Caitlin – Camrose Graduation Photography

I am so excited and so proud of my friend Caitlin for her Augustana University graduation! You rock girl!

I also can’t believe how much little Devon has grown up! She is such a sweet heart and so smart like her momma.
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Cecilia and Brandon – Wainwright Maternity Photography

Cece and Brandon won a session from the Sparkle and Spurs Bridal show earlier this year! It worked out perfectly as a combined maternity and engagement session!

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ALSO! Congratulations to this lovely family on the arrival of handsome little Archer! ❤2016-06-03_0030.jpg
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Thanks for stopping by!
❤ Laura Smiley

Nanias Family – Wainwright Maternity Photography

Kongratulations Kelsey, Konrad & Kaycee on the announcement of sweet baby Kolt Nanias this afternoon!!!
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It was an absolute wonderful and amazing day photographing the Nanias maternity session less than two weeks ago – and I am even more excited to meet Kolt later this week for his newborn photos!

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Yes. They took me to see my all time favourite animal. Turns out I’m actually kind of afraid of them – but hey, Llama’s are rad.
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Shari and Bobby – Wainwright Engagement Photography

My beautiful friend Shari and I don’t get to see each other very often but when we do it’s always so wonderful. This past weekend I even got to sneak in an engagement session with her and her wonderful fiancé! It was a rainy and snowy day – and it was actually quite perfect!

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Thanks for stopping by!
Laura Smiley ❤

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Andrea and Danny – Wainwright Engagement Photography

One of the most exciting moments for me as a photographer is helping create ‘firsts.’ In this e-session I not only got to hang out with Andrea and Danny – but I also got to take their first ‘real’ family portrait! Isn’t Mr. Hunter handsome?!

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Thanks for stopping by!
Laura Smiley

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Lukas and Mom – Mommy and Me Lifestyle Session – White Rock, BC

Last week I attended the Canada Photo Convention in Vancouver, BC. During the week I was inspired by so many amazing and talented photographers. The experience has opened my eyes and I am more excited to capture life’s special moments more than ever before. (If you’re a wedding photographer and have never attended you should absolutely check it out – the Wolfpack is an amazing family of photographers.)

With that being said… I was super lucky and got to visit one of my most dear friends and her little man in White Rock for a couple of days after the convention. It was perfect. These two are the best of friends and its spectacular to watch them hang out.

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Thank you for stopping by!
Laura Smiley

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Eden’s First Birthday – Wainwright Cakesmash Session

I can hardly believe that a whole year has passed since I met this sweet little one for her newborn session! Miss Eden is so full of spunk and it’s been such a pleasure to watch her growing up! (I even get to babysit her from time to time and she’s the cutest thing ever!)

Cake by Sheryllee at Simply Sweet

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2015 – Year in Review

2015 was a spectacular year with lots of beautiful weddings, adorable newborns, fun families and couples, brilliant graduates and everything in between. Thank you so much to all of my wonderful clients – you’ve made my dreams as a photographer come true! Thank you also to my amazing family for supporting me and believing that I could get it all done! It was a year for the record book!

I’m so excited for what 2016 will bring! I think it is going to be another busy busy year with wedding season already over half booked up with so many amazing couples!

Here’s a look-in at each of the milestones I had the opportunity to photograph this year!

The Welch Family – Wainwright Family Photography

One last blog post for tonight!

This was the last family session of the season and it was such a great session. The fall leaves were still perfect and the family was so much fun to work with! I think this fall was the most beautiful fall I have seen as a photographer and I really wish it could have lasted a whole lot longer! 2015-11-10_0053 2015-11-10_0054 2015-11-10_0055 2015-11-10_0056 2015-11-10_0057 2015-11-10_0058 2015-11-10_0059

The Tipler Family – Wainwright Family Photography

I met the Tipler family for the first time 3 years ago for a family session. I am always so excited about getting to document families as they are growing up and I was thrilled when Sheryl called me to book in for an updated session. These three youngsters have all grown up so much in those three years! 2015-11-10_0045 2015-11-10_0046 2015-11-10_0047 2015-11-10_0048 2015-11-10_0049 2015-11-10_0050 2015-11-10_0051 2015-11-10_0052