Calgary Portrait Photographer – Daniel

It was so lovely to meet Daniel again to get some portraits done for his website. These images were taken in downtown Calgary just before sunset. A perfect afternoon even though it was a little chilly! I love repeat clients and it was wonderful to connect with Daniel again. To book your session, please Contact me. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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$10 piece of happiness.

I’ve been saying for a little while now that we all need to get back to basics. This afternoon I spent a bit of time with a piece of plastic and had so much fun! There’s are quite a few snowy hills around my area that haven’t been groomed yet so it was the perfect place to […]

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Nordegg – Alberta

Every time I start seeing The Rockies on a drive in Canada it makes me oh so happy. It instantly puts a smile on my face while I continue to take in the magnitude and beauty of these incredible mountains. I pity those who never travel. I cannot comprehend the life I would lead if […]

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Edmonton at night – Alberta

I’ve had some car trouble so haven’t been able to get out as much as I would like but here’s hoping that it’s fixed in the next week! Here are some snaps I’ve been taking near by my neighbourhood. Enjoy!   – Grace Edmonton Photographer | Calgary Photographer | Alberta Photographer

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Edmonton snow filled days – Alberta

I’ve been trying to get out for at least a 30 min walk in these really cold days. I can usually only last an hour before I retreat inside and warm my face up. Everything on my body is warm except my face! I think I’m going to resort looking like a criminal and wearing […]

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Edmonton snow day.

The first dump of snow has arrived in Edmonton! I have been looking forward to this for a few weeks but have not been looking forward to the super low temperatures! Coming from Australian “winter” to Canadian winter is such a change but I am loving it so far! There are so many new things to […]

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Alberta – A trip down to Southern Alberta.

Since buying a car Brad and I have aimed to do as many trips as we can before the winter set in. We knew we’d be pushing it by heading to Calgary, Canmore and Waterton Lakes National Park this weekend, however, some how it was perfection! The weather couldn’t have been better and the scenery […]

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Alberta – Elk Island

Another day, another adventure. I had just come back from Australia and I was ready to do some more exploring. I suffered terrible jet lag for the first time and was in an out of bed for 3 days because of how drained I was feeling. It was good to get out and head to […]

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Alberta – Jasper Adventures

Just before I embarked on my adventure home to Australia for a short visit, Brad and I decided that a weekend to Jasper was in order. It was well worth the 4 hour drive! Jasper is such a scenic, beautiful and the reason I love Canada. Canada is such a beautiful and scenic country and […]

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Lukas’ 1st Birthday!

I recently captured a 1st birthday that was amazing! It was built for kids AND adults! What a delight for everyone! There was a slide outside, face painter, d.j and me of course 🙂 The atmosphere was fun all night and the beautiful parents were absolutely lovely and so concerned with making sure everyone had […]

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A road trip to Alberta with new friends.

Here are a few photographs from a spontaneous trip from Vancouver to Banff and Lake Louise with a few stops along the way. We had met Miguel a few days earlier via a ride share on Craigslist. We met him and he seemed cool and didn’t give off that serial killer vibe so we decided […]

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