….there was a photographer who had some wacky ideas about a book cover. (Stay tuned in Feb 2015)
We shoot a lot of portraits for everyone from Doctors and Lawyers to Politicians and Real Estate Agents. Our studio is conveniently located right in Centretown Otawa on Gladstone near Bank and we have the largest space in the city for shooting big groups. So far, the record is 42 adults in one shot!!! This group from District Realty have been clients for a couple of decades and the shoot was for a relaunch of their website.
We shoot a lot of events and sometimes we are asked to not only shoot an event, but provide instant prints for the participants. This shoot was much more than a simple photo booth however, since the client wanted large (5/7) prints with an NFL sponsor logo on each delivered right away for signing by the NFL players. It all worked out fine, thanks to prep work, planning and enough staff to coordinate the printing and the 60 or so kids at the event….
This was a good test of our skills at lighting. First, the room was only about 15ft square and the walls were white…not very conducive
for showing off chrome.
We shot this for a trade show booth that will be in Vegas in January. What can I say…I love a challenge.
We are a one stop shop for all your photographic needs. This site was a combo of our stock photography, assignment photography and studio portraits. Kind of nice to do it all from A to Z and even nicer to see it in print and online.
Photographing conventions, meetings and events is one of our specialties. We are referred by many of the top venues in Ottawa because we are a fulltime professional studio with 40 years of experience capturing the city and its businesses. This event was at the newly minted Shaw Centre in downtown Ottawa. Great lighting, nice displays and cool entertainment all need to be recorded properly to really tell the story. We pride ourselves on not only getting the shots…but adding a creative touch.
We shot these for a builder and the spread was picked up by our local newspaper, The Ottawa Citizen, for their glossy mag, Citizen Style. So nice to
see my work reproduced properly in good old print….it really separates solid technique from snap happy shooting that pervades much of the internet.
Come by the studio anytime to take a look at what quality looks like in print and on posters…yes, there is a difference.
I thought some of my commercial clients might want to know about our Christmas specials…Oh….we also do a lot of shoots during the holidays and have the potential to handle groups of 40+ right in our Centretown studio. This offer is limited to the above specs…but call us to talk about your other ideas for sessions on location or in the studio during the Christmas Holidays.
Creating a calendar for the Ottawa Redblacks was an interesting challenge. I created the first ever calendar for the Ottawa Roughriders over 25 years ago and was asked to work on the first Redblacks calendar given not only my photographic skills but also my understanding of how far to go with this theme in today`s society. Cheerleading is a hot-button topic and what most people do not understand is that these cheer teams are composed of both men and women athletes. They not only look good…they are people who contribute a lot of time to training for the routines and a lot more in community relations. Are they sexy looking…yes. The key however is that they are also glamorous, healthy accomplished men and women and that is how I tried to portray them. To date, on social media we have seen two complaints…out of 25,000 fans….I guess we succeeded!
Photographing Ottawa Airport for a corporate website was a lot of fun…The highlight was that they used a snap I did when I was leaving for the carpark as one of the main shots….It`s great to work to a shooting schedule, but cool to be able to improvise and have a client with the good taste to recognize a shot that communicates their vision.