Go Outside, Get Messy, and  Have Fun!


The Experience

Having your photos taken will be more of a "Let's make some memories," and less of a, "Let's go have our photos taken," experience. I want your time with me to be fun! For you to walk away and think, "Wow, we had a great night!" 

I aim to photograph families who want more than your average "everyone look at the camera" photo. Although we will get that also, I try to capture your family as they are. All the little candid moments between you and your loved one(s), and all of those little details (that you tend to take for granted but truly capture the essence of your family.). 

We're all about getting messy, having fun, and being a bit adventurous. 


by Stephanie Forbes Photography

by Stephanie Forbes Photography

Hopeless Romantic,

Hi! I am Melissa or Mel, a wife and proud mom to two real babies and one fur baby. 

I believe life is an adventure, and that we all have our own adventure to live. I believe in getting messy, taking wrong turns, being spontaneous, and exploring new places. We're all on this earth for a short time and we are so fortunate that we can document our lives in such a beautiful way. Our generation will be the first to have life captured in every possible form, and at every available moment. Just imagine what your legacy will leave, and what your great, great grandchildren will get to relive through your adventures. 

At the end of the day, your feet should be dirty, your hair messy and your eyes sparkling.
— Shanti


Because we all know you're here for this. 



Lifestyle Pricing


Lifestyle sessions include: Family, Newborn, Maternity, and Couples. 

* Includes location of your choice, your home or an outdoor location you love.

* A beautiful online gallery for you and your loved ones to view, download or share

* High resolution digital downloads of the best photos taken that day.


Extended Family Sessions


Extended family sessions are a must have, and one of my favourites to photograph. These involve grandparents, siblings, parents, and children from one side of your family tree. 

* Includes the same as above. Galleries can be shared and download by all family members involved. 

Custom quotes available for events, birthdays and more.

* All prices are subject to HST

Children see magic because they look for it.
— Christopher Moore
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Ready to create some awesome imagery together? How about creating memories, getting adventurous and most of all having fun? Let me know what you're thinking so that you and I can create one of a kind photos together.

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Follow the Adventures!