort to celebrate important anniversaries and birthdays. I adapted quickly by bringing most of the newborns outdoors on warm days and talking their parents through poses. Everyone did so well!

Some highlights from 2020 include not one but TWO marriage proposals, a cat birthday, and a few more secret projects to come that I can’t share yet, including album art for local musicians and a children’s book. Each season was so amazing this year, from the long blossom season we had to the vibrant colours in the fall. Even the early snow was warm enough for outdoor photos!

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St. Patrick’s Island Newborn Photos in Calgary [Daenerys]

Thursday, October 15th, 2020

St Patrick's Island newborn photos

When Daenerys arrived, her parents debated between bringing her to their hometown of Lethbridge for a photo session or staying at their new home together in Calgary. I’m so glad they chose the latter for her St. Patrick’s Island newborn photos because it was gorgeous there!

The park is conveniently next door to their neighbourhood of Inglewood. It wasn’t too busy when we went out, but it was a lovely warm day (perfect for diaper shots) with lots of lush greenery.

Daenerys loved going on the stroller ride to her photo spot. Any time she fussed, a quick bounce with her parents was all the movement she needed to calm down. She stayed awake for most of the newborn session so she could fully enjoy all the cuddles she received, but once we set off in the stroller again, she was quickly asleep!

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