BEGINNINGS BY KELLY
weddings / newborns / families
July 9, 2020
Kelly VanderBeek Banff, Canmore Photographer
Every graduating class likes to think of their cohort as unique, however, 2020's grads may be the only ones who can truly claim (to many of their dismay) that their stories are undoubtedly different.
Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown measure, they're school ye...
July 8, 2020
Time took a different meaning in the last few months, especially for kids and their parents.
Amidst the juggling act of work, home schooling, and 'normal' life, there remained moments of beauty. In the past, I may not have pulled out my camera to capture these every da...
June 1, 2020
Every birth story is just that, a story. However, some are slightly more exciting than others.
Mia Grace's birth story was one of the more enthralling tales, much to her Mother's dismay.
Arriving 5 weeks early and in record speed, Mia was unexpectedly delivered at...
May 24, 2020
This portrait session was filled with luck and love right from the beginning.
Squeezing our session in, only days before the Covid-19 isolation measures were put into place, everyone felt lucky to record this incredible phase of Liza, Steve and baby Charlie's life. T...
I'm excited to announce that postcards with from my most popular paintings are now available!
My son, during the new Covid-19 isolation measures, began writing letters to his cousins. That inspired me to have postcards printed with hopes of bringing smiles to friends...
May 9, 2020
My latest article in the series, Solitude Of Sport - for CBC, has just gone live.
Featuring Olympic couple Georgia Simmerling & Stephanie Labbé - see how they're handling virtual racing 'til you puke & delayed retirements.
CLICK HERE to see more images and read the...
May 3, 2020
"I was like, oh my god, I was in the best shape of my life," he explained with shock in his voice.
As many of my readers & followers know, my work straddles several sectors. However, they all center around storytelling.
This image above is from my latest piece of work f...
April 26, 2020
...isolation is more common that we think. It is always with us, in the moments between moments.
Be sure to check out my latest collection of images & writing, showcased by CBC Sports.
April 9, 2020
I do not fit into a box and neither should you.
Why? I'll get to that.
First, let's address the Covid-19 crisis.
Like many of you reading, my income went to $0 when the Covid-19 pandemic hit. However, unlike many, I'm ok with it.
Finding this head space wasn't easy...
February 14, 2020
From Calgary, this family of four made their yearly trek to the mountains, however, this year they marked the occasion with a family portrait session.
Recognizing how quickly their daughters are growing up, they know that sooner rather than later,...
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