Spring is here! {Calgary Family Photographer}

I’m soooo fan girling these beautiful blossoms on the trees this year!  I’ve decided to take advantage of their short blossom season and hold a ONE DAY ONLY micro mini evening THIS Thursday, June 6th.  Sessions will run every 15 minutes between 6-8pm.  Message me for details!  laura@laurataylorphotograhy.ca.  Spots are already filling, because ca you really resist this backdrop?!

I want to book!

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Urban shooting – just for fun {Calgary Photographer}

I was recently asked to photograph a product shoot for a company who wanted an “urban” look to it.  Wait, what?  I definitely don’t have that in my portfolio, and thats certainly not something I generally shoot.  I’m all about natural landscapes, trees, wildflowers, uncut grassy areas, soft evening sunlight and gentle human connection.  So I enlisted a photographer friend to come scout some locations with me, we had a good time, we found some local gems, and then I sat at my computer for a couple days trying to figure out what style of edits to give these photos.  Before and after shots below.  Edits are on the top, raw SOOC on the bottom.  I wanted to share these because while this is not my “usual” look, I loved being able to roll with the punches, use my eye for finding detail and angels and create some art!  Thanks Chris for having my back and driving around with me and showing me some of your favourite locations.

One of the problems I don’t run into shooting natural landscapes is the garbage, next time I’ll bring my broom, haha, but for a quick edit, crop tool worked juuuuuust fine!  But how cool is this graffiti wall??

Shot with 35mm 1.4L, ISO 125, f2.0, 1/320

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So fierce Chris.  Plus #bicepgoals

70-200mm f2.8 @200mm, ISO640, f2.8, 1/160

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70-200mm f2.8 @200mm, ISO400, f2.8, 1/1602018-06-14_000370-200mm f2.8 @200mm, ISO250, f2.8, 1/1602018-06-14_0004Of course we finished off with a little product shot for this new workout apparel line, ( www.mindsetlifestyle.com ) thanks to the tripod.  Timer set.  Run into shot.  Flex.  Done.

70-200mm f2.8 @200mm, ISO250, f2.8, 1/160

But seriously now cool is this geometric wall???

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{Calgary Maternity Photographer} Lay Flat Albums

One of my favourite things about my job is getting the mail.  Seriously, I LOVE getting print orders and delivering them to my clients.  It is so rewarding to see the images that we captured and carefully retouched printed perfectly and professionally.  The lay flat albums Laura Taylor Photography offers are the highest quality album out there, I am always amazed!  Here is a sample of the latest client albums!

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2013 Newborns {Calgary Okotoks newborn baby photographer}

It was so fun looking back at my wonderful newborn sessions this year, remembering the families that came to visit me, and reminiscing on the fun I had posing these sweet bundles. I truly appreciate ALL my clients and the way you trust me with you delicate new babies just days after they are born. I can’t even put into words how much I love my job and meeting all the amazing families that come through my home studio. I am looking forward to an even more amazing 2014!

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My Family Canvas Wall!

Eeek! I am so excited about my updated family photo wall! Much thanks to Jody Crane of J.A.C. photography for taking these amazing photos of my family this year! So happy that we finally got our canvases up, and I can not stop looking at them!

There are 5 10″X10″ and 5 10″X21″ – 1.5″ thick gallery wrap canvases. LOVE them!  Merry Christmas to me 😉

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BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL!

UPDATE: ALL SPOTS FOR THE BLACK FRIDAY SPECIAL ARE NOW FULL. Looking forward to a fabulous 2014!

So excited to announce this Black Friday special. Even though it is not thanksgiving in Canada, we can still join in on the fun…riiiiight?! So pass this along to all your prego friends so they can get in on the action! Only 3 available so act fast!  Email me laura@laurataylorphotography.ca to reserve your spot!  I will be taking bookings until all 3 spots are filled, or until Monday night at midnight (whichever comes first)

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