Photography by Angela McConnell | Contemporary Portrait Photographer Vancouver
My passion is photographing contemporary portraits. I want to capture the essence of who you are, and what is really important to you. Stop being unhappy with yourself. You are beautiful. Stop wishing you looked like someone else or wishing people like you as much as they like someone else.
It has been such a pleasure having an opportunity to work with Carmen from Wildflower Retreats on her latest workshops for Mothers and Daughters. We first worked together in March this year on an adult Mother & Daughter afternoon which you can see more of at this blog post. Each time I am present at … More Forging deeper bonds with Wildflower Retreats
In April I joined Tonia Mattu, creator of YUOLOGY and YuSchool, to document one of her master class sessions held at L’Atelier Coworking space in Gastown. I asked Tonia to share why she created YUOLOGY. My name is Tonia and I’m the founder of YUOLOGY, the study of you. I believe that people are the most … More Diving into you, with YUOLOGY
In April I traveled for the first time to Victoria on Vancouver Island, to document a workshop specifically targeted towards self care for workers within the education system. I worked with facilitator Lisa Baylis and asked her a few questions about Awaken Wellbeing, why she was inspired to start offering these workshops, and why self-care … More Self care for educators with Awaken Wellbeing
I connected with Tiffany at a Women in Male Dominated Industries (WIMDI) event late in 2017, and we recently worked together on a workshop she held in Vancouver – Better Life Bootcamp. I wanted to share with you a bit more about Tiffany and why she is so passionate about fostering self care and a … More Better Life Bootcamp
When was the last time you were photographed with your Mum or daughter? Is it something you have always thought about doing, but life has got in the way or you just haven’t got around to it? I really love taking photos of adult mothers and daughters – their relationship dynamic shifts so dramatically, but … More Portraits with Mum for Mother’s Day
I had the pleasure of working with Carmen from Wildflower Retreats on her recent workshop with mothers and daughters – Beauty of the Bond. It was an afternoon full of light, love and connection. To find out more about Carmen and her workshops, scroll to the bottom of this post. I asked Carmen to share … More Wildflower Retreats – The Beauty of the Bond
If you have been following along for a while, you are probably aware that each year just before my birthday, I shoot a new set of self portraits. This year I got to shoot them in the new co-op studio I just moved into on Columbia and 3rd – stupidly close to some craft breweries … More Birthday self portraits 2018
This year for my birthday portraits, I decided to buck my regular trend and actually wear colour for once! I still had to revert to wearing some black for comforts sake. So if you are new to my blog, I take birthday self portraits every year. If you want to check out my efforts from … More Birthday Portraits 2017
Whenever I move to a new city, I join the kiwi expat group so that I can have some connection to a bit of home. It wasn’t so much of an issue in Canberra or Melbourne, since there are so many kiwis living in Australia I usually would end up working with or knowing few … More Kiwi expats come together
Annabel is personality plus if you can’t already tell from the photos! She has a super quirky sense of style and I loved seeing all the outfit options she brought to the session we had. There was even a full head to toe Spice Girls outfit option – check out what was brought along on … More Working with an Aussie actress – Antipodeans unite!