Gain Clarity and Get Unstuck!

I recently photographed Lynette Chartier for her new website transformation starts within. Lynette focus on women and coach’s how to move forward.

As a breakthrough coach, Lynette uses a variety of techniques to look beneath the surface and see what is keeping you from living your best life. With her help you’ll uncover limiting beliefs, move through the patterns that are no longer serving you. She offer’s clarity, a safe space, and support, each step of the way.

If you’d like more information about how Lynette can help you, check out her web site.

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Business Portraits on Location

I love my studio, I have the space and equipment to create beautiful portraits. However, there are times when I’ve been asked to shoot on location. Especially if my client would like 30 employee’s photographed on the same day.

It’s allot more work to pack up, set up and tear down equipment. All I need is a little space is to do this for your business. Here’s a sample of how my studio on location looks. I’m glad it was a overcast day, as I was able to photograph towards the window. What you don’t see is I’m swished right up against a walls every way! It all worked out in the end, and here are a few samples of my work.

All the portraits taken will used for the company’s web site and social media. Some of the benefits of setting up a portrait studio on location is there’s not much disruption to the work day and all portraits are uniform in lighting and background. When’s the last time your employee’s had an update?

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Just Friends

These long time friends met in Africa and haven’t seen each other in a very long time. They both immigrated to different country’s. He’s in Texas, she’s in Winnipeg. He came to visit his long time friend in Winnipeg, and wanted to capture it with a professional portrait. How wonderful to celebrate special friendships this time of year!

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I recently photographed Kathy Foley for a business portrait. She brought her husband for encouragement and thought he would enjoy seeing the photography studio. Like most, Kathy brought a few different tops and we coordinated them with backgrounds. After Kathys session she changed, and I realized the couple was wearing Jets jerseys… so cute! I just had to photograph them. GO JETS GO!

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Don’t forget mom + dad!

I alway’s recommend photographing mom + dad separate from the family. After all they are the reason the family exist. Quite often it’s been years since their last professional portrait and it only takes a few minutes. I know their children and grandchildren will appreciate the portrait down the road.

Clothing play’s a large part in family portrait. You have to think of what you’re doing with this portrait. Which wall will it hang on? What are the colour’s of the room’s decor? Is it going on shelf? Framed or floated on an easel? As someone with an interior decorating certificate I can guide you for the best location of your portrait, and what colours you should be wearing to compliment the space. Of course these are only recommendations, as you can wear what you like.

Everyones clothing compliments one another, and placement of those colours is the key in making it work.
Black, Blue, Green, Burgundy, Yellow colours of clothing. Not my first choice, but it definitely worked for this family!
Casual + Fun
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Fleet Profit Center Inc

It was great to meet and photograph the team at Fleet Profit Center. The company was updating their website, and required interior/exterior shots of the building and staff portraits. Based in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Fleet Profit Center management solutions help you track your vehicles and drivers and generate meaningful, easy to use reports that help you enhance business performance. For more information click here

Front reception
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Alt Hotel – Winnipeg

I recently photographed a newly renovated room at the Alt Hotel in downtown Winnipeg.

This spacious and modern room comes with a unique view of Portage Ave. The room offers a lounge area with ottomans. Perfect for getting comfortable and enjoying a chat or snack. It’s conveniently located directly across from the Canada Life Centre.

Unique view of Portage Ave.

For more information, or to book your stay at the Alt Hotel click here

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Keren Taylor-Hughes, M.A., ICD.D

Transformational Leadership Advisor | Former CEO | Board Member | Change Rooted in Purpose, Vision & Impact.

I’ve had the pleasure of photographing Keren a few times, both professionally for business portraits and personally when her daughter got married a few years ago. Keren required a few portrait options, as she’s often called to provide a head shot.

Reading Keren’s profile on LinkedIn, left me humble. Winnipeg is lucky to have this amazing women!

“Today, I wake up each day with one goal: to make a positive impact on the world by leading change that delivers value rooted in purpose, vision & impact”.

Reach out to Keren for any of the following:

-M&A strategy

-Change & transformation advisory

-Board of Directors membership

-Keynote talks, panel discussion & thought leadership on change, diversity and women in leadership


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Chosen as one of the Top Headshot Photographers in Winnipeg by Best in Winnipeg

With over 30 years in business, many professionals have chosen Photography by Michele to create the most important part of their own business portfolio: their image.

They say, ” You never get a second chance to make a first impression”. Potential customers are often visual and thereby are attracted to a great photo. That’s were I come in!

Why hire a professional photographer?

The experience is one reason, the others have to do with posing, lighting, composition and backgrounds. Knowing that Best of Winnipeg selected my work, means you can guarantee a process where I will guide and assist you with your portrait session. All you have to do is show up for your appointment and smile!

I’m honoured to have been chosen as one of the best headshot photographers in Winnipeg. For more information, please contact me. I look forward to photographing you.

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Celebrating Immigration + Graduating

This beautifully family recently immigrated from the Philippines. I never thought they would choose this particular pose as a print. The mom gave me a piece sign, and my quick finger just took the shot. There is peace in Canada and they loved the image!

The newly graduate missed out on her graduation photo. As I have the gowns/sashes at my studio I was able to photograph her. She found a PDF of the medallion from the Philippines. I was able to retouch the image I photographed and add the medallion she provided. She loved the result, and it turned out better than she thought it would.

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