This conference bought together representatives from different parts of the society to examine a recent hot topic - a basic income guarantee for Canadians. Basic income guarantee (BIG) has been on the news frequently due to the steady rise to the cost of living across the nation.
I recently did a photo shoot with Alicia, a Toronto fashion blogger and stylist. She works for a major women fashion brand during the day. She works closely with clients to put together suitable outfits for different occasions.
The annual Friends of We Care Awards Gala was held last weekend at the International Centre in Toronto. Friends of we care is a charity organization that helps kids with disabilities to realize their full potential.
I was commissioned to provide trade show photography service for this year's Canadian Wireless Trade Show (CWTS). It was a two day event held at the Toronto Congress Centre. It bought together 100 exhibitors and over 2000 industry professionals from different sectors and background.
A couple of weeks ago, I was commissioned to provide corporate event photography service for SYSPRO Canada. SYSPRO Canada is a ERP software vendor based in Vancouver. It hosts regional user conferences across the country. The Toronto event was held at the Toronto Congress Centre.
I provided event photography coverage for this year's friends-of-we-care charity gala. Friends of we care is a charity organization that focuses on helping kids with disabilities. The organization is supported by over 80 companies in the food service and hospitality industry.
Mass Exodus is an annual fashion show organized by students at the Ryerson university. It is the world's largest student-run fashion show. The event showcases work by graduating students from the school.
2015 has been a busy and fulfilling year from an event photography perspective. In addition to the usual events that I cover every year, I also shot some Blue Jays games, the Honda Indy, the Rogers cup and an anime event. There were a few events that I wish I had the time to cover.
I did some hair fashion photos for two local hair stylists in Toronto. They are young, energetic and they run the Fungki Hair salon. The first set of photos showcases bridal hair styling. The second set contains creative hair styling.
I have been helping out on a gemstone jewelry product catalog recently. The catalog showcases new products for a Canadian gemstone jewelry distributor. They import small gemstones and jewelries from around the world. Some of these gemstone jewelry even have healing properties.
The Guelph Arboretum is a peaceful and beautiful location to walk around in the summer. It features several gardens and many species of plants and flowers. I discovered this location by accident while driving back to Toronto one time.
Several weeks ago, I provided business conference photography service for a local technology company. The conference ran for multiple days at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel in downtown Toronto. This annual conference primarily serves as a platform for users to exchange ideas and provide feedback to the company.
The minimalist beauty photo shoot is comprised of one model, one makeup artist, a camera and a wall. No fancy equipment and no loud music. The photo shoot was done within two hours and that already included time for makeup and setup.
Last weekend, I did a test shoot with model Ashley C to update her fashion modeling portfolio. It was originally meant to be a simple photo shoot an hour before sunset. Just as we pulled into the parking lot of the shoot location, rain started pouring from the sky.
A professional head shot, also know as an acting head shot or an actor's head shot, is an essential component to any actor's resume. It gives casting directors and producers a sense of who you are and if you have the physical attributes for a given role.
In general, I try to minimize the amount of editing and retouching needed after a photo shoot. However, for certain type of photos such as head shots, retouching is an inevitable part of the work flow.
The 50th anniversary of the International Society for Performance Improvement conference was held in Toronto. ISPI is a society dedicated to the research and practice of improving workplace productivity. I provided conference photography service for this event over multiple days. Over one thousand participants attended, making it one of the largest corporate event I have ever photograph.