Natural light portraits


I love shooting natural light portraits! I really love shooting portraits, there is something satisfying about seeing the look in a subjects eyes when you have done a good job.  As a commercial photographer the majority of the portraits I shoot are for editorial spreads, people in their homes, business people […]

Heather in her kitchen

Honey – adventures in food photography


Who loves Honey, adventures in food photography I was recently commissioned to shoot photography of some amazing food. Honey was the theme of all the plates which for me was a real treat, I love honey.  All the dishes were the creations of Tom Luu, a chef from The Fairmont […]

Simple product photographs taken to the next level!


There is nothing better than seeing your work in print! There is also something cool about handing your photographs over to a graphic artist and seeing how they work with them. These where simple product photographs shot on white taken to the next level by a great graphic design group. […]

Simple commercial product images used in stunning national ads

Rest in peace my friend


I don’t blog near as much as I would like.  Life gets busy and this thing seems to slip off the radar.  Today I am compelled to write something.  A while back I wrote a blog called “craftsmen“.  The post was about a man I consider a mentor, Andre Nufer.  Sadly […]

Architectural Photography at Night


Architectural Photography Sometimes the best time to photograph an exterior is in the evening.  The dark blue glow peaking up over the top of the building as the night sky takes over makes for an awesome look.  I find the look especially pleasing with modern style homes and commercial buildings. The large […]

Canadian Living


Hi All, Its been a while, busy busy busy! A small thing, I was fortunate to get an image published in Canadian Living Spring 2015. Page 71. Its a fantastic laundry room designed by Jo Alcorn, Whitewash & Co Kind of a neat use of a really small space. Photographing […]

Style at Home Photography


Spring Style at Home Photography March 2014 Hey all, check out the March issue of Style at Home, (page 92). Shots of a home I photographed for an amazing designer Jo Alcorn got picked up as part of a “designing for small spaces” article. Its amazing what a great designer […]

White Interior Photography


Pure White Interior Photography A while back I was assigned to photograph a pure white interior for an issue of Our Home Magazine – Kitchener/Waterloo/Cambridge . Photographing anything white can be a challenge,  the light meter in a DSLR camera is not content aware.  It can’t tell if the subject […]

Craftsmen


I got my start at Fanshawe College in London.  One of my Professors was Andre Nufer, a commercial photographer who worked the “Hey Day” of large format commercial photography in Toronto.  Andre taught the Commercial course and from the first day I knew I was going to learn a lot. […]

Photographing Small Product


Photographing Small product Small products can prove to be challenging subject matter to photograph. In this case I used a macro lens with an extension tube to get the focus I was looking for. It’s lit using a 2403 speedotron pack, a couple 102 heads and a couple small mirrors […]

Phographing small product- ear bud