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Heart Flow of Shamanism Retreat – Northern Edge Algonquin // Petawawa + Ottawa Lifestyle Photographer

Heart Flow of Shamanism Retreat - Northern Edge Algonquin // Petawawa + Ottawa Lifestyle Photographer
Where do I even begin; it's been so so hard finding the right words to describe what I learnt, what I saw, what I dreamt and what I felt, over the weekend at Northern Edge Algonquin during the Heart Flow of Shamanism retreat that I had the privilege of participating in a few weekends ago in May, along with (and thanks to) my dear friend Courtney of CourtOutdoors. The [...]

Best of AUCP 2015 | Petawawa + Ottawa Wedding Photographer

Best of AUCP 2015 | Petawawa + Ottawa Wedding Photographer
Oh 2015, I don't even know where to begin with you! It was one hell of a roller coaster both personally and professionally, that's for sure. A year of growth, feeling awkward for some of it, but eventually coming out to the other side into a magical transformation of sorts that is still happening and changing even as I type this. A year full of the craziest experience[...]

KARMA SESSIONS BY AUCP // PETAWAWA + OTTAWA LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHER

KARMA SESSIONS BY AUCP // PETAWAWA + OTTAWA LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHER
Karma Sessions came to fruition out of reading one of my yoga teacher training textbooks - The Bhagavad Gita - specifically the idea of selfless action. They use a specific example in the text, of a Sage sitting on the banks of the Ganges who saw a scorpion drowning in the water near him. He leaned over and picked the scorpion up, getting stung in the process. The s[...]

YOGA SHOOT – LAURIE COLLINS // PETAWAWA + OTTAWA LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHER

YOGA SHOOT - LAURIE COLLINS // PETAWAWA + OTTAWA LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHER
On a super muggy August night, I met up with Laurie Collins for her yoga shoot. Laurie is an amazing Registered Massage Therapist based out of Pembroke, ON and a phenomenal yoga teacher at White Pine Yoga Studio. One of the classes she teaches called Yin and Tonic, she goes around the class adjusting and massaging each student while they hold each posture for however [...]

MACDONALD FAMILY LIFESTYLE SESSION // PETAWAWA + OTTAWA LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHER

MACDONALD FAMILY LIFESTYLE SESSION // PETAWAWA + OTTAWA LIFESTYLE PHOTOGRAPHER
Earlier this summer I was able to reconnect with a past client of mine to photograph their beautiful family and shoot a lifestyle session together down at the Beattie Pinery. Rachel + Luke have two of the sweetest and most handsome boys, Max and Miller and at the time, a third sibling on the way! We decided to take the boys down for a little hike to the river so they [...]