NO Bench Warmers!

I had the opportunity to photograph these siblings, and their love of basketball.  Their mom requested a serious feel, as she wanted the portrait to be timeless.   I should have taken a few “behind the scene” images, as they were cracking up for most of the shoot! LOL   After a few time’s we managed to get everyone on the same emotion.  The Buckeyes and CMU are lucky to have these talented young athletes to play for them.  The group portrait will proudly hang as a 30″ wall portrait in the foyer of the family home.  The individual portraits will be in each of their bedroom’s as wall art.

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Must Love Dogs

I love dogs, however my little backyard is just to tiny for them.  Photographing them is nice, as you just try and capture the moment. Unless they are trained and can “stay” +”sit” oh and just look at the camera.  Let’s face it treats go a long way!

Photographing this couple with their dogs was a little challenging, but we certainly got a few nice ones to choose from. They were thrilled and I was too!

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Valentines Baby?

Emmanulle + Louis are having thier  first baby, and it’s due any day!  I’m hoping for a Valentines baby…but we’ll see.  Official due date is Feb. 11. They are without a doubt the cutest couple expecting and I can hardly wait to see the little bundle of joy. maternity-photography-winnipeg-photographybymicheleWhen you can’t decide which photo, a composite of images is a great way to show varies poses.  I think this composite really shows the love between these two.  maternity-photography-winnipeg-photographybymichele-composite-wallportrait

Best wishes for a healthy delivery!

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FOCUS ON RED

Dressing for family portraits is important. First you have to decide is the portrait going to be formal or casual.  Then everyone should dress in the same style. Except if you want your only child to be the focus!  This couple wanted their daughter to be the focus of the portrait.  The colour red amongst the other neutral’s make’s you notice the sweet girl.   I love how the formal antique sofa matches the little girl, and the parent’s are more casual. familyportraits-photgoraphybymichele

Such a wonderful family to photograph in the studio on a cold winter’s day.  Beautiful natural light on this overcast day. winnipeg-familyportraits-photographybymichele

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POP VEGAS

It was such a pleasure to meet and photograph Pop Vegas!

The current version of Pop Vegas was formed in 2014. The band covers pop, rap, and country music mixed in with a bit of classic rock. Pop Vegas shows are energetic and entertaining with a high degree of professionalism.

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Stephanie Soul- lead vocals

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Pete Waite- guitar, vocals

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Dave Bulles- bass,vocals

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Mike Gavin- drums, stick twirling.

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Call to Book PopVegas for your event!                                                                                               Morris Entertainment.
1-204-452-0052
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Pluri-Elles newest team member

Frederic Lecourtois from France is Pluri -Elles newest member in the caring & counselling sector, PACE and family literacy.

frederic-lecourtois-plur-elles-winnipeg-business-portrait-photographer-photographybymichelePluri-elles is a nonprofit organization that gives you the tools to grow personally and professionally. Their programs and services affect the areas of education, training, economy, culture, health and social services. They help to build stronger Francophone communities from one end to the other in the province.

For more information pluridg@pluri-elles.mb.ca

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DISTINGUISHED SPEAKERS & PRESENTERS

I had the pleasure of photographing Laura Anderson.  Laura is the National Manager of the Canadian Grain Commission.  businessportrait_photographybymichele_lauraanderson_speaker

On September 27-28 in Toronto, Laura will be lecturing at the 2016 Gluten-Free stakeholder update.  For more information and to register check out the web site 

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