Fall Orchard Sessions

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Can’t you smell the weather changing? Fall is in the air and the leaves are starting to colour brilliant yellows and oranges. The days are getting shorter with the approach of sweater weather. Soon we will be cozying up by the fire with a good book and a blanket as hibernation season is just around…

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Fall Headshot Marathon 2020

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Let’s try this again! Due to the shutting down of businesses in the Spring because of Covid, we were not able to run our Spring Headshot Marathon. Now that things have calmed down a little bit and we are feeling a bit more comfortable with our “new normal”, it is time to open up the…

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Return To Operations Plan

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Returning to safe operation All businesses that are returning to operation must have a plan and that includes me – but thankfully because Aviva Studios is a small business – this means it’s not a complicated plan. Regardless of its limited complexity it’s important to me that my clients feel safe when they come to…

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The Aviva Project – Isolated But Not Alone

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I am writing to you today to provide information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and what we at Aviva are doing in response. As a valued Aviva client, your health and safety has always been, and remains, our number one priority. For this reason, the studio will be closed for portrait sessions until further notice. The…

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Time for Some Spring Cleaning – Part 1

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A lot of prep work goes into our Aviva Project mini session fundraising events and we thought we would give you a glimpse into what goes on behind the scenes. The process starts with knowing our dates well in advance so we can brainstorm and plan the design for the set. In the case of…

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Behind the Scenes of the Newborn Photoshoot with Abigail

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The studio was toasty warm even though it was threatening snow outside. Abigail, Lauren’s friend who is homeschooled, came for the morning to help with the photoshoot. She has always been interested in photography, so this was a way for her to learn some tricks of the trade. It is always helpful for Liz to…

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The Aviva Studio Tour

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Welcome and step inside our studio! Built in 2017, our studio is state-of-the-art and fully equipped for any photography session. We strive for flexibility, to help you achieve the photograph you have envisioned. Here is a breakdown of what options are available to you when you book a photography session at Aviva Studios. Backdrops are…

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The Aviva Project Spring Event 2020

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Mother’s are so special! They hold us as we grow. They sacrifice to provide for our needs. They worry. They fuss. They protect. Their love for their children is so strong no matter how far away the physical distance may be. They deserve so much and every spring we are reminded to show appreciation to…

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Behind the Scenes of the Beach Radio Photoshoot

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At the beginning of February, we had a fun commercial and branding session in the studio with some of the radio personalities from Jim Pattison Broadcasting Group. The studio was full of people with lots of great energy. In the chaos, we had a blast and the photos captured all the fun! Ara, one of…

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The Aviva Project March 2020 Headshot Marathon

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Are your professional headshots looking a little tired and dusty? Time for some business promotional material spring cleaning! We will be hosting a MARCH 2020 HEADSHOT MARATHON for all those business professionals who need to update their headshots. This studio event will be one day only with only 10 spots available.  25% of the sitting…

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