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How to Keep all of the Tears on Your Wedding Day Happy Ones Your wedding day is the best day of your life, you can’t wait to walk down the aisle, gazing at your soulmate as you’re bursting with love and excitement. Imagine finding out just moments before you walk down the aisle, that your […]

The Ultimate Wedding Day Checklist | Edmonton Wedding Photographer

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The number one question I get from graduates and parents is this: When should we plan our photo session? The answer to booking your graduation photos is really quite simple. Whenever you want! Okay – it may not be that cut and dried, but the truth is, an easier question to answer when booking your […]

Booking Your Graduation Photos | When You Ask?

Graduate with her horse

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This is the story of a brain, an athlete, a basket case, a princess and a criminal.  Wait, that’s #breakfastclub. This is actually a story of a group of women connected by memories, laughter, love, joy and tears.  It’s the tale of how an impromptu visit with a group of classmates became a life changer. […]

Gen X Revisited

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The Laser Room of Sherwood Park Personal Branding Session I recently did the first personal branding session of the subscription service that Lisa of the Laser Room of Sherwood Park booked. Prior to the session, I visited the clinic for a one on one with Lisa and members of her staff. It’s important for me […]

Personal Branding Session Sherwood Park

Lisa Ritchie, owner of the Laser Room of Sherwood Park

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I’ve received my Accreditation with Professional Photographers of Canada in Wedding Story. For Wedding Story, ten images must be submitted that tell the story of a couple’s wedding. Not only did I receive my Accreditation on my first submission which is very difficult to do, but I received on overall Quality score of Very Good. […]

Wedding Story – National Accreditation PPOC

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Kellie’s Weight Loss Story Kellie is on a journey of empowerment, joy, strength and bravery.  Some days this looks like a celebration some days it’s a struggle. We celebrated Kellie’s one year anniversary milestone with a photo session yesterday.  There was much laughter, much catching up over our children and families, horses, and the friendship […]

Empowerment Portrait Session

Graduation Portraits with a couple in blue under cherry blossom trees

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year here in East-Central Alberta, sprint is in full bloom and so are the cherry trees! It’s Cherry Blossom Portraits season! Graduation celebration with Cherry Blossom portraits There is such a small window of time as they don’t stay long, but so worth the last minute planning. Your […]

Cherry Blossom Portraits

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I’m not a nurse, caring for and saving patients every day. Nope, not an engineer or architect, creating something incredible for mankind.I’m not a scientist, finding cures for disease. I’m a Mom who loves her kid. I’m helping her to immortalize this time in her life by creating graduation memories that will really matter to […]

Creating Graduation Memories for the Class of 2021

Winter Graduation Photo Session in the mountains

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Banff Alberta Mountain Formal Portaits Celebrating the Moment Regan’s graduation dress came in. As an Alberta Graduation Photographer, this is the day I was waiting for, the chance to tell my daughter’s story in her beautiful grad dress. So Many Emotions The same day we were driving to pick up the dress, Regan received an […]

Alberta Graduation Photographer|Regan

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This sign graces the entry doors, barring entry. The halls are empty and silent… It felt like walking into purgatory, eerie and unnatural. Silence in place of conversation and laughter. COVID-19, a time in history that the children of today’s children will be learning one day in these classrooms. This documentary photo essay is a […]

Empty School |Documentary Photo Essay

obsidian ridge moon entrance

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Premiere Wedding Venue, Preferred Photographer The view from the marriage stage. Can’t you see guests seated in this fully landscaped amphitheatre? I’m firmly rooted in the prairies, but my heart soars when I’m in the Rockies. I’m so fortunate to be an Alberta Wedding Photographer who can revel in both settings with a couple hour […]

Alberta Wedding Photographer | Obsidian Ridge

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In the blink of an eye, two extraordinary decades have passed since I embarked on my journey as a professional photographer. Today, as I celebrate the 20th anniversary of Carla Lehman Photography, I can’t help but reflect on the incredible moments, emotions, and memories that have unfolded before my lens. It feels like just yesterday […]

Celebrating 20 Years of Capturing Timeless Moments with Carla Lehman Photography

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Or… Mama’s Got the Blues Oh the memories. Although my kids are grown up now, I still remember so clearly those back to school blues. I miss the shopping, new shoes, outfits, backpacks, haircuts, all that comes with that season of our lives – back to school. Little Regan, Watching the “Big Kids” Walk to […]

Back to School | Alberta Children’s Portrait Photographer

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When I Realized my Passion was a Calling Carla in her happy place, the rocky mountains, ready to make an image I started my business by accident. When Regan was due to make her grand entrance into the world, I knew that my life in the corporate world was going to make way to a […]

In an Instant, Everything Changed

Carla the photographer with a camera ready to take a photo


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