It seems surreal - a global pandemic! And we’re all in this surreal boat together – just trying to go with the flow. It’s a crazy time for everyone, specifically for essential workers. And while working from home may see easier, the reality is it isn’t. I have a special place in my heart for … Continue reading The present moment / Le moment présent
Have you ever experienced a professional photo shoot in the comfort of your home? / Avez-vous déjà eu la chance de faire une séance photo professionnelle dans le confort de votre maison?
We are always hearing about the environment. Whether it is on the news, social media, your friend’s news feed, at work, or in advertising, it’s everywhere! We also hear a lot of different terms, like sustainability, carbon footprint, recycling, reuse centre, compost, climate change, etc. I’m not here to educate you on anything about this … Continue reading My ecological footprint. What’s that? / Mon empreinte écologique. Qu’est-ce que c’est ça?
As long as I can remember, I have always loved cooking cakes, cupcakes, or any desserts. My mom taught me at a very young age how to bake simple cakes like the one where you just add water, eggs and oil. As I grew up, I learned how to bake fancier desserts. When we have … Continue reading My passion for baking — especially cakes / Ma passion pour les pâtisseries — spécialement les gâteaux
I had the chance to photograph a lovely family on January 3. I also used a new backdrop for the session, and I really love the result of a navy-blue background. Nevertheless, in this article, I would like to share the best pictures of two beautiful sisters. Relations between siblings are not always easy; I … Continue reading Love between sisters / L’amour entre soeurs
This year I decided to offer Christmas Minis to my friends. I took this an opportunity to practice my studio technical skills. I haven’t done studio work for a while. I had a blast! I also learned a few things. The first thing is that fake snow was not the best idea for a background, … Continue reading Christmas Minis / Mini Noël
I have been an artist since my young age. Whether playing music, doing DIY projects, or even preparing and presenting made-up radio reports to an audience of friends. Creativity has always been a part of my life. Nonetheless, I have noticed that in the last few years I have failed to use my creative side. … Continue reading Why Photographe Valerie and beyond? / Pourquoi Photographe Valerie and beyond?
Who Am I? What a big question! Who am I? What a big quesiton! I can say that I am a positive and energetic woman, proud mom, talented baker/cook, loving wife, and loyal friend. Professionally I am an Human Resources leader, and ethnically a French Canadian. As a passionate artist I enjoy writing and expressing creativity as a professional photographer. But above all, I am an adventurer … Continue reading Who is Valerie? Qui est Valérie?
I went to bed last night at 1:00 am because my brain was boiling over with of ideas. I listened my instinct, and on a whim, at 10 pm I decided to redo my website Photographe Valerie. I not only redoing the visuals, but also rethinking the whole concept of what I want to achieve … Continue reading A new journey begins! Une nouvelle aventure qui commence!