Hi, my name is Michelle. I grew up in Stephenville, a small town on the west coast of Newfoundland, Canada.
After high school, I spent the better part of a decade living in the resort towns of Banff, AB and Whistler, BC snowboarding, hiking and enjoying all the outdoor adventures these breathtaking places had to offer. Then spent a few years in Vancouver, BC where I discovered my love for yoga.
Eventually I moved to Fort McMurray, AB to work for one of the big oil companies and met a guy. Once we found out we were having a baby we decided that I would move into his home in Regina Beach, SK for my maternity leave.
A few days before Brody was born I bought my first DSLR camera and shortly after his birth, I signed up for an online photography course. Between feedings and changing diapers and doing assignments I started watching YouTube videos and found Ana Brandt, Celebrity photographer. I quickly fell in love with her style and with maternity and newborn photography. During my time off from work I also did my first 200 hour yoga teacher training and was able to further my love of yoga.
I resigned from the oil company in Fort McMurray and started my photography business and teaching yoga within the community.
Fast forward to the present...I relocated to the City of Regina, spring 2018 as a single mom, with my awesome preschooler learning to be my "photography assistant" when hes not in school. Because of ALL of my amazing clients, I've been able to grow and learn and support us doing something i love <3
Thank-you for visiting my website. I hope you enjoy my photos, I really am excited about every session I create and love meeting and spending time with every client.
Photo by: Vanessa Rae Photography