Smash the Cake session with Saint John Photographer.

By Miranda

                Smash the Cake session with Saint John Photographer, Miranda O’Leary Photography. As many of you know we were graced with a precious new baby boy this past year. Guess what? He just turned one last week. I know it’s crazy to think about how fast he has…

What stumps you with your camera ? Do you want more helpful photography tips?

By Miranda

What stumps you with your camera ? Do you want more helpful photography  tips? It’s time for me to start sharing some helpful photography tips on how to use your camera better. So you have a point or shoot camera or have moved up to a fancy higher end camera but you still have no…

Spring family portraits with Miranda O’Leary Photography

By Miranda

Spring family Portraits with Miranda O’Leary Photography It’s Spring contest time! With the nice weather starting to show itself there is no better time to start thinking about your spring family portraits. I thought I would do a giveaway to celebrate the season. To enter please leave your feedback on my services you have had…

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Miranda O’Leary is getting ready for the new family portrait season.

By Miranda

Miranda O’Leary is getting ready for the new family portrait season. I’m starting to get ready for the new 2013 family portrait season, which will be upon us soon. Life sure has changed around here in the past 6 weeks but I am loving every second of life with our new baby boy. I strongly…

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Saint John newborn photographer has a very special newborn in studio. Miranda O’Leary’s newest addition.

By Miranda

Saint John newborn photographer has a very special newborn in studio. Miranda O’Leary’s newest addition. The day  finally arrived. After an extra 10 days of waiting our special little baby boy bounced into our life. I was very shocked and very happy when I seen he was a boy. I have taken a few weeks…

When a Saint John Photographer’s dream comes true.

By Miranda

This Saint John Photographer’s dream came true. Since I was about 5 years old I have driven by this certain location every weekend on the way to our family cottage near Saint John. I always imagined a little old lady with a little red haired girl living there. I guess it was like an Anne of…

Saint John Wedding with Miranda O’Leary Photography

By Miranda

A Saint John Wedding with Miranda O’Leary Photography The Saint John wedding season is keeping me super busy.  With about two weddings per weekend I’m really in a wedding zone. I have met so many wonderful couples already and love telling about all the fun we have during the wedding day events. This Saint John wedding…

Saint John wedding Photographer

By Miranda

Saint John Wedding Photographer I was privileged enough to capture another couple of weddings this weekend. I had a great time at both, but I’ll tell you a bit more about one of them in Saint John. I knew I had met a pretty special lady during our initial meeting in preparation for Heather’s wedding. She was…

How a wedding day plays out with Miranda O’Leary Photography

By Miranda

How a wedding day plays out with Miranda O’Leary Photography Are you curious about how Miranda O’Leary Photography plans out a wedding day? Well, let me share a little from behind the scenes of this amazing wedding. Wedding planning with your photographer all begins months, but usually 1 – 2 years, before the wedding date.…

Wedding planning for rain with Miranda O’Leary Photography

By Miranda

Wedding planning for rain with Miranda O’Leary Photography Once you start planning your wedding day many brides are hopeful for perfect weather.  Wedding planning for rain is not on their mind. The bride’s idea of perfect weather and a photographers idea of perfect weather are usually two different things. Photographers have to consider natural light…

Weddings are back in full swing for Miranda O’Leary Photography.

By Miranda

Weddings are back in full swing for Miranda O’Leary Photography. I can’t begin to tell you how excited I was to get out and finally be able to shoot weddings again after a long winter. The weather was lovely this wedding day in May. The birds were singing, the flowers were out in fields, and…

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Photographing Outside with Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary

By Miranda

Photographing Outside with Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary. Well after a pretty easy winter weather wise,  I have finally started to venture out of my indoor studio and have once again begun photographing outside. Gosh did I ever miss the outside. I enjoy indoor studio work but I’m in love with nature and all it…

What ISO Do I Use, Helpful Photography Tips From Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary.

By Miranda

What ISO do I use?  Helpful Photography Tips From Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary. I asked some of my Saint John Photographer followers what they would like tips on when trying to figure out their camera. “What ISO do I use?” came up and I think it’s a good one to cover on my Saint John…

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Pregnancy/Maternity portraits with Saint John photographer Miranda O’Leary

By Miranda

Pregnancy / Maternity portraits with Saint John photographer Miranda O’Leary I remember the exciting moments of carrying my two girls for 9 months. Everyone said I was glowing and I never really understood how amazing this whole process really was until I began doing  pregnancy/maternity portrait sessions with expectant mothers and fathers.  It’s  truly one…

Your Baby’s First Birthday Portrait With Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary.

By Miranda

Your baby’s first birthday portrait with Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary. Where did the first year go? Every year goes by so fast as your child grows, but I always found the first year went the quickest. I blinked and it was over. There is no better way to celebrate your baby’s first birthday then…

Blurry Pictures – Tips from Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary

By Miranda

Tips from Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary on How to Avoid Blurry Photos Blurry pictures can be a caused by a few issues: •    camera movement •    too low of a shutter speed •    out of focus This is a general overview of shutter speeds that you may find helpful to avoid taking blurry photos.…

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Boudoir Sessions with Rothesay, Quispamsis and Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary?

By Miranda

Boudoir Sessions in Saint John Why Do a Boudoir Session with Rothesay-Quispamsis-Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary? With the recent passing of Valentine’s Day, I was quite busy shooting boudoir sessions here in my studio. They are surely one of my favourite types of sessions to shoot. Lots of beautiful and confident ladies graced my studio…

Saint John Sports Photographer + Cheerleading Competition = A Great Weekend!

By Miranda

Saint John Sports Photographer:  Miranda O’Leary Covers Cheerleading Competition Last weekend I attended a huge cheerleading competition hosted by Saint John’s own East Coast Spirit (ECS).  I have been the main Saint John sports photographer with this event for the past few years  and look forward to it each year. The skill of these athletes…

Winter Wedding Photography in Saint John NB

By Miranda

Winter Wedding Photography in Saint John Wedding Photography in any season can be magical, but there is something special about winter wedding photography that’s exciting.  I love walking around uptown Saint John in December and seeing all the Christmas lights that line the streets, listening to the Christmas music playing in the shops.  It’s also…

Easter/Spring Portraits in Saint John

By Miranda

Easter/Spring Portraits  It’s that time of year again for Easter/Spring portraits. When I was a child, I remember the annual spring dress, new shoes, and the new spring hat my mother would always dress me and my sisters in. I remember feeling so special on that day.  It’s a memory that stays with me as…

Photographing around Saint John in the Snow

By Miranda

Photographing in the snow.             It’s time to get out around Saint John and have some fun photographing in the snow. I’ll be honest, I’m not the biggest fan of winter, but, my New Years resolution is to get out and do more winter shoots. When dressed well for the…

How to Get the Best Photographs of Your Infant (Saint John Photographer)

By Miranda

How to Get the Best Photographs of Your Infant Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary. Timing can make a huge difference when getting photographs of infants. All stages of a child growing are special but when it comes to photographing an infant there are peek times a photographer prefers over others to ensure you get the…

Valentine’s Boudoir Photo Session with Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary

By Miranda

Book Your Valentine’s Boudoir Photo Session with Saint John Photographer Miranda O’Leary Are you looking for a great gift for your man for Valentine’s Day?  I am now booking boudoir photo sessions in Saint John to get a jump on Valentine’s Day…and I’m looking forward to it because theyre a lot of fun! Boudoir is a French…

Printing Your Family Portraits in Saint John

By Miranda

Printing your Saint John family portraits at the right location. I always refer my Saint John clients to take their family portraits to certain labs to ensure that they receive the best service and the best long lasting quality that holds up to the standards I am confident with.  After all, it’s ultimately my work…

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Family Photos: How Should I Dress?

By Miranda

Family Photos in Saint John How To Dress For Your Family Photos in Saint John. Having family photos taken provides you with documentation of a particular time in your family’s history. Your photos should reflect your group dynamic and your lifestyle. To ensure this reflection is accurate you should put some thought into how your family…

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Baby Photographer in Saint John: What To Expect

By Miranda

Baby Photographer in Saint John at Work… What to Expect From Your Baby Photographer in Saint John. Wow this is such a special time with so much love for your new bundle. The infant stage passes by in the blink of an eye. It’s a great time to bring your sweet new baby in for…

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Saint John Baby Photographer: Be Prepared!

By Miranda

Saint John Baby Photographer Preparing for Your Bundle’s Photo Session. So, your big day is here. You are having your baby’s photos done for the first time.  You are probably anxious and not sure what to expect.  Being a baby photographer in Saint John has always been part of my business.  After 8 years of…

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Quispamsis Photographer Goes on Vacation…

By Miranda

A Quispamsis Area Photographer’s ‘Working’ Vacation… Everyone needs a little vacation sometimes, but for me there is no better spot to hang out then my favourite little hidden gem in rural Saint John, not far from Quispamsis. I love my home and my property. I could not ask for more. I know I’m very blessed. When…

Getting the most out of your Family Photo Session

By Miranda

Do you want to get the most out of your Family Photo Session in Saint John? A family photo session can be many different things: a way to capture some wonderful moments between you and your family forever, a gift for grandparents and other family, and tons of fun. It can also be a very…

What is a “Trash The Dress” Session?

By Miranda

Trash Your Wedding Dress With Miranda in Saint John! Has the thought of rolling around in the mud in your wedding dress ever crossed your mind? Who wouldn’t enjoy totally trashing their wedding dress? Go ahead, you know you want to. Chances are your daughter is not going to wear it in 20 years. You…

Photography Tips: How To Take Great photos In Harsh Sun

By Miranda

Photography In Harsh Sun Is No Fun! I had a dream the other night and I was back at the beginning of my career in photography and I was faced with something I used to struggle with when taking Photo’s.  I’m sure all of you have taken a picture with half the face in the sun…

A day in the life of a wedding photographer.

By Miranda

Here is a peek into the day in my life as a wedding photographer.After more than a year of planning their big wedding day it finally arrived. Mind you, not without  an emergency room visit the night before and an over night stay in one of the biggest buildings in  Saint John.  Also, add in…

Engagement Photos: Put Yours To Good Use

By Miranda

Often times couples love the idea of having engagement photos taken, but are usually unsure of how to get the most out of them. This article will help you make the most of your portraits. Guest Book – Usually your engagement photos are taken well before the wedding. This leaves lots of time to get…

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Leaving My Comfort Zone

By Miranda

Hi Everyone, It’s me Miranda from Miranda O’Leary Photography in Saint John, NB. I have decided I’m stepping out of the box. I’m starting my own “Photographer Blog!”  It’s so new to me…but I’m sure I will get the hang of it as the weeks go by. I want to give my clients and soon…