Happy Father’s Day

To all of the fathers, step-fathers, grandfathers, uncles, passed-fathers, godfathers, and all of the “fathers” in-between. Let’s take some time to celebrate all of the Men in our lives today.

Three mothers, Three maternity sessions.

When planning a maternity session I love to get to know mom’s unique story and make sure it comes through in their photo session. Every family is different, which means every session is different, which means every outcome is different! This is a beautiful thing! I recently had three maternity sessions shot within the same week […]

Happy Mother’s Day

To all of the mothers, grandmothers, surrogate-mothers, aunts, missed-mothers, godmothers, step-mothers, and all of the “mothers” in-between. Let’s take some time to celebrate all of the Mother’s in our lives today.

Published Abroad

You may remember the amazing story of Harald, Ida and Amy from a few blog posts ago: https://jacklovesmary.me/2014/03/31/making-a-family/ https://jacklovesmary.me/2014/05/04/a-happy-ending/ The parents of these lucky babies reside in Norway where the subject of surrogacy is quite a hot topic. Within Norwegian law there are strict regulations on artificial insemination, and surrogacy is illegal.  Although this is controversial […]

Waiting for Baby.

I recently finished a photo session with this fun-loving mom-to-be and wanted to share it. She is hilarious, beautiful, thoughtful, and deliriously in love with her husband, upcoming role as mother, and the changes in her body that come with carrying a child. Cravings? Ice cream. ice cream, and… more ice cream! In front of […]

Congrats Carolyn & Pete!

These two seem to be polar opposites, at first glance, but the more time spent with them, the more one realizes how they are actually  the exact same person. Pete and Carolyn are headed to Texas for a change of careers (and food, weather and scenery). They knew that they would be eventually married for […]

Here comes #2!

I’ve had a lot of fun maternity sessions lately; spring babies are ready to come! This mum you may recognize as one of my all-time favourite people to photograph. She and her husband are so cute, during this shoot at one point I was laughing so hard I was crying. The fun really started when […]