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Top 3 Road Cycling Routes out of Brooks, Alberta / Dinosaur Provincial Park

Whizzing pass blanketed green fields pressed up against a pale blue sky feels much like being in a heavy state of happy meditation. The yellow lines pass quickly underneath our skinny tires, and the Canadian Badlands are beckoning us closer. A resident Meadowlark is happily perched on top of a fence post and chirping at […]

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5 New Alternative Ways To Have Your Family Portraits Taken :: Rachel Boekel Photography ::

Hey Blog Follower Friends! Thanks for checking in! I have some fun summer photo session ideas in this blog post and exciting contest giveaway details. And, I wanted to share this new favourite photo from a family paddling / camping adventure on the Red Deer River. While our family isn’t the focus of the picture, the […]

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Brooks Alberta Graduation Photography :: Rachel Boekel Photography ::

Every time graduation rolls around it reminds me of 2001. It also inspires me pull my lilac coloured homemade flamenco styled prom dress out of the closet and remember what it felt like to be ready. Okay so that is uber vague (are you grads still using the word uber?) Ready. Ready as in…. Go. Giver. […]

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Canmore Pop Up Event – Mini Sessions

Last year when I hosted a Pop Up Photography Event in Canmore, Alberta it had been super warm the week before, and then froze, so it was a very icy day, and I’m happy to report that we had no injuries, but I had a lot of fun and have decided to host it again. […]

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Oh, but my darling, What if you fly?

“There is freedom waiting for you, On the breezes of the sky, And you ask, “What if I fall?” Oh, but my darling, What if you fly?” – Erin Hanson A dear friend of mine recently reminded me of this quote, which has circled many a pinterest and etsy board, and it feels so pertinent […]

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Pop Up Event :: Brooks Alberta Family Photographer ::

What an amazing day today has been. It’s been full of surprises, sunshine and wonderful reflection. Tuesdays are my work day, so I usually have some extra time to myself to have a coffee, or start on a new idea, or try to catch up. Today I covered all of those. Today I wanted to […]

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Canmore, Alberta Pop Up Event :: Canmore Alberta Photographer ::

Happy New Year!!! It’s been a busy start to the year at Rachel Boekel Photography. I’m excited about some new personal projects I want to start, and another year of creative sessions. I have some fun winter sessions to share, but first, I am offering another Pop Up Event. This time, I will be in […]

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Pop Up Photo Event :: Brooks Alberta Photography ::

I’ve been inspired by this whole “pop up” movement and have decided to give it a try as well. On Sunday, November 22 I will be hosting a Pop Up Photo Event at the Brooks Horticulture Centre. A very special deal. Check out the details below. Hope you can make it. (You must pre-book your […]

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Graduation 2013 :: Rachel Boekel Photography ::

Whoop whoop! It’s graduation time. I’ve put up a bit of a local graduation special and have a few slots available for various graduation days.

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Christmas Mini Sessions :: Brooks Alberta Family Photography ::

We’ve been gearing up to get our Christmas cards ready, for the first time ever! I’m pretty anti Christmas in November, but I’m happy to be organized, just without the Christmas music in the background. These cards will likely sit in “getting ready”  status until December 24th and we’ll realize they are late and will […]

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