Travel Photographer – Peggy’s Cove

Hello and welcome back to Photographs by Grace. I have longed to visit Peggy’s Cove in Nova Scotia since moving to Canada and the time finally came this summer! We drove along the 45 minute drive from Halifax admiring all of the beautiful fishing towns, houses on the water and beautiful scenery. Half way through […]

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Travel Photographer – A short trip to Ottawa

Hello and welcome back to Photographs by Grace! Just over a month ago, Brad and I ventured off into a beautiful 2 week adventure exploring east of Canada. First stop, Ottawa! We haven’t been to Ottawa yet and thought it was a must on our to do list as it is the capital of Canada. […]

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Travel Photographer – Cabot Trail, Nova Scotia

Hello and welcome back to Photographs by Grace. Wow! Just wow! I really didn’t know just how incredible beautiful, diverse and interesting the east coast of Canada would be. I find it hard to put into words just how incredibly beautiful and enjoyable this trip was for me. The Cabot Trail is definitely something not […]

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Toronto Photographer – Niagara Falls

Hello and welcome back to Photographs by Grace. Niagara Falls is a must see when visiting Toronto or Toronto’s neighbour, Buffalo. Niagara Falls is such a powerful waterfall to see and feel, no photos do it justice. As the saying goes, it must be seen to be believed. The sheer force, magnitude and beauty are […]

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Landscape Photographer – British Columbia

Beautiful BC. I love the road trip from Calgary to BC and back. I know it’s 10 hours but I have found it is far better than the flight and much cheaper! Anyone living in Canada knows the struggle of airfare within Canada. You can fly cheaper outside of Canada than you can within and […]

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Calgary Photographer – Georgie comes to visit.

Hello and welcome back to Photographs by Grace! The weeks leading up to Georgie’s arrival, I was ecstatic! One of my most beloved Australian’s was coming to Canada for the first time. Her arrival date rolls around and guess who pulled a muscle so badly in her back that she was bed ridden for the […]

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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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$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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Emily

My beautiful sister Emily gave birth to a beautiful girl named Alice. I am so happy to be an aunty and have a baby in the family! So here are a few photos from a short visit with her. Enjoy!

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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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Natalie

Yesterday I photographed a beautiful lady whom wanted photographs for her boyfriend in another province. As most of these images are private I will just show you a sneak peak of a few photographs. Natalie had set up her living room with lots of props and had a heap of ideas for the shoot. It […]

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Joffre Lakes, British Columbia.

Brad and I finally had another weekend off together and what does it do but forecasted to rain! I think this may be the 3rd or 4th time Brad and I have had all weekend together in the last few months and it has been sunny all week and rains whenever we seem to want […]

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East Vancouver – British Columbia

I went to East Van yesterday to take photographs of the religion sign in the sunshine. I took my sweet time in walking there and missed getting the sun reflecting off the sign but got a few good photographs of the sunset and city in the distance. Here’s one of them. Enjoy! – Grace Vancouver […]

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Out and about in Vancouver – British Columbia

I’m attempting to get out and about every second day to improve and take more photographs. I love to photograph but motivation, or lack there of, is a massive hurdle. I’m aiming to take at least 3 sets of photographs a week which is completely reasonable and possible. I just hope you all don’t get […]

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Do you like cats?

If the answer was no, please feel free to remove yourself from this page. I love cats! I have recently adopted a neighbours cat in the hope it will love me more than it’s owner. Selfish, I know, but it’s so freaking cute. I’ve named him/her Frank/Frankie. I can’t quite tell as the kitty is […]

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False Creek, Vancouver – British Columbia

Lately Brad and have been taking advantage of the late sunsets and the beautiful weather through the work week. Sadly it’s been raining every weekend but it makes you appreciate the sun a little more through the week. Here are a few snaps from the sunshine on Monday. You can really tell the difference from […]

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Whistler – British Columbia

Last summer Brad and I came to Canada. We were expecting summer weather but we should have realized summer weather to Canadian’s is far different to summer weather to Australian’s. I even had to buy a jumper! That’s sweater for all you non-Australian’s. Here’s a few snapshots form a day spent in Whistler and we […]

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Vancouver Sunset – British Columbia

Sun set over Vancouver city recently. It was just beautiful watching the sun go down and here I thought it was going to be a boring one! Enjoy! -Grace

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Vancouver living – British Columbia

Vancouver has been my home for the last 5 months. I’ve had a love/hate relationship with it mainly hating on the rainy days haha. I really do love it here and the summer seems to be just around the corner! Vancouver is such a unique and adaptable place for an Australian to come and feel welcome. […]

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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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The first of many.

  The first time in seeing snow fall in such a large amount. The beauty is worth the cold temperatures and the wet shoes.   Here’s a shot of Brad getting ready and walking about exploring. He really gets bored of my endless photo taking but is happy to tag along as long as it […]

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