Archive for the ‘Commercial Gigs’ Category

Faces of Hot Docs Portrait Series

Posted by Joseph on April 25, 2018 in Commercial Gigs, Portrait | No Comments

Tomorrow begins the 25th Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. I wanted to share a portrait series I took earlier this year as part of their quarter-century anniversary. The photos celebrate some of the thousands of filmmakers, volunteers, projectionists, board members, producers, and staff of the festival over the years in a party themed portrait […]

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Elizabeth Arden Taylor Swift Incredible Things Give Away

Posted by Joseph on February 2, 2015 in Commercial Gigs | No Comments

This photo was taken for Elizabeth Arden as part of a Taylor Swift Incredible Things 50ml gift with purchase during the holiday season at participating Shoppers Drug Mart. It was taken at my home studio in Toronto. Fun doing product shots every once in a while, and the challenges of this bag were like any […]

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TIFF 2013 – World Primiere of Horns – Daniel Radcliff – Bloor Hot Docs Cinema

Posted by Joseph on September 18, 2013 in Commercial Gigs | No Comments

Another fantastic year of TIFF just finished. Although I saw only one film this year, Horns, compared to many more in previous years, I am happy to say my one film was a winner. It’s always cool to be at the world premiere of any film, but it’s extra cool when stars Daniel Radcliffe and […]

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Photoshop Carpentry – In Case You Never Got That Hammer

Posted by Joseph on July 4, 2013 in Commercial Gigs, Photoshop Skills | 1 Comment

Other than for colour correction, contrast and cropping, I don’t actually use photoshop to it’s full capacity very often. It’s a powerful tool that can do pretty much anything. Earlier this year I had a really fun shoot that let me use my photoshop skills to the max. This is not a detailed technical walk-through, […]

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International Conference for Police & Law Enforcement Executives

Posted by Joseph on June 10, 2013 in Commercial Gigs | No Comments

Photos from the International Conference for Police & Law Enforcement Executives at the Hilton hotel in downtown Toronto in May.

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Dance – BoucharDanse – Histoire d’amour

Posted by Joseph on February 14, 2013 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Commercial Gigs | No Comments

Photos from BoucharDanse (Toronto) dress rehearsal of Histoire d’amour presented by DanceWorks Mainstage Series May 3-5, 2012 at Enwave Theatre, Harbourfront Centre. Choreography: Susie Burpee, Denise Fujiwara, Louis-Martin Charest,and Sylvie Bouchard/Louis Laberge-Côté, Performers: Brendan Wyatt, Sylvie Bouchard and Adam Paolozza Direction: Marie-Josée Chartier Costume and set design: Cheryl Lalonde Lighting design: Kimberly Purtell Text: Adam […]

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Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria – Annex Toronto Opening

Posted by Joseph on January 24, 2013 in Commercial Gigs, Featured Posts | No Comments

Being hired to take photos of a restaurant’s opening has its perks – free food and drink through the evening, plus I got an all access pass to a fantastic new pizza joint in town, Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria. I don’t have particularly discerning tastes when it comes to food, and I’m the last one to […]

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Sample – Commercial Panoramic Photos – Interior and Exterior

Posted by Joseph on August 21, 2012 in Commercial Gigs | No Comments

Sample panoramic photos from commercial shoots from the past few years. Click on photos to view larger photos.

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Moment: Antonio’s Christening

Posted by Joseph on April 3, 2012 in Commercial Gigs, Family Portrait, Snapshot | No Comments

Last weekend I photographed the baptism of Antonio. It was a full day with lots of family and celebration, but of all the moments from the day, this was my favourite. Just a quiet moment alone with Dad shortly before the actual christening.

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The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema – First Sceening

The Bloor Hot Docs Cinema opened it’s doors to the public for the first time on Monday, March 12 with a free Open House screening of Sundance award-winner Waste Land (D: Lucy Walker; UK, Brazil; 2010). The theatre is about 95% complete. And while it’s still missing a brand new marquee (which is hopefully going […]

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Benjamin Daedfyshe

Posted by Joseph on July 7, 2011 in Commercial Gigs | No Comments

Some new prototype shoes from Benjamin Daedfyshe. Super excited about getting one of the first pair when the finishing touches are all complete. From their website: Benjamin Daedfyshe reinterprets classic dress shoes into sneakers. More than simply putting a sneaker outsole on a classic leather shoe, Benjamin uses unique textures and colours to create a […]

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Hot Docs 2011

I had the privilege again of being one of three photographers to shoot the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival from April 28-May 8 this year. It’s a busy ten days, but I love returning every year. The only disappointment was that I only got to see two films this year. This is just a […]

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Winter Engagement Photos

Posted by Joseph on March 28, 2011 in Commercial Gigs, Engagement Photos, Portrait, Wedding | No Comments

Despite a relatively cold and snowy winter, I did have time to photograph two engagement portraits for couples getting married in the early spring. The locations were perfect – Historic Main Street Unionville and the Distillery District in Toronto (that finally has a new webpage I just noticed). Many thanks to Rosanna & Rick and […]

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Band Photo: Circles

Posted by Joseph on March 9, 2011 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Commercial Gigs | No Comments

Photos for the impressive Toronto Jazz group Circles. Made up of Matthew Roberts – Bass, Hayoun Lee – Piano, Alexandra Tait – Vocals, Neil Whitford – Guitar, Mackenzie Longpre – Drummer. They just finished playing three fantastic gigs in February celebrating the release of their third disc, Autumn Dance. Thanks again to Melissa Yu for […]

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Band Photo: Sacred Balance

This was by far my favourite shoot of 2010 and most definitely my favourite result. I think we finished shooting at about 2am and everyone was absolutely drenched. Huge thanks to the members of Sacred Balance (left to right: Mackenzie Longpre – Drums, Kelly Lefaive – Violin, Pouya Hamidi – Keyboard/Programming, Chloe Charles – Voice, […]

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