About Liz Czinege

I am a newborn and child photographer based out of Niagara and Hamilton, Ontario. For information more information about custom sessions and pricing, email me at liz.czinege@gmail.com.

Slipak’s | Niagara Family Photographer

I thought we could use a little bit of fall with this dreary weather we’ve been having! I photographed this beautiful family a couple weeks ago at the Quarry. We’re so lucky to have such a beautiful spot close to home.  This little miss stole the show!  C’mon! How adorable is that face?! 

Kylie & Jon | Niagara Wedding Photographer

I’m so excited to share the images from Kylie and Jon’s wedding day! It was so hard to narrow down my favourites, but here they are!  We left a very sunny Port Colborne and drove into a massive storm in Pelham. There was SO. MUCH. RAIN! But Kylie and Jon didn’t let it get them down. They were troopers, they insisted on still capturing their portraits outside. By the time we came back inside Kylie was leaving a trail of water behind her because her dress was so drenched! But they had smiles on the whole day, and of course, we had a ton of laughs! Thank you so much for choosing me to be a part of your day. It means the world to me! 

8th Annual Costume Contest

Happy Halloween from Liz Czinege Photography! I hope everyone got enough candy to weigh them down in that storm that ripped through on Thursday!

This year I decided to do something a little different with the costume contest. Instead of the public voting for their favourite costume, I compiled a panel of 4 judges ranging in age and gender. Each judge was asked to select their first, second and third choices. The first choice had a 3 point value, second had a 2 point value and third had a 1 point value.

And, the winner was …..

Cruz as Trump

 I am SO happy that I didn’t have to choose the winner of the contest, because there is no way I could have decided! Here are the rest of the adorable kiddos in their costumes, in no particular order!

The Korten’s | Niagara Family Photographer

This family is the cutest! Coming into the session, Mama was concerned that Jensen wouldn’t co-operate. But I think we got some great portraits!  Demi is so bright-eyed!  A little Mama and Demi one on one time while her big brother was running around hog-wild.  I seriously love this natural shot, I think it sums up this family pretty well!

Alexis & Everly | Niagara Child Photographer

I always have fun photographing this girls. And not JUST because I’m their honorary Auntie. I love capturing how caring Alexis is towards her little sister. And Everly never fails to keep things interesting!  I can’t believe how much Alexis has grown. Slow down little girl! Love me some denim in black and white!  I got the biggest chuckle from Alexis, no matter how much Everly was freaking out beside her, she continued to look at the camera and smile. 

The Cole’s | Niagara Family Photographer

The Cole’s first portraits as a family of FIVE! I’m a little late on all of these Spring sessions, but they are definitely worth the share. I love natural portraits! Boys will be boys, right?

Savannah | Niagara Newborn Photographer

Savannah is the sweetest little thing. I couldn’t believe it when she slept through her entire session and barely even stirred!  Savannah’s was enjoying her session obviously, look at that smile!  Mom got this awesome headband to use for the session. I love the pop of colour against the pink blanket!  That pout though, so perfect!Little piggies.  Such a proud big brother. It was adorable seeing how big his smile was when he was holding his little sister.  

Justine | Niagara Maternity Photographer

Justine was GLOWING during her maternity session last week. She is truly embracing pregnancy and relishing every second of it. It isn’t hard to see how over the moon she is about her little Bean. Such a proud Mama, I can’t want to meet the little man!
What session at Botanical Gardens would be complete without this shot?

Kylie&Jon | Niagara Engagement Photographer

A beautiful couple, the beach, at sunset – the stars aligned! A lot of planning went into this session. From outfit co-ordination to making sure we got the timing right for the sunset and just hoping for a sunny day and a great sunset!

Kylie mentioned during the pre-consultation that she doesn’t like being in front of the camera (she’s a natural though, you’d never know!) and Jon on the other hand was soaking it all up. It’s great when the guy enjoys the session, makes for some great natural shots and creative poses.

While I was waiting for Kylie and Jon to arrive at the location I noticed this perfect little spot. I was hoping that they would be troopers and trek in through the weeds and grass and who knows what, and they were! SO WORTH IT.

Kylie and I know each other from when we were in Girl Guides together, and I remember now why she had the nickname Giggles. We had so many laughs during this session. Mostly laughing through poses that felt awkward but look great. I think they trust me now that they’ve seen their portraits! Am I right Kylie? That is one of the many reasons I love photographing couples before their wedding. It’s a great way to break the ice and build up a trust before the big day! Bugs, annoying little things, but they sure do look magical when they’re backlit!  Gahhh! These two are the cutest. I can’t even.  Jon requested a photograph of their matching tattoos, how could I say no?? I love them! Couldn’t have asked for a more perfect sunset – or location. OR COUPLE!  I truly can not wait to photograph their wedding in September. 

Jonathan | Niagara Newborn Photographer

A couple years ago I photographed Jonathan’s older brother Anthony. I was so thrilled when his mama reached out to me again for baby #2! When photographing a sibling I always try to keep it similar so they go great together hanging on a wall, but also make them unique so the portraits are their own!  Jonathan looks so much like Anthony in this photograph!  And baby makes four!