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Last week, I posted and wrote about our recent travels out to Winnipeg to visit my cousin and her husband before our babies are born!
Here is a small handful of personal photos from the trip…


After months of weekly emails, it was so fun to see each other during this time and introduce the bumps…


We indulged, picnic’d (some of us napped…), and photographed Kelsey and Chad’s maternity session.



We also got in front of the camera as Kelsey took a few quick photos of us…


This is us at 32.5 weeks pregnant…
and this is us a crazy mix of excitement/gratitude/intimidation that we get to parent and love this baby, together.


Thank you for the photos, Kels! And many thank you’s to you and Chad for another wonderful visit…can’t wait for the next one, when there will be six of us.

I’m grateful to be able to call talented industry peer Jamie Delaine a friend. That didn’t stop the nerves, though, when she asked me about shooting her promo images for her new website by Promise Tangeman! Photographing a fellow photographer can be down right intimidating. But of course, when it came time for the shoot, Jamie was nothing but a delight to work with and together we created some lovely images.


  • Mirelis Heal - June 13, 2014 - 1:42 pm

    Beautiful photos. Marriage looks wonderful on you Jamie. :)ReplyCancel

  • Polyana - June 19, 2014 - 8:31 am

    awww. I love Jamies work and I love love yours too ! You did an amazing job capturing these images of Jamie! :) Congrats Jamie for the new website.ReplyCancel

Last Fall, I flew out to Winnipeg for a girls’ weekend with my cousin and dear friend, Kelsey. We drank wine and talked about the challenges of wanting and trying to start a family with no luck. The weekend wrapped up, I flew home, and life carried on…and by Christmas we were both sharing the news with each other that we were pregnant! And only three weeks apart!

It’s been so fun to share in the journey to becoming mothers together and another visit before the babies arrive was definitely in order. This past weekend, Shane and I flew out to visit with Kelsey and her husband Chad and it was wonderful. Like usual. We caught up, relaxed, took pictures, and ate well (maybe a little too well this time ;).

We spent a couple evenings exploring around Winnipeg and documented Chad and Kelsey and their bump. Only four weeks to go for these three…


The next evening, after a day in the city, we visited St Norbert for part two of their maternity session…


  • Kelsey Loewen - June 12, 2014 - 4:18 pm

    You’re the best. We love them!! But I knew we would ;)ReplyCancel

  • Jillayne Dueck - June 12, 2014 - 7:44 pm

    These are gorgeous!! Kelsey you look so beautiful!!ReplyCancel

  • Sharon Dueck - June 12, 2014 - 8:40 pm

    These pictures are so beautiful, Mikaela!ReplyCancel