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CONNOR BOONE SERIES | JUNE 2017

June 05, 2017 - Who says a 9 year old can't still love having his face painted?
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Beautiful Moms

May 10, 2017 - These are but a few of the many beautiful moms I've had the honour of photographing over the years since I began my phot...
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A Walk at Thetis Lake

April 26, 2017 - I guess you could say I'm way behind in my blogging with lots of new photos to post. They will be out of order but I wan...
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A Look Back at 2016

February 04, 2017 - A Look Back at 2016 2016 was a fantastic year, albeit that came with many changes. We bought and sold our place in Nort...
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Connor Boone Series | January 2017

January 19, 2017 - becoming quite the expert drone flyer with the DJI Mavic Pro!
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Connor's Turns 9!

December 18, 2016 - This little guy is not so little anymore! Today we celebrated his 9th birthday party with Connor's new friends from s...
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Capturing Our Most Precious Connections is a Gift

June 27, 2016 - Summer is here and is an amazing time to relax and just be. I find personally in my own family, especially when we're tr...
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The Joys of Childhood

June 18, 2016 - It feels a heck of a lot like summer these days! It's technically still spring and my favourite time of year...the flowe...
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Family Portrait Collections 2016

May 02, 2016 - It's hard to believe that our little boy wonder Connor is going to be 9 this year! Time really does fly by when you b...
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Connor Boone Series | March 2016

April 01, 2016 - The boy working the saw at Fort Langley, BC
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Exploring the Coast ~ Day 4

March 08, 2016 - It was time to leave Beverly Beach and head up the coast towards home. Of course we made a couple stops along the way....
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Connor Boone Series | February 2016

February 15, 2016 - So happy and grateful to have this cherished moment of my dad with Connor when he was a baby. I know Connor will never f...
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A Chmackie Adventure on the Oregon Coast

January 29, 2016 - Our little video to accompany the photos - enjoy!
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Watching the Salmon

January 19, 2016 - Back in September, Connor and his cousin Rae were both fascinated and enamoured by the many, many salmon that filled the...
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A Look Back at 2015

January 10, 2016 - Looking back on 2015, it was a year of gaining clarity and focus, but also a year of change and transition. My family an...
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Exploring the Coast - Day 2

January 07, 2016 - Our second day at Beverly Beach, Oregon was simply heavenly. We chose to pretty much stay put for the day and soak in th...
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Exploring the Coast - Day 1

October 28, 2015 - I have to say, we had a fantastic summer! The weather was amazing and excitement was in the air as my family and I prepa...
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An Evening at the Beach

October 10, 2015 - What a beautiful August evening it was photographing these lovely ladies. I had the privilege of photographing Andrea fo...
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CONNOR BOONE SERIES | SEPTEMBER 2015

October 02, 2015 - Our little nature boy and animal lover
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Concert Night in Lynn Valley Village

July 13, 2015 - Lynn Valley Village is hosting the Summer Concert Series 2015 which kicked off on July 10 with jazz and blues performer...
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A Little Get-Away to Deception Pass

May 22, 2015 - A little sneak peek from our little camping get-away to Deception Pass on the May long weekend. I'll be posting a photo...
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Mother's Day Weekend Celebrations

May 13, 2015 - Mother's Day weekend for us is a two-fold celebration as it's my husband Michael's birthday on the 8th and of course Mot...
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Ah, The Life of a Freelancer

April 30, 2015 - ...and those little rewards that magically appear every once in a while. As a freelance artist for the past 20 years, y...
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Connor Boone Series | April 2015

April 07, 2015 - A rare moment these days with Connor where he is sitting still long enough for me to capture his soft, peaceful side....
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Adventures on Spring Break

March 31, 2015 - My family and I had a lovely March break holiday in the Okanagan. Mike and I were more than ready to hit the slopes at S...
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Time with Family Is Precious

March 09, 2015 - Time with family is so very precious to me. Not a day goes by when I think to myself, "Where did the time go?" and say t...
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Rising Star | Amelie

March 06, 2015 - Welcome to FEATURE FRIDAY, a new weekly post highlighting images from recent photo shoots along with what they're about.
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Throwback Thursday | Shanna Winter, Young Actor

March 05, 2015 - Shanna Winter is an actor/musician and was the lucky winner of a portrait session with me back in 2009, won by her uncle...
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Is Your Child Read to Step Into the World of Acting?

March 02, 2015 - Whether your child becomes the next big thing, getting into acting by taking classes and auditioning for commercial role...
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We're Officially Proud Soccer Parents

February 02, 2015 - After waiting over a year for Connor to get on a soccer team, we got word a couple of weeks ago that a spot became avail...
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A Look Back at 2014

January 06, 2015 - Looking back on 2014, it was a year of great personal and professional growth for me. I invested a lot into personal lif...
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Christmas Reflections

January 05, 2015 - Well, I guess you could say I took full advantage of the holidays this year and did next to nothing over the holidays ex...
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The Bevan Family | Family Portrait West Vancouver

December 19, 2014 - What a pleasure it was to photograph my dear client Debbie Parhar and her family in West Vancouver recently. The weathe...
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Remembering Grandpa

November 12, 2014 - Connor announced the other morning that he wanted to visit Grandpa at the cemetery and remember him together as a family...
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The Muker Family | Vancouver Portrait Photographer

November 03, 2014 - I have to say it's always such a good feeling when you meet people who you easily and naturally connect with right away.
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Colours of Fall New Brighton Park | Vancouver Photographer

November 02, 2014 - It was a stellar day in the city yesterday and it would have been crazy not to get out in it. We took the kids down to N...
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Reunions and Cottage Bliss

October 04, 2014 - After a wonderful yet bittersweet reunion with my husband Mike's family in Sudbury, Ontario, it was a blessing to be abl...
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Robindell Family | Vancouver Portrait Photographer

September 23, 2014 - In my own personal journey as a mother and a professional photographer, I have come to more deeply appreciate my own fam...
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A Force to Be Reckoned With

September 21, 2014 - My little niece Claire...You're a wonder to behold and a force to be reckoned with. I secretly pretend you're my little...
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Something About Our Boy Wonder...

August 27, 2014 - You're a wonder to watch...you embrace life and its joys so whole heartedly and brightly. A boy of nature, I love how yo...
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Connor Boone Series | August 2014

August 22, 2014 - Our joy-filled boy frolicking au-natural in the Ottawa River at Norway Bay. What a magical time we had with our friends...
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End of Summer Family Portrait Promotion

August 21, 2014 - The end of summer is a beautiful time of year to capture your family's summer glow and magical time together. G...
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Norway Bay Angel | Child Portraits | Vancouver Portrait Photographer

August 15, 2014 - Our holiday back east was nothing short of magical and there is nothing more wonderful than witnessing a tiny child in b...
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Canada Day Weekend Getaway

July 22, 2014 - We're so fortunate to live in such a beautiful place with so many majestic vistas to experience. Our friends invited us...
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Connor Boone Series | June 2014

July 01, 2014 - Fishing is his 'new thing', a close second to being in nature of course.
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Exploring Victoria

May 24, 2014 - What an amazing family holiday we had in early May to celebrate my hubby's birthday and Mother's Day. We stayed in a swe...
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My Sweet Family

May 19, 2014 - The Victoria Day long weekend is coming to a close but not without looking back upon it with so much love and gratitude...
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In the Garden

May 16, 2014 - It was such a lovely spring evening yesterday and so so warm...the kind of evening when you invite your neighbours over...
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Family Lifestyle Portrait Special

April 15, 2014 - As mom to my little boy wonder Connor Boone, I can say without question how grateful I am to have so many wonderful phot...
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Rising Star Shamus Cochlin

February 16, 2014 - You don't know him yet, but you will. If you do know him, you know that he's an incredible young talent who's going plac...
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Connor Turns 6!

January 20, 2014 - It was a gorgeous January morning walking in Lynn Canyon before C's big party at the Ecology Centre. All the boys had a...
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Lookin' for Fossils

January 15, 2014 - Little Levon searches for things in nature that could be fossilized millions of years from now during Connor's birthday...
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Family Christmas Holiday

January 09, 2014 - We took some well deserved family time together with my brother Ian and his family at the Harrison Hot Springs Resort &...
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Christmas Morning Bliss

January 02, 2014 - In the eyes of a child, there is nothing more blissful than waking up Christmas morning knowing that Santa had come and...
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Water Supports Life....Help Connor & I Make a Difference for Communities

November 20, 2013 - Christmas is a special time around the world and as fortunate people to have what is probably the best water in the worl...
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Connor Boone Series | November 2013

November 12, 2013 - Three year old bliss.
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Connor Boone Series | June 2013

June 20, 2013 - Connor is what they call a 'spirited child'. He's constantly on the move and very animated all the time which I have to...
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Give the Gift of a Timeless Portrait

May 06, 2013 - EVERY DAY IS MOTHER’S DAY… GIVE THE GIFT OF A TIMELESS PORTRAIT Are you almost always the one taking the pictures and...
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Where did the time go?

February 19, 2013 - It's hard to believe that it's already been five years since Connor was born. It seemed like yesterday and as cliche as...
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Connor Boone Series | February 2013

February 08, 2013 - Taken with my iPhone, this is a very precious moment with Connor last year that I really wanted to share. It reminds me...
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Connor Boone Series | January 2013

January 26, 2013 - Connor's new headshots for 2013! Can't you just see him in the movies?
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Connor Turns 5!

December 30, 2012 - My little boy is growing up! Connor is a lucky boy indeed - he had an awesome birthday party yesterday with ten of his...
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Connor Boone Series | December 2012

December 19, 2012 - Pure Christmas Joy!
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A Lynn Valley Christmas "12 Days of Christmas"

December 17, 2012 - A Lynn Valley Christmas '12 Days of Christmas' is in full swing at Lynn Valley Village and I've been given the honour by...
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Announcing the Winners of the 2012 Vancouver Family & Baby Fair

September 14, 2012 - Big congratulations to the winners of this year's Vancouver Family & Baby Fair who participated in the photo contest at...
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Sidoo Family Giving

August 16, 2012 - I am honoured to say that the Sidoo family are dear clients of mine. In getting to know them over the past couple of yea...
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Beam Me Up Scotty!

August 01, 2012 - Mr. Scott McAlpine, my awesome friend and photographer was the winner of my family portrait contest last year! He wanted...
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Helping the Kids with Erin Cebula

July 12, 2012 - I'm a lucky girl...I got to photograph the lovely Erin Cebula once again, this time for the 2012 BC Children's Hospital...
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The Vancouver Baby & Family Fair Photo Contest is On!

July 10, 2012 - Check out all the cutie-pie kids who participated in the 2011 Baby & Family Fair Photo contest and click here to vote fo...
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Connor Boone Series | July 2012

July 03, 2012 - Canada Day Connor ' '
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Washington Road Trip

May 22, 2012 - I finally get to post about our other amazing road trip last summer to Washington. It was hard to top our incredible tri...
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Candice and Kim | Wedding | Crescent Beach

May 02, 2012 - I'm so happy that I met Candice and Kim and their little girl Delaila. Candice asked me to photograph their very intimat...
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Waiting for Blossom

April 13, 2012 - Our dear friends Katie, Darren and their little girl Scotia were blessed recently with the birth of Poppy, who was affec...
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Mother's Day Portrait Dedicated to My Mom

April 10, 2012 - When I was 18, I lost my mom to cancer. I used to be able to close my eyes and hear her voice, picture her clearly and f...
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The Foreman Family

March 31, 2012 - I met Laura and her wonderful family at the EP!C Sustainability Show in May 2011. Laura is a jewelry designer and her hu...
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Connor Boone Series | February 2012

February 28, 2012 - Just over a year old here, Connor is getting over his first flu. I'll never forget his bewilderment at being sick for th...
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Grandpa & Connor at Sandy Cove

February 16, 2012 - Sandy Cove is a very special place to me because my mom and dad used to take my brother and I there when we were kids. M...
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Connor Boone Series | January 2012

January 31, 2012 - Our little boy is growing up!
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Venture in the Park

January 30, 2012 - My family and I love living on the North Shore. It's where I grew up and so nice for me to re-explore with my son Connor...
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Dirty Kid!

January 10, 2012 - Spanish Banks is a place we often explore as a family - it's close to town and depending on when you go, the experience...
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Claire Bear's 3rd Birthday Tea Party

December 22, 2011 - My beautiful niece Claire celebrated her 3rd birthday on December 17th at her very own tea party with two of her very be...
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Connor Boone Series - December

December 21, 2011 - My little C is growing up so fast!
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Coulson Family Portrait

December 20, 2011 - See More »
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Connor Boone Series - November

November 30, 2011 - Halloween 2011 with cousins Claire & Rae
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2011 Baby and Family Fair Photo Contest

November 16, 2011 - Oh wow, what an experience I was honoured to be the chosen photographers for the 2011 Baby & Family Fair Photo Contest h...
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The Mandelcorn Family Portrait

November 04, 2011 - Port Moody is an awesome location for portraits! I photographed little Oliver and his lovely parents and friends of mine...
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Oregon Coast Holiday - Day 8

November 02, 2011 - Oh no! We've gotta get home today! At least we don't have a tent to pack up - we just have to make ourselves relatively...
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Oregon Coast Holiday - Day 7

October 28, 2011 - We're definitely fully into vacation mode now, and as far breaking camp goes, we're a well-oiled machine! It's still rel...
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Oregon Coast Holiday - Day 4

October 19, 2011 - It's time to pack up and move northward along the coast towards our next destination - Jesse M. Honeyman Memorial State...
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Pumpkin Patch at Hazelmere Farms

October 04, 2011 - Yesterday we made the trek to the pumpkin patch out at Hazelmere Organic Farms in White Rock. None of us had ever been t...
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Connor Boone Series - September

September 23, 2011 - Our little explorer
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Heather & Ivan are Having a Baby

September 21, 2011 - That time is approaching fast and I'm so happy to share these beautiful portraits of Heather and Ivan who are expecting...
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Books by Linda Mackie Photography

September 16, 2011 - Linda Mackie PHotography (previous branding called Dandelion Pictures) offers a range of perfect bound, eco-friendly por...
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Oregon Coast Holiday - Day One

September 14, 2011 - Excited for our week long holiday, we packed the van the night before so all we had to do was wake up, hop in and go. Us...
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Coho Festival 2011

September 12, 2011 - Yesterday was the yearly Coho Festival celebrating the return of the salmon to the North Shore and we were there to join...
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Pretty Little Wedding at the Little White House

August 29, 2011 - Kyrani Kanavaros and I photographed this very pretty little wedding at the Little White House in Fort Langley. I love th...
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Funny Guy

August 26, 2011 - Connor has a really great sense of humour...I captured a few of the funny faces he likes to put on. We especially love h...
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Connor Boone Series - August

August 25, 2011 - A beach boy at heart, totally in his element. Cannon Beach, Oregon
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Morten & Di's Silver Wedding Anniversary Celebration

August 03, 2011 - We just came back from a wonderful holiday in Vernon, primarily to celebrate our dear friends' Morten and Diana's silver...
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Connor Boone Series - July

July 21, 2011 - Ah, the joys of the warm sun and splashing in the lake...summer please come back!
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Newborn & Family Portrait | Noah

July 20, 2011 - Little Noah was born in April 2011 and was just over a week old when I photographed him with his mom and dad Adrienne an...
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Connor Boone Series - May

July 11, 2011 - Ridin' on Thomas the Tank Engine
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Connor Boone Series - February

February 08, 2011 - I love this shot of Connor. It really captures his angelic spirit and always living in the moment. He's a constant remin...
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Connor Boone Series - December 2010

December 21, 2010 - Although we just celebrated Connor's 3rd birthday this past weekend with a little get together with family and friends....
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The Radfords

December 02, 2010 - What an amazing fall we had...the leaves on the trees were incredibly vibrant with so many wonderful shades of red, gree...
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Connor Boone Series - October 2010

October 21, 2010 - I'm excited to announce the first of a series of images of my son Connor. As many of you know, he's been my muse ever si...
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The Waldocks

October 07, 2010 - What a gorgeous day and location we had this year to photograph my friend Alice and her family. We shot at a sweet locat...
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Photo of the Month - September

September 15, 2010 - Just as his grandfather did before him, our dear friend Arne's grandson picks on his guitar, reminding me of Arne and th...
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Photo of the Month - July

August 12, 2010 - I have no doubt that for those of you who have been following my work know my son Connor by now and that he is by far my...
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Daytrip to Whistler with Cousin Rick

July 26, 2010 - My husband's cousin Rick Chmara made his what now seems to be a yearly trip out to B.C. from Woodstock, Ontario to do so...
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Arne's 85th Birthday

July 19, 2010 - Our very dear family friend Arne turned 85 in June and my dad and I were invited to celebrate with him and his family. I...
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Hannah & Her Friends Graduate

June 10, 2010 - My first grad party shoot! This was a special one because Hannah is the daughter of my good friend Lorraine. It really b...
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Connor loves corn

June 05, 2010 - Connor loves corn and did a wonderful job peeling it for a scrumptious summer family BBQ.
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Alice and Doug Welcome Peter!

September 13, 2009 - My friends Alice and Doug had a great summer this year...they moved into a big beautiful house just in time to make room...
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Connor's Growing Up

August 04, 2009 - It's hard to believe that our little man is steadfastly approaching his 2nd birthday! It seems like yesterday that he wa...
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Candice & Mike's Housewarming

July 23, 2009 - We had a great time last weekend at our wonderful nanny Candice's housewarming! She and her beau Mike put on an amazing...
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Day at the Aquarium

July 06, 2009 - Mike, Katie and I had a blast with Scotia and Connor at the Vancouver Aquarium last week. It was quite the adventure as...
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Happy Father's Day !

June 19, 2009 - To all the wonderful fathers out there celebrating Father's Day with their loved ones! I've gotten to know many amazi...
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Connor Gets An Agent

May 05, 2009 - We are so excited to announce that our little cherub is now being represented by the Carrie Wheeler Entertainment Group...
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The Kids at Kits

February 20, 2009 - What a beautiful February afternoon it was when Katie and I decided to take the kids down to Kits Park for a little walk...
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Christmas 2008

February 04, 2009 - Christmas was extra special this year as it was Connor's very first Christmas! It was so exciting for us as parents to w...
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Look Who Turned One!

January 04, 2009 - December 2008 was an extra special month for the Chmackie family as we got to witness our beautiful son Connor turn the...
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Graydon's First Birthday

October 22, 2008 - Our friends Craig and Michelle hosted an awesome first birthday party for their son Graydon at their home in Squamish on...
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Rae Turns Two

October 22, 2008 - My sweet little nephew Rae just turned 2 on October 6 and the gang celebrated with him at that crazy place for kids in C...
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Waldock Family Portrait

October 15, 2008 - The weather was perfect for today's portrait of my friend Alice and her family. We ventured down to that gnarley rock at...
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Kasper with Mom & Dad

October 02, 2008 - Sandra and Edmund are the wonderful couple who created our delicious and unique wedding cake for our wedding in 2005. Si...
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Gymboree

October 02, 2008 - I had so much fun photographing all the cuties at Connor's Gymboree class and am very excited about doing family portrai...
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Connor's Just Too Cute

October 02, 2008 - More photos of our babe to inspire and make you smile!
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The Manship Family

October 02, 2008 - I had the privilege of photographing Michelle and her husband Craig while she was pregnant with their son Graydon. Now t...
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Connor Just Over 9 Months

October 02, 2008 - Connor is just over 9 months now and he's thriving. It's not hard to see why he's my favourite subject to photograph, no...
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My Favourite Subject

October 02, 2008 - Connor is just over 9 months now and he's thriving. It's not hard to see why he's my favourite subject to photograph, no...
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Oh Connor!

August 12, 2008 - Our son Connor is 7 1/2 months old here and is a total darling. He loves bath time and just being in water in general. B...
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My First Maternity Shoot of the Year

February 06, 2008 - Now that I'm a new mom, I'm very excited about photographing other new moms and their babes. I had the honour sooner tha...
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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

January 12, 2008 - First things first... I have to share with you the most important event of 2007 - the birth of our son, Connor Boone Chm...
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