Escape To The Beach To Re-Charge Your Brain & Body!

The beach and our family cottage truly is my “happy place”. Even just spending an hour there my brain and body is completely relaxed and at ease. Personally I find the fresh air and water incredibly relaxing. My creative juices get flowing and this is where I take the majority of my photograph’s during theContinue reading “Escape To The Beach To Re-Charge Your Brain & Body!”

Fun in the Sun | Sunburn & Sunset

What a gorgeous weekend to be at the beach! The water, sand and sun was simply fabulous – so warm, refreshing and calming! In and out of the water proved to heat things up with some of us getting a little extra sun. Imagine that, me as a red head under an umbrella for theContinue reading “Fun in the Sun | Sunburn & Sunset”

Life’s A Beach | My Happy Place

My Happy Place… It truly is our home away from home. The place where no matter the family or friends who show up, everyone is welcome. Where many weekends are filled with a lot of laughs and love and upstairs feels like one giant bedroom. A beach filled with chairs and beach toys – manyContinue reading “Life’s A Beach | My Happy Place”

Spring on the lake | Lake Huron

Every Spring I look forward to seeing the geese and their babies. Although these birds are very dirty, I appreciate that they share their babies with the cottagers on the beach. Every spring there is at least one new family, sometimes more, which graces us with their presence and allows me to photograph them. MyContinue reading “Spring on the lake | Lake Huron”

2014 Port Elgin Pumpkinfest | Photography | Pamela McLellan Zmija

Spending most of our summer’s in the beautiful Port Elgin, I LOVE capturing not only our memories but the beauty of our cottage paradise community of Saugeen Shores. I was so very honored today to receive an email today… Good Morning Pamela, Congratulations on your winning entries into the Photography Contest! Category: People: 1st –Continue reading “2014 Port Elgin Pumpkinfest | Photography | Pamela McLellan Zmija”

Beach Bird Life On Lake Huron | Port Elgin

Cottage Life… sunrise and sunset with the beautiful birds on the water. Although these birds are quite beautiful and a pleasure to photograph, they are extremely dirty on the beaches. Thankfully once summer is in full swing the birds know they need to stay away and we are able to enjoy clean sand by theContinue reading “Beach Bird Life On Lake Huron | Port Elgin”

“Sunrise” Won 2nd Place – Saugeen Shores Pumpkin Fest!

I am so very excited to share that my photo received 2nd place in the Saugeen Shores Pumpkin Fest Photo Contest in the Sunset/Sunrise Adult Category!!! My Photo will be printed and displayed at Pumpkin Fest 2012 on both Saturday and Sunday!!! http://www.pumpkinfest.org/ http://www.pumpkinfest.org/documents/2012_PhotoContestRules.pdf

Victoria Day Weekend (May 2-4) ~ Family, Sun, Sand & Water! Kick off to the SUMMER!

We spent the Victoria Day (aka May 2-4) weekend with family at the family cottage! What an awesome kick off to the summer! The weather was amazing, hot gorgeous sunshine, cool water and great times with family and friends! We got our boat in for the first time, I dont know who was more excitedContinue reading “Victoria Day Weekend (May 2-4) ~ Family, Sun, Sand & Water! Kick off to the SUMMER!”

Beginning & End of a beautiful weekend ~ Sunrise & Sunset

What a gorgeous way to being Summer with the weather we were blessed with this Victoria Day weekend. My family and I were lucky to spend the weekend at my Grama’s cottage in Port Elgin, it is just breathtakingly beautiful there! Not only was I lucky as a child to spend every summer there, butContinue reading “Beginning & End of a beautiful weekend ~ Sunrise & Sunset”