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oliver connell | day seventeen hundred & twenty-one
oliver connell | day seventeen hundred & twenty-one

We took a much needed family day and went to Wasaga Beach for some fun in the sun. Oliver thought it would be fun to bring all of his Smurfs figurines and luckily none were left behind in the sand. It was a great day with very few photos taken (we just brought Dana’s camera) […]

oliver connell | day fifteen hundred & thirty four
oliver connell | day fifteen hundred & thirty four

It’s no secret I like to hibernate in the winter. Dana is the same way. But when we had Oliver, we realized that one or both of us would have to start venturing out during the winter months with him. And to see how excited he gets to play in the snow, how could you […]

oliver connell | day fourteen hundred & twenty-two
oliver connell | day fourteen hundred & twenty-two

Downey’s Farm, it’s a great place for kids and adults alike. We tend to go once a year, when the pumpkins are all out because they really do it up for the kids. It’s great to go back to the same location…

oliver connell | day thirteen hundred & eighty-six
oliver connell | day thirteen hundred & eighty-six

Spending time with our friends is something we love to do but most certainly don’t have as much time to do as we would like. So, when we get a chance to spend a Saturday afternoon with our friends, we jump at the opportunity. On this lovely day, we spent the afternoon and evening with…

oliver connell | day eleven hundred & twenty-seven
oliver connell | day eleven hundred & twenty-seven

We haven’t had much snow this winter and any that has fallen, it’s pretty much disappeared before our eyes. So when New Years Eve came around and we realized there was enough snow on the ground to get out and make Oliver his first…

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…

oliver connell | day one thousand & fifty-two
oliver connell | day one thousand & fifty-two

Back in the fall, I shot some promo photos for Dana and her website. Oliver had fun playing while we were trying out some different poses and locations. In between makeup touch-ups and wardrobe changes…

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
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 | day nine hundred & forty-four
oliver connell | day nine hundred & forty-four

Once again we celebrated Canada Day with our friends and old neighbours at the annual Rosedale Street Party. If you remember this is the day when Rosedale Ave. gets closed down for about 50+ kids…

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

This will be short and sweet I promise! Playing some extreme catch-up with Oliver’s Blog. I’m sorry to all the people who frequent this site (thanks Mom) as I have been slacking on getting new photos and video…

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 & 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…

oliver connell | day 721-722
oliver connell | day 721-722

November was a really hectic month around the Connell household. Dana was in full production mode for two craft shows…

oliver connell | day seven hundred & one
oliver connell | day seven hundred & one

Hallowe’en….Oh Hallowe’en. Hallowe’en was fun last year as it was Oliver’s first. Dana planned out this Fighter Pilot outfit that just worked so well given Oliver’s size and…

oliver connell | day six hundred & eighty-five
oliver connell | day six hundred & eighty-five

If you recall, one of our favourite photo sessions we did with Oliver was at Downey’s Farm where they have a pumpkin patch. Oliver was a little too young last year to do much more than…

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

Day six hundred and seventy nine (are you getting tired of all these numbers yet??? LOL!) saw Mum, Daddy and Oliver take a trip north to cousin Bobby’s house. It was Mum’s…

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

We like to get outside as much as possible. And since we are planners, this sometimes means that we have an outdoor excursion set for a day where the weather might not cooperate. This was…

oliver connell | day six hundred & eighteen
oliver connell | day six hundred & eighteen

We had been meaning to get up to Kingston to visit the “Dirties” for some time and finally in early August, we were able to clear one weekend and go and see them…

oliver connell | day six hundred & ten
oliver connell | day six hundred & ten

Another afternoon at Gage Park for the Connell family! Oliver loves playing in the playground and on the splash pad so how could we resist? We always have a great time…

oliver connell | day six hundred & nine
oliver connell | day six hundred & nine

We went for the petting zoo but stayed for the carnival! I wish I could say that more often but on this morning, it was all that we needed! Chingacousy park has a great petting zoo…

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

For the last two years, the neighbours of the Rosedale, Mill, Isabella area in downtown Brampton have gotten together to throw a Canada Day Street party for all the kids. This includes games…

oliver connell | day five hundred & fourty
oliver connell | day five hundred & fourty

Another wonderful afternoon in Gage Park in downtown Brampton, Oliver, Dana and I spent some time walking, running, and playing. Oliver had a couple of firsts this afternoon…