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9 tips for an amazing grad session!! | Kamloops portrait photographer

I tend to get the same questions about grad sessions, what to wear, how to prepare, when is the best time for grad photos and more, so I decided to put together a list of my TOP 9 Tips for an amazing Grad Session!! Before we get into those, though, let me give you an idea of what to expect when you book your session with Lisa Novak photo! With Spring just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about your grad session!!! With the possibility of this year’s grad festivities being modified like last year, you may be wondering what to do to make grad feel special and like more of an event. A Grad Photo session may be just what you need!!!

Kamloops Portrait Photographer for Couples

Six reasons why it’s so important to book a couples portrait session and why you will be SO thankful down the road that you made the decision to spend some time in front of the camera with your favorite person.  
This studio session combines epic portraits with romantic, candid moments, the perfect blend.

Kamloops Tween Birthday Party

Planning a cool birthday party for your tween can be difficult at the best of times… and with the curve ball of covid it’s even more daunting right now. Photoshoot birthday parties are new to the Kamloops area, so If you’re looking for something really fun and a bit out of the ordinary, a vogue style photoshoot birthday party might be just the ticket!!

Intimate BC Summer Wedding

Intimate BC Summer Wedding

I honestly have been sitting here, gazing at this collection of photo that represent such a beautiful love, at a loss at where to start with words.  Erin and Josh are seriously one of the most down to earth, kind hearted, sweet, easy going, not to mention beautiful,...

South Thompson Inn spring Wedding

South Thompson Inn spring Wedding

Spring wedding at the South Thompson Inn in Kamloops BC. Set on the shores of the river, the property is lovely, the bride + groom’s joy lit the place up! Kamloops wedding photographer Lisa Novak.

Mountaintop engagement session

Mountaintop engagement session

These two beauties live on a most gorgeous piece of land in the interior community of Barriere BC… rolling hills, wheat fields, hillsides covered in wild roses, a small lake and magnificent views. The property is seriously magical, almost as magical as the chemistry between the couple. 

Kamloops family photographer

Kamloops family photographer

A sun filled family session in Dick Hart Park in Kamloops. That evening sunshine + a beautiful family, what more could you ask for?

Penticton Elopement Photographer

Penticton Elopement Photographer

To fully appreciate this elopement in beautiful  Penticton, BC you need to let your imagination run away with you a bit.... so let your mind wander with this photographer if you will.... perfect September sunshine, a playful picnic in the park, the enchanting,...

Stewart Family

Stewart Family

Editorial family session in a Pioneer Park, Kamloops BC. The evening was drenched in golden hour sunshine, lush greenery and sandy rivershore beaches. Lisa Novak, documenting the life you live.

Summerland Orchard family session

Summerland Orchard family session

Toddlers are the MOST fun to photograph.  Unless they are having an exceptionally bad day... but even then, as a photographer it's kinda fun to photograph melt downs... although admittedly, that's not as much fun for mom and dad (lol). THIS little man, however, was...

Kamloops Lake engagement session

Kamloops Lake engagement session

Epic vistas and beautiful moments… interspersed with peals of laughter… were the hallmark to this gorgeous engagement session above Kamloops Lake.

Harper Mountain family session

Harper Mountain family session

A gorgeous family session at Harper Mountain in Kamloops, BC, chasing the golden hour sunshine around the property.  Sometimes I wish I had someone photographing behind the scenes for me, we laughed a LOT in between shots, it was the best way to spend an evening with friends. Lisa Novak… documenting the life you live.

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Lisa Novakowski      250.320.4213      lisa@lisanovak.ca    

Based in Kamloops, BC, Canada.  Available worldwide.