Monthly Archives: July 2009

this family.

… sees beauty… gives freely… lives purposefully. Amy Montgomery [ photographer | children's portraiture | photography on location | burlington | ontario ]

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“blond-curly-hair-envy” [ amy montgomery :: children’s photographer ]

I guess you always want what you don't have. When I was a kid, that "want" was to have curly hair… curly AND blond hair…. ok, curly, blond hair with REEALLY long eyelashes. I would have looked like Miss J in my dreams. This sweet little red dress is from children's clothing designer "Blu" out […]

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point of view [ amy montgomery :: children’s photographer ]

One of the things I really work at when I'm shooting, is to change up my point of view. It's not unusual to find me with my ear in the sand, composing a shot from ground level. I also try to give myself permission to push the envelope on what "family photo" means. (And I'm […]

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as if i wasn’t there [ amy montgomery :: children’s portraiture ]

Don't you just love the connection here? How he looks at her, how she looks at them, and how comfortable they are all together? I love family photographs like this, when it appears as if I was invisible and they are just having their own little moment without me. Love that.   [ too little […]

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expect the unexpected [ amy montgomery :: children’s photographer ]

Dear client,Thank you for dragging your kids out to the beach on a dreary morning, and trusting me enough to throw your initial vision out the window. I know when you originally booked a 6:30 am start on a summer's day, you were expecting blue skies and sunshine… and granted, that would have been nice… […]

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