Instagram – Photographs by Grace

Do you use Instagram? So do we! Find us on here on Instagram or search for photographsbygrace to stay up to date with all of my adventures.

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Calgary Maternity Photographer – Tammy & Sokhom

Boy oh boy was it hot for this session! I commend the efforts of Tammy for doing the whole hour and not complaining as it was too hot for even this Australian! While the weather was warm, the beautiful evening light made up for sweating it out. We spent the evening photographing Tammy, Sokhom and soon to be […]

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Montana, Montana, Montana!

I have never really had the desire to travel through the United States as I have to many countries in Europe at the top of my list. However, seeing as Montana was a mere 4 hour drive we though why not visit? We love to road trip so we drove down to the border and […]

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Calgary Family Photographer – Dan and his lovely daughters

Hello and welcome back to Photographs by Grace. It was so wonderful to meet Dan and his beautiful girls. His lovely partner, Lesa had organised this photo shoot for Fathers Day and it was incredible to be a part of this shoot and capture the love between a dad and his daughters. Here are a […]

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Calgary Photographer – Waterton

Welcome back to Photographs by Grace. Waterton National Park is fast becoming one of my favourite go to stops in Alberta. Yes, it is a three hour drive away and yes there is a lot of beauty close by but for some reason Waterton always seems to amaze me. The beautiful scenery, limited tourists and incredible […]

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Alberta – Drumheller

Hello and welcome back to Photographs by Grace! As a child, Brad was very much into dinosaurs. Dinosaur pjs, dinosaur bed sheet, dinosaur books so you get the picture that he was a little dinosaur crazy. He had read about Alberta’s dinosaurs as a youngster and was finally able to see the Tyrell Museum and […]

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Calgary Family Photographer – Puneet, Ravi, Kai & Taevin

Hello and welcome back to Photographs by Grace! When Puneet contacted me to photograph her family, I was delighted when she mentioned twins! These two did not disappoint! Puneet and her family were some of the most beautiful and lovely people I have met. The love for each other was evident and it doesn’t help […]

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Calgary Maternity Photographer – Janice, Ryan & Belle

Thanks for stopping by at Photographs by Grace! It is no secret I adore the sunshine and when Janice contacted me to do a family session in the afternoon, I was delighted! It was so lovely meeting Janice, Ryan, Belle and their soon to be addition. Belle was every bit the beautiful princess and was […]

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Calgary Family Photographer – Extended Family Session

It was so lovely to photograph this extended photo session in Cochrane. What a delightful family and such a great location! Enjoy!   – Grace Calgary photographer | Calgary Family Photographer | Cochrane Photographer

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Calgary Engagement Photographer – Jamie & Matt

It was such a delight to meet Jamie and Matt recently for their engagement photographs. Another couple from Ontario and settling in to life in Alberta. We decided to do the photographs in Canmore and it did not disappoint. Here are a few shots from the day. Contact me to book your next session! Enjoy! […]

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Calgary Engagement Photographer – Brianna & Jeff

It was so lovely to meet Brianna and Jeff! They were such a happy, in love and relaxed couple that it made my job easy to photograph this two. Here are a few photographs from our afternoon in Canmore. Contact me to book your next session! I hope you enjoy.            -Grace Calgary Engagement Photographer | Canmore […]

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Calgary Mini Photography Sessions!!

For the month of April & May I will be offering mini sessions in Calgary for $150! These mini session are perfect for updating your photographs whether it be family, maternity, couple or engagement. I want to capture your moments that will be hung on the wall for the next 50 years. **Please note these photo sessions […]

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Alberta – Grassi Lakes, Canmore

Yesterday we headed out to Canmore to see our good friend Jamie and enjoy the beautiful weather we’ve been having. Jaime is headed to Liverpool in just a few short weeks to take her travel international and I couldn’t be happier for her! I will of course miss her but I can’t wait for her to […]

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Calgary Engagement Photography – S&N

It was so wonderful to meet Nicole and Scott! These two met at work and it was only fitting that their engagement photographs took place there too! Nicole and Scott were such kind hearted and genuine people, it was such an enjoyable afternoon photographing them. It was easy to see the love and happiness they bring […]

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Alberta – Elbow Falls, Bragg Creek

Today we went on a little adventure to Bragg Creek which is only a 30 minute drive from Calgary and has some incredible hiking, camping and exploring trails all about. Some of the roads are closed until May 15th, however, you are still able to walk through with most of the snow and ice gone […]

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Celebrating 7 year anniversary in Banff

Wow! Brad and I celebrated our 7 year anniversary last week. 7 years of growth, love, happiness, adventure and support. I adore this man and am thankful everyday I have someone who makes me a better person by uplifting me, supporting me and making me feel beautiful and loved even when I’m being a grump […]

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Calgary Maternity Photographer –

It was so lovely meeting this beautiful mother to be. I am usually a natural light photographer, however, this mum to be wanted a few photographs in her family home. She is looking incredible for 38 weeks and I wish her all the best for the upcoming birth. Here are a few photographs from her […]

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Stacey and Greg – Wedding vows renewed

A few years ago I photographed Stacey and Greg. It was so incredible to see two people so in love, so happy and so fulfilled by their family, life and love. I photographed their wedding renewals in their backyard with their two daughters as their witnesses. It was such a wonderful moment in time to […]

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Calgary Maternity Photographer

It was so lovely to meet this beautiful family and take their maternity photographs over the weekend. It started off with a  dismal Saturday morning with the first rain I had seen in Calgary! Luckily, by the afternoon the skies opened up and delivered some sunshine and warm weather. Here are a few photographs of the […]

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Top 5 places to see in Alberta.

Canada is incredibly beautiful and Alberta is no exception. I have fell in love with Alberta’s diversity, mountain scenery and the most incredible places I have seen yet. I’ve seen so much of Alberta yet there is still so much to explore! I’m currently residing in Calgary with it’s 300+ sunny days which is bliss […]

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Alberta – Canmore Take 3!

Seeing as Brad and I have had some time off before Brad starts his job and I find a job I like, we’ve had countless days to explore the surroundings around us. We decided to explore a little bit further than Canmore and ended up on a beautiful drive around Kananaskis Country and it was […]

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10 Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Next Adventure!

I love travelling (there is no denying that) and I enjoy most things travel related and quotes are one of those things. When I need a little bit of motivation, validation or just something feel good I head to Pinterest for some travel quotes/advice. Here are my top 10. Enjoy! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. […]

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Calgary Photographer – With Carmen & Victor

Welcome to Photographs by Grace! What a delightful afternoon spent with this lovely couple! Carmen was surprised by her lovely friend, Sue with a couple photography session. Even though Carmen was completely surprised she was looking beautiful and ready for photographs. It was lovely meeting and photographing both, Carmen and Victor, who were so happy, […]

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Calgary Photographer – Andrew and Beth

Welcome back to Photographs by Grace Wow! Beth and Andrew are some of my favourite clients to date! The photo session couldn’t have gone any better as they were so in love, so happy and great at posing. Everything you want in a couple you are going to photograph. When Beth said she had a […]

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Canmore, Canmore, Canmore!

Moving to Calgary is already shaping up to be amazing! I’ve been to Canmore before and loved the little town so to go back and realize it’s just as great as I remembered was blissful. We decided to head on a hike to Grassi Lakes. Oh what fools we were! Seeing as the warmer weather […]

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5 habits I gained when I moved to Canada from Australia.

Moving from Australia was quite easy until the winter came! Here’s a few habits I’ve happily gained whilst living in the beautiful land of Canada. 1. The love of poutine. While I can’t say I can appreciate the “real” poutine as many could say as I’m vegetarian and only eat. veg gravy; however, the poutines […]

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Tips for Interviews

Somedays I think I would rather skydive or do something equally as dramatic and thrill seeking than doing an interview. Especially when it’s for a position that I really really want. Interviews are not something I can avoid much longer. It’s been week 2 of no job and my bank balance is running a little […]

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Alberta – Tourists in Calgary.

Today was the day to explore our new city in Calgary, Alberta. Calgary is the sunniest city in Canada with 332 sunny days on average! Sunshine makes me oh so happy, if only the temperature reflected those sunshine days. Calgary is only 80kms from the Rocky Mountains and home to Stampede After a few days we […]

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I had a dream to live abroad and so I did.

Recently I had a friend ask me “Have you had any moments and thought, you spent all that money just to have an adventure?”and it caught me by surprise. Yes, I’ve had many people question my motives, praise my strength in moving to another country and continuously ask how I do it but I had never […]

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Peace Out, Edmonton and Hello Calgary!

This week has been a long one. It started with returning from Mexico and again, we left little time to move ourselves from Edmonton to Calgary. I will, however, give us credit for leaving a week between returning from vacation and relocating to another city. Our last move we gave ourselves a night to clean […]

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Mexico – Sunrise in Cancun

My beautiful friend Georgie pushed me to head down to the sunrise with her and I’m glad I did. What a beautiful morning spent watching the sun peak between the clouds with one of my favourite people. It reminded me of a time where I enticed her and our friend Adam to join me in […]

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Mexico – Tulum for Valentines Day.

Valentines Day for me isn’t a big deal. I like the sentiment, however, I don’t think women or men should place unrealistic expectations on their loved ones to outdo themselves each year in showing how much they love you. I don’t need one day to prove my love to Brad, this should be apparent each […]

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Cancun, Mexico – I love the ocean and the ocean loves me

I was tucked in bed at 2am this morning and had to get up for work at 6am. Great thinking, Grace! I didn’t want to take too many days off work as we’re about to head on over to Calgary and with no jobs lined up so naturally I was thinking of my bank balance […]

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Mexico – Getting out of hotel zone and heading to the real Cancun.

I type this blog post whilst sitting on what appears to be oversized dog beds in our beautiful minimalist townhouse on the outskirts of Cancun but I’m not complaining. We arrived at the street we believed to be our airbnb for the next few days. The cab driver had dropped us off a few streets […]

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Mexico – Cancun is the perfect winter getaway!

As I laze about outside on our deck chairs listening to the sweet sounds of the ocean, now feels like the best time to update you on my travels. Never have I been so joyous to see the beach and feel the warm rays of sunshine soak into my skin. Being isolated in winter for the […]

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Winter in Edmonton – Alberta

Here’s a few photographs around our neighbourhood in Edmonton. Whilst I regularly call Edmonton Deadmonton, there are some beautiful spots out and about especially in the winter time.     Edmonton Photographer | Calgary Photographer | Alberta Photographer

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Goals for Photographs by Grace

Today my first task for Blogging 201 is to note the goals I want for my webpage. So here they are! 1. Do epic shit! This webpage was created to document my travels, photo sessions and adventures. Each time I look at it I’m reminded of my previous adventures and to get out there and […]

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Alberta – Hibernation in Edmonton.

When winter rolled along back home I would throw on a jumper (sweater for you Canadians/Americans) and put some slippers on and be satisfied. Now winter consists of adding an extra 10-15 minutes to my morning ritual of getting ready. First you start with your base layer, then socks & two pairs if it’s extra […]

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Ride share with strangers in Canada!

Now I know what you’re thinking “What if they’re a serial killer?” All I can say is what if they’re not! Ride sharing is a conveniently and cheap way to get around Canada while hopefully make some new friends along the way. Here’s a short example of how amazing ride sharing can be! Brad and I […]

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Five tips for relaxation from a busy work week.

I have been majorly stressed this week with looking for a new job, a new house and a bunch of other small things. Some weeks are just harder than others and this week was one of them. It’s not all bad though. I have secured an interview next week for a real social work job! […]

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Edmonton Photographer – Family Session

Not only was it 1 degrees but I got to photograph this beautiful family and two energetic family dogs. Chrissy and Brad were as relaxed as can be and it was such a lovely time to spend with them and photographing their wonderful family. We decided to photograph this lovely family in in one of the snow […]

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A moment in time.

The 19th of January marked 12 beautiful months of Canadian life. I year has passed and I don’t believe I’ll be returning to Australia anytime soon. The realization that we only have a year left of our visa has made us reconsider our time here. There is still so much to see, so much to […]

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Edmonton Family Photographer – Rachel, Peter & Elania

Winter is fast becoming my favourite season for shooting families. The white background is such a beautiful backdrop and I love seeing little ones all snug in their winter clothes. This session was with a lovely family here in Edmonton, Alberta. This photoshoot was hilarious with little Elania deciding she only wanted to giggle constantly and […]

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Edmonton Maternity Photographer

Today I met this beautiful couple and you easily tell the love, happiness and joy that radiated from them. This session was to photograph the upcoming bump that will soon be a beautiful boy or girl. I love that they have kept the sex of the baby a surprise – how exciting! We bonded over […]

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Leibster Award!

  I’ve just been nominated for my first award from @ciciandmimi ! Thanks so much for choosing me out of the 1000’s of bloggers that you could have. I have intended to put more time into my blog this year and I am indeed succeeding in some of the goals I set. Go me! While […]

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The Best Vegetarian Mexican Food in Vancouver

For all the vegetarians and vegetarian lovers. Bandidas Taqueria At first Vancouver food didn’t impress me. That is, until I found Bandidas. Oh Bandidas, my stomach still yearns for you! You will find amazing ,Mexican food all at amazing prices, great service and the most delicious hibiscus drinks. This place gets busy so get there early […]

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Let’s be adventurers, darling.

Hello hello! This week has been somewhat dismal. Not only was it the first week back at work, it was also   the time when my never ending issue of a car decided to stop working in the cold weather. It was expected, however, it was not a welcome site. With no further travel in […]

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Blogging 101 – Assignment 1

Today starts a new project with https://dailypost.wordpress.com and comes my first assignment of introducing myself. Many people may already know me, however, this is for those of you who don’t. I’m Grace, 24, healthy, happy and freckly. I was born in Australia and lived there for almost 24 of my years. I grew up on the Sunshine […]

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Accommodation Options For The Budget Traveller

  Airbnb I love love love Airbnb. I have stayed in beautiful places all over Canada and America and have met so many wonderful, inspiring and generous people. It’s a low cost version to some of the best places I’ve stayed at. I love the homely touch and feeling like you’re in a home away from home. […]

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