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may is always a special month for me. it marks my baby’s birthday, my own birthday, mother’s day, my wedding anniversary, and the month i crossed my fingers and leapt headfirst into the world of photography.

this year it’s especially significant as mark and i are celebrating our tenth(!) anniversary, and it has officially been an entire decade since i began photographing amazing people here in edmonton, across canada, and (beyond my wildest dreams when i started this gig) in a handful of other countries around the globe.

what better way to share the excitement and thank all of you who’ve supported me, and my little family, over the last ten years, than by giving something back. let’s celebrate with a giveaway (and a sale for good measure)!!

enter below to win a custom lifestyle session for your family, including digital files (valued at $1850).

a Rafflecopter giveaway

i’m also offering my biggest sale on digital files ever, $350 off the complete gallery of high resolution files with printing permissions for all 2016 sessions booked in the next week. and because, hey why not, the first five bookings will save an additional $150 for a total savings of $500!

lastly, because blog posts are way more fun with photos, and i’m currently a full year behind in sharing here, here are a zillion favourites from the past twelve months or so. (this could be you!)
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thank you. all of you. for the opportunity to spend the last ten years doing something i love so much, and for the next ten too. happy photos are in your future 🙂
xo

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:45 am

    Erin Davis - I would love for you to photograph our love of the outdoors and always finding that next adventure!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:57 am

    Shara Cochrane - I am so in love with my little family. I would love to document this new stage we are in. Watching your husband with your child is just a whole different level of love. We have a 7 month old boy who is just the happiest little man. The first months of his life have just flown by and I know the next are going to go just as fast. So to freeze these moments in photographs would just be perfect. Plus i love photographs so hooray for more. My entire body is crossed. Happy Birthday, Happy Anniversary, Happy Photography Anniversary, Happy Birthday to Oscar. So much celebrating !! Yay.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:57 am

    M - Happy Birthday!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:58 am

    Teri Hrdlicka - We’d love to do a session with our family on the dairy farm I grew up on. Emery loves the cows, and would have such a great time doing a shoot!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:59 am

    Tiffany Edgecombe - Hi Andrea… Oh my goodness, I am hoping I can be one of the 1st 5 to book a session at these sale prices! I have been waiting nearly 5 years to have the resources to book you in since you captured my first baby bump!! I would be so grateful to have you photograph my family of 4 to stop time, and capture the moments between big bro and lil sis that only you can do! You make art from normal moments between normal families, and I will keep all fingers and toes crossed for the contest. BUT, I will book a session anyways… sending email now!!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:05 am

    Lindsay Ross - Happy Birthday-Anniversary! Your photos radiate love, beauty (and confetti:) I am continually inspired by your work and would love to end up on the other side of your lens one day.
    My husband and I have three young kids that are the joy of our lives. We are in a transitional time as we are about to move cities for a change of pace and more space for our kids to spread their wings. It’s a crazy time, but I think anytime is a great time to stop, drop and photo shoot.
    I just couldn’t pass up a chance to win this contest!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:07 am

    Kelsy - Love every single image you shared there! Happy birthday!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:16 am

    Billie Lang - It’s been a long time since we’ve had a family photo, my son was 9 months old. He’ll be 9 this year and he has a little sister now who just turned 3.
    We can be silly and goofy at times but most of all we love to love each other.
    Making memories and having them documented is something I’ve wanted for a while, I’ve been looking for a photographer and I really admire your work. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:27 am

    Lindsay Skelly - What a great contest! I would love to capture this wonderful stage in my children’s lives. They are 2 & 4 and are becoming independent, bright and loving little people. I want to remember how they have just started to really play together and enjoy spending time with one another. Thanks for the chance to win 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:32 am

    Amanda - I would like to enter the contest because it would be amazing to have some updated family photos! 10 years ago you helped photograph our wedding and we have since had 2 children and 0 lovely images which reflect our new family.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:34 am

    Nicole - I would love to have my family photographed. Being the mom, it’s usually me behind the camera (for more reasons than one ;))

    This year would be especially important to have pictures taken as my mom’s health has hit a little speed bump and I would absolutely love to have a few pictures of her and my dad with my kiddos. Something they can cherish for years to come!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:36 am

    Aimee - Happy anniversary (wedding and photography), happy birthday, and happy mothers day to you!
    As you know, we just moved into a beautiful new home and the area might be just perfect for a session;)
    We have been blessed with 3 amazing children and would love for you to photograph our family of 5. Thanks for the contest!!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:39 am

    Amber Grmek - We are a small family of three, but it’s just perfect for our family. Our son turns three tomorrow (you guys ALMOST share a birthday). Being a mom means I’m usually on the back side of the camera and not the front and would love for you to document our family.

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANDREA!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:39 am

    Allana Sterkenburg - Happy all your may day’s!! May you have many more! My family is growing, we are just settled into our new home, just celebrated my son’s first birthday and announced baby2 on the way! You have been an inspiration forever, and I would DIE to have some of your photos of us on our new walls!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:41 am

    AMBER GRMEK - Being a mom means I’m usually behind the camera and not in front a whole lot. We are a family of three, but it’s just perfect for our family. Our almost three year old (his birthday is tomorrow, you two almost share a birthday) says “it’s just the three of us in a circle, daddy mommy and Nicolas”. Would love to have you document our family!
    Happy Birthday Andrea!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:12 am

    Nicole O - I would love to have photos of my family on our river jet boat banked on a sand bar in the middle of the river.

    Happy Birthday and Anniversary and Happy Belated Birthday to your son.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:16 am

    Xandre Verkes-Van den Berg - We are South Africans who have been living in Edmonton for just over three years!! We are a young, super busy, crafty, diy, outdoorsy couple who have been enjoying what Canada has to offer. Pretty soon we are looking to expand our 2 to 3, and would LOVE to capture what we as a couple are all about before that happens (we of course will be caturing every step of that journey as well!)

    And….. Happy birthday!!! 😀ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:20 am

    Nicole - Happy birthday/anniversary Andrea! I would love for you to photograph my family again. You photographed our Benjamin a few months after he was born and captured our sweet boy in the most perfect way. Those photographs are some of my most prized possessions. It was a joyous, but difficult time when they were taken as we were unaware of his Down Syndrome diagnosis before he was born and working through the roller coaster of emotions that came with it. But like I said you captured a beautiful, perfect baby boy.
    Our family is now growing and we would love to capture this time before Benjamin becomes a big brother.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:22 am

    Jessica - Your photos are amazing. We would love to document our 7 and 4 year old and their lovely strawberry blonde hair. We had a wonderful family photo session 3 years ago and would love to do it again. Happy birthday from a fellow May birthday gal!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:52 am

    Taren - Happy may to you and your family! What a huge month. And congrats on all of it!! I would love to win this because my daughter just turned one and it is such a fun age and time in our lives. We don’t have that many photos of just us 3 and particularly of me and her (since I’m always the one behind the camera!). And I just want to hold onto her at this age forever. Silly, sassy and developing her own personality and what she likes and doesn’t like. I want photos to capture this time in our mother-daughter relationship because she will never love me or need me quite as much as she does right now. I love the way she looks at me like I’m everything and the way she puckers up for kisses or grabs my hand to walk unsteadily. Those are all the moments I want captured forever. And truly who captures everyday life and the magic of childhood better than you? Your amazing girl!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:52 am

    Carly Lefebvre - Our little family is changing so quickly and we would love to have you document it all the time but a family session would be lovely ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:57 am

    Leanne - Your photos are amazing and I love how you capture real un scripted moments! I would love to win this contest because I have two boys aged 2 and 1, they are 14 months apart and are very busy. With all the craziness that happens having a second we didn’t take any baby photos of my 1 year old, now that they are at a fun stage it would be awesome to have some nice family photos!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:59 am

    Sara coulter - I would love the opportunity to have a session with you when my new son is born. As a previous poster mentioned, I’m also usually taking the pictures and seldom in them 🙂 photos are so important to me to capture the fleeting moments and I love your work. Happy birthday and anniversary and thanks for the chance 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 12:04 pm

    meghan - andrea! you know i am one of your biggest stalkers… I mean fans! haha. I would love you have you photograph our family as they have all changed and grown so much within the past year and capturing them while they are little & wild & crazy would be such a treat to look back on. love your work always. keep on rocking andrea! xo and happy birthday/anniversary!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 12:05 pm

    Nicole Poulette - Congrats on your anniversary! I’ve been admiring your work from afar for years seeing many friends special moments captured with your bit of magic. I’m mom to twin boys who are about to turn 5 and have had family photos on my mind for a long time now, as we have not had any done since they were 2. I really want to bottle up this time as that are nearing starting school age and they are officially kids now, not babies or toddlers. * sniff * I’d love to have this moment in our family’s journey captured with your eye. Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 12:09 pm

    Krista Furey - I would love for you to capture the joy that our little man has when he’s rough housing with his dad. They have such a good time and it makes me smile 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 12:12 pm

    Jackie - I have loved your photos for so long, I would love for you to capture my little family this year in your own style photos. Your work is amazing and I would love to see how you view us through the lens!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 12:40 pm

    kristi - My kids are all getting far to big, one has moved out, another will be shortly, I would love to have a last documentation of us right now, before things change and people get added in. Time goes by so fast. I would love to freeze it, just for a moment.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 12:48 pm

    Mia Williams - We had our first baby 4 months ago and are constantly in shock of how quickly the time has gone and mostly how quickly she is changing. As exciting as it is to watch her grow I can’t imagine we could ever have too many images of our new little family. I never want to forget the way we just stare at her with new found loveReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 12:53 pm

    Brie Fraser - I’d love for you to capture us as a family outdoors. Last time we had photos, Sully was just a newborn (done by you!!), and I would love to have some permanent memories of this moment in our lives, where our baby is no longer a baby, but still our little boy 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 12:57 pm

    Jenna Hobbs - I would love for you to capture our family being us at this point in our lives. The simple life at our farm.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 1:15 pm

    Auria - My family is changing at lightning speed. I would love for you to capture those small and fleeting moments with such beauty, the way you do. It won’t be long before broken granola bars aren’t the end of the world anymore, and those tiny tears will be harder to kiss away.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 1:20 pm

    Margaret Milne - Happy birthday!! I was lucky enough to have Andrea photograph my wedding and would be thrilled to have her capture some images of the beautiful family my husband and I have created ♡ Two amazing kids later and so many more stories!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 1:22 pm

    Jessica - Our growing family would love to win a session! We haven’t had any professional photos done as a family! We have a 2 year old and another due in September. I hoped to do maternity pictures but we are saving for baby! Love your work 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 1:30 pm

    Rachel Kowalenko - I’ve got 5 kiddos, and the relationships between them right now when they’re young is my absolute favorite! They all love to take care of each other and get into trouble with each other, and I’d love pictures to document that! I’m sure things will change as they get older, but right now it’s the best!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 1:31 pm

    Christine - I have been following your Instagram for a while and admiring your photos. As a starting out photographer myself you are an inspiration. I am due with our 3rd and probably last babe this summer and I have been putting off getting family pics done until our family is complete. I would love to have you photograph our family of 5, messy hair and all that good stuff.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 1:45 pm

    Liesel - Happy birthday and decade celebrations (insert confetti icon)! I would love to have you photograph our family. I realize more and more how special these everydays with my family are – and you are so crazy talented at capturing it so amazingly! We love adventuring and exploring the outdoors but also love being at home with each other.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 1:49 pm

    Kelly Charter - What an awesome giveaway! My kiddos are 1 & 2 and to say they are on the move is an understatement. A photoshoot that shows their amazing energy and wonder would be so treasured (not to mention their vibrant red hair). Thanks for such a great opportunity ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 1:54 pm

    Erin - Since having my second daughter in December, I truly marvel at my blessings and enjoy the memories we are making together every day. Watching my 4 year old become a big sister has been a beautiful transformation right before my eyes! Capturing the bond the three of us share, and documenting our “regular” moments together in the forever memories of photographs would be incredible!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 2:02 pm

    Theresa - I’d love for you to document our first year with our wonderful daughter. She’s the light of our lives and we’d love that captured on film.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 2:18 pm

    Ileah Rea - Happiest of Birthdays Andrea! I would love to capture my daughter and I and our bond as she approaches new phases in her life. Would love to “freeze” this time with her and embrace the changes that are happeningReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 2:29 pm

    Julie Farrell - I would love to document this season in my family’s life! We are a recently blended family of four, all ladies. My partner and I, and my two daughters. We are working out kinks and trying to find our flow as a new, lgbt family and it would be so nice to have beautiful images to look at in moments of struggle or stress.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 3:01 pm

    Hanna - My husband and I moved here on a whim about a year ago. We had our son young and our little family is at the heart of everything we do. We all get up at 5am every day and do a long commute together. It’s an exhausting season of life as we pretty much have no one to rely on but each other but I know I will look back and think that these are the years that define us and make our family root itself in the deepest sense of companionship. I would love to capture a little record of the messy, insane, exhausting and beautiful moments that make up our day.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 3:09 pm

    Kyla Hornberger - oh my….what do I want captured of my family? So so much. My kids keep doing this thing… GROWING. I just want to hit a pause button and absorb them, but I can’t, no matter how much I pout about it. Some days are a whirl ~ most days… There are 7 of us and we a beautiful mess. It never stops. I want US captured…together, just being US, that day, FROZEN for a moment on this whirlwind of a ride. 2016 is a momentous year for us etched on our family forever ~ the perfect year to create a memory…. Happy Birthday! My son will be forever jealous that you get May the fourth as a birthday….ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 3:21 pm

    Sara Brown - My husband and I are celebrating 5 years of marriage this year (holy!) and my son us turning 1 this year as well. Would love to document us during this time in our lives! ❤️ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 3:23 pm

    Sara Brown - (Ps. Happy Birthday!! And happy anniversary!)ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 3:26 pm

    Stephanie Hoffman - I’d love to highlight our love of laughter. We just love giggling and tickling our two very young boys and they always make us laugh with the silliest things!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 3:31 pm

    Kelly Kuntz - I would love to capture my family exploring and being our usually crazy selves.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 3:33 pm

    Erin Sopkow - Congrats on 10 years of capturing wonderful memories for families, Andrea! I would love for you to document our new family of 5!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 4:02 pm

    Amy - Happy anniversary(iris) and birthday! We have just had our last baby and I feel like life is moving way too fast. Would love to freeze this moment in time, and devour every baby roll, and sweet interaction between her and our 2.5 year old. Life moves way too quickly. Congrats on many wonderful milestones – wishing you all the very best!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 5:25 pm

    Karen - Happy everything in May Andrea! Would love to have you photograph my little family. Have a 2 year old fellow and expecting a little lady in August. Can’t wait to see how he will be as a big brother. <3ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 5:38 pm

    Kathy Heath - We are having our third child in October and haven’t had family photos done since a maternity shoot for our second child in May of 2012. We would love the opportunity to update our family photos. Not to mention we are huge fans of your work!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 7:01 pm

    Terilee Dawn - I have been telling my husband for 8 yrs that someday we would hire you. Now that we are back in canada the possibility is a bit more real. Moments that capture my family has always been my heart. About a year and a half ago we almost lost my first son to a freak choking incident. This Jan we lost our second son in the second trimester. As life goes by the more I realize how beautiful and sorrowful it is. Images have become even more valuable to me in these past few years. Life changes quickly and to capture the chaos in a still moment to be remind of all the beauty is the best investment we have ever made.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 7:33 pm

    Jessica - Holy guacamole! 10 years! Amazing! Life is going by faster and faster these days and having someone as insanly talented as you document those fleeting moments is priceless. Fingers and toes crossed!!!!!!!!!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 7:34 pm

    Tracy Regier - Entering to have a snapshot of our love captured by you! So talented!!!!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 7:34 pm

    Carly Lefebvre - My fam Jam is growing up and I love me an Andrea Hanki photo session! So pick me 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 8:18 pm

    Morgan Chapman - Happy birthday, anniversary and photographer-versary! I’ve been following your work for 10 years! I would love to have our family’s love of the outdoors documented. It feels like a big jump with our oldest starting grade 1 this year, and I would love to have this special summer documented. We will be in Jasper this summer – maybe we could meet up for a camping session! Xoxo MorganReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 8:25 pm

    Lindsay - A friend introduced me to your site and I have loved following your work! I would love to have my family documented as we interact, play and just have fun (probably in a natural setting like a park). We’re big into low-key, spontaneous outings (exploring through the trees, throwing rocks into a river, kite flying, frisbee). I am usually behind the camera capturing my children, but I have so few pictures of myself with my family.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:08 pm

    lindz - May is such an awesome month for you and your family!!!!
    You know those little moments…the ones that slip away before you know it?…it’s those moments that every mama wishes they could have. Simple, honest and real.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:19 pm

    Kristy-Anne - I would love for you to be able to capture the deep love and sense of adventure our family possesses. I feel it so deeply, but I just know you capture it the way I feel it.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:20 pm

    Melanie - I would love for you to capture my family as we are now…on the brink of both kids being in pre/school. Spending our days together on simple adventures.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:32 pm

    Bryna - May is a special month for me too. My daughter just turned two. My partner’s birthday is also this month. And this year I am 30 weeks pregnant as well. Your pictures are lovely and it would be incredible to see how you would capture the joy of our growing family.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:43 pm

    Kathy - Happy Birthday! Have always followed your beautiful work. Would love to have us be one of your works of art ❤️ Plus haven’t had a proper family photo of us as a family since baby boy was born almost a year ago ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:55 pm

    Katie Rauckman - My amazing friend Kelsy told me about your contest, and I know you’ve captured many favorite family moments for her…how could I not put my name in for this!?

    With a beautiful 2.5 year-old little girl already over-flowing my cup and testing my sanity daily, and a baby on the way in July, I would love to capture those first precious moments as a family of four….well 5 if you count our garbage-eating, butter tart thieving, counter investigating chocolate lab Mable 🙂 I didn’t realize how fast those moments of little things…feet, hands, smells, innocent smiles and sounds would pass us by. We have a lot of laughter and love already, I can only imagine the moments to come with the next arrival. We would be so blessed to have these timeless family memories captured. <3ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 9:57 pm

    Oksana Round - Hi Andrea! Happy Birthday!!! I want you to come out to our cabin for a day, It’s really my parents’ cabin and I would hope they be there because it is only because of them that I am here in Edmonton. Not biologically speaking but hard-work speaking (they spent all their money moving our family to Canada so my brother and I would have a future and proceeded to be the hardest working people I will ever know in creating a life, and sustaining it, here). I want you to capture the sense of wonder my husband and I have towards our son Alexander, the unparalleled excitement he has towards life, the obsession my dad has with his only grandson and the glint he gets in his eyes whenever he sees Alec. I also want you to capture the ridiculous work ethic my parents have as I’m sure my mom will be digging in her garden and my dad will be hammering/breaking something because that is how I will always remember them. I want you to see the crazy height our most awesome dog can get on a jump. Last, I want you capture the ridiculous and overwhelming love I have for my husband because he is so deserving of it.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:24 pm

    Melissa - Would love to capture our new family of four together, especially the bond of our two children 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:25 pm

    Andrea - I would love for you to capture our family candidly enjoying the outdoors!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 10:40 pm

    Sarah Wallace - It’s a big year for us. We had our 4th baby (1st girl) and it’s our 10th anniversary. I’d love to get a proper family photo of us all and then some lovely couple photos too with my kids somehow incorporatedReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:00 pm

    Alena - Happy Birthday/Anniversary!
    Would love for you to capture our little family. My little ladies are growing up so fast, and it would be awesome to document this time in our lives, especially with my littlest learning to walk and explore on her own!ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:03 pm

    Lindsay Mills - Our family is real and That makes us special. I would love to photograph us just
    Doing our thing. Listening to music and dancing and being silly.ReplyCancel

  • May 4, 2016 - 11:43 pm

    Amber - I’d love to capture this time in our lives with two small children, especially the relationship between my 3 year old girl and almost 1 year old boy. They are so little and sweet and it seems like time passes far too quickly!ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 7:26 am

    Irina - I would love for you to capture our sweet family, and the special sister bond our 2 little girls have. They’re also growing so fast, and I want to remember these moments forever. Also your pictures are beyond amazing <3ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 10:17 am

    Missy - We just had a baby girl and that makes 3 for us! Would love to have this time in our lives with 3 little girls documentedReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 10:40 am

    Elizabeth Hunter - Andrea, thank you for offering such a wonderful gift of preserving memories. I am a mother of two beautiful young teenagers and I am keenly aware of of the passage of time. It seems such a short time ago when they were babies and soon enough they will be grown with familes of their own. As our lives get busier and my children get older there has been less and less documentation of their growth and experiences. I have never had professional portraits taken. My children are heavily involved in sports and each year I relish in the time I spend watching their triumphs and their defeats, drying their eyes, or jumping for joy. The time spent on home work or in silent cuddles as they reveal their deepest fears and hopes for the future. Each and every moment to me is precious as before long, these moments will no longer be mine for the taking as with age comes independence. I cannot express to you what it would mean to me to be able to look on this time, for a lifetime, by immortalizing the love I have for my children in photographs. A very magical May to you.ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 12:24 pm

    Lillian T - I have loved your photos from the very beginning, mainly when I saw a link to it from our photographers at the time who are also friends of yours I think (Rob & Lauren)!? I love the artistic detail you have! I would love for you to capture our family and maybe depending on the timing a +1 for which we are hoping for. Either way! Congrats on an awesome 10 years and birthday!ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 12:31 pm

    Lis - I have to say, your photos are just awesome.

    I’m getting married this October, second marriage, and we are blending our kiddos. At first it was tough but now they are just so much fun (with the more than occasional squabble of course). I would love to document our new mix.ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 12:48 pm

    Beth - As you always do, I just want you to capture the “us”…. The baby yawns, the bed jumps, the tiny whispers, the height measurements, the books read, the junk punches (haha), the tail wags, the sweet cuddles, the tiny toes, the yard swings… The us. It is so good. And I am so grateful.ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 12:48 pm

    april - congrats on ten years andrea! we would love for you to photograph us again. our girls are growing up so fast and i’d just love for you to capture us atleast one more time doing little kid stuff before the big kid stuff starts.ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 2:16 pm

    Kelly - Would love to do a session with my 2 year old, including grandparents as we don’t have any professional photos of the whole family.ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 2:32 pm

    Melissa Gray - Our family loves big and loves adventuring and seeing new places. We would looooved to have you photograph our family (again!!)ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 3:45 pm

    Kelly Maclean - Congratulations Andrea! Since I’m the main “photographer” of the family and as any mother could appreciate, I’d love to capture some family pictures with my face included in them 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 5:28 pm

    amber - Congrats on 10 years, what a fantastic milestone. I’ve followed along for several years now and I’m so impressed by everything that you share. We would love some photos of us enjoying the beautiful Okanagan summer.ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 9:10 pm

    Deanna - Would love an extended family session with the grandparents. 🙂 Thank you and congratulations on 10 years!ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 9:58 pm

    Jenn - Congratulations on 10 years!!! We’d love to have you come back and capture our family now that our little guy is bigger and on the go. Capturing the fun moments between brothers would be fantastic!ReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 10:12 pm

    Erinn Treb - Dude!!! 10 years! Yessss!! Also I’d be a happy momma if you’d capture our craziness as it is now. A far cry from my perfectly organized life before Jack and the twins…also a far cry from when you last photographed them snoozing the entire session 😉
    We’d really test your skills! Haha!! XxReplyCancel

  • May 5, 2016 - 10:40 pm

    Lindsay - Congratulations on 10 years! What a time to celebrate! We love adventuring in Alberta and have a couple of comfort camping trips this summer that would be so fun to have documented!!ReplyCancel

  • May 6, 2016 - 7:06 am

    Kyla - We just moved in to a century old home that were slowly fixing up while we raise a spicy two year old. I’d like to capture the chaos 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 6, 2016 - 7:31 am

    Kaylene - I would love my family captured in these days that seem to pass before I know what hit me. I have a 4 year old daughter who I swear was just born yesterday and a son who will be 2 in just over a week. I know you could capture their special relationship like no other! Thank you for doing this amazing giveaway. Truly a dream come true for whoever wins.ReplyCancel

  • May 6, 2016 - 8:08 am

    Yvonne - Simply put: because you’re the best there is and I want to have more magical photos of my little family captured by you. (I think it’s going to be an addiction for me! Just last Saturday I was wishing that I could have you shoot us every year!)

    Happy birthday! 😉ReplyCancel

  • May 6, 2016 - 8:58 am

    Britney - Happy Birthday-Anniversary!
    I would love to have photos taken on our farm to capture my kids doing their favorite things. This year is a big one for us too. My husband and I both turn 30 and it is our 10th anniversary.ReplyCancel

  • May 6, 2016 - 11:29 am

    Fiona Fong - Happy Birthday and 10 years, Andrea! So much to be proud of and give thanks for 😀 It would be so interesting to see some of your work from the early days. Not to cringe but to say, bravo! I would love for you to capture our everyday life in everyday places. Sure, there might be some “icing” in the form of a clean coordinated outfit and some lip gloss, but there are so many moments where I am smitten, humbled, amazed with no one to see by myself in the third person (and unfortunately poor memory!). Mischief in the playground, making neighbourhood friends, making a delightful mess at home. You do an amazing job capturing the beauty in those long days that will soon be short years.ReplyCancel

  • May 6, 2016 - 11:41 am

    Kellee - Family photos are so, so important and you sometimes don’t realize until you lose a family member. I want to be able to cherish the here and now forever
    You inspire me to take more photosReplyCancel

  • May 6, 2016 - 11:48 am

    Jessica - I would love to have you capture the my 4 year old and my 6 month old and the love they have for each other. The way you use light in your outdoor sessions is amazing.ReplyCancel

  • May 6, 2016 - 4:20 pm

    Laurie - We are expecting our second child this fall after years of trying… We have an amazing surrogate carrying our baby! I can’t wait to hold our little babe in my arms and have our first set of family photos taken together!!
    Happy Birthday!ReplyCancel

  • May 6, 2016 - 4:28 pm

    Katie - We are newly a family of four and in a new house. It’s a whole lot of change that I’d LOVE to have you capture with your incredible talent!ReplyCancel

  • May 6, 2016 - 4:32 pm

    Kristin Bakker - Would love you to capture my family out at the lake!ReplyCancel

  • May 7, 2016 - 12:05 am

    Dominique - Our family of 5 would love a session out at the family farm! Great contest! Congrats on 10 years!ReplyCancel

  • May 7, 2016 - 6:34 am

    Anita - Would love family pictures as we haven’t had any done since our family has grown to 4! (Or 5 if you include the dog :))ReplyCancel

  • May 7, 2016 - 6:53 am

    Joanna Dawyd - May is my birthday month too! And my favourite because it is usually when we transition from snow to flowers. Our family has never had professional photos taken, and I’d really Iike to capture this time, right now, just as our kids move from being little kids to being big kids. I’d love to capture the sense of fun my husband and kids have, and somehow combine it with my sense of peace. Can it be done? I do not know!

    Happy birthday, and congratulations, and all that!ReplyCancel

  • May 7, 2016 - 6:59 am

    Kaitlyn - What makes my family special? Well I’m probably biased but here goes. My family is special because regardless of what challenges we face we always stand stronger. I would love to win a family session to capture this crazy time in our lives. My husband is a cancer survivor and foot ball player, we have a beautiful two year old daughter, and are expecting twin boys this summer! I would love the oppoutinity to work with you to capture our family and try to tell our story ReplyCancel

  • May 7, 2016 - 8:08 am

    Heather Sweetapple - We are the Sweetapples! My husband and I will be married 10 years this August. We have little two boys who keep us busy and life never gets boring around these parts! Like most moms with small children, I find myself on the other side of the camera and not in many photos with my children (unless it’s an iPhone selfie). I look back on my family pictures of when I was younger and it was the same way-my mom was the picture taker and she was never really captured in the fun times we had on vacations, school events or everyday fun but she was there too! I want more photos with my boys to look back on and know that I was there too-not just on the other side of the camera but making smores when we go camping, riding my bike along the river with them and water fights in the back yard. It would be an amazing opportunity to have you capture us in a way only you can through your camera.ReplyCancel

  • May 7, 2016 - 9:15 am

    Maria Jordan MacKeigan - I would love to win this awesome package! My little family of 4 has never had a professional shoot! I have a sweet 8 year old who is the best big sister to her dream come true 2 year old living the true beauty of Down syndrome. We are super blessed already but this would be a sweet bonus!!! Your work is amazing!!!! ❤️❤️❤️ hope you had a fabulous birthday!!!ReplyCancel

  • May 7, 2016 - 11:37 am

    Lindsay Rittinger - I love this stage in my childrens lives so much, it is amazing watching them become themselves. And I love your work! Win win!ReplyCancel

  • May 8, 2016 - 8:56 am

    Beth - Our family has reached a new level of busy! With a two year old and a five year old we are always running around. Our life is fairly simple despite the chaos I would love for you to capture our simple love for one another. And a glimpse of my kids and their personalities at this season in our life ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 10:25 am

    Leslie Brown - I would love for this summer’s holiday to be shot by you – the thought of the brown family and you in Iceland gives me goosebumps!ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 11:24 am

    Maria Jordan MacKeigan - We would love to win this opportunity!! My beautiful family of four has ever had professional pictures done. I have two precious daughters one Is 8 and our youngest is 2 and living the beauty of Down syndrome! We are so blessed!! ❤️ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 12:41 pm

    Amanda Pepper - Would love the bond between my two boys captured 🙂 They are 5 and 3 and the best of friends (although they can fight like cats and dogs too, just like all boys). To have images that portray that special bond they have would be amazing!!ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 1:13 pm

    Kristi - My husband and I have a 12-month old son and we have yet to get a family photo session done! We would love to have our silliness captured.ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 3:00 pm

    Erin Perry - I would love to have you capture the busy, crazy, fun, and messy days that these are with my 3 year old and 1 year old. To remember their little features and their smiles, and little hands and feet. It is such a whirlwind season, and it is so true that the days can be long but the years are short. We are missing very much a little girl who lives in Romania and I would love to capture some pictures for her and with some handmade blankets from the gypsy village she lives in.ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 8:45 pm

    rebbi anderson - hi andrea and happy belated birthday!
    we would love to have our family captured by you again! we love how stealthy you are with your camera and how you capture fun and the random special moments. and charlie isn’t nursing every half hour anymore. and aya knows ninja stuff. and the days are passing quickly and they’ll only be little for such a short time.ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 9:50 pm

    Kristin Janzen - We are in such an amazing stage in our family – our two girls (4.5 and 16 months) and our son (3) are so close in age and are so full of life and joy. It would be an honour to have you photograph our family and capture some of these moments before they’re gone!ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 10:14 pm

    Chelsea - I would love to have you come to our place on the lake. We would do our regular routine of going boating, catching minnows and then hot tubbing. Our three kiddos and our beagle are quite the characters and I would love to see them through your lens:)ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 10:48 pm

    Jillian - Would love to document how much our little guy has grown since his newborn photos 9 months ago and some of things we love doing with him, including babywearing!ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 11:04 pm

    Carolyn - Happy Birthday! Happy Anniversary! I would love for you to capture my girls in the way that only you can! They are growing so fast and I’d love to have more beautiful photos of them. Fingers crossed!ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 11:06 pm

    Teresa Sanders - The days go by so quick. My little man is starting kindergarten in the fall. I just want to capture where our family is at right now.ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 11:29 pm

    chelsey catena - Andrea your photos are amazing! We would love for you to photograph our family. You did our wedding 8 years ago and now we have a four year old daughter and an almost two year old son. My husband spent a lot of his first year working so hard and building our house. It would be magical to capture pictures of the kids as they are. They grow way too quickly. We also have a muscle car and just moved to the country so something with that would be amazing as well. Happy birthday!ReplyCancel

  • May 9, 2016 - 11:36 pm

    Ashley - Toddler nursing. Babywearing. We love being outside.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:34 am

    Kristen - Happy Birthday! My husband and I have two little boys and we have a lot of love for each other – our kids are our world! I would love to have some amazing photos documenting this ❤️ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:35 am

    Jen Dubois - Happy Birthday!
    I would love for you to see and capture the bond that my two boys (5 and 2) have! Thank you for the opportunity to win this amazing giveaway! <3ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 4:25 am

    Lisa - We feel so fortunate that you have documented so many special moments for our family. ❤️ How you capture the love between our three children is one of my favorite aspects of our family pictures. XoReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 5:53 am

    Candis Johnson - My daughter, Olivia, has taught me the meaning unconditional love and patience. I look forward to waking up every morning to see her.

    I would love some lifestyle photos of us playing at the park together. She loves to be outdoors!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 6:42 am

    Nicohl - You have amazing talent and I would feel blessed to have you take my family photos. We’re a family of 5. My daughter if 3.5, my son is 1.5 and my second son is 1 month old. I’m just wishing I had more time to savour these years. Also realizing that my daughter has a lot of baby photos due to being first. Wanting to make sure I don’t leave the new one out due to crazy hectic life. I would love an email on pricing if you don’t mind. Of course I’d prefer to win a free one but getting one on sale is a close second. 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 6:51 am

    Allison - I have three girls that are growing so fast and a dog that won’t be with us much longer as she is 16 yrs old.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 7:00 am

    Sarah Pankiw - Your photos are absolutely radiant!! My husband and I just found out we are expecting our first baby in December!!!! Would love to document my pregnancy or once the baby arrives!! Fingers crossed!!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 7:05 am

    Trish Engelking - Happy birthday Andrea! Hope your fsmily spoils you rotten! My hubby has been up working in camp in Fort macmurry as these fires have been happening. It’s been heart breaking for me and my son, although he is safe. Our family is our everything. There are just three of us. Im never in photos with my son as I’m so scared of photos but want photos of me in them at the same time. I’d love if you could catch us just being us. Love your work. You’re amazing and an inspiration.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 7:17 am

    Jessica Small - You have such lovely work! We would like to capture our new little family as we are right now. We have a beautiful busy 8 month old little girl and never could afford maternity or newborn photos. We always wanted to do a family session with just the 3 of us.
    Thanks!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 7:18 am

    Alexandra - This is an awesome giveaway Andrea! Honestly our family is pretty simple, but to me we are epic. I would love some photos capturing our day to day. Our little moments, because those are the best onesReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 7:25 am

    Hannah - Wow- 10 years congratulations!! i can’t believe how quickly time flies. My family is changing so quickly everyday and I would love the chance for you to capture them. Thanks for the giveaway and happy birthday!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 7:34 am

    Nikki - I would love to win this family photo session with you ❤️ My little “new” family has never had our photos taken before. We are a new blended family, I have 3 amazing little boys and an amazing man in my life and I would love to have a family session with them.
    Happy BirthdayReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 7:35 am

    Deanna Behr - You have an amazing talent for capturing beautiful candid moments! Time passes so quickly and I’d love to have more than my iPhone full of photos to document my little family. Congrats on 10 years of success, cheers to many more!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 7:55 am

    Shauna - Happy birthday and anniversary Andrea! Our family our four is rarely documented together, so photos of us by you would be amazing. Of everyday life, us being together and enjoying the outdoors. I’m assuming there will be some hockey included 😉ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 7:59 am

    Melissa - I love the beauty of family life you capture for these families. This stealthy style may work well for my family, especially my special needs kiddo. Thanks for the giveaway and Happy Birthday!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 8:09 am

    Lynette - I have two young boys that are both different in character. I would love pictures to see their personalities shine but also show the love they have for each other. Life is flying by and they are changing everyday so I would love to also capture this time in our livesReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 8:28 am

    Suzi medhurst - As the principle picture taker in our family, I am usually absent from photos. I would love to have some beautiful photos of our family all together, especially now as we became a family of four less than 6 months ago.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 8:31 am

    Kristyn Berube - Hi Andrea, I would love to capture my two boys while they’re still so little. I feel like time goes so quickly and I worry I will forget this stage! ❤️ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 8:47 am

    Allison Dupre - This year my first born baby girl is graduating high school. I can hardly believe that this time has come and that she will no longer be living with us. This next stage in life is so exciting, yet brings tears. Congrats in all your accomplishments!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 9:55 am

    Jennifer - I would love to capture our new family. Our first born is now 6 months and to have family photos would be soo special!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:03 am

    Eylyn Torres - Happy birthday and happy Mother’s Day Andrea! Thank you for this giveaway. I’m crossing my fingers! I really need a family session. I have two girls and I always behind the camera. My husband says he looks like a since father when we see the photos That’s why I need a family photo shoot
    Thanks again for the opportunity!
    ❤️ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:13 am

    Virginia Holst - I’d love to have your photograph my family! We’ve been a family of three for a year and a half but have no photos since my daughter was born. I’d love to capture the special relationship between my kids.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:14 am

    Emily - Our little ones are in the most delightful stages….at 4 and 2 they are happy, energetic and sooooo sweet with their blonde hair and love for mommy and daddy. I would love for you to document this sweet stage in our family’s life, as we all know it goes by far too quickly!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:22 am

    Mandeep - We would LOVE to win this session!! We have expanded out tribe to 5 now and I would love for you to capture my three girls and the bond that they have!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:25 am

    Annette - Happy May! Thanks for this wonderful chance. I would love to have my family documented as our girls are growing up so fast with our oldest graduating from high school next month. ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:27 am

    Bethany Vreugdenhil - Happy birthday!
    I’d love a shoot of my family outdoors. We have a 12 day old, a 1 year old and a 2 year old!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:34 am

    Tina Theriault - I would love to have the joy in this stage of our family life captured. We have one little dude already and are preparing for our next addition.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:51 am

    amber biglin - Happy Birthday and of course I would love to have a family session with you 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:52 am

    Joanne Jansen - I would love for you to capture the new and overwhelming joy of a new daughter and little sister to our family 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:59 am

    Molli Dunbar - I’d love you to photograph by family together! We are split up in two countries and time together is pricelessReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 11:00 am

    Amber Bourret - I’d love to capture a few hours of us in our new-to-us home with our 3 daughters.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 11:04 am

    Lindsay Palmer - I would love nothing more than to have you capture the everyday mundane moments that make our life special in the way that only you can. Love following work!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 11:08 am

    Amie Moorhead - Happy everything! It would be an honor to have you photograph my family. To have a physical reminder of this precious time in our lives would be priceless.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 11:22 am

    Candace Robichaud - First I have followed you forever and dreamed of having you photograph my family! I would love for you to capture our family quickly before the kids grow another 2 feet before my mama eyes! I am a huge scrapbooker so would honor every awesome photo and love them to bits.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 11:29 am

    Cindy Chorley - I love all the time our family spends out at the family cabin and lake. It brings everyone together, out doors, relaxing and having fun. It was a very special part of my husband’s childhood and now it is for our boys. <3ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 11:41 am

    Katharine Feight - You are an amazing amazing photographer. I ‘was’ a photographer and somewhere when life started to fall apart, I stopped picking up my camera… But I find such joy looking at your work! I’ve been hooked ever since ‘pink sugar’ and your blog year about your daughter. I would love to have you photograph my family one day! The emotion you capture, it’s just awesome.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 11:42 am

    Sarah A - We would love to have a fun family shootReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:00 pm

    Christine LeLacheur - It wasn’t our plan, but our kids are almost five years apart and, now that our daughter has moved from newborn to baby (4 months old), my son has suddenly taken interest and acknowledged her existence and her eyes follow him around the room constantly watching her big brother with love and admiration. I would love nothing more than to capture this!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:10 pm

    Asha - I’d be so thankful to have you photograph our maternity shoot. I’ve loved your art since the first time I saw it at the Spring Fling for the park.
    Happy photoversary!!!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:15 pm

    Elizabeth - I just love lifestyle photography! I would love to get some shots in our new home. Our 6yearold climbing into the 2yearolds crib, their favorite places to climb in the house, and my husband reading them their favorite books!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:17 pm

    Katelyn - We will be visiting Alberta for a family wedding in September, this would be amazing to win. I’d love you to capture my family at this stage of life. Babies and kids, remembering the hard but rewarding days.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:28 pm

    Kristen Hansen - Love your work!!!!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:29 pm

    Katryna Yasinski - My boyfriend is celebrating his 30th birthday this spring and I would love to capture the spirit of his fun and creative spirit. We are celebrating with a costume party and are hoping to see some innovative participation from our friends and families.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:31 pm

    Anna - Hi Andrea
    I would love to get that picture of pure joy and happiness on my kids faces when we are out on our nature walks. When life gets a little hectic and crazy we love unwinding and spending our family time going for a “nature adventure”. Since I am the one who is snapping pics on my phone – either mama is missing or it’s an unflattering selfie that captures the moment! Haha. So this contest is a dream come true to be able to enter!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:38 pm

    Hailey - Your pictures are beautiful! I don’t actually have any nice family photos since our family has grown. I have a one year old and something cooking in my belly – but I don’t have any family pics with my husband and little girl, so I would love those before my family grows bigger.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:55 pm

    shobhana - I would love to win a session with you! My son turned 2 last week (his birthday seems to be close to Oscar’s!) and I am due to have a little girl in August! It is an exciting time for us and I would love for you to be able to capture our little but growing family.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:57 pm

    Amy Salisbury - I world love some of our ordinary life captured in a lifestyle at home session!!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 12:57 pm

    Nikki Wilkins - Your photographs are so beautiful and real! We are due with our second lil’ bundle in a month and would love you to capture our growing family!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 1:03 pm

    Christina Shoults - We haven’t had family photos in a few years and with our youngest heading to Kindergarten this year we would love to document where our family is. Thanks for the chance! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 1:04 pm

    Janice VanDyk - I would live documented our newest addition – a daughter we adopted after years of miscarriages and infertility. She turns 1 in may also.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 1:09 pm

    Jen - Would love to win this to capture the craziness and love that comes with having three young boys! Love your photos!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 1:14 pm

    Brandy - We’re a bi-cultural family of five; 50% Italian, 50% American and 100% awesome…heh hem… You’d like us. And we know we’d like you.
    Let’s do this.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 1:51 pm

    Natasha Dennehy - 10 uh-maz-ing years, doing what you do best. So glad you have been able to capture my life’s most important moments thus far. Would love to have another milestone captured with my little squish enjoying the same lake I grew up at for 18 summers.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 2:04 pm

    Megan - I just adore your photos and would be over the moon to have photos of my family by you. I am rarely in photos with my children as I am always behind the camera. I would love to be able to record this moment in time when my boys are young with pictures of their mom and us as a whole family.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 2:06 pm

    Michelle - I just want you to take pictures of me with my family loving each other!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 2:15 pm

    Valene Nakpangi - We would love to win a photo shoot with you! Our friend and family photographer Halsi, owner of 13 & Loka, shared your contest with me. A little about our family… We are a newly married couple, my husband Mwanza is Jamaican, we have two adopted English bulldogs Dexter and Boo! Good luck to everyone in the contest and thank you Andrea for putting it on! Congratulations on the 10 year anniversary!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 2:17 pm

    Alison - I adore your photography and the joy you capture in little ones. I’d love to have some photos of our kids playing and being themselves to remember these happy times forever.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 2:35 pm

    Allison O'Grady - After being home with my boys for the last two years, I am transitioning back to work with so much love any support. My sister is going to watch my boys along with her two kids a good I’d love to capture the wonderful moments that will be happening among our larger extended familyZReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 2:37 pm

    Alex - I would love to have you capture our family just being us. My family is nothing special, we are just a mom and dad trying to raise kids with beautiful souls full of kindness and of course happiness.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 2:58 pm

    Christi - I’ve loved your work since forever! My family of four (with two little boys) have never had family photos done before – I’d love for you to capture us in this crazy wonderful phase of our lives.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 3:10 pm

    Rebecca - I tried to comment the other day, but I think it failed…if not, I apologize for the duplicate! Happy birthday, anniversary, and Mother’s Day, and congratulations on ten successful years in business. This month is special for our household too! We celebrated our son’s one month birthday, my first Mother’s Day, and we will celebrate our second anniversary later this month. It would be wonderful to win a family session with you! Already, in one month, our son has changed and grown so quickly. It would be wonderful to document his growth with family photos. The most incredible thing about having a wee one is learning about a love that you never knew possible. I fell in love with him when our hearts beat as one, as now to hold him in my arms is simply wonderful!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 3:25 pm

    Suzanne Hein - I’d love, love, love to have you document my little family at this wild and crazy stage of life. As hard as these days/years are with little ones, I know that we are truly living the best years of our life right now. I’d love to look back on the photos when my kids have grown and to have had an opportunity to actually be in them. We love nature, getting dirty and being wild and are up for anything really. xoxReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 3:29 pm

    Jodi - Would love an outdoor session ideally in the mountains.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 3:56 pm

    Mel - Happy Birthday!
    Would love a session for me and my little peanut outside!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 5:03 pm

    Jennifer Burke - Our family has never been professionally photographed because the price has always been very daunting to us. Any good photos that have been taken don’t have my face in them and very few have my husbands face. I worry that we will regret not having our family memories documented. You have such a brilliant way of documenting families at their natural best that would be such a tremendous gift for us to have. We love being outside and laughing and I know you would be able to capture both brilliantly.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 5:21 pm

    Alisa Roukema - Hoping to win a family session to document our family since we’re moving away from our oldest this summer. Always so impressed with your sessions!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 5:27 pm

    Kaela Hendra - I would love to capture the stage we are at right now as a family. We have a 4 year old and a 1 year old. As we enter the school age and back to work phase, there’s a lot of change. I want to catch it ☺ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 5:34 pm

    Kaite - First off, happy birthday!

    I would love to win a lifestyle session to document my family’s growth. Since my little one was born, we haven’t had photos taken and I feel like I’ve blinked and she’s now a year and a half old. She’s spunky with a mind of her own and I want to hold onto these memories forever.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 6:50 pm

    Jillian MacDonald - Hi Andrea, a week ago our lives were turned upside down. We were evacuated from Fort McMurray due to the wildfires. My husband and I don’t know what we will be going back to. According to our viviant account we still have power which is promising. But we don’t know if we will have smoke or water damage. After literally a week of pure hell… We are starting to feel like ourselves again. I wouldn’t say I want to document this event but my husband and I have realized how important photos and memories are. We’d love to do a session with you and start fresh. We haven’t had family photos since our wedding nearly 7 years ago. Sincerely Jill, Mike, Rudy and Nella (the fur children).ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 6:51 pm

    Jessica Schulz - Happy Birthday! Wow this would be incredible! This year will be mine and my husbands 5year anniversary (in September) and I couldn’t imagine a better way than to capture where our wonderful life is with our amazing 3 year old son and 6 month old daughter!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 6:56 pm

    Beth - Not only have we had a personal loss this year, but close friends of ours as well. It’s made me think more about life ; slowing down to make more time for the people I love the most. It’s been 9 years since our family has had a photo session, and I have an 8 & 10 year old. Although I have photos of the kids, it’d be really difficult to find a photo with all 4 of us in it. Things can change so quickly, I want to get to documenting our quirky fun family 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 8:08 pm

    Amanda - Congrats! and Happy Birthday! Plain and simple, we love your photos. We have two boys – almost 5 and almost 2. They are party animals and we absolutely love spending time together as a family. As life is nuts, I’m constantly trying to document everything so I won’t forget a thing. It would be so amazing to book a session with you!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 8:34 pm

    Courtenay Mayowski - I would love some photos playing outside with my family. Most importantly, our little family is finally complete after the arrival of our twins earlier this year 🙂ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 8:39 pm

    Natasha Kennedy - We are a blended family, my husband has 2 boys from a previous marriage and we have 1 son together. I would love to have photos of our whole family together!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 9:20 pm

    danusia - I would love to win a family session! We are a family of 4, with two amazing, vibrant little boys aged 4 and 2. I try to capture as many bike riding, scooter zooming, pillow fighting moments but these little monkeys are too fast for me! I’d love to capture their care-free love of life before I blink and they are all grown up 🙂
    XoX DanusiaReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 9:21 pm

    Janine - Would love to capture some every day moments of our kids and us!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 9:22 pm

    Nicole Pratt - Happy birthday! I would love for you to capture the first professional pictures of my little family. I have 10 month old boy/girl twins who are full of life and energy. I never had newborn pictures done and I have always regretted it. Due to health reasons we aren’t having anymore children so our family is now complete 🙂 I obviously love your style of photography and how you capture such real and raw moments.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 9:49 pm

    Nancy - eeeek! 10 years! t’s just crazy that this much time has gone by. congratulations! it’s no secret to you how much i love your photos and how much i would love to have you document my sweet, little family. you’re ability to capture the special moments in the every day is amazing and i’d love for you to capture the everyday moments at our house. can’t wait to see more from you in the coming years! xoxoReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 9:55 pm

    Nancy Garcia - I’m getting married! ❤️ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:16 pm

    Lori - Happy May!! It’s a wonderful month for us as well as we celebrate birthdays and our anniversary as well 🙂 I would love to have the opportunity to have a family session as we haven’t had a professional photographer take photos of our family and Andrea is amazing so it would be an honour!!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:39 pm

    Jen E - What a great way to celebrate your birthday with this giveaway. I’d love to win this contest for my family. My husband and I are celebrating our 4th wedding anniversary this month and this would be a great way to capture our memories.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:43 pm

    Megan - We would love for you to photograph our family of 4! We had twin girls after trying to have a baby for over a year and a half…but then we were blessed with two! They were born August 19th, 2015. We always forget to take photos of ourselves with our girls – and there are even less photos of us with our girls.ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 10:47 pm

    carla - me!!! i want to be in the photographs with my precious family!
    and happy happy double anniversary to you! xxoxoxoxoReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 11:15 pm

    Tanya - I’ve admired your work for several years now. You have a rare talent that I would love to see adorning our walls. I love my little family. Our now 5 year old daughter was born into a blended family — my husband has a 15 year old daughter from a previous marriage. We also have a crazy bulldog who photographs fairly well, too! We are in love with your ability to capture the candidness and beauty of everyday life! And congratulations to you — you have a very charmed life indeed!ReplyCancel

  • May 10, 2016 - 11:23 pm

    Emily Roberts - I have been watching your beautiful family grow in your stunning photos for 10 years! Watching your littles personalities pop out with your creativity. I would love to have my littles photographed by you capturing their personality and sweet moments while they are still littles.ReplyCancel

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