Monday, November 4, 2013

SPCA Gala Fundraiser

I had the honour of being hired to capture the SPCA's 5th annual gala fundraiser this past weekend and in the true spirit of the event, donated my fee back to the animals - one look at those big puppy dog eyes and the videos they showed and there was no way I could even think of accepting the cheque. It's good for everyone to have a few select causes they donate their time to and as an animal lover, the SPCA is one of mine.

For those wishing to purchase the Red Carpet photos or the candids taken during the night, or even if you just want to have a look at them, please visit my marketing site located at:
Glenna Turnbull Photography on Zenfolio
From there you can directly order your digital photos and have them emailed to your inbox, no fuss, no muss :)

And should you ever want a pet portrait done, I do specialize in capturing pets. I've done a lot of work with dogs in particular over the years and believe me, you'll love a canvas print of your dog!

A big WOOF to al the amazing volunteers that made this event such a huge success.

Monday, July 8, 2013

Okanagan Summer Wedding

When it's 35 degrees or so here in the summer, there's nothing nicer than a wedding on the lake, where even the bride and groom can hop in to cool off. Such as the case over the Canada Day weekend when I shot this wedding. In addition to the slightly more formal shots we took during the day, this one told the real story of the weather and quickly became a favourite.

Friday, June 28, 2013

Event Photography

Well, I've been horribly negligent about posting in this blog. You can find a lot more of my recent work on my Glenna Photography Facebook page at this link:
But for now, while you're here, I have to tell you about some of the amazing and uplifting events I've had the privilege to be hired to photograph this month. First, there was a surprise graduation party for a young woman with brain cancer. It was the inaugural Coloured Marble Celebration and listening to the speeches left me with tears in my eyes, hearing the obstacles this young woman had to overcome to graduate from university. Truly inspiring!
Then there was the 75th anniversary gala for Canadian School of Ballet where I got to watch the stars of tomorrow including Kira Hofmann who has just graduated from Royal Winnipeg Ballet's program and will be heading overseas to continue training with the Stuttgart Ballet's program in the fall. This young woman has an amazing future ahead of her!
Then I really got my eyes opened to a whole other world when Spinal Cord Injury BC hired me to photograph their camp out at Fintry Provincial Campground last weekend. I confess that I have had very little exposure to people with spinal cord injuries before and getting to hang out with this awesome group for the day was just so inspirational. I met this one amazing  quadriplegic who wanted to try waterskiing and his attitude was incredible, and some volunteers who made my eyes well up with their dedication and amazing kindness. I was especially blown away by the young volunteers from the organization CRIS Adaptive Adventures who helped two different groups of quads and paraplegics to go hiking up the mountainside to view the Fintry Falls. What an incredible day. Thank you SPIBC for entrusting me with this heartwarming and inspirational assignment.

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Nutcracker photos are now online! You can find them all posted at my Zenfolio site or by going to the Links page on my website.  You'll find links to both the Thursday and Friday matinees from both 2011 and 2012. Please do not try to order them via Zenfolio as the prices for shipping added at least an extra $10 to every order. I will print and pick them up myself and you can get them from my house.