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New Blog, New Direction

Welcome to the fresh new Real & Blush Photography blog, hot off the redesign press! I am THRILLED to be launching this new design and format on this Friday morning, just in time to house all the new summer sessions and photography articles that are upcoming. With this new format, …

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Why do Photographers Blog?

Why do photographers blog? I’ve asked myself this question many times over the past few weeks as I’ve been researching and developing my new website (which is coming by the end of the summer!). Every photographer I’ve come across has a blog, and, sure, it’s great for posting images of …

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Home Office Tour!

My biggest piece of advice for anyone working from home is to have a separate home office. For years I worked on a little desk inside my bedroom and when the time came to call it a day, I was so used to being “on” and being active inside that …

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Canvases and Branded Packaging

I can’t tell you how thrilling it is to be able to put the graphic design skills I am learning at school to use on my business. Every week that we develop a brand system for school, I am able to apply the same steps and knowledge to Real & …

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Peony Alley and Good Days at Work

I think it’s safe to say that all of us, no matter what we do for a living, have good days and bad days. We also have moments (at least I hope we all do!) that make us think “this, this is why I am doing this job”. For me, …

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Assisting/Second Shooting Explained

Over the weekend, a friend asked me a very interesting question about what it means when I say that I ‘assisted’ a photographer. I realized afterwards that not everyone knows the ins and outs of the photography industry and I want to explain how assisting and second shooting works. On …

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Investing in Your Business

It is one of the most incredible feelings I know to be able to invest into your own business and see it grow and expand. It’s also more incredible when the growth is not based on acquiring debt. Sometimes it can be really hard to resist using the credit card …

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My Favourite Moments to Photograph

My favourite moments to capture during a wedding are: not the formal photos, not the cake cutting, not the bouquet toss or garter throw, but what goes on in-between all those things, like when a bride stops in front of a shop window to use it as a mirror for …

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Toronto Bridal Show Review: Lovestruck Expo

Two weeks ago I attended the new Toronto wedding show ‘Lovestruck Expo‘ to visit my friend Sara Wilde of Sara Wilde Photography. This unique wedding show, described as being for “creative couples and kick-ass party do-ers”, featured some extremely artistic and original vendors. I had such a great time feasting …

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2012: A Year in Review

Welcome to the first post-apocalyptic Real & Blush blog post! Dum dum duuum. Yes, so I’m having a bit too much fun with this December 21st thing – it really was a hilarious theory. Also, it’s Christmas, almost my birthday and snowing so I’m just in a great mood overall. …

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