Archive for the ‘Portrait’ 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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Family Portrait Toronto – Gift Certificate – Christmas Sale

Posted by Joseph on December 19, 2017 in Announcements, Family Portrait | No Comments

This is it! Not only your best last minute gift idea, but more than likely, the best gift you give this Christmas. Get a Family Portrait Toronto! You know how everyone has lots of photos taken from their phone, but not any actually good photos? You can change that by purchasing a gift certificate for […]

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Book Your Fall Family Portrait Toronto – Sale on Now

Posted by Joseph on August 17, 2017 in Announcements, Family Portrait | No Comments

It’s that time of year to book your fall family portrait Toronto! As wet and wonderful as the summer has been, September is just weeks away and the peak fall colours are not far behind. Weekend and weekday dates are available in September and October anywhere in the GTA. Book a fall session and get […]

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Hamilton Engagement Shoot Princess Point

Posted by Joseph on August 4, 2017 in Engagement Photos | No Comments

I’ve photographed at many great locations in the GTA, but I always look forward to learn about another hot spot, and when Katelyn and Jesse suggested a Hamilton Engagement Shoot Princess Point, I was all game. It turns out, Katelyn and Jesse introduced me to another gem. I love collecting location gems and consider it […]

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Portrait of an Artist: Indira Nanavati

Posted by Joseph on February 9, 2016 in Portrait | No Comments

I met Indira Nanavati as part of a feature story and cover photo shoot for the January issue of a magazine called Neighbours of High Park. I’ve done four cover shoots for the magazine and it’s been fun photographing different families in my local neighbourhoods The Junction, High Park and Roncesvalles. Most of the cover […]

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Markham Family Portrait

Posted by Joseph on February 10, 2015 in Family Portrait | No Comments

This family portrait I photographed in Markham last fall was was pretty special. I had not seen Rohit or Raquel since I photographed their wedding in 2010. Now they have two beautiful children who even more photogenic than their parents. Hard to believe. It’s always special when I get to photograph my former wedding couples […]

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Royal Canadian Yacht Club – RCYC – Engagement Party

Posted by Joseph on January 28, 2015 in Engagement Photos | 1 Comment

The RCYC is a special place in the city. The boat ride, the view, the class – I just feel important when I’m at the RCYC. I can promise you, I’ll never be able to afford a boat, but I feel like I might own a boat when I’m at the RCYC. Taking photos at […]

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Spadina House Engagement Shoot – Vintage Photography Toronto

Posted by Joseph on December 15, 2014 in Engagement Photos | No Comments

It’s hard not to feel like you’re at Downton Abby when you are at Spadina House in Toronto, especially in the middle of spring. It’s sprawling grounds, beautiful gardens and lavish details make for an absolutely fantastic backdrop to take engagement or wedding photos. Dan and Anne picked well, and you can see why they […]

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Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto – Music Portraits

Posted by Joseph on December 9, 2014 in Arts Music Dance Theatre, Portrait | No Comments

Band photos of the Iranian-Canadian Composers of Toronto I took earlier this summer at York University. It was a really fun shoot with some incredibly talented musicians, including Afarin Mansouri Tehrani, Maziar Heidari, Saman Shahi, Keyan Emami and Pouya Hamidi (who you might recognize from the shoot I had with Sacred Balance a number of […]

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Toronto Family Portrait – Mimico, Etobicoke, New Toronto – Colonel Sam Smith Park

Posted by Joseph on December 1, 2014 in Family Portrait | No Comments

Working with toddlers like Jackson makes my job super easy. With a model this cute and co-operative, it makes a day at the park exactly like a day at the park. Not only is he adorable and expressive, but he brings along two really photogenic parents with heaps of great smiles. What a pleasure working […]

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Milton Engagement Shoot – Livingston Park, Centennial Park, Mill Pond

Posted by Joseph on November 18, 2014 in Engagement Photos | No Comments

I’ve been meaning to post this engagement shoot for a couple of weeks, what being fall and beautiful outside, but now that we got our first snowfall, I knew I had to post it. Hard to believe it’s winter already, but it was another great summer and fall of shooting and this was one of […]

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Toronto Skyline at Sunset – Engagement Shoot from Cherry Beach

Posted by Joseph on May 21, 2014 in Engagement Photos | No Comments

I was pretty excited when Christina and Les asked to get an engagement photo at sunset with the skyline of Toronto. I had shot something similar from Humber Bay Park and the Toronto Island, but seeing as we did our main shoot from The Distillery District, it made sense to make our way to Cherry […]

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Winter Engagement Shoot – High Park, Toronto

Posted by Joseph on February 4, 2014 in Engagement Photos, Featured Posts | 2 Comments

February has already been such a busy month, but nothing short of a beautiful month. Winter at its finest really. First there was saturday, a pretty special day because not only did it snow for, what I could tell, the entire day, but I got to shoot a wedding. Winter wedding with actual snow? Ideal. […]

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A Tale of Two Parties – Birthday Party Photography – Toronto

Posted by Joseph on January 30, 2014 in Family Portrait | No Comments

I photograph pretty much anything, not just weddings, engagement shoots and family portraits. While I use my blog to showcase only a fraction of the gigs I shoot a year, I realized recently that I don’t really show the variety of gigs/events that I do actually shoot. For example, in the past three weeks I […]

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Engagement Shoot – Eglington Park – Dave and Melissa

Posted by Joseph on January 27, 2014 in Engagement Photos | No Comments

Time certainly flies, but in the middle of the nastiest winter I can remember, summer seems a long time ago. In that way, it’s nice to revisit some old shoots I haven’t yet blogged, including this one of Dave and Melissa who are actually getting married this weekend! Super excited about seeing them again for […]

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