Category Archives: Editorial

Lifestyle Portraits of Shawna Turner

I love doing lifestyle portrait sessions. Sessions that aren’t about getting the perfect-smiling-at-the-camera portrait and instead are about documenting people as they are, doing what it is that they do. Shawna Turner is one of those magical people and you just know it when you meet her. She is full of so much knowledge and…

Reena of kisii handmade

More than a decade ago, I met Reena thanks to this camera of mine. It’s one of those incredible by-products of being a portrait photographer. This camera gives you access to the lives of others and sometimes through that access, friendships form. This is what happened when I met Reena oh so many years ago….

Portraits: The Women of MISFITSTUDIO

As a photographer, I am constantly thinking about creating images and those images are usually portraits. Recently I had the honour of photographing all of the teachers of Toronto’s MISFITSTUDIO. We had a vision for the resulting images and it makes my heart soar knowing that we created it. The goal was to create real…

Madison van Rijn at La Palma, Toronto

I recently had a little editorial portrait session with the incredibly talented Madison van Rijn. If you live in Toronto, you have definitely seen her work. For this session, La Palma was the obvious choice for location as the beautiful walls are her creation. The artist fits perfectly into her environment, naturally.

Editorial Portraits | Amber J

I am a sucker for abandoned spaces. I love photographing in them. I love the raw and grittiness of the space that then contrasts with the beautiful person that I place into it. I am a sucker for light. It inspires me. It evokes emotions. It is written on my arm as a constant reminder….