Remembering Guy Lafleur | Montreal Event Photographer

There are many times where I have to step back and need to take in the moments my career has allowed me to be part of. Being one of the photographers on site to document the events surrounding the celebration of the great Guy Lafleur for the Habs was just that. I met Guy Lafleur… Continue reading Remembering Guy Lafleur | Montreal Event Photographer

Wine masterclass @ the Ritz | Montreal Event Photographer

What a great opportunity to be asked to photograph a wine masterclass given by two of the big names in the wine industry: renowned wine maker Gérard Bertrand and world’s top sommelier Andreas Larsson. No wonder 150 people filled the main ballroom at the Ritz Carlton in Montréal for the almost 2 hours of tasting… Continue reading Wine masterclass @ the Ritz | Montreal Event Photographer

Salon du livre de Montréal | Montreal event photographer

Between lockdown x and sanitary measures y, there were a few months in late 2021 where business started to pick up, where things started to feel almost “normal”. I had photographed Osheaga and IleSoniq (slimmed down versions), a few portraits, old clients came back and new clients called. One of the nicer surprises was signing… Continue reading Salon du livre de Montréal | Montreal event photographer

Funeral for Father Emmett "Pops" Johns, founder of Dans La Rue, held at St. Patrick's Basilica, Montréal, Québec on January 27 2018

Father Emmett Johns Funeral | Montreal Event Photographer

It is one thing about being the only photographer allowed free access to document a funeral.  It is another when it is the funeral fora great man of the people, a man who dedicated his life to helping street kids.   Father Emmett Johns, better known as Pops, founder of Dans La Rue, passed away in… Continue reading Father Emmett Johns Funeral | Montreal Event Photographer

YUL Eat 2017 | Quai de l’Horloge | Montreal Event Photographer

There is one thing you can say about Montreal… we love our festivals!  And in this year of the 375th anniversary of the city, there are plenty to go around.  Many festivals are dedicated to music and arts (Osheaga, IleSoniq, Jazz Festival, POP Montreal,..) but Montreal’s foodies are well served with the YUL Eat festival.… Continue reading YUL Eat 2017 | Quai de l’Horloge | Montreal Event Photographer

Discovering Montreal – Marche Public Pointe-a-Calliere

Another year has been going on covering various Montreal cultural events in the city… the ones that make this city a pretty awesome place to live. Last weekend brought me to an 18th century public market right in the middle of Old Montreal.  Taking over a few blocks in front of the Musee Pointe-a-Calliere, the… Continue reading Discovering Montreal – Marche Public Pointe-a-Calliere

Food photography … on the fly | Montreal Event Photographer

As much as you plan, as much as you discuss with a client, as a working professional, you always need to be able to deal with any situation.  And that is sometimes easier said than done. Backstory:  I was hired for a high profile food trade show to cover presentations, preparations, over 25 vendor stalls… Continue reading Food photography … on the fly | Montreal Event Photographer

Montreal en Lumiere 2016 | Montreal Event Photographer

Another year and another season of festivals in the city of Montreal begins.  One of the biggest winter festivals to happen early in the year is Montreal en Lumiere which kicked off this year on February 18th and ends on March 5th.  One of the most popular events is la Nuit Blanche, which is pretty much… Continue reading Montreal en Lumiere 2016 | Montreal Event Photographer

A wedding story | Alyson and Cristian | Montreal wedding photographer

It is about time I blog up these images!  It was a few months back that this amazing couple got married.  The day started off really hot and humid [insert random joke about their wedding night here] and only got worse from there.  The rain hit about 10 minutes before the outdoor ceremony.  Let me… Continue reading A wedding story | Alyson and Cristian | Montreal wedding photographer

Discovering Montreal – Montreal Completement Cirque | Montreal Event Photographer

Montreal is pretty well known for it’s love of the circus. Everyone pretty much knows about Le Cirque du Soleil, we also have a circus school. But for the last 5 years, there has been a circus themed festival in the streets of the city. Acrobats, street shows, jugglers and many more artists flood the… Continue reading Discovering Montreal – Montreal Completement Cirque | Montreal Event Photographer

Discovering Montreal – Festival Chromatic | Montreal Event Photographer

Montreal is known as an artsy city.  Painters, musicians, jewelers and artists of all shapes and disciplines flock to the city for it’s bohemian vibe.  I have an ongoing photo contract with the City of Montreal’s Service de la culture where they send me to various corners of the city to document what makes the… Continue reading Discovering Montreal – Festival Chromatic | Montreal Event Photographer

Montreal invests… in books! | Montreal Event Photographer

In this digital age, where kids are stuck in front of their gaming screens while adults check their Facebook, it was a bit of a throwback to cover the opening of a new public library.  Well, new may not be the word, but the investments made by the city of Montreal (for whom I was… Continue reading Montreal invests… in books! | Montreal Event Photographer

Discovering Montreal – Cabane à sucre urbaine | Montreal Event Photographer

  In my ongoing contract with the City of Montreal’s Service de la culture, I get to discover some of the little known (to me at least) events in the city that make Montreal one of the most unique cities to live in.  We all know about the Jazz festival, Osheaga and other high profile… Continue reading Discovering Montreal – Cabane à sucre urbaine | Montreal Event Photographer

Discovering Montreal – La Nuit Blanche | Montreal Event Photographer

People who visit Montreal in the summer fall in love. Music festivals, eating outdoors, food trucks, loads of sunny day activities and so much more. People who visit Montreal in the winter wonder why the hell we Montrealers live here. One of the highlights of the winter time is La Nuit Blanche. In the cold… Continue reading Discovering Montreal – La Nuit Blanche | Montreal Event Photographer

Food for thought at Freshmint | Montreal food photography

I was contacted earlier this year by Pemako Films to be part of a food photography/videography project for local company Freshmint, which produces high quality tasty food and delivers to your door (only available in the old port area).  The project ping ponged between short videos, photos, longer videos, behind the scenes photos, no video,…… Continue reading Food for thought at Freshmint | Montreal food photography

Amateur DanceSport Canadian Championships | Montreal Event Photographer

For a second year, I was asked to cover the Canadian DanceSport Championships held in the south shore of Montreal for the crew doing all the lights and sound for the event.  With teams from all over the world (Italy, UK, Canada, USA, Russia,…), it’s always a fun event capturing the lights and movement of… Continue reading Amateur DanceSport Canadian Championships | Montreal Event Photographer

Fashion for a good cause | Montreal Event Photographer

I’m a fan of donating time to help out good organisations… or organisations that mean something to me.  A few months ago, Casa Cares put together their yearly fashion show to raise money for the Montreal Children’s Hospital.  Local designers, hair dressers, students from Concordia being models… lot’s of good people donating their time to… Continue reading Fashion for a good cause | Montreal Event Photographer

Saying I do, 5 years later | Montreal Portrait Photographer

While I’m usually busy shooting in a photo pit at a rock show, in a mold filled abandoned building … I do love portrait sessions.  Having that one on one with a person (or in this case, a couple), getting to know them in the few hours we have together, reading into who they are… Continue reading Saying I do, 5 years later | Montreal Portrait Photographer