“Everyone has a story.”

Some are short, some long, some just started and some have multiple volumes. For me, my story has barely begun and has brought me on many adventures. It’s got a few struggles and many successes. It’s brought joy, sorrow and everything in between. I’d love to help tell yours.

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Cates Park Maternity Photographer | Soczynski Family

January 22, 2018

natural Maternity photography is beautiful. I’ve watched this family grow from when Presto was just celebrating his 1st birthday up until now, welcoming the newest member the family to the clan. We went out to Cates park in the Fall to photograph the beginning of a new chapter in their lives. Thank goodness we had…

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Mini Day in the Life | Michele & Maxwell

January 15, 2018

I get so excited when a family wants a Day in the Life session done. In this case, it was a “morning in the life” of with Michele & Maxwell. These two start their days in the wee hours of the morning. Michele mentioned that they don’t particularly have planned days but reading, crafting and…

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Why I love this photo | Grandma

January 12, 2018

A couple years ago I spent a week in California with my Aunt & Uncle. My grandma travelled across the ocean to pay a visit (she’s on the right). One evening before dinner, Grandma Oey & Grandma Yoong sat across from each other and started to chit chat. I love this photo. I imagine the…

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My Slice of Life | A Year in Review 2017

January 2, 2018

My Year in Review. The days go by so quickly and I’m still sitting here on day one of 2018 wondering where the time went. It warms my heart looking back at all the moments I’ve shared with all of you this year and I wish I could squish all my favourite photos into these…

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Pitt Meadows Proposal Photography | Neil & Shann

December 27, 2017

Top-secret Proposal Photography is the best!!! A lot of strategy goes into a surprise proposal, and I love being on hand for the planning stage, and the photography–of course. Neil reached out to me back in October to tell me he was going to propose. The two of us have known each other for at…

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5 reasons to print your photos

December 18, 2017

1. There’s no time for digital Dawn of the digital age meant that hard drive space was getting more affordable. It totally helped me out a lot to be able to save my image to my computer and hard drive. But over the years, as I started to archive more and more of my memories,…

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My Slice of Life | What I learned from donating my hair

December 8, 2017

A year ago today, I tied my hair into little pigtails and handed whoever would give me money a pair of scissors to cut off a lock. Normally I’m pretty brave when it comes to razoring off chunks of my hair. But for some reason, this time around I had the butterflies. I think I…

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Quarry Rock Proposal | Mike & Bonnie

November 14, 2017

Ready for the big proposal? I’m a sucker for romantic comedies.  You know that the moment when the handsome man goes down on one knee and pops open that felt box, fireworks go off and that little pool of tears start to form in your eyes? It’s totally cheesy and it’s the exact same feeling…

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North Vancouver Family Event Photography | Ethan turns 3!

November 8, 2017

Family Event Photography for LITTLE ADVENTURERS The preschool age is one of oodles of energy. What better place to burn those calories at than Jump Gymnastics! Ethan was born with personality. You can pretty much feed off his excitement just watching him. With a huge smile on his face, this little dude was jumping, laughing…

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Stanley Park Engagement Photography | Ashton & Colin

November 2, 2017

Engagement photography gives us both the opportunity to work with each other before the big day. I like to think of the engagement session as something a little more than just photos (more like an Adventure Session!). I challenge you to dig deep and think about what it is that makes your relationship special. What…

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New Westminster Family Photographer | The Lams

September 28, 2017

I was super excited when the Lams reached out to ask me to shoot a Day in the Life Session for them. On the agenda for our fun filled Saturday was to kick off the day with instant noodles, spam and a soft egg. Pretty sure they read my mind and knew this was one…

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The new jmeshoots

September 5, 2017

We made our big announcement not long ago but our decision actually started out earlier this year in the Spring. Over the last few months, I’ve been trying to wrap my brain around all this change. The last couple years I’ve struggled to keep up and to constantly keep space open in my brain to…

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We’re breaking up

September 4, 2017

The FCI story You may not know this, but I found wedding photography on Craigslist. After graduating from film school and having spent countless weeks searching and volunteering gig after gig, I was done! Little did I know that when I stumbled across this post, I’d spend the next 8 years on one big roller…

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Vancouver Fresh 48 Session | Baby Sofia

August 28, 2017

A hospital session is a great way to document the very first moments of your child’s life. It happens during the first 48 hours after birth while you and your loved ones welcome your new member of the family into your lives. This could happen at the hospital or at home. A few weeks ago, something…

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