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Episode 49 — Capturing All of Life's Moments

A shot of Genesis Castillo's nephew, playing around while her mother-in-law cooks.

On this episode, Genesis and I mentioned:

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Episode 49 Genesis Castillo
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"I really think that families have their own story to tell, and as a photographer in this style of photography, we don't need to make something happen to get a good shot. It's already happening, and we're just there to capture it and make a memory of it in the form of photography." — Genesis Castillo

Meet Genesis Castillo

As a maternity nurse and a documentary family photographer, Genesis Castillo has gained a greater appreciation for God’s creations and blessings in everyday life. After six years as a medical-surgical nurse caring for the sick and dying, Genesis switched fields and specialized in the life-giving area of labour and delivery. During the time of her training, she discovered her talent and passion in photography and was drawn to capturing real-life moments through documentary photography.

As a documentary family photographer, Genesis photographs without manipulation or direction to allow authentic moments and relationships of families to unfold naturally. With this approach, Genesis focuses on capturing the everyday stories of families in their home, birth and newborn experiences, and milestone events. Aside from her business, she documents events for the B.C. Catholic Newspaper and the Archdiocese of Vancouver. Genesis also offers her time and talents to Richmond Hospital Birth Centre to capture and honour moments with families who experience the loss of their baby. Genesis strives to glorify God by acknowledging his graces and blessings through her profession, business, and passion.

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