Give the Gift of Photography with Aviva Studios Gift Certificates

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Sometimes, photo shoots can feel a bit expensive. Everyone knows how important family photos are. They have a way of freezing moments in time and create lasting memories that will be cherished for a lifetime. But the truth is, hiring a professional photographer can be out of budget for some. Splitting the cost between family…

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Karis House Photo Shoot to Give Back

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Back in September 2019, we had the pleasure to do a very special photo shoot with a very special family. We invited Tatianna and her baby girl, Anna, to the studio with her Auntie Tamara. This photo shoot was another way for us to give back to the community through Karis House, a charity organization…

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How Aviva Can Help With Your Holiday Photo Gifts – Part 2

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Last week we posted the “Top 10 Photo Gifts for Christmas – Part 1” so that you get inspired and start finding some great photos to turn into personalized gifts. But sometimes the photos we take on our phones are just not special enough for that one-of-a-kind Christmas gift. If you are finding your photos are…

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Top 10 Photo Gifts for Christmas – Part 1

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Have you noticed, in this techy day and age, how difficult it is to manage all the digital media we create on a daily basis? With all the latest and greatest phones, we are able to take a plethora of photos with a simple click. But where do all these photos end up? Some get…

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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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Backing Up Your Digital Files

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Many things have it’s pros and cons and digital photography is certainly no exception. When I started shooting over 20 years ago – in 1994 – film was very much alive and well – it’s actually all I knew. Digital cameras were too highly priced for the average user and I had yet to have…

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Pam Nease Sleep Event – How To Get Your Baby To Sleep

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I had the absolute please of being part of my good friend Pam Nease’s sleep event. If you have never heard of Pam Nease and her amazing team of sleep angels – visit her website now to see what they are all about at https://pamneasesleep.com/ On April 29th, 2017 Pam held a free event for…

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Aviva Photo Studios And Life In The Okanagan

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I am so grateful that I love my work. It’s not even work really—it’s a way of life for me. I guess that’s the way it’s supposed to be, but I sometimes feel guilty because that’s not the case for everyone. While I sometimes feel that there’s nothing more annoying than someone always saying how awesome…

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