Tell us a bit about yourself
I am currently an editorial/creative portraiture and fine arts photographer based in Toronto, ON currently in my 3rd year in the Photography program at Ryerson University. After taking photography in high school, I knew I wanted to pursue photography in some way but I ended up doing a specialization in Criminology and a Political Science minor from the University of Ottawa for 2 years. During this time, I decided to move home to Toronto and enrolled in the Photo program in Chang School to learn and to help myself produce new work for my portfolio for the full-time program.
How would you describe your process? How do you make your work, from start to finish?
I visually know how I want to frame my space and subjects and most of my work involves staging a person or physical object. In my head I know what i want my work to look like versus having some sort of concept/meaning and then figuring our how I want to shoot.....if that makes sense.
How would you describe your style?
I would describe my work as clean, minimalist, and conceptual. I am always allowing a lot of breathing space around my subjects.
Where do you draw inspiration from?
I am inspired by light, shadows, lines, and colours and draw inspiration from my physical surroundings on a daily basis. I spend a lot of time on Tumblr and Designpiration.net where it is easy to discover the many works of talented artists, worldwide. I am also inspired by the works of Guy Bourdin, Jody Rogac, Paul Jung, Zachary Gray, and many more.
Are there any particular goals that you have in mind when you produce your work?
My main goal is to produce something that is visually and aesthetically appealing.