Author Archives: Jorge

Laila

Our cat Laila is a beautiful animal. A brown Tabby, her fur has a fantastic pattern; sleek and striped, she’s like a little tiger. What also helps capture her is the fact that she’s a total poser: as soon as she sees a camera, she sits perfectly still and swishes …

Daphne

A friend from work had seen my work (this photo) and wanted a portrait of her own pet. They lived close to the waterfront where there were lots of locations to choose from in regards to a place to do the portaits. Daphne was a sweet dog; very well behaved …

DL Wedding – Cake

Cutting the cake is always an exciting event. This couple made their own cake stand, which was pretty cool. It was all about personalizing everything. It was nice not to have a crowd all around them; there were not too many distractions (I curse all EXIT signs). Even though they are both holding the …

DL Wedding – Decorations

People are the center of weddings. This is obvious. But at your next wedding, make sure to take a look around. The decorations used can be a gateway to the personalities and the souls of the people holding the event. The themes that they choose as well as what they try to present to …

DL Wedding – Gazing

It’s nice when the Bride and Groom look at the camera. It’s something typical – shots like this are also fairly common, but they are still classics. I think it’s important to make sure that there are at least some photos of the couple gazing into each other’s eyes. That’s what it’s all …

DL Wedding – Accoutrements

Weddings are an interesting event to shoot due to the fact that you have to align your vision with that of the couple getting married.  Other than the typical photos, I think it pays to capture some of the small details.  Textures and colours can play an important part in …

Pamela Brennan – Blue

My good friend Pamela is a brilliant musician; both a gifted song writer and vocalist, she can move you more than you thought possible. So when she asked me to do her photos, I was very flattered and excited. Pamela is beautiful, has a great sense of humour, and is very creative. Working …

Street Corner

I was walking down Spadina Avenue in Toronto on a snowy day in January of 2004 when I came across this sign. It’s just a great example of how multicultural Toronto is. f/5.6 1/60 sec 200mm

Their Eyes Met

Another shot from visiting Carly and Evan. This happened shortly after Evan latched onto Carly’s chin. I shot with a fairly low shutter speed, taking advantage of the back-lighting. Sometimes I find that a silhouette can speak just as loudly as the light behind it. f/5.6 1/30 sec 200mm

Carly and Evan

My friends Mike and Carly had a little boy back in 2003. He was a cute little guy. One day we went over to visit and I brought my camera with me. I don’t particularly care for photos from department stores. I find them strangely unnatural; I dislike the propping up of babies …

Eternal Bond

We were celebrating our first anniversary in the same city that some friends of ours were getting married in. They invited us – unofficially – to attend their ceremony, which was a real treat. I had my camera with me, so I brought it along to the ceremony. Both sides of their …

Logan

Both of our cats were very sweet, but one of them was an occasional lunatic. Logan was prone to chasing his own tail, misjudging distances while leaping, and bonking his head off the window while trying to get the pigeons outside. Regal was one of the last words that I would use …