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Saturday, July 15, 2006

More from the Mother Daughter Event

I can’t take my eyes off of these portraits of Ashley and her daughter Talia. It is amazing how Talia’s personality and energy just shines in these portraits. Look at the sparkle in her eyes. You are both so beautiful! Congratulations Ashley and Aaron on the arrival of new baby Eva!

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Mother Daughter Event 2006

It was a privilege to do a portrait for Katie Lamont. This one of Katie and her girls is truly perfect. Be sure not to miss “Kiss you Kate” a benefit for Katie Lamont held July 22nd at the Upper Native Son’s hall. It is always so rewarding to be part of a team helping a great cause.

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Introducing Coralea

I have just joined the team here at Van’s Portraits. I am really enjoying working with Jerry and Carolyn and all of our valued clients. What is exciting about working here is interacting with people in our lovely Comox Valley and seeing the value that they place on family. I am the only girl in a family of 6 and have enjoyed being challenged yet very spoiled by my three wonderful brothers. I know and understand that time moves quickly and there is no going back. Let’s not lose sight of how important it is to capture family times while we can. It is now a great privilege for me to be a part of bringing quality family portraits to you and helping to capture treasured moments in your lives. We have just recently wrapped up our Tribute to Mother’s and Daughters event for 2006. Again it has been a wonderful success. We were fortunate to have fun, enthusiastic, beautiful women participate in this event and the results were some truly amazing portraits. Enjoy your portraits ladies!

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Some of my favorite portraits sessions are either before after or during storms. The Nijhoff's had perfect timing! This is a great west coast feeling without getting wet.

The boys, Liam and Logan,were great fun. Talk about a sparkle in their eyes. They had such great personalities, I think if comes through in these images.

Saturday, July 08, 2006

I just had to put this image up today. We did the Eaton's family session last night at the Royston log sort and the lighting was just great. Julia is such a beautiful young lady, she will probably be embarrassed to see this on the web. Her little brother is Triston, very cool dude, we had fun teasing each other and in the end he did relax.

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Fun Boys

In the last couple of weeks I have had a great time chasing a couple of two year old boys with a camera. Talk about a good work out. Capturing the energy as well as the wonder for the world is what these portraits are all about for their parents. Sometimes it is the moments when he is doing his own thing, not even paying attention to me that make it in to print, just walking away day dreaming or laughing at mom. Some images you can hear them speaking with those gestures that will be gone one day. With this much variety the hardest thing to do is narrow down the choices.

As you can see the panel collection is a terrific way to keep a grouping together that tells the whole story. We have been putting lots of these together for clients and with our new tecnology we can build them during the viewing for your approval.

It is always sad to see them leave the studio, but I know they will be treasured for years and years.