Fall Mini-Sessions… and Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Fall Mini-Sessions… and Pumpkin Spice Lattes

Is it too early to begin thinking about fall? School's back in, warm sweaters, a crisp breeze, crunchy leaves. The absolute best time of the year. This fall brings big changes in our house - I am returning to work after being at home with my kids since my daughter was...

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Summer Mini-Sessions

Summer Mini-Sessions

And just like that summer is starting to feel like it's fading into fall. I have had such a great summer working with families -- mini-sessions were full of sunshine and lots of laughter, not to mention a few rounds of rock skipping competitions. I'm not ready to let...

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Sunset Family Sessions

Sunset Family Sessions

Let's talk for just a sec about light. You all know that's what natural light photographers can go on and on about. Harsh light, direct light, dappled light, backlight. It's a key player in the kind of family photography I do and I know I'm guilty of saying "This...

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The Experience of Motherhood

At a presentation I gave a month ago at Henry’s, I talked a lot about my influences and why I am driven to family photography. I gave my typical answer about how getting photos of my own kids lead to me wanting to capture moments of other families. But I kept thinking...

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My Top 10 Photos of 2017

My Top 10 Photos of 2017

Did you see my recent post on Instagram about going through my photos from 2017? I’ve been going through this year’s images and trying to come up with my Top 10 of the year. It is SO HARD to do! There are so many that I see and think, “Oh! THIS is my favourite!”. I...

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Brodhead Family Session

Brodhead Family Session

The day of my session with the Brodheads, it was pretty likely we were going to have a major storm. We bumped our session time up by an hour to (try to) beat the rain and maybe get some sun peeking through the clouds. Instead, it was cold. Windy. And it rained the...

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Meg Dowd Photography FAQ

Meg Dowd Photography FAQ

Why would I want photos in my house? Listen, I get it. Your house may be a mess. It may not be right out of a home decorating magazine. (I’m not sure the last time I mopped, and there are crayon marks on the playroom wall from one of my little artists, so I really get...

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