Welcome to my blog! This is where I post my favorite photos from my most recent family, newborn, and baby photography sessions.
My name is Alnaar Harnish and I am a photographer based in Calgary, Alberta Canada. But more importantly, I am a mother of two precious little children - Leanna and Noah. Leanna just started Kindergarten and Noah is two years old. I can’t believe how fast they are growing and I am so glad that I have been able to capture professional photos of them at each stage of their lives so far. I decided to specialize in photographing children and babies after having my own children and realizing how precious their photos have been to me. It makes me so happy that I can provide beautiful photos to families that they will cherish for generations to come.
Below are some of my favorite photos from a recent photo session of my very own family!
I am a member of the National Association of Professional Child Photographers. The NAPCP is an association whose mission is to promote and support the artistry and integrity of professional child photographers. To accomplish this mission, NAPCP provides the most comprehensive resources for its members, bringing together a community of passionate artists committed to growth in their skills, their artistry, and their businesses.
As for my style, I work with both studio and natural light. I have a home studio in my Aspen Hills home in South West Calgary. I love to use my studio when photographing newborns as I have a variety of backdrops and props to provide a unique and customized session for each client. It also comes in handy for Calgary’s unpredictable weather. That said, I find that natural light can provide a breathtaking image. I have a few locations that I use for outdoor photography in our beautiful city and am always open to suggestions!
It was so lovely getting to meet this amazing couple during their maternity session. It was a snowy day, so we did most of the session in my studio, and then headed down to the woods close by for a few quick outdoor photos in the snow.
It was wonderful getting to know Connor and his parents during their newborn photo session. My goal for his session was to keep things very natural without too much posing since he didn’t seem to like being posed on his tummy too much. Every baby is different, so its important to me to try to just go with the flow and capture their individual personalities. Its amazing, but they really do show their personality at such a young age!
I went to high school with this little guy’s mom so it was so nice to see her again and meet her beautiful family. We had so much fun with the cake smash and although Arman wasn’t too interested in eating the cake, I think he enjoyed the experience - especially the balloons!