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Montreal portrait & wedding photographer

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The official blog of Montreal portrait and wedding photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle. Explore her signature photojournalistic style and stay up to date on her latest wedding and portrait photography projects here.

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68 : International Women's Day 2019

This portrait photography blog post featuring a crew of inspiring women was compiled by Montreal portrait photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle of Life by Selena Photography. Thanks to all the women who participated by sending in their answers!

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67 : Creative Potential Photo Club 1

I receive a lot of messages from people in my community asking them if I can give them feedback on their images or send them assignments. Motivated by this, I've decided to create a new digital community and photo club called the "Creative Potential Photo Club".

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59 : Kaliel Family

Photographing the Kaliel family presented me with a new challenge: four adult humans who are connected by good looks and quirky senses of humour, each with different levels of skepticism and hope for the project. This family photography session was captured in Edmonton by Montreal photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle.

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55 : Minimalist Wedding Photography

I have this wedding package I call the Heron. It’s last on the list of options I offer, and few people actually consider it. I’d like to take a moment to explain this long-legged bird, and give her a chance to take flight. Selena Phillips-Boyle is a Montreal portrait and wedding photographer.

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54 : Edmonton Artist Northlift Belts

I continue to be struck by the calmness with which artists approach their work. Normally rocking the 80s vibe and constantly cracking jokes, Artem displays an incredible calm and focus while he works. Montréal environmental portrait photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle shares portraits from the studio of Edmonton artist Northlift Belts.

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53 : Interfaith Weddings (Hindu and Christian)

This blog post is the first in a series exploring interfaith weddings. I hope to offer a platform to discuss planning an interfaith wedding. In this first post, I sit down with Vikram and Rebecca to discuss their wedding celebration which combined Hindu and Christian wedding traditions.

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41 : Biziaev Family

We’re not just giving this Linus a spring maintenance check. This is the moment. The moment where this new family goes on their first bike ride together. The repair transforms the bike from a solo machine to a new hub that will shift how the Bizis move around the city.

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39 : My Papa

For me, being a photographer is a way of interacting with the world. A way of processing what’s going on around me. Sitting with my Grannie at the hospital beside my dying Papa, photographing those moments allowed me to process the fact that he would not be there much longer.

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32 : Katie & Larissa

In my version of the story, it all started with guitar duets to the likes of First Aid Kit and Ingrid Michaelson in the living room of my first basement apartment. Five years later, it was an incredible pleasure to spend the day with Katie and Larissa and capture their wedding celebration.

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28 : Jessa & Justin

Light. Photography is all about light. Photographers love to shoot during the “magic hour". Or in a northern city like Edmonton, the magic “two hours”. Just long enough for my engagement session with Jessa and Justin.

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18 : Andrew and Judy

Walking through Edmonton’s Old Strathcona, I looked for opportunities to practise new compositional techniques. One of my favourite shots of the day captured Judy and Andrew in the foreground and used the walls of Southern Autobody as the backdrop.

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16 : Angie and Steve

Join me on a cold winter walk with Angie and Steve, and their adorable pup Maggie.

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