Holding a master's of photography from the Professional Photographers of Canada, Tina Weltz of Calla Studio captures milestones and memories with artistic flair and professional savvy. Weltz helps individual subjects and groups of family, friends, or friendly strangers hit their photogenic stride. Resplendent summer months are ideal for an outdoor shoot, and Calla Studio's ample portfolio exhibits a diverse collection of backdrops and locales. Customers have the opportunity to try a number of camera-friendly poses during the session, such as standing, sitting, and staring into the camera's soul. Up to 10 people can take part in the shoot, which yields a high-quality 8"x10" print. For a separate fee, the team at Calla offers custom framing services by expert framesmith Dianna Weltz.
An accredited Professional Photographers of Canada member and Craftsman of Photographic Arts (CPA) who was named Ontario's 2012 Portrait Photographer of the Year, Jay Terry uses his experience with painting, illustration, and design to inform his creative eye when he's behind the lens. With his fine-art approach and eye for small details, he shoots photography sessions for families, high school seniors, kids, and couples in hopes to create lasting memories for his clients. He also arranges fashion and glamour shoots.
Skilled shutterbug Tanya knows how to coax smiles from even the most stubborn of children. “Be a kid yourself,” says the mother of two, who conjures dimples from the cheeks of infants and even toddlers during tax season. Tanya captures natural interactions between siblings or couples as they frolic indoors or out, and also aims her lens at prized pooches with our without the hand that feeds them. Her flair for artistic imagery emerges from images of babies tucked into teacups or vintage shoots featuring women dressed as their favourite pinup girl. Before a session, Tanya likes to consult with her clients in person to collaborate on their artistic vision.
Stiehl Photography's husband and wife team of expert shutter snappers freeze marital, familial, or senior subjects in an array of pictures and prints during customized shoots. After selecting their preferred location within London, clients strut or smile for captivated lenses during one-hour sessions that adroitly capture a family's loving dynamics, a newborn's wide-eyed wonder, or a levitating cousin's trick wires. Each image undergoes enhancement before assemblage into an online viewing gallery, where patrons can easily share, download, or purchase photographs. Two 5"x7" and an 8"x12" print, all three of which can be of different poses, afford patrons ideal gifts to dispense to significant others, close friends, or a goldfish dissatisfied with its bowl wallpaper.
Joseph David captures countenances utilizing an artistic portraiture style honed during 10 years of experience photographing for national ad campaigns, newspapers, and magazines. Up to five muses can model in the studio, and on-location shoots can be accommodated for an additional fee. The photographer creates a fun and exciting studio atmosphere for his subjects, who can bring their own colourful props, music, or bottle of wine to set the mood and fill in for missing relatives. Decorate dwellings with an 11”x14” print, which undergoes basic retouching to remove blemishes, scratches, and reduction of darkness around the eyes. Low-resolution replicas of all the session's clicks gather themselves on a collectable DVD and are perfect for emailing correctly proportioned portraits to family without causing concern over couch-size teeth.
Ever since she was 10, Casie Price has kept her camera close and the shutter clicking. Today, that passion for pictures comes through during photo shoots for families, couples, and newborns. She also covers weddings, slipping seamlessly into ceremonies to catch candid as well as posed images for posterity. Design is Casie's other preoccupation, and she produces wedding magazines and albums, as well as letterhead, magnets, and holiday cards for businesses.
Photographer's Lounge broadens the horizons of aspiring artists by connecting them with top professionals and challenging field work. The studio hosts an expansive curriculum of classes and workshops designed to engage photographers with their environment and teach the skills to capture fireworks, master the laws of photography, or market themselves as a small business. The studio also spearheads international photo tours that travel to Iceland, Venezuela, and Paris in search of rare images of foreign cultures and geography.