Beach Photoshoot with Laura De Sanctis

Nutritionist Laura De Sanctis

Nutritionist Laura De Sanctis

Aah, beach photoshoots! I’m a beach bum at heart and I love being on the beach, both for pleasure and work. There’s something so freeing about walking bare foot, putting your feet in the sand and having sun and wind caress your skin.

So I was very excited when Laura from Go With Your Gut decided she wanted her next photoshoot to take place at the beach. We’re quite lucky in Toronto where we have several lovely beaches so we didn’t have to travel far. Bluffers Park in addition to a big beach has wild, tropical looking greenery, which was also a beautiful background for photos and perfect for Laura’s brand.

You can tell she belongs at the beach!

Stunning views & tropical greenery

were perfect for Laura’s brand


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Summer with Personal Stylist Christie Ressel

Personal Stylist & Youtuber Christie Ressel

Personal Stylist & Youtuber Christie Ressel

Summer is in full swing!

It’s my favorite time to dress up so another photoshoot with Christie Ressel was just what I craved. Vibrant colours, fun outfits, creativity at it’s finest. I always feel so “charged” after a photoshoot with Christie, because of her positive energy.

We started off this photoshoot with a great kimono outfit. Kimonos are such a must-have this summer, they go with almost everything!

Healthy mindset is a topic that comes up often in our conversations with Christie. This time we were talking about the “Someday Mindset”. I love Christie’s thoughts on the subject:

“Oh, I’m going to buy ______ for myself when I’ve lost all of my weight.”

I’m all about creating and maintaining a healthy lifestyle, but I do worry about the message many are sending themselves by putting off things they deem special, investment oriented, or feel good for a body or image ideal that is somewhere down the road.

What does that mean we’re communicating to our PRESENT self?

While having goals are good, it’s also JUST as important to love and appreciate yourself AS YOU ARE while you embark on your lifestyle journey. .

Just because your jeans size may not be your ideal, doesn’t mean you hold any less value.

You are beautiful.

You are valuable.

You are worthy of all the things you desire; now and in the future”

Express yourself. Find what inspires you. Experiment with things you’ve always wanted to. Allow your inner light to playfully come out through fashion
— Christie Ressel

If you enjoy Christie’s outfits, like her style and fashion and philosophy, head over to her website or YouTube channel, you’ll find so much inspiration there.

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We finished off this photoshoot with one of my favorite outfits on Christie ever! The creative combination of shapes and patterns made me fall in love with this outfit.

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Relationship Coach Fareen Jaffer

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It was great to work with Relationship Coach Fareen Jaffer!

Fareen has not just beauty but also infectious energy and a compassionate soul. Her Branding/Website Photoshoot was as fun as she is.

The most important word when it comes to Branding/Website Photoshoots is “consistency”. In the consultation before the photoshoot, we talk in detail about colours, style and mood of the photos so they can be consistent for a website and social media platforms.


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Realtor Sylvia Smith

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Meet Sylvia Smith, a GTA Realtor with extended knowledge about the investment market! Sylvia’s photoshoot was bright and effortless. Lavender is her favorite colour, so we made it the accent colour for this branding photoshoot. We were very lucky - lilacs were in full bloom the week of Sylvia’s photoshoot!

As with every Branding Photoshoot, the goal was to show Sylvia's professional persona and style. Lifestyle photography done in a tastefully decorated property is always a great idea for realtors. When choosing props, we kept in mind Sylvia's brand colours in order to create a very consistent look.


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Michelle Zare

Michelle Zare of Zare Paralegal

Michelle Zare of Zare Paralegal

Recently we got a chance to work with lovely Michelle Zare on her Branding/Website Photoshoot.

Michelle is the Founder of Zare Paralegal and has over a decade of experience in the field of WSIB law. With an educational background in social justice, Michelle started her practice with a vision to provide guidance and assistance to those who cannot advocate for themselves.

Michelle opted for strong branding colours with dominating white, red and black.

Our Creative Team:

Stylist: Christie Ressel

Make-up Artist: @makeupworx_meaghan

Hair: @koupistudios


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Art of Marina

Watercolour Artist & Kimono Designer Marina Billinghurst

Watercolour Artist & Kimono Designer Marina Billinghurst

What a treat it was to finally work with Toronto Watercolour Artist & Kimono Designer Marina Billinghurst!

Marina’s work is becoming super popular not only in Toronto but also across the world. We had the pleasure of photographing the artist herself in her stunning Junction studio before heading out to Pure Studios for more photos.

Marina’s dreamy watercolour patterns adorn not only wall art but also accessories and of course her stunning kimonos. It was time to photograph it all!

Marina’s photos are just like her personality: effortless, free-spirited, creative, dreamy!

Marina is super warm and you simply want to be around her, but this lovely spirit also possesses an incredible strength. When she suffered a horrible car accident and learned about her mom being diagnosed with cancer shortly after, she decided there was nowhere to go but up.

Life is short and we just don’t know when or why it’s our time.

But we do know when we have to do something.

And we do it.
— Marina Billnghurst

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Nicole Blair Events

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Meet Nicole of Nicole Blair Events, an Event Specialist. Nicole specializes in planning and curating weddings and other events in Toronto and beyond. It was a pleasure to work with this girlboss on her Website/Branding Photoshoot because we’re both lovers of minimalist style! Black and white with touches of mauve and magenta was the timeless palette for Nicole’s photoshoot.

The most important word when it comes to Branding Photoshoots is “consistency”. In the consultation before the photoshoot, we talk in detail about colours, style and mood of the photos so they can be consistent for a website and social media platforms.

As with every Website/Branding Photoshoot, the goal was to show Nicole's professional persona and style. We made sure to capture headshots and lifestyle photography for all marketing needs! When choosing props, we kept in mind Nicole’s brand colours in order to create a very consistent look.

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