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The DeZeeuw Family – Annapolis Valley Photography

It would be pretty hard not to fall a little bit in love with the DeZeeuws, after spending a morning in their company.  I, of course, didn’t even try!

Not only that, but I am totally in love with the idea of this photo shoot.  Their children and grandchildren made up a list of photographs they were hoping to see – things that they remembered from 45 years of living and loving in this same DeZeeuw household.  The little cupboard under the stairs where the toys are kept, they way they sit together with the crossword puzzle, or peeling potatoes for dinner… all the little nook and crannies, daily rituals, and memorable moments that go into a life to make it sparkle.

Thank you so much for inviting me to do this, it was incredibly joyful and rewarding! I would love to do more of this type of photoshoot – I only wish we had done it with my grandparents, when we had the chance.  Hopefully we can inspire others to do the same!

In the meantime, enjoy your Sneak Peek!




jocelyn - July 3, 2016 - 10:09 pm

I love these pictures and the idea of capturing favourite memories and places within a home .. I have tears in my throat and a twinge in my heart.

Ann Anderson - July 5, 2016 - 10:05 am

Love love love these photo’s. What a gift to have the memories of Oma and Opa to hold in your hand or on the wall, it was a great idea.Love them all, especially the one with the house in the background and them walking down the path beside the garden. I can hear their voices now and the laughter! Captured wonderfully.

Lori Griffin - July 10, 2016 - 12:30 am

A photo book of love; crafted to pay homage to the home these two wonderful people created for friend and family to gather and enjoy. The photos tell this love story so well.

An unique idea for a special couple.

Thanks for passing along the love.

[…] with the DeZeeuw family on the occasion of Ad’s 80th birthday.  You may remember them from the photo shoot we did last year. As before, they were an absolute delight. We spent the afternoon doing some family pictures, and […]

The Mooney Family – Annapolis Valley Family Photography

One of my favourite things about my job is getting to spend time with people’s families, as they celebrate special occasions together, and just plain old enjoy each other’s company.  We always have so much fun, and I know that the photos that I take will end up as treasured memories, making people smile for years afterward.

This is the Mooney family, and they are amazing.  (I know it looks like we went to a public park with beautifully maintained flower beds, but all of these pictures were taken in their backyard!) Thanks for having me, guys – enjoy your Sneak Peek!

Michael Martineau - June 23, 2016 - 12:31 am

Barry is one of the kindest, gentlest souls I have had the pleasure of knowing. Great to see him so happy.

Michael Martineau

Lisa & Jesse – the Annapolis Royal Courthouse Wedding

Lisa and Jesse met on a leap year, so it was fitting that they would choose to get married on February 29th at the courthouse in Annapolis Royal.  Rather than the snow we were hoping for, they got a beautiful sunny Winter day.  There IS a SMALL patch of snow in that top photo… not quite the snowy wedding photos we had pictured, but none of us had the heart to complain about the weather!  And truthfully, I can’t imagine a more beautiful setting or a more beautiful couple.  Just look at him, looking at her!  Lisa, Jesse, we enjoyed ourselves immensely – thank you so much for having us!  Enjoy your Sneak Peek!

Baby Hugh – Annapolis Valley Newborn Photography

One of the most rewarding parts of my job as a photographer is when I get to follow families as they grow.  Erica and Derek have allowed me the rare privilege of being a part of their engagementtheir wedding, the arrival of Iris (and just look at her – all grown up!), and now the arrival of baby Hugh. Not to mention getting to watch and photograph as Erica began her journey to create Simply Vintage Love.  It’s been such a joy to watch as they went from two, to three, and now, four.  Welcome to the World, little Hugh!  I look forward to seeing you grow up, surrounded by all this love!


Amanda & Greg – Annapolis Valley Wedding Photography


Amanda and Greg decided to do things a little differently – they decided to elope in their own hometown!  So, of course, I was thrilled when they got in touch and asked me to be a part of it!  And I was not disappointed at all – these two were so sweet together!  They actually met in elementary school, and clearly were meant to be together. Winter weddings are so much fun – we had hot soup, warmed up by the outdoor fire, and wandered through snowy schoolyards, snowy orchards, and a snowy riverside park.  Not once did either one of them complain about the cold – I think the love was keeping them warm:)


jocelyn - February 22, 2016 - 1:30 am

so beautiful and you’ve captured, perfectly, the joy and love of all involved.