Inside the Box

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When I first saw the In The Box collages on Pinterest, I thought to myself, what an amazing idea!  I was so intrigued on how to learn all about this type of photography.  I love learning new things and am always up for a challenge!

The photo session itself takes place in my home studio and I have 2 actual boxes that are 3x3x2 feet and a larger one that is 4x4x2 feet.

I have had clients feel a little silly climbing into this giant box and having their photo taken but it doesn’t take long for them to warm up and have a laugh.

Every collage is pre-designed and customized for every client so that no two collages are the same.  These sessions give me an outlet to express my creativity while also capturing your family’s dynamic and individual personalities.

These sessions can be for just about any occasion – friends, family (immediate and extended), holidays, birthdays, just because, etc.

And best of all, these sessions are “Dad Approved”! Here is a review from Randy :

“The opportunity to have Amie capture the love my family shares was priceless. The experience during the box session was made enjoyable by Amie’s creativity and friendly personality. The final product is by far my favourite family picture. It truly captured my children’s innocence and the interests we each enjoy.”

 

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 I am so proud to solely offer these sessions to residents of Fort McMurray and surrounding areas.

Here are some of my favourite collages from past sessions!

 

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You can also check out more collage designs on my website and my Facebook page.

I would love to chat with you about designing and planning a custom In the Box Session. Please fill out the form below and I will respond within 24 hours.

 

 

Mamasaurus

 

Writing this blog post tonight, I honestly feel like I’ve known Tayla from Mamasaurus forever.  We met in March of 2018 at the Mommylicious market. She admired my work and we talked about all things baby and pregnancy.  Fast forward a few months later and we were photographing her family’s In The Box Session when I first introduced them.  And again in November, side by side at the Mommylicous market, she couldn’t hold the secret in any longer that she was expecting her third baby!  I was so excited for her and together, we started planning her pregnancy progression photos In The Box (check it out here) and her newborn session!

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This lady is a local celebrity.  Seriously.  Commercials playing at the movie theatre, a radio ad, Facebook videos that have gone viral, two published children’s books and not to mention being certified as a Dona Birth Doula, sleep training consultant, lactation counsellor, Spinning Babies and Happiest Baby on the Block educator, craniosacral therapist and an AMAZING childbirth educator! Her prenatal classes sell out every other month she offers them.

I love that fact she empowers other women and helps them trust and believe in themselves when it comes to pregnancy, labor, delivery and post partum.

 

If or when I ever have a fourth baby, this mama guru will be on my speed dial.

Check out some of my favourite photos from her newborn session!

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It has truly been an honour and privilege to photograph Tayla and her family and I can’t wait until our next photo session!

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Watch Me Grow

Ah, that newborn smell, the snuggles, the sleepless nights. You blink, and now your baby girl grunts through tummy time like every time before, when suddenly, she rolls over! It’s the very first time and you know instantly that a milestone is reached.

She is onto a new stage in life and in that moment, all the grunting tummy times flash through your mind because you know that is no longer the way things will be.

Weeks pass, and one day you notice she’s sitting up all on her own.  All of the moments she was still wobbly and would flop over flash through your mind. Another milestone in her little life has been reached! You quickly remember the last time this happened; however, now you can barely recollect that last mental slideshow.

How can it only have been several weeks ago and yet those mental images are starting to get blurry?

Thank goodness Amie is documenting every stage in your baby’s first year of life!

And shortly after your beautiful baby girl’s first birthday, you will receive a photo album with all of her photos to spark the memories of those milestones.

You did book a Watch Me Grow package right?

 

For more information on Amie Roberts Photography’s Watch Me Grow plans, click here.

All Things Cake Smash

Cake Smash Sessions are definitely the thing to do to celebrate your baby’s 1st birthday!

My Cake Smash Sessions are custom to every baby.  No set up is exactly the same as I love being creative and collaborating with your vision for the session as well.

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Let’s answer some frequently asked questions regarding my Cake Smashes!

When should I be booking a cake smash for my baby?

Keeping in mind I book months in advance, I would suggest scheduling a session for when your baby is between 11 and 13 months old.

What do I need to bring to our session?

I provide most everything including balloons, banners, and the cake! Your baby’s cake smashing outfit is totally up to you and how you would like to dress them. Tutus and rompers have been popular for girls and jeans with a simple birthday onesie are perfect for boys.

How much does it cost?

All of my sessions require a $200 booking fee. This fee covers the cost of my time, talent and all supplies for your session but does not go towards the cost of images.

Proofing galleries are provided within 1-2 days after your session for you to choose your favourite images to be fully edited. Digital image packages start at $500.

 

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This beautiful little girl gave me so many funny expressions. Mom was behind me playing her favourite songs and we were singing and dancing!

There is seriously nothing cuter than seeing and photographing your baby’s reaction to having a cake plopped in front of them to destroy and eat!

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No Cake Smash Session is complete without a bubble bath!

I think almost every baby loves splashing in the warm water with a parent right by their side for safety.

 

Does your baby have allergies? Maybe a cake smash isn’t for them?  There are a huge variety of options out there besides a cake. How about donuts or timbits? Chicken nuggets and fries? Pancakes anyone?!

Is your baby turning 2 or 3? How about a Paint Smash where you get to take a home a painted canvas?!

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What 4 or 5 year old doesn’t love candy?! How about a cotton candy smash or a candy buffet smash?!

And let’s not forget about your teenager turning sweet sixteen or becoming legal age.

Any ladies out there turning thirty?  Champagne is on me!

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Contact me today to book your baby’s or heck, even your own cake smash!

 

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Mrs. Claus Bake Shop Sessions

I’m always excited when the Christmas season rolls around and for photographers, that is usually around August/September.

I was inspired this year to do something with Mrs. Claus.  When I saw this backdrop, I was squealing with excitement!  The kitchen background, the colors, everything just spoke to me – Mrs. Claus and cookies! And who else could be better to dress up as her than my mom!

With just a few added touches, this set up came to life and my littlest clients absolutely loved decorating cookies and eating them too!

I hope to make these sessions an annual event.  I love being creative and offering unique photo sessions not only at Christmas but throughout the year.

 

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For more information about photography sessions, please contact me at amierobertsphotography@gmail.com

To check out my most recent work, head over to my Facebook page at Amie Roberts Photography.