Friday, March 13, 2015

March 2015

March 2015~

Some great things happening this month. We have been so lucky with a pretty mild winter this year.
Plus 14 right now- Good Bye snow!! :)

Wanted to share that I have entered a contest for the most funny wedding photo. This is what I entered....

Still 2 days to vote for your favourite entries at:

I will be at the Castle Downs Farmers’ Market
Castle Downs Recreation Centre 11520 – 153 Avenue, Edmonton
Year Round. Wednesdays. 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

March 25th I will be taking photos with bunnies. Easter theme- offering 4x6 and Art panels for keepsakes. Come down and join us as there will be different fun things taking place!!

Also, offering private portrait sessions on March 28th & 29th; will include indoor and outdoor images. Please contact for more information at: OR

Other than that I am looking forward to SPRING and will be exploring the Waterton National Park  next month!!

Have a great weekend!!! :)

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Just an overview for 2014; so far :)

Illumination Fotography- What I have been up to these days

Wedding & Portrait Photographers Conference Expo 2014- Las Vegas, NV.
- Great Experience :)

March 2014- Canadian Fashion Week @ The Trans Alta Arts Barn. Edmonton, AB

May 2014- Cow Town Hockey Tournament: May Long Weekend in Airdrie, AB

Night Market: Edmonton & Calgary, AB

Rocky Mountians, AB

Klondike Days- July 18th- 30th, 2014

(Yes, this one was from 2012....)

Pop Up Sale- July 2014

Heritage Days- August 2nd- 4th, 2014. This is Edmonton's biggest fundraiser for the Food Bank each year.

Vegreville Country Fair- August 7th- 9th, 2014

Vegreville: is a town in central AlbertaCanada located on Highway 16A approximately 103 km (64 mi) east of Edmonton, Alberta's capital city. It was incorporated as a town in 1906[4] and that year also saw the founding of the Vegreville Observer a weekly newspaper for the region.[5]
A large percentage of Vegreville's population is of Ukrainian Canadian descent and it is home to the world's largest pysanka (Ukrainian Easter egg).[6]- wikipedia

Random Shooting ( My Favourite :)

Finally, the Lia Sophia Photo Shoot! August 2014- So Much Fun,  even though we had to deal with the mosquitos & the heat; we did well :) Thanks,  to everyone that had a part in making this photo shoot happen!!! :)

- "Mosquitoes were insane but i enjoyed myself very much!!!! so excited for the results. Thank you so much!!! "
Destiny Repkow 
- " Thank you for a fun experience!" & " These ladies braved the mosquitoes and the heat to look this good!! Well captured by an incredible photographer...if you need pictures taken, contact Amanda Yakem!" Noreen Utri 

More Images to come from this Awesome Shoot!! :

Amanda Yakem @ Illumination Fotography

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Out of the blue; I will be set up with my photography work at Heritage Days Aug 2nd- 4th, 2014
Very Exciting!
Come see me at Site #23
Will be a Great Festival!
Enter a draw for a Complimentary Fall Photo Shoot 2014
Hope you are enjoying you summer :)

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Catch up with Illumination Fotography

Illumination Fotography
Amanda Yakem
Edmonton, AB


Has been an interesting month; I have been busy with shows again:

July 11th- 13th, 2014- Summer Festival in Stony Plain, AB

July 16th, 2014- Out and about at The Castle Downs Farmers Market

July 18th, 2014- Edmonton Night Market

"Looking forward to the Night Market tonight; Night Market Edmonton is located in Beaverhill House Park on Jasper Avenue and 104 Street from 7pm- 11pm. Come out and say Hi; hope to see you there! "

"A good experience tonight at the new night market; met some new people and was great to do an outdoor market again!  Amanda

July 19th, 2014- Pop Up Market Street Sale

"Nice to be busy again  11am- 4pm with a pancake breakfast 10am- Noon. (86st.) I should be set up on 89st. or 90th street; will see in the morning. Hope to see you out and about to experience, "Alberta Avenue Rising Up"  Amanda

Enjoyed meeting new people this month!

I am having a draw for a Complimentary Photo Shoot; Great Stuff! :)

Illumination Fotography

Friday, February 1, 2013

Fashion Show Fundraiser

Event Date: 16-Feb-13
Event Time 3PM- 9PM
Price: $15.00
Address: Glenwood Community League

We are hosting a special event on Saturday February 16th 2013 from 3PM to 9PM. This fundraiser is to raise funds for the Little Warriors; please visit there website at

This event will include a Silent and Live Auction at 5PM with a Fashion Show at 7PM.

Vendors Include: Fashion Jewelry, Crocheted Necklaces, Bittie Baby Blankets, Toffee, Scentsy, Hemper-Fi, Mr. Jerky, and Fashionable dog clothing!!

Tickets are $15.00 until Thursday February 15th & $20.00 at the door. Come out for a great evening for a wonderful cause!

Sponsors Include:
Illumination Fotography at
Sassy and Classy Boutique

Friday, December 28, 2012

Happy Holidays & Happy New Year!
Blog: December 28th, 2012: Overview for the New Year....

Hope everyone had a good Christmas and enjoying their holidays!
I am enjoying a small break and just noticing that January will be a
very busy and exciting month! Theses are the places I will be in the
the upcoming weeks;

Saturday December 29th: 9:30AM- 5PM
Capilano Mall: Farmers Market

Tuesday January 01st. 2013: HAPPY NEW YEARS

Wednesday January 02nd: 7:30 AM- 5 PM
Glenrose Hospital Lobby Craft Show

Saturday January 05th: 9:30AM- 5PM
Capilano Mall: Farmers Market

Tuesday January 08th: 7:30 AM- 5 PM
Glenrose Hospital Lobby Craft Show

Wednesday January 09th: 4PM- 8PM
The Castle Downs Farmers Market

Friday January 11th: 7:30 AM- 5 PM
Glenrose Hospital Lobby Craft Show

Saturday January 12th: 1PM- 5PM
The Photographer Studio
Theme to be determined

Tuesday January 15th: 12PM- 4PM
The Photographer Studio
Theme to be determined

Monday January 21st: 7:30 AM- 5 PM
Glenrose Hospital Lobby Craft Show

Tuesday January 22nd: 1PM- 5PM
The Photographer Studio
Theme to be determined

Wednesday January 23rd: 4PM- 8PM
The Castle Downs Farmers Market

Saturday January 26th: Farmers’ Market Show in Morinville

Sunday + Monday; Out of town

Tuesday January 29th: 7:30 AM- 5 PM
Glenrose Hospital Lobby Craft Show

Wednesday January 30th: 4PM- 8PM
The Castle Downs Farmers Market

*** Also Announcing a Fundraiser Feb. 16th, 2013
Tickets are now available; $15.00 in advance and
$20.00 at the door
Come out for a Fashion Show & Silent Auction
More details; Coming Soon!