Get to Know More about Edmonton Photographer Dawn Weir…

      Hi there! I am a studio light and natural light photographer, based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, specializing in maternity, newborn, baby, milestone birthday cake smashes, children, and family portraits. Whether is’s vibrant colors or neutral vibes, I’ve got you covered! In each session, I aim to capture emotion and deliver images that will make you smile or tear up for the rest of your life.

      My passion and love..

      I have always loved photography and newborn babies. When I was 14 years old, instead of posters of celebrities on the wall, I had images of Anne Geddes and a photo of a hot guy without a shirt holding a naked newborn baby. Yup…I know it was crazy. I had no idea back then that I would turn my love into a passion and a business. Now I get to do what I love every day! At the age of 23, I bought my first SLR camera and fell in love with it instantly. I used to travel a lot during my younger days and my camera was my constant companion.

      My education…

      Before becoming a photographer, I earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree (BCOM) and Chartered Management Accountant (CMA) designation while working at TELUS. However, I eventually decided to quit my job to pursue my passion for photography in Edmonton and St. Albert. I started with wedding photography and then moved into newborn and maternity photography after having my first baby. I am grateful to have amazing and loyal clients who have been referring my services for years. Some of my clients have been since the very beginning, and that makes me so happy! I am excited to meet you and your loved ones and capture images that you will cherish forever.

      It wasn’t until I was getting married that I realized the importance of a good wedding photographer. It was a challenge to find a photographer who would give us the negatives (known as raw images today), but I was fortunate enough to find one. Although we got some amazing photos, I ended up directing the entire shoot. It was then that my husband suggested that I become a photographer.

      Surprisingly, I had never thought of pursuing my passion as a career before. And that’s how my journey as a photographer began.

      My family…

      I am a proud mother of two amazing children and I am lucky to have a supportive husband who is always by my side. He is my assistant, a prop maker, a painter, and always willing to help me out with my photography business. I have been working as a full-time photographer since 2001 and I am passionate about my craft. I believe that there is always room for improvement and I am constantly learning new techniques, styles, and lighting methods.

      In addition to photography, I enjoy skiing, playing badminton, and pickelball, watching reality TV shows, eating (yep…love it!), and most importantly traveling. My favorite color is purple and I am a Scorpio.

       

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      THE ARTIST

      As a Mother, I know how important it is to capture all the stages of your baby’s growth. I promise you will never regret taking too many photos, but you may regret not taking enough.

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