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Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Castle of Nightmares

My daughter Brielle received a cardboard princess castle from her favourite cousin for Christmas this year.  The box said “Some Assembly Required”.  Understatement of the year.  It took me about an hour and a half to assemble the sections and connect them, including one break to curse a blue streak.  As I marvelled at my […]

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My December

What a crazy and busy time it has been in the Blake household this year.  We have been going to parades, shopping, enjoying the arrival of Nan and Pop from Newfoundland and mostly just battling multiple viruses.  Is it just me or does it seem like the viruses are running more rampant than usual this […]

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Declan in the Snow

Firstly I should say: this was not supposed to be a portrait session.  The mother of this sweet little man is an acquaintance of mine, who happens to be a very talented jewellery designer and artisan.  I offered to try to get some updated product shots of her pieces for her website, since I like […]

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Dexter and Dodge and their Humans

So, I thought that while I was still frozen from my last session, I might as well sneak in another before I thawed completely.  This lovely young couple had invited me to take some shots of them with their two very high energy pups.  Dexter, the golden retriever in only 2 years old and Dodge, the […]

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Ben and Jess

Brrrrrrr.  I am still warming up after this session!  It was the kind of shoot where everyone’s nose is running by the end.  Anyway, it was just a quick mini-session for my brother and his lovely girlfriend.  Our whole family had gathered to celebrate an early Christmas, since my aunt is off to Australia during the […]

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