Cake smashes are some of my favourite sessions (I know, I know, I say that about every type of session ha) but I do really love the chance to be a little extra creative and make something unique for such a special occasion. This sweet girl definitely deserved some extra sparkle with her winter one-derland theme, a...

Summer faded fast this year in Nova Scotia, leaving us with days of a cold north wind that carried the cooler temperatures across the water. The evening I met this sweet family was one of those days, but in Nova Scotia I have learned that it is always a beach day, regardless of the weather! As we walked across the...

The Yip family are some of my favourite repeat clients, and I have watched these littles and their family grow year after year. It is the best part of my job, besides the whole capturing-amazing-memories-that-last-a-lifetime thing of course, I like that stuff a lot too;). This year they are expectin...

Growing up out west I don't remember fog being a 'thing' (Was it Mom?). However here in the Maritimes it most definitely is a 'thing', a thing that can completely obliterate the sunshine in mere minutes. The Oxners and I had the most perfect start to our session down on Paddy's Head Rd, the sun was shining perfect...

This ridiculously amazing family wins the vacation game. The Cey family contacted me all the way from Texas to book a session while on an incredible cross-country trip through the states and up here through the maritimes. Mom Misty put it so eloquently - saying that there was no souvenir she could buy in any gift...

The Bay Look-Off has quickly become one of my favourite locations! The tall grasses, trails, beach and stream areas are all amazing for sessions, and it receives some pretty sweet golden-hour light. It is also just a fun place to explore and hang out with your family (and me of course;). The Whittle family showed...

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Tangled Tree Photography - Gillian Penkala

Hackett's Cove, St. Margaret's Bay, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada