Category Archives: personal

vancouver island lifestyle session

these guys crack me up. And they’re both truly fabulous people. And i miss them so much it actually hurts.View full post »

hornby island photographer ~ berkley ~

meet berkley… she just finished photography school last year. And she’s already shooting ad campaigns for the likes of sitka. And she’s as sweet as she is talented. And one day i’ll be able to say ‘i knew her when’. Check out her work here.View full post »

hornby island photographer ~ kelsey ~

a new friend. A fabulous photographer. A kick-ass jumper. you can check out her work here.View full post »

to travel with

i’m off to the big smoke for a few days. Taking a little of this with me…View full post »


toothbrushing… june 2012View full post »


a little walk before dinner… view full post hereView full post »

window light

If today, like every other day we wake up empty and frightened. We don’t have to open the door to the study and begin reading. We can take down a musical instrument. Let beauty be what we do there are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the earth RumiView full post »

this just happened…

she’s 3 1/2. Today she wanted to ride her pedal bike. And so she did.View full post »

new year’s day

a walk with family view full post hereView full post »

happy holidays

to my dear family & friends, to clients past, present & future, to all beings known & unknown, however you celebrate the holidays, my you find love & kindness in your heart & the joy & comfort of those dear. Real peace to you all. Real happiness. i send this wrapped in gratitude for all you have shared so openly with me, for your trust, your confidence, your humour, grace & goodwill. with deepest love & appreciation ~ jennifer photos by the uber talentedView full post »


snowwoman in the world-of-tess, perhaps the best thing about snow is eating it. Here she is busy ‘making ears’.View full post »

vancouver island newborn photographer

baby hayden

week 2 with baby hayden, his beautiful mama sharalin, & a little tess, too. So hoping we get to see you again at christmas. view full post hereView full post »

vancouver island newborn photographer

lives lived & lost – a day of thanks & remembrance

some days are big. Yesterday we gathered with friends & community to say goodbye to & celebrate the life of an amazing & dear friend & community member. Lots of tears, shared grief, the celebrating of an incredible life lived & lost, beautiful stories, pictures & food shared. The loss of arnie will change the weave of our community fabric forever. Some people are like that. And then a  gathering with my family in the late afternoon, my niece is here with her brand newView full post »

vancouver island home birth newborn photography

brand new

on wednesday september 26th, at 8:45am, after 36 hours of labour, my niece sharalin, with her man josh holding her, her mom, her sister & i & her amazing midwives supporting her, gave birth, at home, to baby hayden myles. Such wonder. Sharalin, your steadfast determination, your strength & grace, your trust, faith & willingness were inspiring to witness. You, my little bean, are amazing. And i thank you for sharing your journey with me. To you & josh & wee hayden, iView full post »

happy birthday, tess

yesterday was tess’ 3rd birthday. Jordan & william made her an amazing cake, our friends traveled a very long way to be here with us & all our local family came over to play, eat & celebrate tess. Happy birthday, sweet love. Thank you. For being you. With all of us.View full post »

family & friends

i’ve been posting a lot of personal photos the last few weeks. I’m quickly closing in on my wedding season & soon will have very little time to focus on my own personal shooting. Although far from treeplanting, photography, at least in my world, still has some of the ebbs & flows of seasonal work that i know so well. in keeping with that, here’s a little wander through a day last week, spent with family down at our dear friends’ andrea & david & the homeView full post »


it all goes by so very quickly…View full post »

family walk

time in victoria means time with family. And it always goes by too quickly. Life…View full post »


a trip to victoria. Lots of family love. And the wonder of baby k. I miss you all already. xoxoView full post »