Working on this little cutie's gallery of images almost has me in tears. As soon as her parents sat her down in her car seat when they brought her into the studio, it was like traveling back in time. Little Luna looked so much like our Emelia when she was the same age; it blew my mind. Her
Conor & Tyler were wed in one of the most beautiful locations on our island. The Keltic Lodge in Ingonish is one of my favorite venues to photograph with so much variety and some of the most amazing views. Cliff tops and blue waters aside; their chemistry and heartfelt family celebration for this beautiful couple are what really made their day truly special.
These two lovebirds will be wed next week and I can't wait! They're such a sweet and playful couple with no shortage of laughter and corny jokes (eh Stephen?) ;) It's bound to be quite a contrast going from our warm, glowy evening engagement photo shoot to what we hope will be a winter wonderland. I wish
To say it's an honor to photograph someone's newest, tiny family member is beyond an understatement. I'm floored everyday that I've been given this opportunity to capture this special time for families. Precious 11 day old Lennon's mom and dad drove almost an hour to have me photograph their new, beautiful daughter. Here are a few highlights from her newborn
In October of last year, I was asked to participate as a panelist in Women in Business Conference here in Sydney. It was a terrific experience where I was able to meet many other female entrepreneurs to share and discuss challenges and achievements in our respective local businesses. I left feeling inspired and encouraged. The Cape Breton Partnership later
Ashley & Corey, both Capers, are getting hitched in October of this year. They now live and love in Halifax, so we decided it might be fitting to divide their engagement photos into two sessions; one here at home in Cape Breton and one in Point Pleasant Park in Halifax, where Corey had proposed. We also thought it
Sweet preemie Addilyn was a teeny tiny 5lbs 12oz at 14 days old when she visited my studio for a newborn portrait session. What a sweet little angel. I'm pretty sure she'll be well protected by two big brothers, Brandon and Owen. They were pretty proud to have their photos taken with their little baby sister. My heart was mush.
My daughter Emelia Anna Carmella Gouthro was born on November 27th, 2015 at a tiny 6lbs. We have been looking forward to her arrival for many years, but of course, nothing could prepare us for the overwhelm of emotions she brought with her. I have no words at all that could justly express how proud I am
Sometimes when I meet with a couple, especially after hanging out with them for an engagement session like I did for Erin & Stuart, it feels as though I'm not only capturing their wedding day, but I'm attending their celebration as a guest. I'm a privileged on-looker who gets to witness each moment and the excitement of their families and friends as
Little Nathan was the youngest newborn to visit my studio at only 5 days old. His mom and dad were only in town a few days after welcoming him into their family, so I felt very grateful to be one of their last stops before taking him home to Inverness for the first time.
When Erin and James (mommy and daddy) arrived at my studio with 8 day old Callum, they brought along a few items to personalize their session, including their beloved dog Cleo. I absolutely love this idea and always welcome items, props and extended family to customize treasured photographs. James talked about how excited he was to someday be
Violet's mom April connected with me about 3 months prior to her arrival so we could plan some shots and set-ups. She excitedly had her mother-in-law call as soon as she arrived so that I could make sure to schedule her in the following week. I can't stress how important it is to book ahead to ensure
To be wed later this summer in Ingonish, it was great to meet and hang out with Robbie and Jeannette for some engagement photos in North Sydney. These two have amazing chemistry that really shines through in every image. I'd like to mention something that I rarely state
Little Reagan and I go way back — a year, in fact. We're pals now. Her parents Len & Gina blessed me with the opportunity to capture each stage of her 1st year of growth, with a photo session every 3 months. What a wonderful experience; to see her spunky little personality blossom before our eyes. Every time they brought her in I
Wow, what a year it's been. I'm so happy that I'm able to do what I love on the island that I love, and meet so many amazing families and couples each and every year. I truly love what I do and take so much pride in capturing your moments and memories. 2015 holds some exciting new challenges,
Little Reagan was back for a visit to capture her 6 month sparkle. I absolutely love watching the growth of a little one! It's amazing to see. From tiny newborn bundles, then revisited 3-6 months later — it's such and honour to try to capture the budding personalities that are practically bursting out of them.
After meeting Kaleigh and Matthew last summer and spending some time together for their engagement photoshoot, I knew that their wedding would be a good time with a lot of laughs. I wasn't disappointed. What a fantastic group of family and friends to spend the day celebrating with. Thanks so much for having me capture your
I left with 30+ fly bites, smeared mascara, a heart-full of happiness for two complete strangers. While the churches and venues on our beautiful island often leave me jaw-dropped, there's something so touching and naturally beautiful about celebrating outdoors, in someone's backyard. And in this case, Amy & Eric gathered their friends and family in Eric's parent's yard, overlooking beautiful
While Leeann and Adam were vacationing this year, we meet up at the beautiful Highland Village Museum in Iona, Cape Breton for a relaxed and playful engagement shoot. What a joy they were to work with; and so clearly in love. I so look forward to their wedding next summer at the Inverary Resort, Baddeck.
This week is Cape Breton’s 14th annual Pride Festival. On this (throwback) Thursday, I found it only fitting to compile a few of my favorite images collected over the years; celebrating the lives of LGBTQ individuals, couples and families. I'm so grateful and proud to have such a supportive and loving community, where my wife and I can
There's no greater compliment than a happy, returning client. It's even greater when it's a couple who's wedding you captured and they seek you out to capture images of their first child. It's really an honour. In this case, Sarah & Jered connected with me with the great news of their first little guy Jace's arrival, and
This was one of my favorite weddings, but not for reasons you'd think. The day itself was a bit dreary and rainy, which in itself always makes everyone involved in wedding photos a little bit more stressed out. This wedding day though, stressed me for another reason. You see, I didn't get to meet Kara and Matt