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My name is Darleane Johnston, family photographer, and welcome to Chickadee Photos in Vancouver, BC

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Working with each family to record lasting memories is really my sole purpose. I can't wait to work with you.

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“My rambunctious 3 year old son and I had an appointment with Darleane from Chickadee.  Carter has a mind of his own and a very strong will.  Darleane was amazing.  He loved working and playing with her!!  She was fantastic with us both.  She was patient, fun, positive and efficient.  We both enjoyed our time with her and the photos are great!  She caught us in our natural state – all of them in fact!  I love the expressions she captured. Each one is so totally and completely ‘us’.  I couldn’t be more pleased with her work!”

The Perry Family

Holiday Photo Sessions for Families with Chickadee

Fall is my favourite time of year. Pumpkin spice. Red, orange and yellow leaves. Families getting together for the holidays. It’s that time of year again for holiday photo sessions for families. My regular clients have already booked their Christmas photos shoots this year. I’m sharing more professional family photos on my Facebook page these [ … ] Read More

What to Wear for Your Outdoor Family Photo Session

Outdoor family photo sessions take place in lush green parks and picturesque lakes across the Lower Mainland. Outside, families are free to explore, laugh and play together. Young kids tend to smile more and avoid my lens less when distracted by ducks, geese and butterflies. The potential is great for beautiful candid shots full [ … ] Read More