Shannon Hilton {Blog}

It’s been awhile since I’ve done a session in Sylvan – and I’d like to rectify that! The following are the dates I’m available if any Sylvan peeps are interested!

These are for outdoor sessions only.

August 1, 2 – 6pm
August 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21 – 5:30pm
September 4, 6 – 5pm




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Time to Book Fall 2015 Shoots!

Posted By on Jul 27, 2015

It’s time to book your fall shoots for 2015!

I have a few sessions still available for September, and lots available for October – but they’ll go quick! I suggest booking early in the month, in case we need to reschedule for weather. The best time for fall shoots is around 6pm in September, and 5pm in October.

Sessions are $200 for an hour of shooting, then in about 4 days I will have all your images edited, and post them online for you to view and share with friends & family. Files are $60/image to purchase, with packages available.


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Product Photography

Posted By on Jul 24, 2015

Recently, I’ve had the opportunity to do a couple shoots with Cinaroll Bakeries…the company that brings us Cinnzeo cinnamon buns…yummm. Here are some of my faves. Watch for them at a mall food court near you!IMG_7672 (Copy)IMG_7608 23x13 (Copy)IMG_7657 (Copy)
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My Dancer

Posted By on Jul 21, 2015

Bella and I have had a really fun year, enjoying her 1st year of competitive dance. We had 4 competitions, the last one was in Kelowna where her & I had a “Mom & Middle Vacay” (she’s my middle child…get it?).
My camera was along for the ride for most of it, and I’d like to share my favourite shots, along with some I did of her in the studio last week.

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Cake Smash Promo

Posted By on Jul 7, 2015

I’m having my first ever Cake Smash Promo! Tell your friends!

Bring your 1 year old to the studio, with a cake…and let them GET MESSY! I’ll capture it on camera, and you’ll be able to pick your SIX favourites! Normally $320 (plus the $200 session fee), during July, 2015 this is only $200!
Email me to book!



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Spring Mini Sessions 2015

Posted By on Mar 12, 2015

Spring Mini Sessions calgary photographer


Here’s the info for this year’s spring mini sessions!
Times are first come, first served, please email to reserve your spot.

Good for up to 5 people!

March 28, 2015

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Photography Pricing

Photography Pricing

Posted By on Jan 4, 2015

2015 pricing

Session fee is $200, due upon booking. This is for my time  (& talent!) – shooting, editing and posting to your private online gallery.

Prints, Custom storyboards, cards, phone cases and other canvas sizes available upon request.

Headshots ($150 for Session & 1 digital file)


Pay with PayPal below. Or send an email transfer to See here for instructions.

Photo Sessions:

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2014 Review and a Look Forward

Posted By on Dec 31, 2014

Another year is coming to a close. Today is a big day for our family, as we all reflect on the year that’s ending and plan for what’s to come. Part of that for me is looking at my businesses and rethinking things and making tweaks. 2014 wasn’t my best year financially, but it wasn’t my worst. Actually, I think that’s how 2014 was overall for me. Nothing amazing happened, and nothing catastrophic happened. It just was. And you know what? That’s great. When I look at our family, I think we’re in a great groove. My husband works too much, but he really wouldn’t have it any other way. I have great friends, my marriage is good, my parents are well, my kids are smart, healthy and well-rounded.

The last part of 2015 will bring new freedom to my life – I’ll have all three kids in school full-time. For the first time in many, many years, I will be ALONE from 8:15 until 2:45 every day. This may mean I get a ‘real job’, it may not. But I know my house will be cleaner.

Photography has changed for me in 2014. I went from loving taking pictures to only using my camera to ‘work’. I am in the process of selling my ‘professional’ camera, that I thought I had to have – and purchasing a smaller, newer, more ‘fun’ camera (it has wi-fi!) that I wanted. I’ll still do Photography, but my business might look different. I found 80% of my business was pro-bono last year. Doing shoots for free – some on purpose, some were professional flops. I will value my time more in 2015, and be using a camera that I love, which is actually better than my ‘pro-camera’!
New pricing will be coming out in January.

Here’s a look at some of my favourite images from 2014.

Happy New Year!

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