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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.

Posts tagged Montreal Portrait Photographer
Blog 78 : Krzysztof and Dee

What do you do when it's really important for you to have photos with your favourite human and your best furry pal, but you don't want your adorable 180-pound English Mastiff to steal the show on your wedding day? You bring your dog to your outdoor engagement session of course!

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Blog 77 : Positively Negative

This month for the Creative Potential Photo Club we meditate on the idea of using negative space to compose our photos. Negative space doesn't have to mean a plain white background—bright colours, repetitive patterns, or rich textures can also be a way to use negative space in an image.

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Blog 75 : Tara and Petros

Petros's inspiring scavenger hunt marriage proposal and clues are personal and thoughtful, taking Tara from their house in downtown Vancouver through various locations within walking distance, before leading her to a romantic final spot near Second Beach. Most importantly, Petros's proposal involved their entire community of family and friends.

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Blog 72 : Photographing the Zero

I spend a lot of time thinking about the zero, the absence of marked moments, our unmarked speech. These zeroes are exactly what we're going to focus on for this month's assignment. If you want to join the Creative Potential Photo Club, please send me a message.

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Blog 71 : Kate and Jordan Engagement Session

Jordan takes Kate's hand and draws her close—they dance casually, the way only good dancers can. They've done this before, many times before. In fact, it's dancing that first brought Kate and Jordan together. This blog post was written by Montreal wedding photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle.

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Blog 70 : Kitchen Sink Portraits Series

I’m launching a series of portraits of people beside their kitchen sinks. With this series, I’m curious to explore what others have to say about their kitchens, their sinks, and the way their lives are reflected in this part of their home. Photos by Montreal photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle.

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66 : Bunny and Claude (Artists in Studio)

Made with high-quality bamboo and organic cotton fabrics, Bunny and Claude specializes in creating underwear for women and men. Les tissus biologiques de bambou et coton de grande qualité forment la base de fabrication des sous-vêtements pour femmes et hommes de Bunny and Claude. Video by Life by Selena Photography.

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63 : Chris and Kate

Chris grabs Kate's hand in that beautiful moment of hesitation before people get comfortable in front of my lens. Then Chris does a simple thing: he kisses Kate's nose. I'm talking about a totally obnoxious, nose-crushing kiss. And it's perfect, Kate loves it. Wedding photography by Montreal photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle.

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61 : Eloïse + Ludovic

Eloïse and Ludovic join me along an intimate path with their energetic pups, Benji and Cléo. This couple's photo session was photographed by Montréal portrait photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle. Cet article de blogue sur la photographie de couple Life by Selena était créé par Selena Phillips-Boyle, photographe montréalaise.

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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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58 : Elizabeth & Jakob

In a spontaneous moment, Elizabeth grabs Jakob's hand and pulls him down a path. The hand is familiar, but the path is not. Elizabeth and Jakob have been together for years now, but it's their very first visit to Montréal together.

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57 : Kristy Boisvert Illustration (Artists in Studio)

Dans ce premier court-métrage de ma toute dernière série « Les Artistes au Studio », je vise à saisir l’artiste Kristy Boisvert dans son milieu naturel.

In this short film, the first in my latest series "Artists in Studio", I aim to capture the artist Kristy Boisvert in her natural habitat.

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56 : Andrea & Alex

Receiving Andrea and Alex's photo inquiry was as refreshing as a warm towel on a transatlantic flight. Our goal: capture some whimsical and puzzling double exposures of this cute couple, all in-camera. Montreal portrait and wedding photographer Selena Phillips-Boyle shares this photo session with Ottawa couple Andrea and Alex.

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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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52 : Newsletter (March 2018)

In January 2017 I launched an email newsletter with the goal of actively communicating my professional and personal projects. Today I pull out the defibrillator and bring this newsletter back to life. In this Life by Selena Photography blog post I share with you my March 2018 newsletter.

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48 : Duffin-Neuman Family

I hear the joyful glee of Nova as Milo comes running into the frame and I don't even care that I'm a sweaty disheveled mess. Hanging out with the Duffin-Neuman family at Parc Jarry is the most fun I've had in weeks.

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47 : Davis and Tom

Meeting eligible cuties in 2017 is challenging. Finding effective ways to engage with them is even trickier. Davis and Tom first intersected on Instagram, a true success story for “How to Pick up a Cutie on Social Media”. Come for a walk around Hintonburg, the Ottawa neighbourhood they call home.

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11 : Houtwerk Design

Stepping into Ashley’s woodworking studio felt like a familiar embrace.

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