live in the moments



Hey there friend! Welcome! We are invested in making sure your family is celebrated & captured in love and that you remember this time with fondness and excitement. You will quickly notice that we are inspired by the magic of family & childhood - the F.U.N. - laugh till it hurts - soak up the snuggles - imperfectly perfect in between moments.

As a mama of 4, I find JOY in capturing the unique dynamic of family. I have always adored the wonder of children and how they view this world! It always inspires me to stay silly, never give up the glitter & create constantly!

JAC specializes in crisp, clean & timeless maternity and newborn portraits as well as colourful custom portraiture of children and families. - servicing Calgary, AB, and the surrounding areas.

WE BELIEVE IN Magical MOMENTS AND all the tiny unforgettable things that happen in between. WE talk too much, tell too many dad jokes, and try to add glitter whenever we can. OUR CLIENTS LIKE US BECAUSE WE KNOW HOW To chase the evening glow. we know trust is earned and we work like crazy to earn yours. MOST OF ALL, WE ardently, FURIOUSLY, LOVE WHAT WE DO.


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JAC Photography also has numerous resources to help inspire the creative juices from style guides and a kids closet to your very own customer portal where you can see all your resources, galleries and designs. The result will be a memorable photoshoot and images you’ll treasure for years to come. Our extensive product line offers precious keepsakes, produced using the finest labs in North America to display in your home and for your family.

Tender newborns, firecracker kiddos and growing families can all change in the blink of an eye, leaving you wanting to freeze moments in time, to remember the way you were. JAC Photography offers its clients a full boutique experience. Our goal is to have you, our client, enjoy every moment of your experience from booking your session to the finished art you hang on your wall. Our clients receive personal attention from Jody Ann throughout their memory-making journey. She works with you to learn your style, personality and vision. 


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the tiny details of his paper thin fingernails, those squishy newborn lips,
and of course, the overall preciousness that he is!"

"She captured all the right things...

Jody has been photographing our family for almost a decade, and I adore her! Her attention to detail, and ability to capture any vision is unmatched. There isn't anyone else that I would trust with our most special moments and milestones. Thank you Jody for being such a special part of our lives, and for freezing beautiful moments in time for us to cherish forever.


"How did you know

robin Y.
family photography

We're so pleased we chose Jody, we have used her services for both our son and daughter and could not be happier. Jody creates a space to make you feel comfortable and at ease all while remaining professional. The time, energy and love she puts into planning, completing and editing your session is above and beyond. She is truly gifted. We would recommend her to anyone, and we plan on continuing to use JAC Photography for all our future family memories.

we will treasure them forever."

"The photos are stunning,

Ally M.
Maternity & newborn photography

I have had the pleasure of working with Jody from maternity and beyond. She is not only an amazing talent but also the kindest sweetest human I know. There are no words for care she took with my newborn while also making sure I was comfortable and enjoying the process too. She is organized and her vision is beyond anything I could have ever imagined. To be able to capture my pregnancy and then again my newborn in those early days are keepsakes I will forever be grateful for.  

for the care she took!"

"There are no words

tabatha s.
maternity & newborn photography

Her newborn photography is unparalleled. The adorable heartwarming poses Jody achieves are elevated by her use of luxury props and accessories. At both our newborn sessions, she added special touches that made the experience comfortable and memorable for the whole family. For Maternity, while I was initially hesitant to do professional photos, I am so glad I did! She knows how to make you feel your best even if you're struggling inside. My photos honour and celebrate what my body was privileged and able to do! I don't take it for granted!

 the art of newborns!"

"She has truly perfected

melissa p.
maternity & newborn photography

We've been blessed to have Jody capture various special moments in our family's life. We have stunning prints in our home that are always complimented and that we look at often, remembering the fun we had. I love looking at my Maternity Session photos, Jody made me feel beautiful in my own skin at a time where I felt anything but! The newborn session was incredible to watch, how patient, gentle and safe Jody was handling our 8 day old babe, she is a master at swaddling! Jody will always be our first choice! 

the right things."

"She captured all

joelle g.
maternity & newborn photography

Jody has been creating timeless portraits of our family for the past seven years! We met her shortly after our son was born and were amazed by her ability to make the session such a relaxing and enjoyable experience and truly capture the love in our family. My heart explodes with happiness every time I view our gallery. I’m looking forward to working with her for many years to come!

an enjoyable experience!"

"We were amazed at such

davida o.
family photography

I always feel awkward and insecure in front of the camera but Jody coaches confidence, makes me feel empowered and beautiful and has a natural talent to find the perfect pose, angle and lighting. She's incredibly patient and will work tirelessly to adapt to challenges with weather, traffic, etc to get THE shot! Jody is very creative & always has a plan and ideas that I LOVE but will also find unique ways to incorporate things on the spot. She's truly the best of the best!


"I'm never felt more

christina c.
branding photography

Jody was great to work with. She captured my family in the most special way. My ex-husband passed away recently, We had our pictures done before his 49th birthday. The photographs were wonderful. I will forever cherish them. I will definitely work with her again for our family pictures.

I will forever cherish them."

"The photos are wonderful.

anna j.
family photography

Family portraits with Jody are enjoyable for everyone! She puts all the family at ease and especially knows how to charm the children. Through her detailed & collaborative planning, she helped us achieve a modern look at a location we love. She even selected the optimal time of day for our session in order to capture the most magnificent light. 
Our home is adorned with Jody's fine-art prints. She sources only the most elegant and high quality products. She took time to help us select the perfect locations, sizes, style for our art. We were able to envision exactly what the spaces would look like before we invested. 


"She constantly exceeds

melissa p.
family photography

We absolutely love having Jody capture all of our family moments. She has been photographing our family since the birth of our first child, and has been a part of our family ever since! We love how she captures all of our personalities. Her photos are pure magic and I couldn’t imagine using anyone else.  

pure magic!"

"Her photos are

ashley d.
family photography


I've been educating photographers in safety & posing for nearly a decade and now offer several online options!
In person mentoring is available in both Newborn & Family photography, customized to your needs because we are all unique in our education and business!

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FROM the blog

You booked your session but now what? I share my top tips for successful family photoshoot experiences.




The most common answer I get from clients about what they hope their photos will convey? The love their family shares. Let me tell you how I’ll do that.


How do you guarantee being able to capture my rambunctious little? Easy, I use magic. (Wink, wink)

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