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  • Hello!

    Thanks for stopping by. In case you didn’t know, I love photography and I am fortunate to be able to share my passion with you. I simply cannot imagine going through life without photographs - there are just so many reasons for taking photos. To remember, to relive, to share, to learn, to tell a story, to create, to feel... I could go on forever. The wonderful thing about photographs is that they are instantaneous. And as we change through life, so do the images we want to capture. I believe in capturing beautiful, modern images for modern families. More importantly, I want to capture the connection between family members. I care very much about getting to know my clients and having fun during our sessions. I am not trying to create the perfect image of you - rather, real images of genuine happy, silly, fun and tender family moments. This site features my most recent session along with some personal images peppered in. I am so thrilled to have met so many wonderful people and they have all inspired me in one way or another.

    Please enjoy the photos on this site and by all means, please feel free to get in touch with me if you think my style and vision matches yours.

    {Photo courtesy of Kelly Bik Photography}

    *Note this web site does not yet support Retina (or high def) displays.

Introducing Drew

On the last weekend of October, precisely Halloween weekend, I got a special treat of my own when I got to meet baby Drew. Only one week old, he was wide awake and not wanting to miss a thing. Proud parents Brent and Nancy couldn’t be happier with their precious little guy. They have been […]

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Nancy Zettler - November 15, 2010 - 5:25 pm

Thank you May!! It was so important to us that we had some photos taken of Drew to capture him when he was so 'new' and we are thrilled you could do it for us. We will treasure these forever. Thanks again. :)

Kim - November 15, 2010 - 5:44 pm

Oh, such precious shots of the beautiful new family!

Merrit Buffie - November 15, 2010 - 9:41 pm

Wow–all of you are adorable! Nancy, you look great. Congratulations.


Kathy Johnson - November 16, 2010 - 6:44 pm

These photos made my eyes swell, outstanding moments captured forever. He's just perfect. Thrilled for Brent and Nancy.

Riva Richard - November 18, 2010 - 8:28 pm

LOVE these photos! Thanks for sharing them – they're spectacular! Congratulations!

Christie Milan - November 19, 2010 - 8:32 am

I LOVE all the photos, but my absolute favourite might be the yawn! You're a beautiful family. Can't wait to see more!!

Debbie Schween - November 19, 2010 - 9:49 am

What a beautiful boy! But what else was possible when the best looking farmer in Manitoba and Bugsy got together! The photos are amazing. Congrats you guys.

Another wonderful fall afternoon

Again, another beautiful fall afternoon when I went over to meet James, Lisa and their family. It really makes my “job” much more fun to be able to hang outside with families and not worry about running inside to warm up this time of year. I always enjoy seeing the kids Jordyn and Connor and […]

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Lisa - November 16, 2010 - 6:52 pm

Well May, once again despite some pretty uncooperative subjects (and I am not referring to James or myself), you have given us some wonderful photos of our family.
We had a good laugh over the one of all of us together with Jordyn and her huge frown. What's up with that??? I also really love the ones of Connor running with his football and me and the Buddha with his serious face on.
Thank you so much.

Carter – 6 months old

Oh my, baby Carter has grown a lot in the last six months since we first met! So much that his family lovingly nicknamed him Little Buddha – how cute is that? So adorable and huggable – I just loved his chubby rolls, deep blue eyes and drooly smiles.   “If only I could somehow […]

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Lisa - November 16, 2010 - 6:46 pm

Oh May, I cannot stop staring at him. I just love my little Buddha SO much and you have captured him so beautifully.
Thank you, thank you, thank you!

Laurie - November 24, 2010 - 7:06 pm


So this is Fall…

It is the second week of October and normally I’ve got one of my sweaters on, perhaps a vest and a scarf and some boots. When I met up with Jen, Mark, Ashley and Carley, it was a hot and sunny day and the thermometer read 27 degrees celsius! Needless to say, sweaters were not […]

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Anonymous - October 25, 2010 - 8:25 am

May these are great!! Loved that we tried a new location! Awesome job! thankyou so much for your patience! You can't even tell Ashley was slightly uncooperative during the shoot! Jen

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