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Jessica Bender

Our Little Pickle

My name is Jessica Bender, I am a 27 year old first time mom. I was born, raised, and currently reside in Victoria, BC Canada. I live with my husband Brandon and our infant… (read more)

This past Sunday I had the opportunity to be on the other side of the lens… the lens of Jon-Mark. We have been planning our yearly family photo session since April. We had originally decided on a date 3 weeks earlier but E’s ezcema flare up led us to postpone. Call me a bad parent […]


Last Monday we took Everly to the fair. I was doing a photo session with the Lovely Lisa and I thought it would be fun to bring Evie along to enjoy the extravaganza of the senses that a fair can offer. When we arrived we immediately ran into my sister and her fiance. As a group we made […]


Do you know a grade 11 student who would be interested in a free photo shoot with Little Pickle Photography? You do? Well send me their details! Little Pickle Photography is looking for one grade 11 student from each of the high schools in Victoria, West Shore and Sydney/Saanich to become a Little Pickle Photography & […]


Mother’s day is nearly a week away. My daughter was born on Mother’s Day last year. My daughter’s first birthday is nearly a week away- how did that happen? I have been going through this exact thought process at least  4 times a day for the past couple days which has led me to realize that I have mixed feelings about this upcoming […]


  Last weekend I photographed a glowing expectant mother… we had a blast on her property with it’s own private forest. I had her in scraps of material scampering around like a pregnant pixie. She was very patient with me when I asked her to go barefoot and sit in some slightly prickly leaves! I assured her that all […]


Everly and I took a trip to Vancouver last weekend to take in all of the sights and ambiance of the 2010 Olympics. I had myself convinced that I would be a bad mother if I didn’t take her. I didn’t want her to say to me, as a teenager, why didn’t you take me […]


You are sitting in the rocking chair, your brand new baby is in your arms and your friends and family take turns coming to your house to ohh and ahh over your perfect little peanut. You get asked questions like, how does she eat, how is she sleeping, is she gaining weight… and then “when’s the […]


55 Minutes

by Our Little Pickle on January 26, 2010 · 4 comments

A girlfriend of mine was planning a road trip with her family for Christmas. She was concerned with the comfort and safety of her 6 and a half month old baby on their long journey so she started looking into a change of car seats. Her little guy was in the traditional infant bucket seat […]


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