The Aviva Project September Headshot Marathon

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September is a great time to update your headshot! We will be hosting a SEPTEMBER 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 fee will go towards the Kelowna Women’s Shelter. Mark Thursday, September…

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The Luxurious Milkbath Photo Session

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The fun started with a Cake Smash Session to celebrate Simone’s 1st birthday. After a consultation to develop the plan, the cake was ordered and the date was booked for a photo shoot.  Simone came all dressed in her beautiful party dress ready to smile. As a warm up to start, photos were taken of…

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What to Wear to a Photo Shoot

Because clothing is such a big part of any photograph, it is important to dress for your photo shoot with intention and care. Here are some tips to follow to take the guess-work out of what outfit to choose for your session. With in studio sessions, we try to choose a backdrop that will enhance…

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Fun Family Photo Shoot Ideas

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Looking for inspiration for your next family photo shoot? Here are some great suggestions to get your creative juices flowing… Photo shoots can be a great time for play. Posed photos are boring and can be frustrating for kids. It’s important to let kids be kids. This energy and interaction with each other creates memories…

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What the Professionals Do To Capture Just the Right Business Photo

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At Aviva Studios, we love working with all types of businesses providing the images they need to operate their businesses successfully. Whether it be product photography, branding images (please visit our sister studio Popp Studios for more information on product photography) or company headshots, we are here to support the local businesses of the Okanagan.…

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What Do Your Headshots Say About Your Business?

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We live in a world where images are everything. Your business is being judged immediately by the first impression. People’s attention is unfocused and divided. If clients don’t like what they see, they quickly click elsewhere. So what first impression are you giving to potential clients by your business headshots? If “pictures are worth a…

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The Aviva Project Graduate Mini Sessions

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Can you believe your little one has grown up and is ready to leave the nest? It’s a time of so many mixed emotions. You are so proud and, at the same time, are so nervous for their future and super sad to let them go. The season is full of celebrations as they get…

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Mother’s Day Outdoor Mini Sessions Update

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On Easter Monday, we got out of the studio and into the sun for Mini Outdoor Sessions getting ready for Mother’s Day. The smiles were just as bright as the Okanagan sunflowers and fun was had by all! We were able to raise $250 for the KGH Foundation!! Check out our Aviva Project page for…

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The Aviva Project Mother’s Day Outdoor Mini Session

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We will be hosting a family Mini Outdoor Sessions for Mother’s Day. The event will be one day only and $25 of the sitting fee will go towards the KGH Foundation. We will be taking advantage of the stat holiday EASTER MONDAY, APRIL 22 for this event. This will also give you plenty of time…

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March Headshot Marathon Update

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Last Thursday Aviva Studios hosted a fundraising event for The Aviva Project. Again, funds were raised for the Kelowna Women’s Shelter but, this time, 100% of the mini session fees went to the local charity organization which supports women in their time of crisis and need. Excitingly, one week before the event, all of the…

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