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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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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 76 : Emily and Royden

There were tears from both sides of the aisle and across the stage throughout the ceremony. I have never seen so many tears from all sides before. As a wedding photographer, I love to capture rich emotion, which this Edmonton wedding provided in ample supply.

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Blog 74 : Composing with Colour

This month we're meditating on another internal, contemplative assignment and exploring the idea of composition with colour. For those of us who shoot in colour, learning to compose with colours can be just as important as composing images using other elements such as lines, rule of thirds, or internal framing.

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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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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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64 : Energy Management

This post explores the idea of topping up the potential energy in our systems with the fuel of self-care. I'll be speaking to my fellow photographers, but I hope the ideas and concepts can be easily applied to the lives of my artist and writer pals in other fields too.

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