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oliver connell | day one thousand & seventy-nine
oliver connell | day one thousand & seventy-nine

We’ve been through three Autumns now with Oliver and this year we finally played in the leaves together! In previous years, it has just seemed like Oliver was (a) too young or (b) I was too late and the snow was…

Video Short: Oliver is one cool dude
Video Short: Oliver is one cool dude

A quick and painless video of Oliver dressed in his finest wearing my sunglasses. Oh the fun times we have with our kids!

oliver connell | day one thousand & sixty-six
oliver connell | day one thousand & sixty-six

Hallowe’en 2011. This year we expected Oliver to really “get it” and he didn’t disappoint. Right from the beginnings of October, when asked: “What would you like to be for Hallowe’en Oliver?” He would say: “A Snowman!” Yup, a snowman…

oliver connell | day one thousand & forty-five
oliver connell | day one thousand & forty-five

For three years running now – we’ve taken a little family trip to Downey’s Farm. We’ve taken photos of our trips the previous two years and they have been ones that we cherish fondly. So it came time to take our third trip to the farm and this year didn’t disappoint….

oliver connell | day one thousand & thirty-six
oliver connell | day one thousand & thirty-six

Pancake Sunday. It’s become a staple around the Connell household. It’s something that Oliver and I do together every Sunday morning. I get up and have a shower and get dressed. By this time…

oliver connell | day one thousand & thirty
oliver connell | day one thousand & thirty

At the end of September, I shot good friends Janet and Tigh’s engagement photos on Janet’s family farm. Dana, Oliver and I made a day of it and they came along for the ride. After we were done on the farm, we headed over…

oliver connell | baghead
oliver connell | baghead

I find this video absolutely hilarious. Does that make me a bad parent?

Video Short: Oliver on a trampoline
Video Short: Oliver on a trampoline

Oliver visited our good friend Melissa’s house and she has a trampoline. Of course, Oliver LOVED it! She was kind enough to document the fun…

oliver connell | day nine-hundred & thirty-two
oliver connell | day nine-hundred & thirty-two

Another Father’s Day has come and gone. Once again, the Ruprecht’s and the Connell’s got together in Port Severn at Mom & Dad Ruprecht’s place to celebrate Father’s Day. We spent a lot of the day…

oliver connell | day nine-hundred & thirty-one
oliver connell | day nine-hundred & thirty-one

As Oliver gets older, his expressions seem to get more animated. I’m not sure if it’s just that he likes to ham it up for the camera now, or if he actually does make these expressions all…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & seventy-six
oliver connell | day eight hundred & seventy-six

Easter at home is always fun! It’s especially fun with Oliver as he loves to be surprised and of course, he loves his chocolate. The Easter Bunny also brought along a couple of Oliver’s favourite things…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & sixty-eight
oliver connell | day eight hundred & sixty-eight

ack in April, Oliver, Dana and I attended Luca’s 2nd birthday party. We haven’t been to many kids parties in a while but this one was a lot of fun! Oliver got to play at an indoor playground, eat some pizza…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & sixty
oliver connell | day eight hundred & sixty

I love B/W Photographs. Always have. There is something about the richness of the tones that can be achieved in B/W’s that appeals directly to me. So for those that know my photography, I always try to include some B/W images…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & forty-six
oliver connell | day eight hundred & forty-six

One of our goals for Oliver was to teach him to learn how to swim. Both Dana and I feel it’s important for a child to learn as early as possible how to swim. We like to be around water (whether it’s at the cottage or a friend’s pool) and…

oliver connell | day eight hundred & forty-two
oliver connell | day eight hundred & forty-two

Just a few more of Oliver….

oliver connell | day eight-hundred & forty-one
oliver connell | day eight-hundred & forty-one

For as long as I’ve been able to remember now, Oliver has enjoyed everything to do with the Disney movie Cars. He’s been reciting lines from the movie, watching youtube video shorts on the computer and collecting the Disney….

oliver connell | day eight hundred & thirty-five
oliver connell | day eight hundred & thirty-five

The great spring thaw! On this day in March, it started to get warmer out and everything was melting. It still wasn’t warm enough to not have jackets, touques and gloves on, but it was certainly nice to feel…

Video Short: a short glimpse into the life of Oliver
Video Short: a short glimpse into the life of Oliver

If you’ve ever wondered what Oliver does during the day, here’s a quick video of some of the exciting things that keep him busy….

Video Short: Oliver Sings
Video Short: Oliver Sings

I guess you can’t really say this is a video of much because the “video” portion of this post doesn’t really mean anything. It’s a video of a baby monitor. Meh! But if you listen close enough…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-nine
oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-nine

It’s no secret that Oliver has a few “narcissistic” tendencies. He loves to look at himself in the mirror. Scratch that, he loves to kiss his reflection in the mirror! He also loves to look at pictures…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-eight
oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-eight

Today we have just a quick video of Oliver and Mum enjoying a few chocolate chip pancakes with some very juicy berries. From this video and all the chocolate on Oliver’s face, it looks like…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-seven
oliver connell | day seven hundred & seventy-seven

Being a photographer it’s important to stay up with the latest technologies. So, to be able to offer my clients a better finished product, it’s also important…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & sixty-seven
oliver connell | day seven hundred & sixty-seven

Oliver and I spent the evening of day seven hundred and sixty-seven watching the Canadian Word Junior Hockey team compete for the gold medal against the Russian team. I say compete because…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & fifty-seven
oliver connell | day seven hundred & fifty-seven

Boxing day saw Grandma and Papa come for a visit to celebrate Christmas with us. They arrived in the early afternoon on Boxing Day, stayed for dinner and the night. Oliver loves…