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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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Darleane is an amazing photographer. We have done shoots with other photographers and none of them match Darleane’s love for photographing kids and families. She has a tremendous eye for getting that perfect picture and has great ideas, yet at the same time is really open to what we wanted as a family. Darleane captures those special moments that occur with a natural feeling. Forget about the traditional, stiff posing and struggling to get the kids to sit still. We were so happy with the photos and the whole experience.

The Pue Family

Mother’s Day Photoshoot Ideas for Families

After the cherry blossoms and daffodils have gone and just before the begonias are in full bloom, families with children of all ages celebrate Mother’s Day on the second Sunday in May. As both new and returning clients aim to book a Mother’s Day photoshoot, ideas of what to wear and where to go fill my inbox. They’re [ … ] Read More

Easter Photo Shoots for Families with Kids

Easter is just two days away. While my client families have booked their springtime family photo sessions a month ago when the first cherry blossoms created pink canopies, there is still time to have an impromptu family photo session in your own backyard. Good Friday’s forecast calls for warm sunny weather this Sunday, and I’m excited that I can take [ … ] Read More