Dragonfly Photography  |  Photography by Rebecca Lippiatt  |  Edmonton, Alberta Canada Family and Lifestyle Photography bio picture
  • I specialise in lifestyle photography. Life is messy and grand, beautiful and challenging, and every one of those moments is precious. This is what I look for and what I photograph. This is what I want you to remember, when you look at your photographs years from now - how your heart was so big it felt like it would explode.

When I think of this family, I think of loyalty.

I first met Angela and Geoffrey when I was just starting as a photographer (11 years now!). They have stuck with me through all my learning and my growth, and been a constant source of support. It is good to know people that long. To know where they came from and see where they are going. We are blessed with this friendship.
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I was confused by the shirts. I was sure we were cheering for someone in blue (Broncos!) but this is college ball – so Iowa. (got it!)
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And these boys. Such a gorgeous combination of their mom and dad.RebeccaLippiattPhotography_0127.jpgRebeccaLippiattPhotography_0133.jpgRebeccaLippiattPhotography_0134.jpg

See no evil. Hear no evil. Speak no evil.RebeccaLippiattPhotography_0131.jpg

I love, love, love these pictures. Now that my own boys are a couple years out of this stage, I look at with fondness (instead of expasperation like I did back then). Its experimenting, I think.

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And the Amazing Angela –
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  • Ruth Schroeder - October 13, 2017 - 12:31 am

    Wonderful pictures!

I think its the age – I call it the “crazy pants smile” – we’ve had to do some coaching on how not to do this. But, I kind of love it, because, its 5, right?
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We managed to get lots of photos of D without that smile.
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Isn’t this one gorgous – and for all the parents out there, you know what is coming next. Parenting – a wild mix of the wildest beauty and love, and …. I don’t even know what we call the other stuff. But, its important.

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The sibling love is strong in this family.
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T’s love for Foxy is strong too. Every year she wants a portrai with him. I love this so much. You can tell Foxy is her happy place.
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And her dad makes her feel pretty safe too.
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A family after my own heart – within walking distance of their school, which just happens to have a lovely outdoor learning ground.
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Every year we get a Halloween costume photo. A wolf and Finn (Star Wars!)

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And the awesome people who started it all!
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They met in a bar.

Do you remember New City Lounge? Upstairs in what used to be the theatre?
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That night, they did not go home together, but later they did, and this is their love story.

(I am a little obsessed with out-of-focus images lately. I always was, but now that I have been a photographer for 11 years, I figure I can get away with it and call it style.)

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Michelle said Kelly is the first person who she knows has her back. Always. In every situation. And listening to Kelly talk about Michelle, you know it.
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This fall has been a challenge for weather. I love, love, love when people are willing to come and play in the rain. Because this magic happens.RebeccaLippiattPhotography_0078.jpg