What is a Family Film?
The first time I came across the concept of a family film, I was completely hooked, and knew it was something I absolutely needed to do. To me, it just seemed like the absolute perfect combination of beautiful things. I've always appreciated film as a form of art, and am a sucker for the emotion it can induce through strong visuals, music, sound, and story. I'm a huge music buff (nerd), with a tendency to get emotional to the sound of a tune I love. I'm also a photographer, a
The Grind Portrait Series Pt.2—Denizens of Design
I had the greatest pleasure partaking in a double portrait session with the supremely talented Dyonne Fashina of the Interior Design studio Denizens of Design Inc. I had the chance to photograph her working at her studio, in her home, and at one of her job sites. Dyonne is a Registered Interior Designer with international recognition and experience. Her passion for design began at a young age and is rooted in her love for the arts, fashion, culture, and architecture. She thri
A Motherhood Film & Photo Session
with Simone North and her family In early February, I had the absolute pleasure of spending an afternoon with Simone North, her partner Sheldon, and their two girls—Satiya, 2.5, and Symphony, 3 weeks old. Oh, and also their cat, Picnic. Simone is a yoga instructor, focusing on yoga therapy, and a mental health & addictions counsellor. She is an advocate for self care and self love, and aims to raise her daughters in an environment that is accepting and empowering. Simone and
A message to the Mothers—it's your time to shine.
This one is for you Mamas. I see you there, behind the camera snapping photos of your family. You're always seeing those special moments that you want to capture on photo or video. They're cute; they're funny; they're something you want to remember—and that's really important! The only problems is, you're never IN the photos because you're always taking them! I totally get you. I'm a) super camera shy and b) always the one taking a million photos and videos of my family. But