Jennifer Polson Photography ~ Antigonish Photographer: Blog https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog en-us Jennifer Polson Photography (Jennifer Polson Photography ~ Antigonish Photographer) Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:18:00 GMT Thu, 14 Sep 2017 17:18:00 GMT https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/img/s/v-5/u346267991-o923520769-50.jpg Jennifer Polson Photography ~ Antigonish Photographer: Blog https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog 80 120 September Skies ~ Antigonish, Nova Scotia + Big Island Pictou County https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2017/9/september-skies-arisaig-nova-scotia-big-island-pictou-county Last night Hilde Van Den Heuvel and I ventured out into the darkness with little hope of seeing the aurora like I had the night before. A solar storm watch had been issued for Tuesday night, and then extended to last night, so Hilde and I decided to give Big Island a hook. We kept a close eye on the Kp levels but, it didn't look hopeful for us to see any northern lights last night at all.  We did, however have a fantastic night shooting the Milky Way, and we event ran into fellow photographer Hilary Hendsbee who had the same thing on her mind, and two STFX football players shooting with steel wool.  Seriously, when you're out night shooting you never know who you're going to run into, but probably other photographers!  Hilde and I were actually pretty glad to run into the guys on the beach.  Their steel wool lead us right back to Hilde's car, man we walked far!

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Coming in Hot + Ski Wentworth Aquaneige 2017 https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2017/4/ski-wentworth-aquaneige-2107 You know those people who suffer from seasonal depression during the winter months?  Well, that's not me!  We spend our weekends swishing + swooshing down the runs at Ski Wentworth in all kinds of weather at various rates of speed, knowing at some point it's going to come to an end, and that just happened this weekend.  THIS is when my seasonal depression starts.

We ski on bluebird days, the coldest of days, and in the shittiest of weather, and then when the season is nearing it's end some of those crazy skiers + snowboarders dress in funny costumes, and catapult themselves into the icy cold waters of the Ender Bender weekends Aquaneige.  I decided this year I wanted to shoot it, so I slid myself under the barrier along side the pools and braced myself.  I knew I was going to get wet, I knew the risk factors of lying next to a big pool of water with people trying with everything they had to make it across without falling into the frigid water, but I wasn't prepared for how wet I would actually get!  I was so cold, and soaked to the bone, but man it was fun.  My camera is still sitting in the camera bag, I'm kind of afraid to look at it!

My parents actually didn't ski when we were kids, but we always had a season pass to Keppoch.  They'd drop us off early in the morning, and we didn't leave until the last t-bar ran that night.  It's how I grew up, then it closed.  Years went by before I fell in love with the sport all over again, and I knew that I had to give my kids the same opportunity I had.  There's no better place for a family, for kids, for anyone!  Our kids entered the ski + snowboard programs when they were little, and have now gone onto instructing.  That makes me so frigging proud!

Ski Wentworth, you're the best thing since sliced bread, your staff is top notch, and the beer at Ducky's are always cold! You make us wish winter would never end, we have made some incredible memories and some incredible friendships over the years!  We will miss you, but we'll see you next year, or maybe even this weekend......wink wink......

 

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Baby Barrett's Beautiful Baby Shower ~ Antigonish Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2015/2/baby-barretts-beautiful-baby-shower-antigonish-photographer Kora and Stephen are living on the other side of the world, and were home at Christmas time to spend it with their families before Little Baby Barrett arrives in a few months.  Right now, I am sure they are suffering from tremendous heat waves, while we are walking around wrapped in thermal undies, and skating to wherever we need to be.  Hopefully, it's not too hot.  Sheesh, heat and pregnancy made me very uncomfortable!

I am going to let the pictures tell the story.  They all had way too much fun for me to try and explain it to you, so have a look!  There was loads of laughter, a wee bit of spilled milk, and for some reason the ladies were wearing diapers!  Oh my!

 

Good luck guys, and congratulations!  Baby Barrett is becoming a part of two beautiful and loving families!

 

Venue:  Gabrieau's

Decorating:  Jacqueline Stephenson

 

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Surprise ~ Antigonish Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/10/surprise-antigonish-photographer This was a slightly different family session, of course we did the typical family portraits, but the girls had a very special surprise in store for their parents.  Christa pulled me aside just before we started with the photos and she said "We're really relying on you getting our parents to the party."  I must say my heart skipped a little beat, could I pull this off?  Hell yes, I can pull it off.  I have known Gerard and Elaine from my past years as a medical secretary, and they don't live too far from me, so I was prepared to lie my ass off to get them to Crystal Cliffs!

They are a wonderful couple with a beautiful family who love them to the moon and back!  The girls put a lot of work, and long hours into getting ready for this special occasion, and kudos to them for keeping it all a secret.

I was told before I left that day that my lying skills could get me a job with the RCMP special ops units.  HAHAHA....Good to know if this photography gig doesn't go anywhere.

Venue:  Crystal Cliffs

Decorating:  Michelle Cameron

 

 

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The MacDonald's ~ Antigonish Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/10/the-macdonalds-antigonish-photographer Every year we go for a walk in the woods for some pretty fun family photos, tree climbing, and leaf collecting.  My husband and I both come from a large family, I am the oldest of 6, and he's the youngest of 16, we get it.  We get what it is like coming from a big family.  These guys have it nailed down perfectly!  They are raising beautiful, happy and loving children, and I am so happy I get to see who they are becoming.

See ya next year!

 

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A Long Time Comin' ~ Antigonish Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/9/a-long-time-comin-antigonish-photographer It has taken almost a year to finally get these pretty pictures done.  Carlie and I tried a few times, but things just didn't work out!  Wanna know what the best part about this shoot was?  Shooting these awesome people, they were a whole lot of fun to work with!

 

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The Aurora Borealis ~ Arisaig, Nova Scotia https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/9/the-aurora-borealis-arisaig-nova-scotia Well, this was a pretty fun night!  I left the house around 8:30 or so not really expecting to get anything at all, but I did!  I still can't get over witnessing something I never thought I'd see in our part of the world.  What an incredible experience, and not one I will ever forget.  Many people were asking me when I was out and what time it was, so here ya go.  Underneath each picture is the time it was taken.

 

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(Jennifer Polson Photography ~ Antigonish Photographer) Antigonish Antigonish Photographer Arisaig, Nova Scotia Aurora Borealis Jennifer Polson Photography Northern Lights Nova Scotia https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/9/the-aurora-borealis-arisaig-nova-scotia Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:19:24 GMT
2014 Fall Mini Sessions AND It's Contest Time Again ~ Antigonish Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/9/2014-fall-mini-sessions-antigonish-photographer Well, it's hard to believe that summer is coming to a close, school is about to start (insert happy dance here), and we're preparing ourselves for the change in weather.  I love the changing seasons, the anticipation of the fall colours, the snow that's going to fall, and then before you know it, we'll be back to spring and summer again.

 

Sometimes I have to think ahead, and start promoting events that could be useful for clients who are looking for gifts for their family members for Christmas.....eeekkk......I can't believe I said it.   Don't shoot me.  It's coming and these do make great gifts!

 

2014 Fall Mini's

 

Mini sessions are where you book a block of time with me to have your family photos done, in this case they're twenty minutes.  If you'd like to book a fall mini session, or  have questions send an email to:  jen@jenniferpolsonphotography.com.

 

It's Contest Time!

 

I cannot believe that it has been three years since my Nominate Someone Special Contest.  One of the most incredible families I have ever had the pleasure of meeting and working with won that contest.  So, lets do it again!

 

Announcing the 2014 Nominate Someone Special Contest.  If you know of someone who has made an impact on your life or someone else's, and you would like to nominate them, send me a letter telling me why.  I want to hear their story.  Email your nomination letter to me at:  jen@jenniferpolsonphotography.com.  Contest closes at midnight October 15, 2014.

 

Do me a favour will ya and help me get the word out!  Click those social media buttons!

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(Jennifer Polson Photography ~ Antigonish Photographer) Antigonish Photographer Jennifer Polson Photography Mini Sessions Nova Scotia https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/9/2014-fall-mini-sessions-antigonish-photographer Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:53:54 GMT
Holly + Allan ~ Antigonish Photographer ~ https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/8/holly-allan-antigonish-photographer Meet Mr. & Mrs. Berkvens!

 

Holly and Allan were married at the St.F.X. Chapel in May.  They had a beautiful ceremony on a sunny Saturday afternoon.  The day was not only just about them as they begin their lives together, but it was very important to incorporate as much of St.F.X. as possible.  From Holly's black and gold heels, to her gold and black nail polish, it was definitely an Alumni event!

 

Congratulations!

 

I want to send out a huge THANKS to my good friend Liam Hennessey of Applehead Studio Photography for being my second shooter.  Thank you!

Flowers:  MacKean's Flowers

Venue:  Keating Centre

Bridal Portraits:  Maritime Inn Antigonish and Victorian Inn Antigonish

Decorating:  Michelle Cameron Event Decorating

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(Jennifer Polson Photography ~ Antigonish Photographer) Antigonish Antigonish Photographer Antigonish Portrait Photographer Antigonish Wedding Photographer Jennifer Polson Photography Jennifer Polson Photography Nova Scotia St. Francis Xavier University https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/8/holly-allan-antigonish-photographer Mon, 25 Aug 2014 17:36:52 GMT
Candace + Andrew ~ Antigonish Wedding Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/7/candace-andrew-antigonish-wedding-photographyer When two Antigonish families join together and say I DO!  I wanna be there, I was there!  Man, what a time at this one!  Candace wrote me early in the week slightly panicked about Hurricane Arthur, and the havoc he was ready to aim at us, but the day of the wedding by 2:00 p.m. the skies parted and we had a windy but fabulous wedding day.  It was full of laughs and hugs and we all knew there was a special someone not far from Candace's heart that day.  I have known both of Candace and Andrew's families since like forever.  In fact, Candace and I are related, I'm not sure she knew that until a few days before her wedding.

 

They worked really hard to make their day so special, right down to all of the little decorating details, and the involvement of their many family and friends.  Thanks guys you were fantastic to work with.

 

Oh, and on a little side note, no idea if the bride and groom know this, but they will now!  When I filled my last memory card to the max, I walked off the stage and down the stairs missing the last step, falling to my knees (I skinned them), and sending their beautiful cake table flying half way across the dance floor.  Jesus!  I was picked up by some very helpful ladies who were on the dance floor and thought they had knocked me over.  Yeah, lets go with that I thought.  ha ha.....Luckily the cake and table, and my camera were A-Okay!  None of them hit the floor!

 

Hashtag:  #candyandandy

Venue:  St. Ninian Place

Decorating:  Joan and Neil MacIsaac

Bridal Party Photos:  The Antigonish Victorian Inn

Cake:  Brittany Garvie

Makeup:  Kelly Farrell  Devine Beauty Mobile Esthetics

Band:  Merimac

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(Jennifer Polson Photography ~ Antigonish Photographer) Antigonish Antigonish Photographer Antigonish Portrait Photographer Antigonish Wedding Photographer Jennifer Polson Photography Jennifer Polson Photography Nova Scotia https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/7/candace-andrew-antigonish-wedding-photographyer Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:21:05 GMT
Sara + Matthew ~ New Glasgow Wedding Photographer ~ https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/7/sara-matthew-antigonish-new-glasgow-wedding-photographer What a time I had with these beautiful people!  I mean really, my weddings keep getting better and better.  I meet the nicest people with the nicest family and friends and we get to hang out together all day.  What more could I ask for!

 

Venue:  Summer Street Industries New Glasgow

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The Keppoch ~ Antigonish Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2014/2/keppoch-antigonish-photographer A few Sundays ago I awoke to the most incredible morning.  The sky was blue, the sun was shining, and through the night we received a beautiful dumping of snow.  There was absolutely no wind that day, the temperature was perfect and everything looked so majestic.  My friend Marg sent me a message asking if I wanted to go snowshoeing, and I was all over it.  We grabbed Shauna and off we went to The Keppoch for a beautiful afternoon of snowshoeing up Summit Loop.  The Keppoch is finding some new life with the work of many very dedicated and hardworking people.  Their group is called Positive Action for Keppoch Society, which was started in 2010 with the goal of it becoming a recreational gem for the surrounding area.  The day we were there Dr. John Chiasson and his wife Barb took us into the lodge for a little tour.  Greg Stewart came along shortly after his snowshoe.  After speaking with them for just a few minutes you could tell just how proud they are of what the mountain is becoming.  The Keppoch isn't a fully operational ski hill anymore, but there's nothing stopping you from taking your boards or skis with you.  You can hike the mountain and ride down!  I know of a couple of people who have done so, and say riding through the fresh pow is incredible!  Apparently, in the works for this year when the snow has melted The Keppoch members have plans to clear some of the ski trails so people can do just that on a regular basis.

 

Recently I had a conversation with Jason Mason, and we got to talking about our days at Keppoch, and all of the memories we have of the times we spent on that mountain.  Jason said it best in a message he sent to me "I miss the Keppoch ski culture.  It always matters to me.  The time I spent on the hill.  It matters.  It mattered then.  It always feels like an accomplishment when I walk away from a day of riding."  Jason said it perfectly.  That's exactly how I feel after our family has finished a day on the slopes.  Our ski hill is now Ski Wentworth, which is about an hour and a half from our door, but the drive is totally worth it.  We spend time together as a family, and there isn't a day I ski at Wentworth that I don't remember my days at Keppoch.  It was a large part of my youth, and an experience I am happy to share with my children.  I am sure many of you Keppoch people remember Jason, and read about him most recently in The Casket's article From the Keppoch to Whistler about his company Mason Industries.  Jason's company is making water repellent, breathable stretch denim to wear while hitting the slopes or any other winter activity.  His dream came about from his many years spent riding in jeans.  How cool is that?  I remember Jason wearing jeans at The Keppoch, that's exactly how I picture him when I think back to those days.

 

We had a beautiful day on the mountain that Sunday, I honestly didn't want to leave.  This summer I hope to get my kids out there to do some mountain biking, I hear lots of good stories from several of our friends who take their children there.  Even though The Keppoch is not what I remember it as a kid, it's going to be a mountain that still creates those special memories for the kids of today and their families.

 

You can connect with The Keppoch Facebook Page and Mason Industries Facebook Page by liking them to stay up to date on what their next plans are.  Feel free to share your past or current memories of The Keppoch in the comments below!  I'd love to hear them.  Somewhere out there I believe Dave Turner has a copy of a photo taken of myself and the "Junior Ski Patrol."  I have no idea how old I was, but I remember standing at the top of Lullabye with a group of us for the photo.  Dave made me head of the Junior's that year, man did I feel important.  I had to take the ski patrol course, and I even got to wear the fanny pack, oh and the best was getting to cut that long crazy line for the t-bar on a busy saturday!

 

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Stormy Weather ~ Antigonish Landscape Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2013/12/stormy-weather-antigonish-landscape-photographer I don't know what it's like in your neck of the woods today, but here's a little peak at what's going on in Arisaig.  I wouldn't have normally gone outside today, I mean really look at it!  But, the kids were dismissed early from school, and I was killing time.  What a day!! IMG_6188IMG_6188 IMG_6224IMG_6224 IMG_6230IMG_6230 IMG_6240IMG_6240 IMG_6297IMG_6297 IMG_6321IMG_6321 IMG_6322IMG_6322 IMG_6454IMG_6454 IMG_6428IMG_6428 IMG_6409IMG_6409

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Waiting for Santa ~ Antigonish Baby Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2013/11/waiting-for-santa-antigonish-baby-photographer I must say I am pretty lucky to have such a talented model when I want to test out new props in my studio!  This funky Christmas tutu made by Stef at LilyBug Tutus is the cutest!!  I know there are a few little girls coming for the mini sessions on Saturday, who will look adorable in this tutu!  There are still a few spaces available.  

 

Talent:  Molly

Hat:  Gabs & Eddy

Tutu:  LilyBug Tutus

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Kids Christmas Mini Sessions 2013 ~ Antigonish Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2013/11/kids-christmas-mini-sessions-2013-antigonish-photographer I honestly can't believe we are getting close to Christmas.  In just a few weeks I will be holding my first ever in studio Kids Christmas Mini Sessions.  Stephanie Murphy, from LilyBug Tutus has been working on a new tutu to use during these mini sessions.  I am anxious to see what it looks like, and can't wait to use it.

 

Contact me for more information, and to book your spot.

 

**The studio space is limited in size, the number of children appearing in one single photograph may be limited**

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The Thieu's ~ A Halifax Family https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2013/10/the-thieus-a-halifax-family Scott and I met a few years ago at an Applehead Studio Photography workshop in Halifax.  We became fast friends, and bounce a lot of photo talk off of one another, which is probably a relief to our spouses.  I mean really, how much photo talk can one take?

We shot this in a beautiful park not far from their home.  Scott and I had planned to shoot later that night with our off camera flash gear, so luckily enough I had it with me in the truck.  I don't usually use it in my family sessions, but I was thrilled with the results!  The first three photos are natural light, the remaining are all OFC.

Thanks Scott and Jill for a lovely meal, a great shoot and a comfy bed!  :)  See ya next time!

Oh, and check out the last picture of Scott and Jill, who do you see on the doorstep?  I think she likes me!

 

   

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The Putnam's ~ Antigonish Family Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2013/10/the-putnams-antigonish-family-photographer I thought on this cold and wet October morning, it would be a good chance to update the blog with this beautiful family!  Look how lovely the end of September was!
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Meet My Family ~ An Antigonish Family Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2013/10/meet-my-family-an-antigonish-family-photographer  

What an amazing weekend we had camping at Nimrod's Campground located in Stillwater, just out side of Sherbrooke, NS.  We travelled to Nimrod's (one of our favourite camping sites in the Province), with 3 other families to celebrate Thanksgiving and wrap up our camping season.  It was one of the most relaxed weekends we have ever had, and we're already planning for next year.  The lake and fall colours, along with some spectacular weather made for a memorable weekend.

 

I knew if we were going to be at Nimrod's in the Fall I definitely wanted to take our own family photos there.  Leave it to me to remember to bring my light stand and leave my tripod at home, so thankfully my good friend Michelle stepped in to take our photos.  Not easy for someone who's not used to using my big camera, and has no idea what back button focus is, but Michelle you did AWESOME and we can't thank you enough!

 

So, here's a little peek at what makes the Polson's tick, and some pretty Fall photos from the campground!

 

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Beauty at Sundown ~ Antigonish Photographer https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2013/10/beauty-at-sundown-antigonish-photographer I love sunset sessions!  Laurenne contacted me several months ago about doing some creative work together while going to school here, and think for our first time it went really well!  It was a great opportunity for me to work with both natural light and off camera flash!  I love using off camera flash for sunset portraits  The colours in the sky can be so dramatic!

 

Thanks Laurenne, you were awesome to work with, and you've certainly left an impression on my children!  Looking forward to some more great creative work with you in the future!

 

Model:  Laurenne Mercier

 

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(Jennifer Polson Photography ~ Antigonish Photographer) Antigonish Photographer Jennifer Polson Photography Laurenne Mercier Model Sunset https://jenniferpolsonphotography.com/blog/2013/10/beauty-at-sundown-antigonish-photographer Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:49:23 GMT