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The benefits of being a VIP aka a Very Important Person

February 23, 2021 - When you become a VIP of Juniper Berry Photography you are part of the inner circle, which means you're the first to kno...
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Restrictions have been modified so my doors are open

January 25, 2021 - The restrictions have been modified which means you can have your outdoor photo shoot or indoor boudoir session. I look...
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Behind the scenes at Fall shoots

January 19, 2021 - Real smiles in your photos start with laughs behind the scenes. I loved photographing this family at their property in...
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I'm back to serve you in 2021

January 05, 2021 - I'm back from the holiday break and once this this lockdown is over I'll be taking bookings for outdoor winter photo sho...
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Last day to save on your 2021 photo shoot

December 31, 2020 - Did you want a photo shoot in 2021? Perhaps you have visions of your family and a Fall foliage scene? Today is the last...
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What makes your family unique?

December 22, 2020 - What makes your family unique? If you didn't get a chance this year, but want to be sure to get some memories recorded i...
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The annual tradition of travelling through time

December 16, 2020 - I'll bet that sometimes you're so busy you don't even notice how much they've changed and then you see a picture taken t...
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Christmas Sale

December 15, 2020 - I've got a sale code for my blog followers. Use code VIPSAVE50 to save $50 on a photo shoot. Buy now to use later - get...
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We all become stories

December 14, 2020 - WE ALL BECOME STORIES Your sister will recount stories about when you were growing up, your dad likes to tell the story...
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What did you celebrate this year that's worth remembering?

December 07, 2020 - What did you celebrate this year that's worth remembering? Did this year mark an anniversary? A special birthday? An imp...
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Sneak peeks are part of the process

November 27, 2020 - It's fun to share sneak peeks of your photo shoot with you shortly after your shoot. It gets you excited for what's to c...
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The Autumn & Winter Juniper Berry Magazine 2020/21

November 17, 2020 - Session styles, product choices and why choose Juniper Berry Photography - learn about this and more in the Autumn & Win...
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Gift Voucher - Validity Extended to 30 August 2021

November 10, 2020 - Due to all of the reasons you may not have been able to book a photo shoot this past year, I'm extending the validity of...
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Late Autumn Neutral Colours

October 22, 2020 - Autumn is a very popular time for photo shoots. Is it because people are preparing for their Christmas cards or that the...
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A girl and her horse

October 22, 2020 - You see a horse with your eyes but you feel a horse with your soul ✨⁠ I always wanted a horse when I was growing up but...
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Getting a jump start on the Christmas card catalogue

October 04, 2020 - Over here at the cottage getting a jump start on Christmas cards. I've got some new designs for you to choose from this...
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Make 2021 special by getting a 2021 customized with your favourite images

September 28, 2020 - Who is looking forward to starting fresh in 2021? Make 2021 extra special by looking at 12 different images from your Ju...
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Let your children know they matter without saying a word

September 01, 2020 - When your children see family photos hung on the wall what does this instil in them without you having to say a word?⁠...
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How photographs can impact your children

August 21, 2020 - Your children seeing portraits of themselves in print can impact them in ways you may not have expected✨ ⁠What does hang...
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See the summer home page slideshow

August 18, 2020 - See the summer home page images on the website before the sunny summer images are updated to Autumn inspired photo shoot...
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Vintage inspired story cards of your photo shoot delivered in a customized box

August 15, 2020 - Your teen's favourite images printed on vintage inspired linen story cards. These come in a box with a customized messag...
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Juniper Berry's Spring/Summer Cover Girl

August 09, 2020 - Thank you for casting your vote for your favourite magazine cover, to see the magazine CLICK HERE ✨⁠ and here's a little...
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Printing your images have impacts you may not realize

July 28, 2020 - A picture may paint a thousand words, but what story does a blank canvas tell? That’s easy, whatever you choose! I’m muc...
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Enjoy it while you can

July 20, 2020 - It’s been cold for the last couple of days – the temperature has dipped down to 11 and my mom was actually sitting on th...
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Me behind the scenes

July 17, 2020 - I was doing a final edit on this image and after I zoomed in to check the details I saw myself in these beautiful green...
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Memory Lane - a photography location

July 14, 2020 - Memory Lane - that's the name of this area here at Elbow Tree Cottage. It's beautiful and I knew when we were first look...
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Slideshows in Digital Products

July 06, 2020 - Digital slideshows, it's hard to explain how different you can feel about an image when it's put to music. Feel it for y...
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I'll walk you through the process of your first photo gallery

July 03, 2020 - They say ‘a picture is worth a thousand words ’, so what story does a blank wall tell? Don’t let your home be without i...
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Facebook Contest - win a photo shoot

July 01, 2020 - Win a photo shoot... GIVEAWAY! Here at Elbow Tree Cottage we have many photo locations, Memory Lane, The Park, Blueberr...
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Let the journey continue

June 28, 2020 - Congratulations to the graduates of 2020! People like to say "let the journey begin" but I'm sure you already feel that...
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Behind the scenes from a recent shoot

June 24, 2020 - Summer is ideal for photographing beautiful backlit images. ☀️ It's summer and the colours are glowing and bright. This...
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Digitals are not stable, print to preserve

June 18, 2020 - Memories are always there but pictures make them so much brighter ✨⁠ ⁠ Print your images instead of store them 😀⁠ ⁠...
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The vote is over and we have a winner

June 15, 2020 - You made a choice - thank you for your vote. The cover has been selected by you - click the image below to see the magaz...
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A special price for Minor Ball players

June 01, 2020 - Pictured above is the same boy with a missing year in between. How fast they change! I've been photographing the same...
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Watch this space, a first-time deal is going to be announced soon

May 30, 2020 - Watch this space for a Minor Ball cancellation special ✨⁠ To be announced soon 🎙
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New testimonial page

May 25, 2020 - This free time has given me the opportunity to refresh the website 🕰️ Please visit the redesigned testimonial page wher...
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Pictures of home during a pandemic

May 08, 2020 - You're at home and you're probably getting tired of it. Tired of being cooped up and of not having any alone time. Don't...
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National Picnic Day and challenge

April 23, 2020 - Happy National Picnic Day! It was SO much fun working with this baby's mother to pull these picnic elements together. I...
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Spring is in the air!

April 20, 2020 - I know it's been Spring for a while now but the snow is only now visibly starting to melt. I'm excited for the first thu...
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Pets weave themselves into our day and our hearts

April 11, 2020 - Family pets; they teach us responsibility and they teach us that saying goodbye is a part of being. Pets weave themselve...
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What session style will suit you best?

March 13, 2020 - Here is an excerpt from the Juniper Berry Magazine - what session style suits you best? To read more click the image bel...
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We can press pause, but not rewind

February 22, 2020 - Family is not an important thing, it's everything and it's changing with each new tooth and every new experience.
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Things to do

February 16, 2020 - Wishing you a wonderful Family Day to love on those special to you.⁠ Things to fit into your weekend schedule: ☺️Get c...
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Happy Family Day long weekend Alberta!

February 15, 2020 - Happy Family Day long weekend! I hope you get to take spend some time enjoying an activity with those closest to you. ✨...
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Who will you love today?

February 14, 2020 - Who will you be giving a little extra love to today? The video below lists some of my guesses...
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Not jack of all trades but master of one

January 22, 2020 - I may not be a jack-of-all-trades, but I'm told I’m master-of-one. My photography clients say that I can put people at e...
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Their many faces captured as they are now, for you to enjoy forever

January 20, 2020 - Do you wish it was easy to record your childrens' special light? Would you like to record, revisit and later remember ho...
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The Referral Program Overhaul

January 14, 2020 - The Referral Program has received an overhaul. You will still get gifts each time you send a referral my way but they wi...
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Sweet words from returning clients

November 10, 2019 - Sweet words from wonderful clients.
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Picking fall outfits

October 20, 2019 - Picking final looks for a portrait shoot here at Elbow Tree Cottage. Love the boots! Click on the picture below to get...
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Collect memories, not things

October 09, 2019 - First they're sitting on your knee and next they're sitting behind the wheel. Collect memories, not things. This old t...
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The Juniper Berry Smart Phone App

September 28, 2019 - Get the Juniper Berry smart phone app - your images at your fingertips. All Collections either include the app or can be...
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Winner Announced

September 26, 2019 - Thank you for your vote! The results have been tallied (FB & IG) and this cover wins - but by only 8 points. It was a...
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Mother's Choice

September 20, 2019 - This shy teenager shined in front of the camera. Her mom was hanging out behind the scenes and was delighted to see her...
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Did you like school photos?

September 18, 2019 - Did you like school photos when growing up? I didn’t! My earliest memory was before I was 8 and my mom made we wear a dr...
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It's harvest time!

September 17, 2019 - I was so excited to see the farmer arrive today with his equipment and I can't say why. The oat field is beautiful and h...
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Help me choose the Autumn magazine cover

September 16, 2019 - A change in season means a change to the cover of the Juniper Berry magazine. The first day of Fall is next week so plea...
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Behind the scenes selecting final outfits for a photo shoot at Elbow Tree

September 14, 2019 - Behind the scenes... having fun over here selecting outfits and accessories for an outdoor photo shoot at Elbow Tree 😃...
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School photos that are frame-able

September 13, 2019 - Mark the 2019 school year with something frame-able ✨ Does your child's school photo show their true personality? Does...
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Print it so people know it's important to you

September 05, 2019 - Unlike the fleeting excitement that digital photos bring as we scroll past them on the internet, the moment of a printed...
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Photo Shoot 101

September 03, 2019 - It’s that time of year again - kids are getting ready for another school year and in that vein, here’s a little "schooli...
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It's still summer at Elbow Tree

August 30, 2019 - It's currently beautiful at Elbow Tree Cottage; the fields are golden, the trees are lush and the sky is vast.
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See the newest summer themed images on the website homepage

August 26, 2019 - The website homepage has been updated with some more summer inspired photo shoots. At Elbow Tree the oat fields are gold...
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Dancing to the music in your head

August 24, 2019 - I had a super cute photo shoot with a 3-year old yesterday and we didn't know she was a dancer until she was in front of...
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The last days of summer are approaching

August 23, 2019 - The last day of summer is approaching and I'm unapologetically looking forward to cozy sweaters, pulling my boots out of...
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Summer is not almost over

August 17, 2019 - Summer is not almost over, not almost over, not almost over. If you repeat it several times it comes true right? It's fe...
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Thank you for your vote!

July 17, 2019 - Thank you for your vote! Click here to see the Juniper Berry Magazine with the cover selected by Juniper Berry fans xo...
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The girls were glowing at Monday's photo shoot

May 31, 2019 - So while the boys were practicing their steely looks the girls were showing off their most glowing smiles! Here's a sele...
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The Elbow Tree Mount * NEW Product*

May 06, 2019 - This is the newest way to turn your smiles into wall art; it's beautiful, rustic and easy to hang too!! Those on my VIP...
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Fresh Images on the homepage

April 08, 2019 - The website has been updated with some new images from sessions at Elbow Tree Cottage. Elbow Tree is the new location of...
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Westlock Volleyball Club

April 04, 2019 - The Westlock Strikers and Sting did an excellent job at their photo shoot last night. Please get your orders in by Mond...
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Winter/Spring Magazine 2019

March 11, 2019 - It's exciting to announce that the image on the front of the Winter/Spring 2019 magazine is from a photo shoot at Junipe...
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Choose the magazine cover for winter/spring 2019

March 08, 2019 - Narrowing down images can be so hard and I need your help. Please click here to vote on Facebook - I need your opinion o...
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Club Volleyball Photo Shoots are Underway

March 05, 2019 - Club Volleyball photo shoots are underway. Sports was a big part of growing up for me - grade school basketball, volleyb...
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Testimonial

February 19, 2019 - I talk about my photo shoots but this time why don’t I have Tracy tell you about her experience instead: ⁠ ⁠ “Due to w...
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What to wear

February 01, 2019 - To some, thinking about organizing a photo shoot can be daunting – what would you wear? Below are 3 quick tips on what t...
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Now Booking Autumn Photo Sessions

August 25, 2018 - Autumn has arrived early this year. Do you want the beautiful backdrop of autumn for your family photos? This is a popul...
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School Supply Season IS Photo Shoot Season

August 20, 2018 - It's August and the summer is coming to an end. School shopping, hair cuts, and the smell of school supplies is in the a...
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Mom behind the scenes

August 10, 2018 - Thanks mom! Horse control, wardrobe fixing and encouragement. Our model may not admit she wanted mom at her shoot but...
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Playing in the grass

August 05, 2018 - Playing in the grass with Juniper Berry Photography at Elbow Tree Cottage. Rachel celebrated her fifth birthday with a...
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So much more than silly

July 31, 2018 - Little girls aren't only silly. From silly to a noble princess - GASP
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Busby Minor Ball Photo Shoot

May 02, 2018 - Get your little bambinos ready for their photo shoot. I’ll be at the Busby ballpark for the teams' practice on Monday 14...
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Four Tips for your Sports Photo Shoot

March 05, 2018 - Get prepared for your school sports photo shoot by reading the 4 tips below: The shoot is scheduled for Thursday, 8 M...
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No. 1 Best Mom

January 02, 2018 - This little model was indicating that her mom was the #1 best mom:-)
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Giving memories this Christmas

December 20, 2017 - Remember the moments of the previous year when hanging memories on your tree.
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What a difference a day makes

December 05, 2017 - Yes, these two images are taken at the same spot. This is a picture of the location a couple days before the scheduled p...
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Linen Memories

December 01, 2017 - These retro looking linen memory cards resemble Polaroids. You already have your images safe in an album and these memor...
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And the winning bid is ....

November 27, 2017 - Thank you to everyone who bid on the donation for the Busby Volunteer Fire Department. As usual it was a well organized...
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Looking natural vs being a natural

November 21, 2017 - Being natural in front of the camera doesn't always feel natural. How do you hold your face? What does my genuine smile...
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Smoke Stompin' Dinner & Dance

November 16, 2017 - The Busby Volunteer Fire Department is having their 6th Annual Smoke Stompin' Dinner & Dance on Saturday 18 November. If...
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A smile you want to see again and again

October 10, 2017 - You have so many hopes for his future but today he likes to cuddle his cat, his mom can easily make him smile, he can be...
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Blinkity Blink Blink

October 05, 2017 - They say women blink twice as often than men and, in this little lady's case, I'd say it's true. At one point I switched...
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A personal photo shoot because memories are all around you

September 21, 2017 - Are you depending on your child's school photo to reflect his natural smile and be a true representation of his personal...
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Giggle Fits

August 29, 2017 - These behind the scenes images brought tears to his mother's eyes. As a mother you want your children to be happy. As yo...
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Remember when ...

August 20, 2017 - This family wanted to do something a little different for their annual family photo shoot so we took it to the city. We...
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Juniper Berry Slideshows

August 14, 2017 - You will be moved when you see your images presented in a Juniper Berry slideshow. The music sets the tone for your visu...
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Two Thumbs Up

August 07, 2017 - We started Morgan's shoot early because storm clouds were heading in our direction. Both Morgan and her horse, Orlagh, w...
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Referral Program

July 22, 2017 - I’ve launched my referral program as a way to say thank you and give a little something extra to my supporters for being...
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A New Series : Outtakes!

July 17, 2017 - Having fun at a Juniper Berry photo shoot is absolutely part of the process but an up-the-nose-laugh isn't always the lo...
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The light that shines from within

July 10, 2017 - Below is an excerpt from the Juniper Berry Magazine. Click on the quote below to get on Juniper Berry's VIP list and re...
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Canvas by Juniper Berry

June 26, 2017 - COVER YOUR WALLS WITH WHAT'S MOST IMPORTANT Your loved ones' smiles are more valuable than what you can buy in a shop a...
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Busby Minor Ball pictures are ready

June 22, 2017 - It was a pleasure photographing your children and creating products that are sure to bring a smile to your face now and...
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For the love of our Fathers

June 15, 2017 - To the world you're a dad, to me you're the world - happy Father's Day.
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First days, first shared moments

June 12, 2017 - His nursery has been ready for him; clothes cleaned and folded, unboxed diapers are to hand and there's a special teddy...
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Summertime Freckles

June 06, 2017 - Summertime portraits capture things other seasons don't offer.
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Smiling baseball players

June 03, 2017 - The faces of these baseball players are making it fun to put orders together. Deciphering the eTransfer passwords has be...
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Busby Minor Ball

May 30, 2017 - Rural Alberta certainly has some photogenic athletes! Busby Minor Ball is incredibly fortunate to have the support of ha...
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High School Seniors 2017

May 24, 2017 - Juniper Berry is now taking bookings for Senior Sessions. Are you graduating this year? Congratulations! Mark this speci...
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Happy Mother's Day

May 14, 2017 - For those soon-to-be-mothers who want to record special moments with their newborn see the Newborn Pick-a-Session Magazi...
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Now Booking Spring Sessions

May 09, 2017 - The trees have just turned green, the sun is warm, the air is fresh and it's a perfect time to get outside and celebrate...
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Busby School Sports Orders

March 17, 2017 - The Busby School sports orders are trickling in and looking great. I'll be making a delivery to the school before Spring...
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Heirloom Album

March 13, 2017 - My models are excited to receive their products and I am just as happy to deliver them. The video below is a quick view...
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Lookin' Like a Sport Star!

February 07, 2017 - I'm excited to share some sample shots from one proud Bobcat’s shoot that took place on Thursday. She is definitely maga...
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Calling All Bobcats!

February 02, 2017 - The kids were wonderful today! They all had such great energy and we had a blast spending time with each of them. They r...
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A Birthday is a Special Time to Record Memories

January 20, 2017 - What a wonderful way to celebrate a special girl on her birthday - a photo shoot of course! The images show the relation...
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7 Reasons Why Winter Shoots Are Great

January 13, 2017 - Sure, winter can be chilly but it's a beautiful time of year to book your portrait session. Read on for 7 reasons why wi...
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What's In The Box?

January 09, 2017 - I'm wrapping a surprise for a client to give to someone special today.
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Family Heirlooms Delivered

December 16, 2016 - Today I'm delivering Family Heirlooms for Christmas. I hope you have something special under the tree too!
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A Gift For My CoverGirl

December 07, 2016 - I'm a bit overexcited about publishing my new magazine! Ahhhhhhh:-) I would like to thank my CoverGirl and gift her a $...
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The Gift That Keeps On Giving

December 01, 2016 - The festive season is here! I spent last year in the desert surrounded by wonderful friends and sand dunes. This year I...
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Congratulations To The Highest Bidder!

November 23, 2016 - Congratulations to the winner of Juniper Berry's Busby Gymkhana Silent Auction donation!! Brooke Jensen already had her...
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Behind the Scenes Portrait

October 19, 2016 - I enjoy giving you a behind the scenes peek at how my images are captured. I love the contrast of these phone-snaps of m...
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The Experienced Old Man

September 29, 2016 - The gentle hands of a trusting rider on an amazing horse. Bareback in his home field, high on mountain cliffs or crossin...
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Cheeky Smiles

September 22, 2016 - They try to look mature, and grown-up boys don’t smile right? They give it their best shot but mention their girlfriend’...
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Getting the Shot

September 15, 2016 - Find the light, find the background, dial in the settings to the camera, coach the girl, fix her hair, coach the girl ag...
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Capturing The Little Man

August 30, 2016 - This 7 year old boy was not interested in standing still so we grabbed his bike which brought him out his shell. Immedia...
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My Shoot With Taylor Swift

June 29, 2016 - Not really …. but my model could certainly audition for her double!
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Creating an Image Gallery for Your Small Business

March 09, 2016 - I get really enthusiastic when I am collaborating with fellow women entrepreneurs. Yvonne and I had so much fun making i...
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It's Time for Your Headshot

March 02, 2016 - Samia needed a professional profile photo for Linkedin and portraits for business materials. We did get some classic fac...
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Happy Valentine's Day!

February 10, 2016 - Happy Valentine’s Day! How will you be spending your V-day? I'll be having lunch with a friend and hopefully enjoying su...
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Boudior Is For You

January 24, 2016 - You booked the Photographer, the Makeup Artist, your mani/pedi is lookin’ good, the curlers you slept in last night have...
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