Setting off the summer on a fresh start with gift card solutions company Buyatab for their annual meet up in Montreal.
it was great documenting the speeches and fun times on their well deserved cruise!
Enjoyed covering Montreal Design Club’s monthly meet up with fellow creatives in the industry.
A great place to discover creative ideas for new and evolving problems in the world around us.
A great master mind for anyone looking to more about the world of design.
It was great to document the “out of office” attitude of the team and bring out a more personable side of the company.
Showing off the amazing office spaces of Nuage B with there many rooms for all types of working individuals.
From a simple a desk space to an entire room with a grand piano, there’s more than enough space for eveyone.
One night to remember with Blitz Events hosting their annual Halloween party for one of the most exciting and fun events I haven’t been to in a while.
It was great to see students really get into character and let loose for the short break before mid terms!
A great shoot with some beautiful pieces from Omani Jewelry for a fresh take on their website and branding content.
It was a fun challenge strictly useing ambient and continuous lighting for a result that come out as win!
Getting the photos just right for Omani Jewelry with collection of handmade and exotic styles from the heart of Israel brought over to Montreal.
Keeping it simple and minimal with the pure white background customized for their website.
Bringing out the styles for the summer vibes with clothing brand Once Again for an editorial shoot at the studio.
A fun collaborative effort and a huge thanks to the whole team for making it happen!
Had fun helping out Jeremy with some lifestyle and product photography at the studio.
Was great trying out some simple graphics for better communication and Photoshop work for a full description on the maps.
A sensual sexy shoot with leg wear brand Jalt for some new branding for their company.
Was fun coming up with a 60’s boudoir style while keeping things classy and elegant.
A fun session in studio with natural beauty products from Jacovin for some eCommerce and styled shoot work.
It was great having putting their ideas into reality with some simple yet beautiful styled shots.
A journey to the old into the new with EVOQ visiting their most lengthy project in history.
It was impressive to see so much work done and so much more to come for this ambitious project.
Had the pleasure of documenting PLPA’s 25th anniversary meeting at the board rooms of Delta Montreal.
It was interesting to witness all the ins and outs within this lacrosse association from motivational talks to hard line business negotiations.
Fun times with public relations agency Tok Communications for their 2nd anniversary at their new headquarters set in downtown Montreal
Loved the good talks, cool people, sweet fruits and beverages!
Fun times brightening a mom's day with a little gesture of appreciation.
Bringing out the confidence and determination with Koy for some business portraits at the studio.
It was great getting to know Koy and his drive to be influencer in the world of high sales.
Good luck with all your goals Koy!
A nice and cozy stay for C&C stays and their Air B and B rental in the heart if downtown.
Wanted to bring out the cozy and the comfort with all it’s little details for a great stay.
Covering for the new styles with Urban Street brand Magnolia Road for an ecommerce session at the studio.
A great start off for the new season with some clean and practical images.
Getting real creative with fun top shots fro Micoli Eyewear.
Was a fun challenge working with simple textures, shapes and colors for some unique style photos with the help of styling by Liliana Argrumedo.
Happy to have had Jakob come by for a business head shot session at the studio.
It was fun breaking the ice and revealing the caring yet determined spirit within.
Good luck with all your future business in the pharmaceutical field Jakob!
Simple, clean and efficient is the name of the game with this work for glasses store Pourvue in line for their latest collection.
From reading to sun shades, loved getting to know all their different styles.
Cutting up lines and space with Patrick Zahr for his latest collection for the season at the beautiful Le St-Jude Espace Tonus
A great project with elements of minimalism and touch of elegance. It was definitely a worthy challenge working with multiple locations and last minute improvisations.
A fun time surrounded by brilliant minds with the staff at EVOQ Architecture for their annual meet up.
It's nice to see how much effort is put into keeping strong ties with your fellow colleges. An inspiring experience to see such dedication and commitment for the the community and the company.
A fun editorial fashion shoot with models Jenni and Laetica on behalf of Orange Models with stylist Lili Argumendo.
Keeping it light and pretty in the theme of innocence for a soft and enjoyable shoot.
Winner of this season's portrait session, had a great time with Zeinab on location for some business portraits.
Good luck with all current and future work Zeinab!
Putting some light painting techniques to the test with Olivia on behalf of Specs Modeling Agency for a creative editorial.
Thanks to all who made the work some out amazing!
Roxanne Begin As Mua/Liliana Argumedo As Stylist
Had the honor of covering software development company Collabora for their annualsummer meet up at the beautiful Auberge Saint Gabriel.
It was a fun challenge having everyone's business head shot taken apart from covering the event and conference.
Always a pleasure to get to know every member of this rapidly growing business.
Warping back to the past with some 70's inspired fashion styles for a fun creative shoot. Playing with contasting colors for a seamless mesh betwwen styles and set design,
A special thanks to all who made the project come to life!
Roxanne Begin as MUA/Liliana Argumedo on styling/ Lily Snicker as model on behalf of Orange Models
Bringing out the serious soul within with Prince for some business headshots.
It always makes a difference when you work with poeple who are comfotable in front of camera.
Good luck with all your future work Prince!
A fresh new look for the coming season with some cool threads from Once Again.
This time with a studio shoot based on Montreal's nostalgic Expo 67 with a contemporary twist.
Be on the lookout for more!
Creating clean ecommerce photos for Comac Corporation's flagshipadvanced technology hand dryers.
It's interedsting to see the evloution and different uses a simple hand dryer can become.
Setting up the beauty shoot along the lines of cloudy, dreamy and romantic for a range of elegant wedding hairstyles.
A great team effort and a fun filled day with some awesome people.
Bringing out the calm and friendly attitude of Nazila in studio for some business heashots.
Feeling right at home with a feminine and conservative look in the field of IT.
Good luck with all your endeavors Nazila!
Helping out Steven for his first runthrough of model portriats for his begining journey into the fashion world.
Session was quite productive with offerings for posing and attidutes of expression.
Good luck on the new carrer path Steven!
Producing some clean and functional photos for healthy beverage company Chloroforall in line with their new products.
Pick one up in most health food stores in the city!
Colorful flowers and beauty poses for a fun time in studio with Inhairitance Salon.
Getting the marketing work done in line for the international Hair Conference in Montreal.
Working hard with hairstylists from the city with come clean hair shots for the annual American crew competition.
Figuring out the best angles and expressions was no easy task but loved the experience that came with the challenge!
Celebrating another year of new technology in the automobile industry with Volvo at the Montreal Auto Show on behalf of Rhoddy Marketing Group.
It was great to see how their vehicles appeal to both luxury and family values all in one space with a top notch driving experience.
Bringing out that sassy spirit with beginning model Melissa at the home studio.
Pretty awesome photos for her first time trying out a model test session.
You rocked it girl!
Bringing out the creativity and fun with Urban Street Brand Once Again for a fresh look on their Up-cycled Jean Jacket collection.
Using punchy tones, patterns and props to further elaborate on the play of colors and creativity with of course a ton of expression from the models as well.
Felt good being a part of something fun and out of the box!
Nice to have Eric come by the home studio for his first session of head shots. Was great helping him bring out the confidence to get the job.
Good luck Eric! You the man!
Shooting at the home studio with model Gracia on behalf of Orange Models Management.
Getting some clean beauty portraits as well as testing ambient possibilities as well.
Thankful for the sun on that day coming in just a the right moment!
Loved the avant garde accessories and truly unique styles mixing both traditional to modern street wear.
Plus the atmosphere of cool conversations and interesting people had me feeling the good vibes with founders Andy Long Hoang and Tinashe Musara with the unique world they have created.
The first round of many more shoots to come with brand Greatness Within for a complete turnaround in branding imagery.
Mixing the elements of fitness and fashion for a clean asthetic look with a pinch of attidute.
Stay tuned for a lot more to come!
Had the pleasure of having Gerry at the home studio for a slightly different take on the look and feel for the usual business portraits with a more personalized and editorial feel.
Was great getting to know Gerry and his amtions as a motivational coach life strategist.
Looking forward to seeing more of his work!
Testing personal limits in beauty photography with Samantha from Orange Models and Daniela Couto Elias on the make up.
Going from clean pristine to messy and all over the place, was a great shoot filled with a ton of creativity.
A cold late fall shoot but still made it happen with model duo Alex and Johann on behalf of Orange Models.
Keeping it real simple under the weather conditions but still came out with some worthy photos. A special thanks to Laura Charland on the assistance.
I WAS HERE! I MADE A DIFFERENCE!
An amazing event from the heart with self development talks from founder of the Be The Change Global Donna De Luca accompanied by 2 of her younger protegees on the for front for positive motivation.
Was a great pleasure to see the enthusiasm in the students and the speakers gave out their passion and lessons learned.
Covering a wide range of styles for the fall season in efficient speed and precision. A productive day as always.
Combining complimentary models from Orange Models Management in studio for a test shoot with Serena and Cora.
With the simple styling the main goal here was to explore expression and body composition with 2 models in the same frame.
Was a great learning experience for all of us!
Covering clothing brand Once Again for their first of many pop ups to come at environmentally conscious cafe Le5ieme for some good food and music provided by Ghost Club Records.
Sharing their latest collections it was great to see good friends and new ones come up and share the good times.
Was great getting to know Saad a passionate immigration assistant looking for an update on his business headshots.
Was glad to help bring out the warm and inviting smile willing to help a new family just arriving from another country.
Best of luck to you Saad!
A great productive shoot with the team at Chic Marie covering their new styles for the coming season. Was fun working with the models and staff to achieve the best results in record timing.
It's all about that team work!
The hard working gotta let loose sometimes!
A special thanks to Slayed It New York for bringing the event my way
Breaking the ice with beginning models Alex and Johann for standard in studio photography for their portfolio on behalf of Orange Models Management.
Making sure to cover all the basic shots and giving Alex and Johann an experience they can apply and use for their future shoots.
Had a great time introducing them to the world of fashion photography.
Good luck guys!
Prepping for their Fashion Victim event. It was great covering the high energy and elegant styles.
People were lining up by the hundreds just to get a free sample of the healthy choice with enthusiasm and support.
Also the free choices of special Catelli recipes was a great way to relax and enjoy the good things in life!
Was fun meeting and networking with those wanting to be in the heart of the fashion industry. Met some really interesting people!
Had a good time getting to know Brad for some end the year portraits in line for his upcoming PHD dissertation in time management.
Coming up with some corporate, causal to internet personality portraits for a wide variety of uses.
Good luck with you career Brad! Hope you crack the code to this ever changing rapid paced world!
Thanks to the brand and whole team that made it happen!
Was a great first time at the home studio with Rachel getting in some standard beauty shots and portraits for her modeling portfolio.
Rachel really got in the zone for some key shots and brought that expression out beautifully. You go girl!
Had a great time getting to know and helping out Dania with some in studio shots for an update on her current portfolio.
Dania was real cool and easy going even when the sensual allure was starting to heat up. Get your mean face on girl!
Heading out to the concrete shapes of the Montreal Olympic Stadium with Joe for some editorial fashion shots.
The goal here was to experiment with composition and use the environment as a tool to please the visual senses.
Plus with the furtrist styles from Joe made it all the more compelling.
Was great to meet some of the participants at the classy and elegant Loews Hotel Vogue for a rundown on the new things this year.
It's gonna be a great season so get your styles on point!
What do you thing it takes to be a Badaxe Thrower? More than just brute strength and power!
Great time at the first Badaxe throwing event in Montreal for a rundown on how it works and how much fun it really is.
Make sure you got your skills in check for the next one!
Was quite impressed with the new features and marketing towards outdoor and adventure lovers!
Such a beautiful brand image from Volvo. Simple yet always progressive.
Had a great day session with Rachel taking In that summer heat while building her modelling portfolio. Got in a number of different styles and locations for a full out editorial fashion shoot!
It was quite a long winded day and had the whole team pushed to another level. Thanks to L2D boutique for the rooftop styles and the rest of the crew as well!
Another one for the win1
Great time in the studio getting to know future doctor Akshat for some simple and clean business headshots.
Felt a relaxed and yet precise attitude from him during the session and was great be able to bring that out.
Good luck with your career Akshat!
First time in front of the camera and breaking the ice with Melissa at the home studio.
Testing on some posing and emotions from close portraits, full body shots to the more artistic. Was fun to see Melissa progressively get out of her shell!
Wish you the best of luck with your modeling career Melissa!
Had the pleasure of meeting owners of the beautiful L'Auberge St Gabriel with good food in a luxurious environment right in the heart of Old port Montreal for a tour of what's to come for the upcoming F1 festival this summer.
Exotic drinks and some of the best food by Darling Delights was served as an exquisite companion to the discourse of the evening.
Looking forward to this summer's festival!
Second time in the studio with Yakhoub for another session testing some posing and body dynamics.
With a fresh new wardrobe of styles, it was great practice for both me and Yakhoub!
Coming together and creating a community and change for today's women in society was such an amazing experience to capture and document.
Feeling so thankful for the experience to be around so many beautiful human beings.
Keeping it natural to me is one of the most beautiful things about a woman. So it was only obvious to have Fama founder of Jigeen Blog showcase her skills and knowledge about natural black hair styles.
Turns about she was a real natural in front of the camera as well!
A quick and to the point session with Nick in the studio for some business head shots.
Being a little uncomfortable in front of the camera I made sure that Nick felt comfortable and project that inner confidence that I was sensing within him.
Was great to see his quiet and serious nature and also an intensity that speaks like someone who get things done!
Had the pleasure of meeting Ronald fresh from the continent of Africa in the country of Ghana coming to Canada for new opportunities in the IT field.
Ronald's easy going friendly nature was fun to capture on camera.
Good luck with all your future projects Ronald!
It was great meeting the owners and getting to know their stories behind the restaurant and why they started it in the first place.
Felt well taken care of and of course well fed!
Loved the vivid colors and dance choreography all in a friendly environment with good music and some tasty beverages from Frunil Foods.
Always a pleasure meeting new people!
Loved visiting the greenhouse apartments right next to the Mcgill Campus from Werkliv Real Estate.
A modern take on such an old building really mixed well for that nostalgic feel.
Lots of light and a vast amount of rooms feels like a student's safe haven from the stressful university life.
Great learning experience pushing personal boundaries in collaboration with Montreal brand Once Again for their new collection of Up-cycled denim jackets.
Coming down to earth from the ethereal wold of fashion and showing the young generation of today while creating connection between the clothing and its people.
The goal was to display a lifestyle while showcasing the apparel in the most sutle way possible. With a little touch of cinematic elements mixed into photographs as single statements to drive the story forward.
A great learning experience and definitely a formula to repeat for coming projects.
Good times at the studio with working bassisit and fashion enthusiast Jonathan Arseneauon some editoral portrait/fashion photos.
The chill vibes coming from Jonathan made thissession relaxed and most of all, real and authentic
Great session with model and contemporary dancer Yakhoub in the studio for an update on his portfolio.
I love to give the model freedom of expression. You never know what kind of poses come out of it! Yakhoub had no problem playing many roles and it was a great learning experience for the both of us.
Always aiming for the win/win!
Helping out creative designers and artists from different cultural backgrounds while sharing their encouragement and passion for other fellow creatives.
Covered my first showcase with the warm hearted souls at Ethik Boutique for their new collections by truly talented and environmentally conscious clothing consumers.
Offering more than just a platform for designers but a home for like minded individuals willing to grow and share their passion for fashion.
First time modeling session with the calm and centered Insia Zafar for a classic to middle eastern style beauty shoot.
It's amazing how powerful a look in the eyes can create so much mystery and allure...
Wouldn't have been possible with the awesome team from the shoot.
Ladyy B Francois on the make up and Cali Devenish : Hair Stylist on the smooth silky hair.
Thanks so much guys!
Capturing the essence of real love with Cynthia and Joe for their interview on how their relationship works and how others can be the same as well. Sometimes we all need little inspiration and these two we're an ideal example!
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After all the hard work in building a restaurant and bar that serves great food in Montreal, was trilled to share the good times with the awesome staff at Flyjin.
Good music with a very generous dinner for all people who helped contributed in making the company as great as it is today. These guys sure know how to party!
Purifying the quality of air for commercial buildings and kitchen ventilation, happy to have helped out Mario Mancini of Straum Air with higher quality photos for their website and branding.
Realized that the amount of work it takes just to have clean air in a building is no small task. Happy to have met the team and crew!
From the classic black and white fashion to the ethereal and artistic, had an amazing time with good friend and colleague Nathalie Pelletier at the studio for some fashion and portrait style photographs.
It's funny how a slight detail can change an entire mood of any shot and when it comes to clean and simple work, it's all on the model…
Nathalie sure was in tune with the herself and the moment.
An awesome session with so many keepers!
For the first time in front of camera and looking for a new level in his professional image, had Rayan in the studio for some business head shots to increase his image as a successful entrepreneur.
This time bringing out the quiet and yet serious confidence to shine through Rayan!
A great learning experience with Chef Phil Kotula and partner Sylvain Puccini for an in depth lesson on the fabrication of cheese at La Cuisine 514.
The kitchen environment and tools of the trade really gave an authentic feel to the experience.
Students learned all the ins and outs to basic cheese making and had fun through the whole process!
Never knew how much went into making something simple as cheese. Phil really helped making it so much easier!
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Teaming up with working hairstylist Cali Devinish and make up artist/model Angie for a first round editorial style shoot in studio.
A great practice session for the whole team be it retouching to posing and lighting. Constantly a work in progress!
Coming from Africa where skinny waists and thin bodies are frowned upon, an insightful article on Jigeen about the confidence of one of women's most sensitive subjects...their bodies.
No matter how you look and what society claims as beautiful, be proud and confident about who you are and the beauty will shine regardless!
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Getting down some simple and clean product shots for upcoming urban brand Once Again.
Covering their limited collection of up-cycled jean jackets mixed with unique African patterns and prints.
Making the old new and fashionable!
Always searching for the truth and always with an authentic touch, photographing long time friend and mentor Cathia Cariotte for a special article on Amina Magazine.
Talking about the reality of the African community as a whole and the trouble out in Haiti has made her into quite the tough yet loving spokes person for the youth and Afro conscious community.
So intruguied to hear some of the stories that were told.
A maverick of strong presence and elegance, had the amazing Marjorie Hardy from blog Feminist Model in the studio for a Film Noir Femme Fatal inspirational shoot.
Being the autodidact herself, Marjorie had no problem styling her own hair and make up for the shoot. The results blew me away!
The looks from mystery, sensuality to power dressing hit the nail right on the head!
Of course...Only in the best persuasive manners...
A simple and clean style in unexpected surroundings with limited time...
Photographed key members of financing company Route One for a fresh new look on their team list.
Always trying to find the balance between flat and intriguing corporate head shots. An interesting background and great expression, hits it home everytime!
Interview with the soft and sweet Koura Diallo for Jigeen Blog.
Coming from Guinea and moving to Montreal at the age of 15 years old. Koura describes the difference between what is regarded as beauty over there and how a dark complexion is seen as unsavory.
With a message about simply loving who you are for what you are, here's the full article from Jigeen blog
It's the inside that counts!
Great communicator and really easy going, had a great session with Emily for her new business head shots from Toronto.
Kept it simple and professional with a look of a future master of the art of business consulting! Go for it Emily!
Experimenting with different styles and lighting setups, had a fun and creative day with upcoming fashion model Justine.
Testing out textile backgrounds to flash gels and silhouettes, learning all he elements of a great fashion shoot is more challenging than expected!
Thanks to all how made this happen!
Helping out the Caroline Neron Marketing team with their internet catalog images.
Mainly focusing on the beautiful pieces from Caroline Neron and having model Tasha bring the best out of them.
Many photos, many pieces and style changes made it one very productive day!
Testing out her first time in front of camera. Had the pleasure of working with future model Angelina with a wide range of different styles and looks for her portfolio.
Started it basic with no make up, to full body clothing styles and wrapped it up with a full out glam make up shoot. A long day but well worth the effort!
A special thanks to Lady B on the make up! Thanks for coming through!