Autumn Beauty – Oct. 2021

The weather has made me cry multiple times in the past two weeks. I’m not kidding. Pure tears of complete joy. Everything is golden and red and yellow and frosty and fresh and mossy all around me. I smell the leaves and watch them fall, all of my favourite colours are all around me all […]

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Bicycle Ride – August 2021

” Bicycle ! Bicycle ! I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike … “ I have a new bicycle. And it feels exactly like the Queen song., “Bicycle Race” Fast, slow, dramatic, exciting, beautiful, smooth and so many other things. ( Except I am clothed while doing so! Check out […]

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Things I learned while making a cookbook – JULY 2021

So it’s been a few months now that my seasonal cookbook has been in your hands. And I have finally had time to reflect on how I feel about the whole process. What I loved, hated, struggled with and enjoyed most. Finishing Grow to Gather feels surreal. Like something someone tells you one day as […]

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Ultimate Thanks – May 2021

Happy Sunday Mother’s Day Morning to you Dear Readers! I am typing next to my fully open bedroom window.   Birds are chirping their many morning songs.  The sky is as blue as it can be.  The trees and bushes and lawn full in bloom and vibrant as ever. Cherry Blossoms, Iris’, Lilacs and many […]

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Grow to Gather Status – Feb. 2021

Nature does not hurry, and yet everything is achieved. – Laozi Hello Dear Readers, Many of you have been contacting me about the status of my seasonal cookbook, Grow to Gather, and its progress. Thank you so much for your interest! I of course wish it would have been finished and in your hands by […]

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Love for Snow – JAN. 2021

Hello Dear Readers, Welcome to 2021 ! I wanted to write a nice inspirational quote about the New year here. But nothing is coming to me, so I suggest you listen to this great song by the White Buffalo instead ( the song starts around 6 min ) A few times over the last few […]

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The Gift of Giving – Nov. 2020

Hello dear Family, Friends, Followers, and Clients ….I hope you are all healthy and enjoying this Autumn season with joy. This year has been a big one.The Corona Virus, many presidential elections, and the environmental and BLM Matter movements have made things much different than they were in years before. But with all the negative that this year has brought […]

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Nine Years Ago – SEPT. 2020

Nine Years Ago. Yes, I said Nine. It has officially been nine years since I made the decision to pack my two suitcases and my camera, and fly approximately 7000 kilometres across the Atlantic Ocean, to move to Germany from my small town in Canada. I was 22 years old, young, brave and in love. […]

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Welcome the RAIN – Summer 2020

This may seem like an odd title. And maybe a bit like a farmers cry for water. But, thats not what I am trying to get at, although man I do love a good rain for the plants, trees, animals and waterways. This is my opinion on the importance of rainy days during the busy […]

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Corona Times – May 2020

Hello Readers, I haven’t written much in the last months, or half a year really. Because I am a firm believer in only writing when I really feel like writing, and especially only when I feel like I have something to say. Since January 2020, I have been working from home almost exclusively, and posting […]

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GROW TO GATHER – April 2020

Dear Family, Friends, Followers, Colleagues and Clients …. For the last 10 weeks I have been hard at work in order to bring my newest project to life. I have been brainstorming, writing, designing, cooking, emailing, photographing and planning. And now I am very happy to introduce the book: GROW TO GATHER, a seasonal guide […]

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Tirol Mountain Yoga Get Away #2- Nov. 2019

On the first weekend in November, I had the privilege of working and attending  the second Yoga & Mountain Get Away in Tirol. Together with my dear friend Christina, and 25 other yogis, we came together in this beautiful location in the Austrian Alps for two and a half quiet days of yoga, food and […]

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Getaway to the Sea – Yoga Retreat #1 – Sept. 2019

This September was a very special one for me. I again took a long train ride from Southern Germany to the Atlantic Coast in Western France. Where, on the island of Île de Ré, cooked, taught and lead a week long Yoga and Photography Retreat,  Getaway to the Sea. This year I had the pleasure […]

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Expectations – Fall 2019

It’s interesting when you enter into a new decade of your life how much differently you start to see things. I turned 30 last September ( so I am 31 now ) and have really seen a large change not only in my life, my thoughts, and my priorities, but also in those around me. […]

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Love for the Sea – June 2019

June 8th was World Ocean Day. Yes, there is almost a “Day” for everything these days, but this one is a very important to one. Muhammad Ali said ” Rivers, ponds, lakes and streams – they all have different names, but they all contain water. Just as religions do – they all contain truths. “ […]

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Tirol Mountain Yoga Get Away #1 – April 2019

A few weeks ago I cooked for 25 people for a whole weekend. 2 Dinners, 2 Brunches, 2 Desserts, salads, many dips and lots of snacks. Meal Prep, planning, shopping, the works. I am not a cook, far from it. I took one “Foods” class in High School when I was 16. That is the […]

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On the Farm in Finistère – Sept./Oct. 2018

Dear Readers, This morning I finally got around to editing the 200+ photos I wanted to share with you all from my time in French Brittany, in the Finistère region.  Specifically the area of Cape Sizun, from last September/October.  This was my second time visiting this area, and even though I only spent one week […]

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Yoga – Dance – Foto – Meditation – Workshop & Retreat – Sept. 2018

Dear Friends, Family and fellow Readers … Now that the weather is cold, and the last week before Christmas busy and stressful, here is a little something to keep you going. A tiny getaway full of sun, the sea, beautiful landscapes, and great people. I apologize in advance for my image post hiatus. The last […]

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22 Easy Tips Towards Living a Zero Waste Lifestyle – Sept. 2018

Dear Readers. For almost 3 years now, I have been really trying to concentrate on reducing my waste production, plastic purchases/use, and buying, eating, and living a healthier lifestyle. Not only for myself, my home, and my body, but also for the planet. In 2016 I posted a small rant/post about how much I hate […]

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La Dolce Vita – June 2018

Hello Readers, This past June I spent 12 days on the beautiful Sorrentine Peninsula. This is an area of about 121 square kilometers just south of Naples on the West coast of Italy. A place so gorgeous and full of colour, I was blown away. Although I had been here briefly before, for one night […]

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A Rainy Day in Salzburg – May 2018

Hello Folks, On a rainy Thursday in May, along with my mother, I travelled by train to Salzburg for the day.  The weather said that the rain was supposed to stop in the afternoon, so we decided to travel anyway, even though we would be outside all day, and hoped for the best.  We were […]

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Johannes & Nicole – May Marriage 2018

Dear Friends & Followers, I wanted to share with you, the photos I took of two special people and their family and friends this Spring.  I was so excited when Johannes & Nicole asked me to be a part of their Standesamt ( City Hall ) wedding located on the Rose Island, Roseninsel, on Lake […]

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Spring in Stockholm – April 2018

If anyone reading this does not know much about Sweden, you will soon learn.  Lately I have been a bit obsessed with this culture,  it’s  “Lagom”  lifestyle and all that is the simple life.  For further reading I suggest Niki Brantmarks book  ” Lagom, Not Too Little, Not Too Much: The Swedish Art of Living a […]

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Mountain Shadows – Winter 2017/2018

I know it is April, and Spring is here in full swing, yet here I am posting images of snow all the same.  I love Spring, but I might just love snow more.  I can never really make up my mind which season is my favourite, I guess that means I need all 4 in […]

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My Roots – March 2018

Dear friends and readers, The day I wrote this was the day the 50 + members of my family and community in Canada, morn as well as celebrate the death of my grandfather, OPA, and the amazing life he had after living over 94 years. I struggle with the subject of death a lot, not […]

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La Bretagne – October 2017

So……. French Brittany/La Bretagne, is a province in North Western France.  It is a place with so much history.  A place nestled between France and Britain.  It is recognised by the Celtic League as one of the 6 Celtic Nations, holding a distinct cultural identity.  With a spoken and written language completely different to that […]

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YOGARDA, Lake Garda – Sept. 2017

Dear Friends and followers … It has been a while since I was able to share my photos and adventures with you all. Sorry it has been a busy few months! But now that the weather is colder and my yearly travels have come to a close, it is time to share with you again. […]

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The Rooftops of Heidelberg – July 2017

Can you imagine a city in the middle of Europe, surrounded by forests, alongside a river and looked over by an ancient castle?  Well no, not until you visit Heidelberg.  This colourful city, located along the Necker River, a tributary of the Rhine, is a site to see. It has been know for many years […]

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Anni & Patrick – May Marriage 2017

This May, I had the privilege of photographing two beautiful happy people, Ann-Katrin & Patrick. I have know these two for about 6 years, and was so pleased when they asked me to photograph their wedding. The civil ceremony took place in downtown Munich at the “Neue Rathaus” ( city hall ), a beautiful building, […]

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At the North Sea – May 2017

This past weekend I took a trip with friends to the northern part of Germany to be a guest at and to photograph a wedding.  2000 photos later I am exhausted, but happy to have spend so much time with great friends, old and new. Stay tuned, the wedding post will come soon! As we […]

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Digital Detox, French Alps – March 2017

Last week I packed my things, joined 9 good friends, and drove the 600 something kilometers to the small village of Le Tour, in the Chamonix Valley, in the French Alps. It was my 3rd time visiting this magical place, each time with new people, challenges and experiences. This time I learned a bit more […]

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Winter Wonderland – Jan. 2017

When the first snow falls I am like a child. I turn giddy, literally jump for joy, and run through it as if I was still 5 years old. I LOVE SNOW! When a huge snow fall came the day before our ski weekend in the Ziller Valley in Tirol, Austria, I was ecstatic. It […]

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London Calling – Dec. 2016

You never know what life will throw at you. One day you are working along, minding your own photography business :) And the next day you win a trip to London, England, 2 brand new awesome cell phones, and prize money for your photograph. This is what happened to me 3 weeks ago. The creative […]

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Updates & News – Fall 2016

Dear friends and followers. Thanks so much for coming to visit me at the Häppy Art Market in Munich this past weekend. It means a lot to me. I am glad to have met so many other artists and photographers and well and some new clients and photography lovers. I also wanted to inform you that […]

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The Dolomites – September 2016

Some of you may have heard of this place, The Dolomites.  It is a mountain range in the North-East of Italy and it spans 16 000 square kilometres.  Yes it is massive!  And to think this was my first time visiting.  We drove in the dark so I did not really know what I was […]

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5 Years in Europe – Sept. 2016

As I sit here on the banks of the Isar River on a Friday afternoon in the first week of September, I reflect on my past 5 years here in Munich.  I originally chose this city in order to build a relationship with my boyfriend.  But as the years have passed, I have realized just […]

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Ontario in August – August 2016

Hello Friends and Followers, I have just returned to Munich from a 3 week trip to my hometown  in Ontario, Canada. I am tired, jet lagged, and yet somehow completely refreshed.  Being in Ontario in August for me is like a dream. It is hot, humid, full of long drives and so much good homegrown […]

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Hansestadt Hamburg – July 2016

Dearest readers, I was so happy when a friend of mine suggested we host a friend of his from Hamburg, because I hoped so much that it would give me the chance to visit the city, which I have wanted to do for so long. So in early July I did just that! I road […]

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Our Waste – June 2016

Dearest friends and readers, ( This is going to be quiet long, so if you do not have the time to read it now, please return later :) We live in the 21st century, and as humans produce a lot of waste. And no I am not talking about what falls into our toilet. I […]

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Riding the Rails – May 2016

Writing this post has been on my to do list for over 2 years. Yes I know, that is a very long time. But today, a rainy and cold Spring day, is the day that I tell you about my love for trains ( A love much different then Sheldon Coopers’ that is. )  The […]

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Chamonix Valley, France – March 2016

Hello All, Have you ever been to a place and felt completely comfortable and at home? Well that is how I feel when I travel to the small village of Le Tour. A small place just north of the popular, beautiful city of Chamonix. I had the privilege of staying there for a week with […]

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Our New Home – Feb. 2016

2016 has brought with it many changes for me.  As of this January I have a new place to call home!  I am very happy to share with you all, the photos of our new apartment in Munich. After over 6 months of searching for the right place, ( yes the market is crazy competitive […]

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Freelance Fotog – Jan. 2016

Dear Friends, Family, and fellow Photographers, I am very excited, scared, and anxious to announce that as of January 1st 2016, I am officially working as a freelance photographer! Back in November I found out that my business plan had been accepted by the German workers board and that I would have a freelance visa to […]

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Canadian Christmas – Dec. 2015

So I had been dreaming of going home for Christmas for years now and this year I finally made it happen. Missing 4 Christmas’ in a row is not fun for anyone. But what I wanted most was a White Christmas. Cold, snowy and well, not green. Sadly I received amazing gifts, and way too […]

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Autumn Sunshine – Nov. 2015

Hello Readers and Friends, I know it is December and everyone is in the Christmas mood/rush already. Believe me, I know how you feel! My room is filled with gifts, boxes and chaos as I pack for my Christmas trip to Canada, and pack to move apartments in January when I return to Munich. This […]

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Oktoberfest – Sept/Oct. 2015

When most people think of Oktoberfest, they think of beer. A LOT OF BEER. This festival has approximately 6.3 million visitors each year and they consume 6.5 Million litres of beer. Yes, these are insane stats and they contribute to this being the largest festival in the world. What I have learned while living in Munich […]

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Bavarian Blue – Summer 2015

So I know I have not posted anything for a while and I apologize for that. Summer, very nice weather, and lots of work, means my picture editing and blog posting gets pushed back. But as it is only 5 degrees Celsius and rainy today in Munich I thought I would post some images from […]

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The Lofoten, Norway – July 2015

The Lofoten! What a place. This is a group of islands and fjords that form a sort of peninsula in Northern Norway. It is really an amazing and variable landscape in the Lofoten. It is almost impossible to explain with only a few words and a some photos because being there is like no place […]

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Please Print Pictures – May 2015

Dear Friends, I find that during our busy, hectic and digital lives we forget how much impact a printed photograph can have. We shoot, like, post, and share our images to friends, family and to the World Wide Web but we forget what the meaning of those physical paper images have on our lives. Do […]

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Easter in Lorraine – April 2015

Dear Friends I have heard so much about the “Chateau de Villé” for years now from my boyfriends family and have always wanted to visit. Such historic castles scatter the French countryside, some of them almost standing still in time, from when the soldiers abandoned them after WWII. I was so lucky to be able […]

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Country Living – March 2015

I was not sure exactly why, but I knew this Winter I needed to make a visit home. I missed the deep Canadian cold I grew up hating, the meters of snow and of course my family and friends. And I am so happy that I booked that flight. It happened to be at the […]

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My Favourite Things – February 2015

You all know the song “My Favourite Things” Julie Andrews sings as Maria in ” The Sound of Music” ( If you don’t you are really missing out ). Well, I am of course in love with everything she sings about including brown paper packages and warm woollen mittens, but I thought I would make […]

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Hello Snow – January 2015

I have been waiting patiently… Last year we had two small scuffs of snow in Munich, and the year before that was the same. But this year, January brought snow, and lots of it, and I am so very happy. Being Canadian, a cold Winter with snow so is natural to me. I remember mornings […]

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Joyeux Noël – December 2014

I had the great pleasure to spend Christmas this year in Chamant, France with my boyfriend and his family. This is a small town just Northeast of Paris in the Picardie region. One week after I had my appendix removed ( yes that was an extra gift this Christmas ) we packed the car and […]

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The Power of Flowers – November 2014

I recently finished reading a novel by Vanessa Diffenbaugh called the Language of Flowers. My best friend Karen recommended it, and she couldn’t have been more correct with my taste. It tells the story of Victoria Jones, an orphan girl going through foster and group homes as a child and teen. She discovers her love of […]

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Autumn in Bavaria – November 2014

Those who know me well know how much I love Fall. It is always a busy time of year, but one full of colour and beautiful weather. Fog in the mornings, cool air in your lungs and frost on all the crunchy leaves. I gave my boyfriend a plane ride for his birthday this year, […]

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Struwwelpetra – September 2014

Yes. You should be wondering what this means and says. It is the name of a very hip an upcoming French band based in Nantes. And pronounced ST-ru-V-el-Pe-Tra. For the non-German readers out there, the name  is based on this traditional German storybook. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Struwwelpeter. I had the chance to see them play in their first concert in […]

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L’Île – September 2014

Well things are no different here. Île de Ré. This place is still as amazing as ever. The sunny September weather was a Godsend. My mother, boyfriend and I enjoyed it day after day.Thank you Île, you bring me so much joy.

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Splendid Straßburg – August 2014

Strasbourg! What a splendid city. Strasbourg is located in France on the Western border of Germany and is the home to the European parliament. Think Brugge meets Amsterdam with a German twist but in France! With a population of 270 000 people, I found this city to be the perfect size. We walked everywhere on […]

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Where I Come From – July 2014

This is where I come from, yes, and what a place it is. It is funny. When I am home, I am, for the most part, very unrelaxed.  I am cleaning, sorting and driving around visiting many friends and my very large family. It is here in Munich, weeks after, that I see how lucky […]

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I Scream! – June 2014

Yes, I scream for ice cream. My favourite Summer time treat. And well, my favourite food of all really. When I started looking through Donna Hay’s new cookbook “Fresh and Light” for ideas for an upcoming photo contest, I was overwhelmed. Not only was I very hungry while riding the train from Padua to Munich, […]

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On est bien – May 2014

Salmon, Sea Spider, Tiger Shrimp, Mussels, Bar Fillets and well baguette. A  lot of baguette. This is what I ate for 10 days in May. France is wonderful. It makes me insanely happy when the most important part of my day is what I get to cook, and then eat. Travelling to the West coast […]

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Prosecco, Italy – May 2014

So, another long weekend in Germany means for me, more ADVENTURES! From May 1st to 4th I took an extra long train ride to Valdobbiadene, in the Prosecco Region of Northern Italy to participate in a food photography workshop. 12 photographers from all over the world joined together all with the same passion, FOOD!  Hosted […]

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Spring in Sweden – April 2014

VÄLKOMMEN to SWEDEN! ( and I thought German was difficult, take a look at some of these words :) Yes, another one off my bucket list. This past weekend my boyfriend Matthieu,  our friend Ben and I travelled to Gothenberg, Sweden to visit our friend Patrick who is there completing his masters in Business and […]

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Ski … Fahren! – Feb. 2014

When I was a kid and my father was upset with me he used to tell me that I lived in a fairytale world and that things were not always going to be like in a Disney movie. Yes Pappa, you were right, life is rarely like a Disney movie. But there are moments in […]

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In Berlin … Alles ist möglich. – Jan. 2014

Yes, that statement is very true. In Berlin, everything is possible. Every street offers new things. The unique people, outfits, crazy haircuts, many cultures, contrasting buildings, unending graffiti,  and amazing food make this city like nothing I have ever seen. I could say it is the German Paris/New York/Toronto all rolled into one.  Last weekend […]

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Welcome 2014 !

A new year, a new routine ! Who knows what lies ahead?  It is amazing the energy, creativity, and drive that hits me when a new year roles around. I do not know if it is the extra sleep, many many calories, or extra days of relaxation that I receive during the Christmas season. But, all […]

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Beautiful Bavaria – Oct. 2013

I fall in love again and again with the Bavarian countryside every time I venture out into it. Munich and its surrounding Alps are so beautiful and full of colour in October.  I just love Autumn. THe following photos are from Munich’s English Garden, Oktoberfest , the largest festival in the world! , our home […]

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New York! New York! – Sept. 2013

New York! One more place that I can check off of my bucket list. And what a city it is. I cannot believe the many people and cultures that all live in one amazing city. After only 4 days of being there, I can say that I want more and less of it at exactly […]

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No Place Like Home – Sept. 2013

As many of you know, I took  some time this September to visit my family and friends in Canada for 4 weeks. As always, my time there is very busy and  filled with many evenings and visits full of laughs. Thank you to all of you for taking the time to make it work to […]

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BBQing by the Lake – Aug. 2013

Creating silhouettes  is one of my favourite types of photographs. Simple, elegant and dynamic!  And what better place to do this then by the water at sunset. Some friends and I loaded up our things last Sunday evening for a swim and BBQ on the Starnberger Lake, just south of Munich. Getting out of the […]

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The Alps – July 2013

For me, most days pass without a lot of thought or excitement. Bike to work, eat, bike home, eat, feel annoyed that I spent 8 hours of such a beautiful summer days indoors. But then, there are those rare days, and for me it usually involves getting out of the city, that I feel so […]

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Atlantic France – June 2013

Holidays always go by fast. Too fast. But a vacation is just that ; a vacation away from everyday life. So now I am back in Munich, away from the sand, sun and relaxation. For 2 weeks I was in Atlantic France and was treated with amazing weather and wonderful company. One week was spent […]

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Birds, Buds & Barns – April 2013

As some of you know, I took a spontaneous trip home to Ontario, Canada to visit my family for 2 weeks. It was great to be back home to visit, although it always goes by to quick.One morning when I couldn’t sleep ( yes that was your fault jetlag) I traced around my Uncle’s yard in the […]

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C’est Paris – March 2013

Hello friends, family and fellow followers…. This past week I had the chance to travel to Paris for a few days to visit my boyfriend working abroad.  The weather didn’t treat us well, but I would never let that ruin my adventure. While there I stocked up on croissant,  baguette, and pain au chocolate. These French […]

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Praha! – Feb. 2013

Hello Hello…. This weekend I took a bus trip to Prague, Czech Republic with my friends Nicole and Kerri. My most Easterly European experience yet! And let me tell you, being there in Bohemia was great. A trip we will all not forget, I am sure. I was not expecting for it to snow like it did, […]

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Indoor Bike Polo – Feb. 2013

Hello! I stopped by a very interesting and fun event last week hosted by my friend Eddie and the Munich Bike Polo group of guys and gals. A going away party/tournament for Eddie, the previous bicycle shop owner and manager of Geheimrad in Munich, was held right there in the shop. This is a style of […]

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Schnee! – Jan. 2013

Mmmmmm, snow… My second favourite part of winter. My first? The food that warms your belly on those cold days. Although the snow has been on and off this January here in Munich, I have tried to make the most of it. Sledding, skating, and crisp winter walks brighten up what can sometimes be a […]

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Weihnachten – Dec. 2012

I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! My December was full surprises. Not only do I love this time of year as I love giving gifts and receiving post, but I was also blessed to have my mother here in Munich with me for one week. Eine sehr gute Überraschung! […]

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Pictured Auction – Dec. 2012

http://www.pictured-fineart.de I am happy to be a part of the new online photography project, “Pictured” constructed by my friend Patrick Zimmerman. He has built an online photography site for start up photographers to sell their images. One of my images, `Northern Mist´ is the first to be silently auctioned off over a period of 10 […]

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Fall is Fabulous – Nov. 2012

Fall is my favourite time of year. I do not think it is would possible  for me to live in a place without 4 seasons. I would miss the change of weather and atmosphere to much . I absolutely love the colourful leaves, beautiful evening light and cool foggy mornings Autumn brings. It means warm meals, spiced […]

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Salt & Sand & Surf – Oct. 2012

As most of you know, I spent my final vacation days this year on the île de Ré  (an island on the West coast of France) before heading back to Munich. It is amazing how energized and happy I feel after such a great time spent there. I return back to a regular routine tanned, […]

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Canadian Adventures – Sept. 2012

I flew home to Canada for 6 weeks this summer to visit my family and friends. I spent a lot of time on the road driving from place to place visiting everyone as well as travelling throughout Eastern Canada and the United States. It was a perfect time for creating many beautiful photographs, especially with my new […]

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Sun, Families & Friends – Aug. 2012

My first summer in Bavaria was one filled with sunshine, beautiful green fields and many smiling faces. The Dörner Family, the Gruss family, Shannon, Chrystal and Nicole thanks for everything. Your company and friendship over the past year made me feel at home and at ease. Although I am returning to Munich in the Fall, I am […]

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St.Germain Fête – July 2012

This July, I was invited to an event I will never forget in Saint Germain en Laye. A beautiful city just outside of Paris, France. My boyfriend’s grandmother turned 100 years old this year. Celebrating 100 years of someones life is such an amazing thing. Surrounded by all of her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, I […]

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Bike Polo Gießen – June 2012

I spent this past weekend hanging out with bikers, polo bikers that is. Yes, there is such a sport and yes, it is much more popular then you think. Especially here in Europe. I watched the 2012 German Qualifiers for the 2012 European Bike Polo Championship which will be held later this summer. 14 Teams of 3 […]

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Bavarian Spring – May 2012

A sunny Spring has come here to Munich, bringing with it everything in every colour. The city has really come alive in the last month transforming every place I am used to into fuller, greener and livelier spaces.  And for the past 12 days I became “Andrea the Bavaria Tour Guide” to my mom Rita and my […]

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Serfaus, Austria – April 2012

Hello Friends, I had the great opportunity to travel to Serfaus this past week for some skiing, hiking, and mountain sunshine. This is a small town in the Austrian Alps, not far from Innsbruck. Thanks so much to the Gruss family for inviting me along. I had a great time exploring these mountains (and sometimes felt a […]

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Barcelona, Spain – Feb. 2012

Hello Everyone! I  traveled to Barcelona this past month for 4 days with my boyfriend Matthieu. We had some difficulties with flights thanks to Spanair’s bankruptcy, but we got there and had a great time. The weather was still quite cold, or at least for Barcelona, but the city was beautiful and very unique all the […]

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Eisig Januar – Jan. 2012

Hello! I have here for you some icy photos from January’s cold days. It took a few weeks but I believe the snow here in Munich is here to stay.  It is just not winter without lots of fresh snow. Below you will find photos from around the city of Munich as well as the town of […]

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Christmas Time – Dec. 2011

 Happy New Year! Yes a bit late, but it is better then never!  Below are some photos from around the city, as well  countryside here in Bavaria. You will also find a beautiful young girl in a red jacket making a statement throughout my images. This is my friend Julie who visited me here, coming […]

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Near the Water – Nov. 2011

Hello Everyone! Before  the rain and cold Winter approaches, here are some photos from November’s nice weather. The following images are of  the Bavarian lakes, Tegernsee, Ammersee and Starnbergersee . Below, you will also find a few photos of children at night holding lanterns. These are from the Feast of St. Martin celebration here in […]

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Île de Ré, France – Sept. 2011

Hello Everyone! After an 8 hour flight to Munich, Germany, 2 high speed trains and a car ride later, I arrived on the Île de Ré. This is a wonderful island on the West coast of France, a vacation spot I very much enjoyed along with my boyfriend Matthieu for 10 days before we start […]

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Kistelenic Family – Aug. 2011

Hi there! Here is one last post before I adventure off to Munich, Germany for a year to work as an Au Pair. T minus 4 days! If only I were packed :)  I am sure I am going to see so many new things after I move so  the posts will continue. Here are […]

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Miles 4 Minds – Spring 2011

Hey Everyone. I am so happy to be sharing with you all some photos of my recent fundraising project. On April 30th my cousin Derek and I embarked on a cross Canada cycling trip from Port Hardy, British Columbia to St. John’s, Newfoundland. A really big undertaking I know. I decided to dedicate our trip […]

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Fleming Fighter – April 2011

Hey Guys! I know I have not been posting much lately but my cycling travels have had my time elsewhere. I do however have many photos from this trip that I would like to share with you. See these in my next post. Below you will find photos of my younger brother Shaun in his […]

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Spring has Sprung – April 2011

So it has been a bit since I posted some photos but I have been a busy girl planning, organizing and packing for my 2.5 month cycling trek across the country. My cousin Derek and I are flying to British Columbia Wednesday and embarking on a unassisted cycling trip from the West to the East […]

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Montréal, Toronto, Ottawa – Feb. 2011

Hey there. My boyfriend Matthieu was visiting for a few weeks, so this gave me a perfect opportunity to see more of Ontario and Quebec and to show it to him as well.  Many snowy roads and -16 degree weather later we managed to see many traditional Canadian sites and experience all winter activities.  Our rental car […]

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Canadian Winter – 2010/2011

Welcome! This winter has been full of snow and ice here in southern Ontario, one I have not experienced it seems since I was a child. It seems like once it melts away, a new batch falls and we start all over with the shoveling and ploughing. Take a look at some of the winter […]

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Baby Julianne – Dec. 2010

I am happy to… Welcome Julianne Smith Rood to the Senyk side of the family. On Christmas Eve, my new baby cousin (well daughter of my cousin, whatever that makes her to me) came over to my grandmother’s house for a few photographs with the extended family. Enjoy, she is a cutie !

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Chamonix & Munich – Jan. 2011

Hi Everyone!  On New Year’s Day I flew Europe in order to visit my boyfriend and his friends at a chalet in Le Tour, France. I learned to snowboard, a bit, and came back with some amazing photos and friends. Following this, I spent my second week in Munich, Germany with his family and friends and […]

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Cheryl & Deans Wedding – Dec. 2010

Good evening everyone! On New Years Eve I photographed an amazing modern wedding in London, Ontario. I made some great images and had such a great time with all of Cheryl and Dean’s family and friends.  Thanks guys for a great day. Congratulations!

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Rood Family – Nov. 2010

Hey there! On November 21st of this year I met my cousin Lisa, her husband Mike, future baby (now Julianne! ) and their dog Jackson in Guelph, Ontario for a family shoot. I love how everything turned out. Thanks guys it was a great day!

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Euro Trip – Fall 2010

Hi, Bonjourno, Hey There, Hallo,  Bonjour, Servus, and Yoe!  After a summer full of lots of work, my best friend Karen and I headed to Western Europe for two months of backpacking to explore many beautiful cities.  Over 5000 photos later, I decided posting one photo from every city our adventures took us to would […]

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Montgomery Family – Aug. 2010

Hi! On a buggy filled day this August, I ventured out with the kind Montgomery family to update there family photo collection in Sinclaire’s Bush, near Blenheim Ontario.  Thanks guys for the big smiles :) and enjoy the photos.

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