What an adorable snap from a recent family photoshoot! When it’s wintery outside, we coop up in our cozy studio and welcome many families this holiday season to our set. Find your best angle and get professionally lit (not to mention polished in photoshop!) for memories of your best self. Let us know what size you’d like your file outputted for crisp and precise prints available—a great idea for a Christmas gift!
Stefana looks angelic here in this professional business headshot with a twist of organic light. Thankfully Toronto has sunny winters, which aides as a light source giving interest to her side silhouette and almost lighting her from behind. Her light jacket works well to blend in softly with the rest of the background, leaving her face to pop into focus ever so gently.
I’ll be the first to openly indulge in my visual geekiness and admit I’ve analyzed the usage of ears in portraits. At the end of the day, a photo is just a bunch of graphics put together. If you’ve looked hard enough, you would have noticed that we cover the ears in 95% of shots, simply because its rather complicated of a shape (relative to other facial shapes such as the nose or lips).
However, despite it’s complication, the addition of the medium sized pearl stud adds a simplicity to the graphics that somehow like magic, pieces the whole thing together just enough. Who would have thought an earring could save the day?
Here’s an adorable snap from a family photoshoot we had the other week. Though they originally aimed for an array of ugly Christmas sweaters, the frantic holiday season got the best of them and they ran out of time to prepare all the outfits. In a pinch, they opted for a down to earth casual, what I like to call the “Tommy Hilfiger” look, which let’s be honest, always looks great on camera. Clean and classic wins the race—every time.
Here’s a great action shot of Jennifer making things look easy in her beautifully geometric asana. We cycled through a couple different poses before warming up into this one, for the purpose of a branding update for her website. We wind you all the luck in the new year to develop your practice!
Natasha was such a lovely person who we shot the other day for her professional headshot. We encouraged her to have a bit of a pop of colour while sandwiching the busy layer with a conservative jacket colour. She brought a couple options and we decided on set which were the best for her skin tone and complementary to the background.
All the best with everything Natasha!
Sirusha wanted images to get a portfolio started for herself and dip a toe into the world of posing for the lights and camera! She booked a 40 min session and brought 2 outfits that had very different vibes showcasing casual and elegant styles.
Here’s one of our favourites from the session! Though it was her first time in a professional photoshoot setting, she warmed up pretty quick and ended up surprising us with her gentle and organic hand posing (that’s one of the hardest things to nail—believe us).
Looking for a more engaging and dynamic portrait? Sometimes we like to change up the game a bit and shoot from a slightly elevated perspective, easily achieved by you having a seat on one of our comfortable chairs. Essentially shooting from up higher creates more depth so that the shoulders are not all tack sharp. Overall, it makes more a clean yet very much still organic shot.