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Expecting: Kyle & Krystal

These two have much excitement in their lives right now. Together for almost four years and with Krystal sporting a gorgeous sparkly something on her left hand, they’re looking forward to a summer wedding next year. But not only that, Kyle and Krystal are welcoming their first child – a girl! – into their lives this Spring! And I think it was only fitting that their shoot took place on the first day of Spring…for what better way to celebrate a season of new life, than to document the expectation of a sweet new baby?

Krystal and I used to work together, so it was fun to catch up again during such an exciting time in her life. She sure does make for one gorgeous mama-to-be and I couldn’t be happier for her and Kyle as they anticipate the arrival of their daughter.

Thank you so much, you two!


  • Penny - March 22, 2014 - 7:57 am

    Pictures are beautiful….So very Happy for you both.ReplyCancel

Newborn Lifestyle Session: Peters Family

Dave, Alanna and big brother Jackson welcomed baby Silas into their hearts and home just last week. I had the honor of documenting his arrival into this world and witnessing my friend’s beauty and strength as she gave birth to her second son was inspiring.

I was all too thrilled to photograph this now family of four at their home the other day. There was something so sweet and simple about this session. Little Silas was entirely content to be doted upon and kissed and snuggled, while Jackson was all too excited about his new baby brother. There was the love that comes from filled and happy hearts, and affection for one another.

Dave and Alanna, so very happy for you and your growing family!


  • Ali Williamson - March 13, 2014 - 8:39 am

    I just love every session you do! Daddy holding big brother upside down? Adorable!ReplyCancel

  • jamie delaine - March 13, 2014 - 9:24 am

    oh alanna, what a sweet family you have! mikaela, love these images and the new portrait side of your business. considering doing the same this year… ;)ReplyCancel

  • Vanessa - March 13, 2014 - 10:33 am

    oh so sweet! Love this session, Mikaela! And Alanna! What a gorgeous, gorgeous family! You are one blessed Mama! :)ReplyCancel

  • alanna - March 13, 2014 - 11:01 am

    Mikaela….thank you so incredibly much for capturing our little family of four. We are so grateful for these photos! Thank you sweet friend! XOReplyCancel

  • Ashley Durance - March 13, 2014 - 11:16 am

    Alanna you look amazing, your family is beautiful!! beautifully captured Mikaela!ReplyCancel

  • Haley Richelle - March 13, 2014 - 2:13 pm

    Love these images! Beautiful work Mikaela!ReplyCancel

  • Sydney nemetchek - March 13, 2014 - 5:29 pm

    These pictures are so beautiful. They look so peaceful and filled with joy. What a beautiful baby and beautiful family!! Love you Alanna!! XoxoReplyCancel

  • Ilse Jenewein - March 14, 2014 - 5:25 am

    Kongratulations to your sweet little second son.
    hobe we will see him one day in Abbotsford or in Pertisau at our second home,were you were heartily invited to stay for your holidays

    Ilse and Dieter from InnsbruckReplyCancel

  • Natasha Cadman - March 14, 2014 - 11:01 am

    Love love love this session. So simple and beautiful! xReplyCancel

Langley Engagement: Levi & Karen

What do you do when the bride lives in Florida, the groom lives in Alberta, they have one weekend together in BC for their engagement session and heavy rains fall without ceasing? You forge ahead, of course. With smiles, umbrellas and love that won’t cease, either.

Levi and Karen met while working at a Bible camp and it was there that Levi found love. It took a return trip for Karen to see it, too, but she’s been making those return trips from Florida ever since. This past Christmas Eve, Levi got down on bended knee on a beach in Karen’s hometown, proposed marriage and Karen said yes! They’ll become husband and wife in May in Levi’s hometown of Langley and I’m so thrilled to be this sweet couple’s photographer.


  • Elena - March 11, 2014 - 9:03 pm

    OH wow! Great job! Karen is my bestest friend and she looks soooo beautiful in these shots. SO excited for her. <3ReplyCancel

  • Rebekah - March 12, 2014 - 6:20 am

    Gorgeous! Congratulations, Karen and Levi!!!ReplyCancel

  • Karen - March 13, 2014 - 12:09 am

    I love them!! Mikaela, you’re amazing! These photos are so gorgeous. Thanks for braving the rain for us!ReplyCancel