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Family Portrait

Ottawa Family Portrait SessionA quick sneak peak from a recent family portrait session OttawaFamily Portrait sessions are great fun, especially this one.. I don’t think I have ever laughed as much during a family portrait session! We still have space for Fall Portait sessions in Ottawa and the surrounding areas, CONTACT Barking Monkey Studio to…

Crazy Carpets are more fun in the Winter than in Summer

Ottawa Family Portrait Photographer A Tobaggan/Sledding hill can be a great place to get some cool family portraits  and have some fun at the same time. And the best part is the kids don’t have to look at the camera and smile ( either do the adults actually!)     Looking for a fun winter…

Winter Family Portrait

Do you know one of the best things about winter family portrait sessions?  No Bugs!  That has to be a good thing, right? Sure there might be a little bit of snow, but no bugs…     Ottawa, Perth, Kemptville, Merrickville all have great locations for winter family portrait sessions – we would love to…

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Cold Weather Photography Tips

Cold weather is here and that calls for a few special precautions when out with your camera, whether you’re photographing family portraits, landscape photography, street photography or exterior photography. Don’t be afraid of taking your camera gear out when it’s cold, a few precautions and you can still get out there and take photos.  …

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Capturing memories, why wouldn’t you

Family Portraits it’s about the memories Memories aren’t made with photos, but are captured for generations to come by them Family photos ( and I’m going to lump family portraits, children’s portraits, couples portraits, extended family portraits and even pet portraits into the one category for today) aren’t about creating memories; they are about capturing…

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Its about capturing the moment

Ottawa Family Photographer Capture those weird, crazy, whacky UNIQUE memories Right time , right place and a lot of patience.. that and having the skills and equipment to capture the moment when it happens.   Want to capture some crazy, wacky, weird .. special and unique family moments and capture your own memories ? Contact Barking…

Why I don’t do family mini sessions – Ottawa Family Portrait

Ottawa Family Portrait Mini Sessions On the surface they sound like a great idea and for many they are great. 15 min,a couple of edited photos and about $100.  Perfect right! Not always…  I don’t know about you,  but I know first hand that timing  is everything with kids! Even as a professional family portrait…

Location Scouting Ottawa Family Portrait

  Ottawa Family Portraits Location scouting with my trusty assistant… I think he was trying to bend a spoon with his mind. We found some good spots !   Looking for a family portrait in the Ottawa and surrounding areas?  Contact us today ( assistants count as people , right ?)   Seeya Steve

Why every family needs a professional portrait

Ottawa Family Portrait Photographer Think of the sheer volume of photos you can take every day on your cell phone or digital camera. You’re capturing more than family trips and quiet moments at home – you’re capturing time. Watching your little ones grow before your eyes. Creating a record that will be cherished for generations….