243 – 249/365: Goodbye Canada, Hello Brazil

Oi a gente!  (Hi everyone)  Greetings from sunny Brazil.  The weather is lovely… during the day it’s usually around 23 degrees, though today it was a very pleasant 27.  Many people are still in winter mode, so they’re wearing sweaters and scarves, while I’m in dresses, sweating.  Could be the pregnancy thing… most likely a mixture of that and coming from a place where 23 degrees IS summer.  We’re having a great time so far, catching up with friends and family.  Here are a few pictures from the couple of days before we left, the journey and the first days here.  Somewhat surprisingly I haven’t taken many pictures here yet but I expect that will change with time.  Até mais!

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Greetings all!  Tomorrow we fly to Brazil!  We are so excited for this new chapter in our lives.  Here are some photos of our week with the wonderful Cathy Wammes in Exeter.  We had so much fun there.  Tchau for now, next time I post it’ll be from Floripa!!

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Well I have quite a bit of catching up to do.  The last few weeks have been a whirlwind, with the Alaska trip and then getting our house all packed up.  We have officially moved from the Yukon, and currently are in Ontario with my parents for a couple of weeks before making the big move to Brazil!  So I know you’ll excuse my tardiness in posting.  I have been trying to keep up with the pictures – I’ve missed a couple days here and there, but here’s what I have.

Family Portraits: The Kearns’

I am so glad I had the opportunity to photograph this beautiful family before leaving town.  Kelly and Jason are amazing parents and their kids are absolute gems.  As soon as we started the photo shoot I knew it was going to be a special one.  They’re so naturally happy and loving… which makes my job super easy and enjoyable.  Thanks again guys, I’ve loved getting to know your family and you should be very proud of you. :)

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I just met Becca a few weeks ago, but already she is one of my favourite people in Watson Lake.  Aside from being drop dead gorgeous, she is incredibly sweet, kind and gentle.  From Kelowna, she is part of a team that comes up to lead the Bible Camp here every summer.  This year she and her boyfriend Davy(also a wonderful person) decided to stay the rest of the summer and hang out with the youth.  Nuni and I have so enjoyed getting to know them and hanging out.  Tonight Becca and I went out and had some fun with our cameras.  She is a photographer herself so she did some maternity photos of me… I will have to share those when I get them! :)  She’s such a natural model and we had a great evening together.  Thanks Becca!

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Hey everyone!  Here’s some pics from the last few days!

From the shoot on Sunday.  This little guy loved to smile!

From the shoot on Sunday. This little guy loved to smile!  85mm

From the Reams' shoot - loved these Indian Paintbrushes!

From the Reams’ shoot – loved these Indian Paintbrushes!  85mm

my little goofball.  He's really into putting sticky notes on his head

my little goofball. He’s really into putting sticky notes on his head

I dressed him up a bit to go to a friends' house for dinner.  I love this hat so much... I'm so glad he was happy to wear it!

I dressed him up a bit to go to a friends’ house for dinner. I love this hat so much… I’m so glad he was happy to wear it!  50mm

He loves playing in the sink.

He loves playing in the sink.  50mm

The Stewart Family

I had the pleasure of spending time with the Stewart Family on the weekend.  Here are a few of my favourite shots!  (Click photos to enter gallery)  Make sure you scroll down and see the beautiful Reams Family shots too!

 

The Reams Family

I had such a great time with this adorable family the other night!  I went out to their place, which had so many beautiful spots for photos – the lake, fields of flowers, old rustic sheds… it was a photographer’s paradise, minus the mosquitoes and black flies!  Thanks so much Becky, Dan, Joy and little Makelia for your beautiful smiles and great attitudes!  I loved taking and working on the photos, and I hope you enjoy the results as much as I do!

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Such a good looking couple!

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enter Makelia, cutest baby in the WORLD!!

enter Makelia, cutest baby in the WORLD!!

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how cute are they?!!

how cute are they?!!

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