A week before the session, they had informed me that on the day of their engagement session, they were finding out the gender at the doctors' office beforehand. I was so excited to hear this and instantly had an idea to make the reveal all the more special. I asked them if they were willing to put their trust into me, and to have the doctor put the tiny little secret into an envelope. They were hesitant as they were so darn excited to find out the news, but after some persuasion, they agreed! I ran to the store, and picked up two smoke bombs- one blue, and one pink.
The day of the session, I arrived to their location and was presented eagerly with the envelope. I opened it up, being the first one to know the news, and tucked one of the smoke bombs into my camera bag and off we went to the river.
We arrived to the beautiful #koksilahriver in #shawniganlake, and trekked though the snow and ice with their two dogs to the perfect spot on the river edge. We started on the engagement photos, and here is some of the magic we created. This part of the shoot didn't last long, because of their pure excitement to find out the news! Here are a couple of my favourite shots.
The ring was also his grandmothers ring, which I think is so incredibly special!
I could tell they were both getting impatient, so we got straight to the reveal. I was giddy myself, and couldn't wait to spark the smoke bomb to capture their reactions... and here it is!
#ITSABOY! So much excitement, and they both had feeling that it would, so that was the hardest thing after finding out the news to not spill the tea.
Even the dogs were excited, or just confused as to what the big puff of blue was floating over the river. LOL.
If you are interested in booking a surprise gender reveal- I have two package options for you. Both include the #smokebombs for an easy experience. Can be purchased as Gift Certificate as well.
-40 images delivered online
$530 plus GST.
Reveal PLUS package
-45 minute maternity, 15 minute reveal
-1 hour lifestyle newborn session
-85 photos total delivered online
-Access to client wardrobe, and/or exclusive style guide.
$940 plust GST.
Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about your session, or fill out a contact form on my website. Lets create some memories!
( SMOKE BOMBS MUST BE USED SAFELY, AVOID ANY DRY AREAS OR FIELDS. THEY TRANSMIT A SPARK, AND CAN EASILY START A FIRE IF NOT USED CORRECTLY. )
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