Photoshoot Highlights: Ethical Fashion Lookbook for Kate Austin Designs

Vibrant, fun and full of energy - that's how I would describe the wonderful Kate Austin. That's also exactly how I would describe her designs! Kate works with skilled, passionate fair-trade artisans in Jaipur, Rajastan, India who take her designs and create fabulous block prints with earth-friendly dye, by hand, on organic fabric. Her creations…

Mother Erth

One of my all-time favourite portrait shoots that I've done is a lifestyle-themed product photoshoot for Mother Erth, an ethical fashion line based in LA and Toronto. Mother Erth repurposes plastic waste from developing countries into beautiful bags and accessories, keeping waste out of the landfill while simultaneously providing artisan mothers in developing countries around…

Photoshoot Highlights: Yoga in the City

Last month I met up with the wonderful Sana, a yoga practitioner who recently moved to Toronto from Kuwait to further her career as a nutritionist. She had such amazing energy and it was a pleasure working with her on this shoot. One thing that really stuck out to me was her view of Toronto.…

Photoshoot Highlights: Terre Bleu Lavender Farm

A few weekends ago I met up with Maya Israr at Terre Bleu Lavender Farm for a fun photoshoot for her blog, Maya's Diary. My favourite colour is lavender and my favourite smell is lavender, and to be surrounded by both was incredible! It was my first time at a lavender farm and we got…

Balloons & Pretty Dresses

A few weekends ago I met up with Syeda Rahman, a wedding photographer in Toronto who needed some portraits taken of herself for her new Lifestyle blog. We met up at CF Shops at Don Mills with a bouquet of five white balloons (We originally had six but one popped 🙁 ). Syeda was such…