a truly precious ceremony in the centre of a pond, surrounded by family and friends, blessings to you Amanda ad Abel.

” To love my body fiercely is truly revolutionary.” “oh, my breats are uneven! Mama breats!” Even when her youngest daughter is not here beside her, that bond of breast-feeding is present in the body of mama Omi Grace as she embraces her own power feet washed by the river, our great earth mama’s breast, nursing us with the waters of life; arms stretching…

Beautiful, Wild, Searching Naomi “All of us are wild deep within.” A Wild Woman Project What can I say about you, sweet Naomi?  Meeting you changed my life.  You ‘saw’ me. you ‘heard’ me, you ‘knew’ me. You witnessed, named and honoured my deep sharing and vulnerability.  You thanked me for my tears, and cried with me at our first gathering together, and in…

into the depths a wild woman project What does it mean to stand there at the brink of the chasm, the very edge of our own shame, our terrifying personal stories of pain, neglect, abuse, loneliness?  We don’t go there, do we? or only very reluctantly.  We have been cast out of our land of knowing, taught to become afraid of our wild intuition,…

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Spring Mini Photo Play Sessions Yay, I’ve had the chance to witness and capture some sweet Spring Portraits. Spring is such fantastic time for family photos with Mama nature’s burst into life, warm sun, fresh breezes, and excited return to outdoor play after Vancouver’s grey rainy Winter.  I’m grateful for all the lovely families, large and small, each one unique, that I get to…

Announcing: Spring Mini Photo Play Sessions This is what I love to do. Celebrate Spring! I do mini sessions as a way of offering accessible, affordable, gorgeous, pro family portraiture to all. No one turned away fro lack of funds. :) $20 for a 10-15 minute mini session and 2 pro-edited digital images from 8-10 or $35 for 5 pro-edited digital images from 12-20….

Spring Death-in-life, Life-in-death A personal exploration into grief, loss, and gratitude “When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you. And when he speaks to you believe in him, Though his voice may shatter your dreams as the north wind…

Family Family is not always simple You fall in love and you become a couple, perhaps you marry, perhaps you don’t.  Are you a family?  You make a baby, now you are a family of three.  Sometimes you break up, and so you become a smaller family, a family of two.  Or perhaps someone dies. In all of these cases though, Mothers are made…