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  • Best Toronto Portrait Photographers: Lucy Literna

    on Jan 25, 12 • in Best • with Comments Off

    Photographer in Toronto, Lucy Literna family portrait

    Lucy Literna Photography specializes in portraiture. Lucy’s studio is based in downtown Toronto providing convenient access for client all around the GTA. What inspired you to become a photographer? I’ve been interested in photography ever since I discovered a film camera, and haven’t stopped taking pictures since then. My great-grandfather was one of the first photographers in our area, so I think it runs in the family. How would you characterize your style? My style is a mix of high-end magazine-type photography applied to fine portraiture with a European touch. Who are your clients and

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  • Best Toronto Portrait Photographers: Petra King

    on Jan 23, 12 • in Best • with No Comments

    Photographer in Toronto, Petra King, baby portrait

    Petra King specializes in newborns, maternity and family portraiture. Her studio is located in Ajax and serves the Toronto and Durham Region. What inspired you to become a photographer? My Dad initially was the one to get me hooked. Dad used to be a wedding photographer when I was a kid. He’s now running his own business but still does photography as a hobby. The arrival of my own children also had a HUGE part in me wanting to learn more. How would you characterize your style? Newborn portraiture I hold dear to my heart

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  • Best Toronto Portrait Photographers: Brian Tao

    on Jan 20, 12 • in Best • with 1 Comment

    Photographer in Toronto, Brian Tao, family portrait

    Brian Tao owns and operates Luxography, located in downtown Toronto. He specializes in lifestyle photography, covering the complete cycle from weddings to maternity to infants to families. He also dedicates his time and expertise to the education and development of other photographers, amateur and professional alike. What inspired you to become a photographer? Photography has been in my blood ever since I picked up my father’s Minolta as a child growing up in Ottawa. The real bite came with the advent of digital cameras. In 2005 I gave up a 17-year career in IT to

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  • Best Toronto Portrait Photographers: Jennifer Pearson

    on Jan 18, 12 • in Best • with Comments Off

    Photographer in Toronto, Jennifer Pearson, baby portrait

    Jennifer Pearson lives in Toronto, Ontario and wakes up each and every day feeling incredibly fortunate to have found her passion in her work as a fine art children’s photographer. Her true strength lies in being able to create beautiful, compelling, and evocative images, which convey a sense of whimsy, adventure, and nostalgia. What inspired you to become a photographer? Quite simply my love of taking pictures, coupled with the arrival of my own kids. How would you characterize your style? Evocative. Whimsical. Timeless. Who are your clients and what should they expect? My clients

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  • Best Toronto Portrait Photographers: Carl Reid and Nicole Griffith

    on Jan 16, 12 • in Best • with 1 Comment

    Photographer in Toronto, Carl Reid, portrait

    1000 Words Photography is a husband and wife photography team that offers images with the power to evoke. They capture images through candid story-telling imagery or classic fashion style portraits from secret engagement proposals, engagement and weddings ceremonies to maternity and family photo sessions. What inspired you to become a photographer? We have always been inspired by the impact of images that outline a precious moment in time. We still covet the idea of looking through our family and wedding photo albums to relive those moments often. Naturally, our passion grew as we captured images

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  • Best Toronto Portrait Photographers: Mary Clarke

    on Jan 2, 12 • in Best • with 1 Comment

    Photographer in Toronto, Mary Clarke, children portrait

    Lemon Fresh Designs Photography specializes in modern, stylish family and lifestyle photography in Toronto and Muskoka. Mary Clarke is the photographer behind Lemon Fresh Designs. She is known for her creative use of natural light and capturing photographs to create the stylish and clean imagery she is known for. Many of her clients reside in the Toronto area or at their family cottage in Muskoka. What inspired you to become a photographer? I fell in love with photography when planning my wedding own wedding in 2008. I know how important it was to capture the

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  • Best Toronto Portrait Photographers: Robert Rafton

    on Dec 14, 11 • in Best • with No Comments

    Photographer in Toronto, Robert Rafton, boy portrait

    Robert Rafton is a commercial photographer in Toronto who shoots custom portraits, editorial work and live performance. Born in Toronto, he has also lived in Montreal and Los Angeles. What inspired you to become a photographer? I used to work in the production end of the motion picture industry and spent a lot of time on movie sets. Watching so many cinematographers doing their thing inspired me to pick up a camera myself, something I hadn’t done since I was a kid. Once I started again I was hooked. How would you characterize your style

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  • Best Toronto Portrait Photographers: Chandra Tim

    on Dec 6, 11 • in Best • with 5 Comments

    Photographer in Toronto, Chandra Tim portrait

    Specializing in newborn, child and maternity portraits, Chandra Tim‘s work is described as phenomenal and unmatched. Chandra is also a recognized leader among her peers as a teacher in newborn posing and strategic marketing and travels worldwide as far as Australia to educate professional photographers with similar passion and vision. What inspired you to become a photographer? My daughter, Madison. I have always had a love for photography but after the birth of my daughter I came to understand the importance of documenting her life through photographic images. I always wanted to remember everything that

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  • Best Toronto Portrait Photographers: Jennifer Wagar

    on Dec 5, 11 • in Best • with 1 Comment

    Photographer in Toronto Jennifer Wagar portrait

    Jennifer Wagar Lifestyle Photography specializes in modern, natural light, family portraiture in Toronto and the GTA. Jennifer’s relaxed approach comes from her years working as a travel photographer and exploring the world, which translates into her ability to capture unique and meaningful images that you won’t find hanging over every family mantel piece. What inspired you to become a photographer? For as long as I can remember I loved photography. I drove my parents crazy with the amount of film I would waste on pictures of the dog bowl. However, it was in those early

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  • Top 5 Beaches in Toronto for fall fun

    on Dec 1, 11 • in Beaches, Family • with No Comments

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    The Beaches, or The Beach depending on who you ask, is a well-known spot for summer adventures, but there’s lots of opportunity for fall fun in The Beaches too. Check out these five hot spots that are sure to please, even when the weather is not. The Burger’s Priest 1636 Queen Street East | www.theburgerspriest.com | (416) 346-0617 When the craving for a good quality burger hits nothing satisfies like The Burger’s Priest.  Located at the west end of the Beaches, The Burger’s Priest serves up a variety of decadent burgers that have converted locals lining

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