Rebuilding in Progress

If you have visited my blog in the last couple of weeks, you will have noticed there are no photos of my sessions. Just a bunch of posts with  the same picture saying I need to update my 3rd Party Service provider.  For the last 10 years I had been using Photobucket to host my blog photos, because it was free. Yeah yeah I know. Free never stays free. And it didn’t. Overnight, one day in June, Photobucket broke the links for 10’s of millions of photos and sent out word that we had to pay for their highest level of service before they would restore the links. Myself and millions of other long time users were shocked and very upset. So I am now trying to rebuild my blog by uploading the photos again through MyFotoJournal, which hosts my blog. This is what I should have done in the beginning. In the meantime, please visit my Facebook Page for the latest photos. This will take a long time to fix. 

Allison Anderson, Teagan Photography

Ps here is an updated photo of my little family. This was from the last few days we had with our little dog, Shadow. 

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Edmonton Cake Smash Photography * Averaj

Averaj turned one year old surrounded by his family who love him very much. After a few photos with his parents and grand parents, at their south east Edmonton home, we brought out his awesome blue cake. I loved the colour mom chose!  However, Averaj wasn’t keen on it. Or of the icing or the whole cake smash idea. No worries! No every one year old likes the cake smash. He did enjoy his little post cake smash bubble bath.  His concentration on the bubbles let me focus some photos on his amazing eyelashes. The boys always have them. Lucky and happy little guy.

An East Indian family wearing shades of blue, grey and orange clothing, stand together with their one year boy on the back deck in their Millwoods home

parents and grandparents of East Indian decent hold a smiling one year old boy

mom and dad and grandparents smile at the only son in their family on his first birthday

an east indian father kisses the cheek of his son while his grandparents are holding him on their lap

a Sihk grandfather stands with his wife and their one year old grandson on his first birthday

a one year old boy with dark hair sits in front of a bright blue cake wearing a brown bowtie

a baby boy plays with the royal blue icing on his birthday cake

the birthday boy cries as he sits in front of his blue cake smash cake

a close up photo of an east indian boy's dark eyelashes as he has a post cake smash bath in his Edmonton home.

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Edmonton Newborn Photographer * Baby Lucy

Newborn Lucy was the perfect little Easter baby! I met her when she was 8 days old and soooooo calm. Mom and dad lived in a downtown Edmonton high rise — an amazing location and proximity to the river valley and the Alberta Legislature grounds. I was a bit jealous as I used to live in the area years ago, before I had my own children, and moved to the suburbs. High rise apartments and condos pose somewhat of a challenge for me and my mobile Edmonton newborn photography studio — because of the elevators, security doors and smaller spaces. But all I have to do is rearrange a bit of furniture and I can make it fit. I used to fear using studio light, and fought learning it for years. Now I can’t live without it and panic somewhat when I have to use natural light. Lol. But I have a look that I want for my clients, and that is what they want when they hire me to be their Edmonton newborn photographer. Lucy was such a gem during her newborn session. Smiling in her sleep, holding the little carrot in bunny ears and giving some beautiful awake photos with her mom and dad. She was so calm.

An Edmonton newborn baby girl celebrates Easter dressed as a bunny and is sleeping in a basket with some carrots

sleeping in a wooden basket is a baby girl with a cream coloured knit hat

sleeping in a wooden basket is a baby girl with a cream coloured knit hat

a close up of a baby girl's face and her hand tucked under her cheeks

on a mauve knit blanket is a baby girl sleeping wrapped in a pink scarf

a little smile from a newborn baby girl as she sleeps during her Edmonton newborn photo session

a purple flokati rug is the backdrop for a newborn baby during her first photo session

tucked into a mint green blanket and laying in mutilcoloured yarn in a wooden bowl ia a new baby girl

mom and dad hold their newborn baby girl in front of a black backdrop

mom and dad hold their newborn baby girl in front of a black backdrop

mom and dad hold their newborn baby girl in front of a black backdrop. She is wide awake

a father with dark stubble on his face kisses the cheek of his baby girl

a newborn baby has a big yawn as her father holds her

mom and dad hold their newborn baby girl in front of a black backdrop

Book your maternity and newborn photo sessions by clicking here! I would love to work with you.

Edmonton Newborn Photographer * Baby Charlize

I’ve met some wonderful people in my years as an Edmonton Newborn photographer. And I’ve crossed paths with people I’ve grown up with and people that my husband knows. This was the case with Charlize’s mother. They know each other through the Edmonton Spring Board diving scene. It’s fun learning about the connections that people have and how we are all so interconnected. And not just on Facebook. Baby Charlize had the cutest little round face and puffy cheeks. Her big brother wasn’t keen on photos. I did managed to sneak a few when he was distracted by an iphone. You gotta do what you gotta do. Toddlers have their own agenda.

A newborn girl wrapped in white fabric is sleeping with her hands tucked under her chin in a pink fabric stuffed bucket

a one week old baby girl smiles in her sleep on a bed made from a pale brown knit blanket

with her little hand placed on her cheek, a new baby girl sleeps on a lavendar flokati rug

with her little hand placed on her cheek, a new baby girl sleeps on a lavendar flokati rug, in the potato sack pose

a blonde and blue eyed toddler boy lays on the floor next to his sleeping sister, who is smiling

a new Edmonton family of 4 snuggle together during a photoshoot with their new baby girl

a blonde mother and father cuddle together with their newborn baby girl in the middle

a beautiful new mother wearing all white against her long blonde hair, hugs her new baby girl to her chest

a bald caucasian father cradles his newborn girl in his arms against an all black backdrop

mom and dad kiss the head of their newborn baby girl at their Edmonton home

Book your maternity and newborn photo sessions by clicking here! I would love to work with you.