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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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As a young first time mom I was a bit nervous having someone I didn’t know take picture of my infant, however Darleane was so personable and made me feel comfortable right away. I wasn’t sure how well the pictures would turn out because my baby was having a fussy time and needing to sleep. Darlene was able to take advantage of him sleeping and captured some beautiful shots. The photographs she took are a work of art and something my son and I will treasure forever.

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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

Best Time of Day for Your Outdoor Family Photo Shoot

I encourage clients to meet outside so we may capture family photographs in natural light. Although I have an in-home studio, I often prefer to work as a natural light photographer. This means I enjoy meeting you outside to have a candid family photo session. Whether it’s under the glow of green summertime foliage [ … ] Read More