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  • Jun 17, 2018
  • Bryce

Can we photograph a wedding in one hour?

When the bride and groom contacted me the first thing they asked me was whether I could shoot a wedding in one hour. Once I found out what they were looking for I thought it should not be a problem.   There are three parts to photographing a. . .

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  • May 20, 2018
  • Bryce

Show The World Who You Are

How is a Portrait Different From a Headshot - Show the World Who You are   There are two types of photographs: photos that show what you look like, and photos that show who you are.   When it comes to business photography, perhaps the. . .

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  • May 11, 2018
  • Bryce

Karen Samuels - First Time Fitness Competitor

Karen Samuels - First Time Fitness Competitor   One thing I enjoy about photography is the people I meet. In March I got together with Karen Samuels for a photosession. She had just completed her first fitness competition the day before on. . .

  • Apr 26, 2018
  • Chelsea

What Makes a Good Wedding Photographer?

Choosing the right wedding photographer is really critical. Long after the party is over and the guests have gone home, what you have left to remember your day is your photos. I like to think there are three parts to photographing a wedding. A. . .

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  • Mar 28, 2018
  • Bryce

Joe Sliwa

This is 54-year-old Joe Sliwa. The owner of a home fitness studio in Shannonville called Joe’s Personal Training and Fitness, Joe offers personalized fitness planning and functional training. He had been upgrading a lot of the equipment in his. . .

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  • Mar 25, 2018
  • Chelsea

Capturing a Moment - Not Just a Picture

We’ve all seen them: photographs of families, stiffly smiling at the camera, while the children fight the urge to run and the family pet combats the urge to dash off after a ball flying through the air. While there is, of course, a time and a. . .

  • Mar 02, 2018
  • Bryce

Winter Photography - Michelle

Winter is always a great time for photography, so I was thrilled when Michele and I scheduled a photoshoot in February. She is a fitness competitor, so her days are usually busy, but on this Saturday in early February, she decided to take a break. . .

  • Mar 02, 2018
  • Bryce

Alex Running Through The Snow

Dr. Seuss once said, “Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory. ” This really applies to family photography. My grandson Alex is four years old. He and I decided to go for a walk on a day it had been. . .

  • Jan 31, 2018
  • Bryce

Top Tips for a Successful Engagement Photo Session

Kicking off your wedding fun with an engagement photo session? Not only is it a great opportunity to get to know your photographer, it’s also a chance to get more comfortable in front of the camera before the big day. Book your hair and makeup. . .

  • Dec 01, 2017
  • Bryce

Wedding Photography - Capturing Moments of your Special Day

Capturing the Moments of Your Special Day Wedding photography is special. It is part fashion photography, part portrait photography, part family photography.     It is important to know how to pose individuals, as well as organize. . .

  • Nov 10, 2017
  • Bryce

Photographing People Over Time

Photographing people over time A portrait photograph should say something about who you are, not only what you look like.   And people change over time. That is why it is so interesting when we look back on photos taken years earlier. . . .

  • Oct 10, 2017
  • Bryce

Photographing Young Children

Photographing children Photographing young children can be a challenge. But with a little bit of patience it can be rewarding as well. With young children what you see is what you get. They often do what they want to do regardless of whatever. . .

  • Sep 15, 2017
  • Bryce

Jo-ann Ferreira: The Passionate Plan

Jo-ann Ferreira: The Passionate Plan Jo-ann Ferreira runs a business teaching overworked entrepreneurs how to get their lives back under control by helping them stand out in the market place, so that they are not killing themselves over their. . .

  • Sep 04, 2017
  • Bryce

Head shots - How can they be used?

Business portraits or head shots are more important than ever. How can they be used? Head shot photography It used to be that a simple headshot was good enough. It showed clients what you look like. Hopefully it was somewhat recent and. . .

  • Aug 18, 2017
  • Bryce

I call myself a lifestyle photographer. But what is a lifestyle shoot?

Here is a great example of lifestyle photography! Fitness isn’t all about six packs, being shredded and looking lean and ripped. Sometimes it is about changing the way you live in order to find a healthier lifestyle. When Kristina first. . .

  • Jul 30, 2017
  • Bryce

Fitness Competitors - First Timers

I am a Kingston based photographer. Recently I photographed five athletes entering their first fitness competitions.   Fitness competitors - first timers Fitness photography is interesting. The competitors are always extremely. . .

  • Mar 07, 2017
  • Bryce

Quick Portraits - Not Quite Spontaneous, Not Quite Posed

I am a Kingston based photographer. Sometimes I am asked to photograph events. When I do I always try to photograph some quick portraits.   What is a quick portrait? - It is not quite spontaneous, and not quite posed!   I was. . .

  • Feb 10, 2017
  • Bryce

Photographing couples - Planning for Spontaneity

I am sometimes hired to photograph couples. I have a certain amount of time to get some great shots. But I found that often the best shots are somewhat spontaneous.   I have attached a few shots that I think turned out really well. All of. . .

  • Jan 29, 2017
  • Bryce

Fitness Photography with a one light setup - with Jess Zawadowicz

  I am a Kingston Based Photographer. I shoot a lot of Fitness Photography. Jess had worked really hard to prepare for this photoshoot and I wanted to give her some photos that would mark what she had achieved. Over the course of a few. . .

  • Jan 02, 2017
  • Bryce

What is a lifestyle photographer? - Part 2

I am a Kingston based photographer. This is my second blog on being a lifestyle photographer. Here I want to continue to explain what a lifestyle photographer does?   A lifestyle photographer photographs people. Who they are, their. . .

  • Jan 02, 2017
  • Bryce

What is a lifestyle photographer? Part 1

I am a Kingston based photographer. I call myself a lifestyle photographer. But what is a lifestyle photographer?   A lifestyle photographer photographs people. Who they are, their accomplishments, their goals, and their. . .

  • Nov 17, 2016
  • Bryce

Photographing people is telling their story

WHEN IS A PHOTOSHOOT MORE THAN A PHOTOSHOOT I have said many times that one of the reasons I like to take photographs is that I meet people and I hear their stories. This is what happened when I photographed Lou Astri.   He and I had been. . .

  • Sep 27, 2016
  • Bryce

How I Photograph Children

Getting nice photographs of your children is a great idea. However photographing young children does come with a number of challenges. Sitting still for photographs is often the last thing they want to do.   My grandson Alex is three. . .

  • Sep 13, 2016
  • Bryce

Shooting on competition day

Shooting on competition day   I am a Kingston based fitness photographer. I cover all of southern and eastern Ontario   Shooting fitness photography on location. When I shoot fitness photography outside I like to have several. . .

  • Aug 10, 2016
  • Bryce

Extraordinary People - Mr Bizarre!!

Every now and again I do a photoshoot that stands out from the rest.   Here is a great example. Please do not look at these photos if you are faint of heart.   Paul Bazaire (aka Mr Bizarre) is a magician. He plays in front of. . .

  • Aug 03, 2016
  • Bryce

All Around Winner - Paige Mangialardi

I like doing fitness photos. The clients are fun to work with. They are enthusiastic. And more often than not they will try just about anything. These athletes are very fit and they look great.   Paige Mangialardi is no exception. I met with. . .

  • Jul 28, 2016
  • Bryce

Extraordinary People - Lisa Moskaluk

  I am a Kingston based photographer. I do fitness photography as well as portrait photography. I cover all of southern and eastern Ontario.   Portrait photography Wikipedia - Portrait photography or portraiture is photography of a person. . .

  • Jul 23, 2016
  • Bryce

Who is my typical client?

I am a Kingston based photographer. I cover all of southern and eastern Ontario. Who is my typical client?   I am a family photographer, a wedding and engagement photographer, a portrait photographer, a fitness photographer and a commercial. . .

  • Apr 15, 2016
  • Bryce

Extraordinary Resilience

All of Erin Ball’s life has centred on movement. A talented acrobatics professional, Erin built a rewarding career in acrobatics and circus arts. She delivered beautiful performances and led an acrobatics class for adults, specializing in. . .

  • Apr 08, 2016
  • Bryce

What Makes My Portrait Clients Extraordinary?

Over the years, I’ve had the honour of meeting and photographing so many extraordinary people. Every one of them is unique with an important, powerful story to tell about key chapters in their lives. Many of these personal stories are so. . .

Latest Testimonial

Hi Bryce.

Michael and I would like to thank you for providing us with such amazing photos of our special day.

You went above and beyond to ensure that we would be pleased with the end results. You were not only professional and knowledgeable and patient but you went out of your way to find the perfect locations to make our day fun and memorable.

We would recommend your services to anyone that has a desire to have fun and expect the best!

Winter is a challenge to make fun but you nailed It!

Thank you!

Penny and Michael.


Mike and Penny

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