Pasquale and Carmela

These two got married on a beautiful day surrounded by tons of friends and family. In perfect Italian style we were welcomed in with offers of food and drinks and complete open arms.

The day was relaxed, fun, and a busy bustle.

Thank you so much for having us there to capture your amazing day. Congrats!

Shauna

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The Skellys with a 6 Month Old Boy

I just love this lovely little family. Elsie is a ball of energy and fun and she makes me smile every time I see her. And she loves her little brother so.

They booked our First Year package for their son, Dane, and added on family photos to his six month session. We had a beautiful evening capturing these last warm Edmonton evenings. We even snuck in a few photos of just mom and dad. That’s so important and is always so forgotten once little ones come around.

Thanks so much you guys!

Shauna

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Rebekah Six Months

Six months flies by! We photographed Rebekah when she was first born, and with our First Year package we get to follow her as she grows.

Summer in Edmonton means outdoor photos. Rebekah isn’t quite sitting up yet so with the help of mom and some pillows she was nice and comfy.

Beautiful morning out! It was wonderful to see you again Miss.

Shauna

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Mira Family

Beautiful girls who wanted to run and laugh and play and pick flowers. A mamma who really wanted gorgeous late evening light and flowers for their photos.

It sounded like the absolute perfect way to spend a warm summer evening. Yes, we were eaten alive. We sprayed bug spray a million times.

I wasn’t even bothered, I was having way too much fun. This family was a dream!

We have been having such an absolute beautiful summer in Edmonton, and man does this session ever show it.

You guys were wonderful!
Shauna

 

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Brydon and Kacey – Engagement

Brydon and I knew each other way back in high school. He was the type of guy who would give you a ride if you needed, come hang out whenever, he was a blast.

Fast forward 10 years and I get an email to photograph his proposal. Ummm YES! Absolutely. It was so exciting to be a part of such an amazing moment in someone’s life, especially someone I know.

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Fast forward again, and we chose downtown Edmonton for their engagement session. They used to live downtown and they love it!

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These guys have been working SO hard and look SO amazing and I can’t wait for Saturday!

Riya

We have been photographing Riya’s family for a few years now, we captured her beautiful mamma’s pregnancy here.

We’re so excited to watch her grow! Congrats to your beautiful family, guys.

Shauna

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Cora and Ryan Celebrating in the Blossoms

Spring in Edmonton means getting outside. It means a break in our seemingly never ending hibernation and breathing in fresh, warm air and the scent of the blossoms and fresh cut grass.

We had talked about finding some blossoms for these two for their engagement photos. When the snow disappeared we set the date and crossed our fingers.  We did find some gorgeous white apples trees in bloom as well as some gorgeous golden hour light. But what I thought ended up being even better was that Ryan loves to fish, so when we stumbled across the canoe storage, it felt like the perfect spot for a couple of shots.

I’m really looking forward to this beautiful wedding in September. Cora you are going to be an absolutely stunning bride! We’re going to have so much fun.

Thanks so much you guys!
Shauna

 

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Edmonton Mini Sessions

Let’s get outside. Soak up the sunshine. Play, laugh, smile. Let’s capture your life in this exact moment.

We would love to be a part of this time in your life. Put on your favourite outfit, do your hair that perfect way you love, and let’s show you off.

Our first dates of Mini Sessions are up! Please read the info below. Families, couples, maternity. We love to capture it all.

 

Please email me at shauna@roughleyoriginals.com – we would love to capture this moment in your life! Because Life is Beautiful.

 

 

Please note we cannot hold any times until we have received payment.

 

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The Dock and The Sunset – and Learning to Trust Myself

For years I have wanted to do a photo shoot here. I have been coming to this lake for 25 years this summer – and I swear to you the beauty of the place only seems to grow for me. I must have taken advantage of it when I was young, but as a photographer, and as a mom, I continue to look around in wonder.

There have been countless times I have spotted a location – “ohhh that would be amazing!” or “oh wow that’s a perfect spot” and yet we’ve never done it. I asked clients to come up last summer for a camping themed engagement session, but the timing never worked out so it never happened. No one’s fault, it just didn’t work out. But I got really discouraged and assumed no one would want to make the 2 hour drive for their photos.

On a whim I tried again. I asked a family who started out as clients and have become wonderful friends if we could do their maternity session at the lake. I was nervous, even bashful, asking them if they would drive that far. And what do you know, they were thrilled to make the trip!

We made a day of it, the kids played in the water and the sand, we ate yummy camping food, and Gareth cooked us all a beautiful steak dinner over the fire.

Then our set time to start the photo shoot hit, and it was still WAY too bright at the dock. I panicked a little. This wasn’t looking the way I wanted! The photos are going to be horrible! I dragged them all the way out here for nothing!

Deep breath, Gareth took over for a minute, and we wandered around the campground while the light softened. Kara and Grant are so easy going and go with the flow – they just wanted the shoot to go well and to hang out.

I couldn’t have asked for a better turn out. The sun turned to liquid gold and enveloped Kara – showing off the gorgeous little life that she’s growing inside of her. We took a few photos. We stopped and chatted for a few minutes to wait to see what the sun was doing. We’d shoot a bit more. Wait a bit more. We were just friends sitting on a dock witnessing a stunning sunset. And we were lucky enough to capture it.

I learned so much from this shoot.

- Always ask. Keep asking. Even if I keep hearing no, I need to keep asking.
- Take a deep breath. Don’t panic. If things aren’t going exactly the way you thought they would, just changed directions for a few minutes and see where it takes you.
- Take the time to enjoy. Don’t rush. Sometimes sitting and waiting for the sun to set is the best thing I can do.
- Enjoy. Every. Moment.

Thank you so much for indulging me for this photo shoot you guys. You have a beautiful family already and adding the next little girl is just going to enhance it. It was an absolute honour to capture this moment in your lives, and I can’t wait to help you celebrate when the next phase begins.

if you’re booking a shoot with us and you’re up for the drive, let me know and I’m there. In a heartbeat.

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I think this is super cool. The image above and the image below were taken at the exact same time – I love that we can work together and show our different points of view. I love providing this to our clients!

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