Joining Agency STING inc.

I happy to announce that I have joined an amazing agency:  STING inc  . They are now now my agents worldwide for commissioned work. You can read the announcement here . Having an agent frees me to concentrate on the creative side of commercial photography and leaves a lot of the finding, quoting and producing client shoots to them. I'm looking forward to a long relationship with STING! 

Shoot at Momofuko's new Kojin restaurant

It was great shooting at Momofuku's new Kojin restaurant  for the Globe and Mail. The food is amazing! It is different than other Momofuku restaurants in that it strays quite a bit from their  usual Asian fare, while not abandoning it entirely. Chef Paula Navarrete is truly a rising star. Full review from the Globe here. 

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IL Covo Restaurant

When I photograph a restaurant to accompany a review I am always a little nervous because I don't know (by design) if the review is positive or negative. What a relief to see Il Covo get a great review. Their food is fantastic and they are really nice people. 

Canned food fun

i've always had a fascination with canned foods. Most disgusting ... a few are not I suppose. I have always wanted to shoot a personal project on these foods and have finally got it off the ground. I wanted it to be bright and playful so I used vivid coloured backgrounds. The project continues! 

Canned Processed Meat

A fish and pizza story

Sometimes it is great to get together with other creatives, put your heads together and produce some new work. I worked on these images with food stylist Sarah Sweeney and prop stylist Christine Roberts, two really great pros and fun to work with. Ron Hartwell assisted. Shot at Album Studios. 

Grilled Whole Fish with Potatoes and Beet Root

Shooting what I love ...

We can't always shoot exactly what we love and frankly my taste for beer had waned quite a bit until the rise of the micro brewpubs. There are so many amazing beers produced in these places with really unique styles and flavours. It really re-ignited my love of beer. That make this assignment a fun one. Four brewpubs in two days ...