Beautiful Miss B. | Richmond Hill Child Photographer

Guess who came to have another portrait session with us? This beautiful little girl! Just look at those gorgeous curls. A future model when she grows up? I think so! Miss B. certainly knows how to work the camera. What a cutie for sure.

Love this classic white dress and pearls her mother and grandmother selected. It looks amazing against our favorite gray backdrop. Her grandmother commissioned us again to capture these images of her granddaughter … the last time I photographed this sweet girl she was only four years old. Childhood goes by way too quickly.


It’s astounding to think that one day little Miss B. will show these images to her own little ones.

Love the splash of color in this summer dress!

Time for her up-do … and this jumper!! Ahhh … it’s adorable!

We offer a wide variety in backdrops and floors which enables you to tailor your images to match your own home decor and color scheme. You may also bring in items from home such as a favorite toy, blanket, heirloom, or any item that is special to you or your child. These items make your portraits even more special and meaningful.

Look at little Miss B. hamming it up for the camera! It was so much fun photographing this young lady. I love her feisty and outgoing personality.

Miss B. in yet another gorgeous ensemble. You can tell she is enjoying every minute of her time in front of the camera. The cream backdrop just makes her pop. She is perfection and joy!

Who loves this shot the most? Wow! And we are complete suckers for kid toes! Can’t you can just imagine Miss B. running through an open field wild and free?

Oh my goodness silly girl! She is honestly so much fun and always makes me laugh. Such a pleasure it was spending time capturing Miss B. at the tender age of seven. We hope she and her entire family enjoy these portraits from many years to come.

Cheryl | Richmond Hill Maternity Photographer

Introducing beautiful Cheryl Arguelles! She truly does look stunning in this blue dress, borrowed from the studio wardrobe. Cheryl is mom to six year old twins, a boy and a girl. She is currently expecting a baby girl, due in mid October. Isn’t mom just glowing?

Cheryl is wearing a dress from our curated collection here at the studio. We have many beautiful gowns and dresses to choose from, or you are also welcome to bring in your own from home. Our Pampered Maternity session includes professional hair and makeup artistry for you. Moms enjoy the extra pampering … they truly deserve to be taken care of and look their best on session day. We usually joke with the dads to be sure to take their wives out for a special lunch or dinner afterwards to eat and show off their “hot mamas”! ๐Ÿ˜‰

This is a popular shot called the “Warrior Pose”. If you are bringing another life into this world then you are for sure a warrior! We offer many different backdrops for your portrait sessions. This way your images are tailored to your own home, decor, and color scheme. This is especially important if you are planning on choosing images for wall art.

This blush lace gown is also from our wardrobe. We recommend moms visit us a few days before their scheduled session for a gown fitting. Knowing ahead of time what you’re wearing reduces stress the day of and helps you decide what other members of your photographic party (spouse, children) should wear.

We truly hope Cheryl and her family cherish these photos for a lifetime. What a special way to capture this time in a woman’s life. We also wish Cheryl and her family congratulations as she welcomes her precious baby girl to the world. We look forward to seeing them again soon!

5th Annual Halloween Sessions | Richmond Hill Photographer

MMP is pleased to announce our 5th Annual Limited Edition Halloween Sessions!

Next to Santa, these sessions have become our favorite! We love seeing all the kiddos (plus some of you parents, too) dressed up in fantastic costumes ready to celebrate this spooky holiday. With a new backdrop and props, this year will be a fresh take on classic Halloween portraits.

When?
Saturday, October 24th from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cost:
3 digital images for $55, 5 for $75. Bring 3 items from our suggested food list to benefit our local Waystation Food Pantry and you will receive a complimentary digital image for your generosity! We would like to help stock local food banks in time for Thanksgiving!

Suggested Food Items:
Think about Thanksgiving meals … canned vegetables and soups, corn muffin, biscuit, stuffing, and cake mixes, frosting, applesauce, cranberry sauce, peanut butter, jelly, crackers, boxed rice, pasta, potatoes, and macaroni and cheese mix.

What’s included?
Limited Edition Halloween Sessions are open to all Halloween-loving kiddos! Have your child(ren) wear his/her fabulous costume and come to the studio for their yearly Halloween photo. Sessions will be 10 minutes each and 3-5 digital images (or more if you bring food to donate) are included. By Halloween you will receive your full-resolution images and print release via Dropbox. These sessions are meant to move quickly and will be 10 minutes in length.

Are siblings allowed?
Yes! These sessions are limited to either single children and/or their siblings.

Where?
MMP’s studio, 10384 Ford Avenue in Richmond Hill.

What to wear?
Halloween costumes, of course!

Backdrop?
You will have you choice of our newest backdrop (see below) or our classic solid gray. Please note the printed backdrop will only accommodate ghosts and ghouls (and their wardrobe) 5 feet and under. ๐Ÿ™‚

How do I sign up for this awesome opportunity?
Click here to reserve your spot!

Can’t wait to see your littles in their fantastic Halloween costumes and help those less fortunate in our community!

Baby S.|Richmond Hill Child Photographer

Happy 2nd Birthday Baby S.! Isn’t she just precious? We have been photographing this little sweetheart since she was a year old. She brought her beloved stuffed doggie from home for her session. We have a large curated prop closet, but always encourage parents to bring meaningful items such as a favorite blanket, toy, or even a family heirloom. These often make the images even more special and unique.

Baby S. is showing us her “mean muggin'” face, haha! She takes this modeling gig very seriously! She looks so sweet in her sunflower outfit against a pale yellow background. We have many different backgrounds to choose from. You are able to select colors that compliment your child’s nursery/room and your own home as well.

There’s nothing like a girl in pearls!

Many of our parents join our Grow With Me plan. The Grow With Me Plan enables you to have portrait sessions of your little one as they grow and reach all of those special milestones that first year of their life. Don’t blink…it goes way too fast, mamas.

That’s a lot of blocks Baby S.! Could we have a future architect here? You never know! Look at those beautiful blue eyes! We are suckers for those tiny pigtails, too.

Look at that smile! This little one definitely knows how to work the camera like a pro. Baby S. is rocking those sunflower bellbottoms and gorgeous lace top like the cool kid in school. Doesn’t her mama have a great eye for style?

Little girls and blue … one of our faves! You don’t always have to have girls in traditional pinks and light colors.

Baby S. was having the time of her life with this little hippo car. What a joy it was to photograph this sweet little girl. We hope she and her family enjoys these images for many years to come.

Thank you for choosing MMP!

Baby K. | Richmond Hill Child Photographer

Happy 1st birthday to Baby K.! She looks beautiful in her Hanbok, which is a traditional Korean dress. We encourage parents to bring meaningful items from home to make their portrait sessions even more special. It can be a favorite outfit, toy, blanket, or a family heirloom.

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How adorable does she look sitting on this tiny chair. Do you like her serious face pose or her smiley face pose? We have a huge variety of props and backgrounds to use in our photo sessions. You are able to choose items and colors that go along with the theme and color scheme in your own home.

Mom wasn’t too sure if Baby K was going to be a fan of wearing her hat, but she did great! The bright colors in her dress look amazing against the light blue background. Who says girls have to have pink? We think they look just as cute with blues as well.

It’s cake smash time! Babies often seem to give us the “Am I really allowed to get messy?” look. You sure are! After all, it’s your first birthday! We get all of our beautiful cakes from Ates’ Bakes and Cakes here in Richmond Hill. We have been working with Leslie Ates for the past seven years. She is so talented! Also, her cakes are delicious! Just ask the babies. ๐Ÿ˜‰

Look at those smiles! Baby K loved her unicorn themed cake and decorations, which are custom to each session and included in the investment price.
Many of our parents join our Grow With Me plan. This enables you to have portrait sessions the first year of your child’s life as you capture all of those precious milestones. Don’t blink though…it goes way too fast!

There’s nothing like cute little baby toes. Here’s a fun fact…mom chose a headband that perfectly matched our puffy pink, purple, and white flowers we had set up on the floor behind her. That was not planned all. Don’t you love it when things come together like that without even trying? Baby K. was such a joy to photograph. We hope she and her family enjoy these photos for many years to come.