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The Houston-based photographer and filmmaker is known for contributing visuals to Solange’s “When I Get Home” project and shooting the cover of A$AP Rocky’s 2018 album “Testing”. After years spent working with human subjects, he began turning his camera toward still life and inanimate objects – namely, chairs. In documenting his own creative process, Cary has found that inspiration can come from the most unlikely of places. . Director / Cinematographer: Dan LeMoyne @danlemoyne Producer: Stephanie Hooker @_stephaniehooker_ Feature Photographer: Cary Fagan @cary.fagan Cinematographer: Latifa AlBokhari Interview Cinematographer: Liam Higgins @lmhggns 1st AC: Maurici de Haro @mauricideharo Sound Recordist: Ferdinand Meurer @ferdinandmeurer Production Assistant: Lucas Espinola #canoncreatorlab
[RSVP 11.07] Waves w/ @zaknoyle 🌊 — Surf photography is different from many styles of photography in that it's physically and mentally demanding. Elite surf photographers have to train as extensively as the athletes they shoot. Zak Noyle is one of the top extreme ocean photographers working with clients like Chanel, Stussy, GQ, Patagonia, and Mastercard. Often a mentor to emerging photographers showcasing that aqua-photography is not an exclusive club, Zak will be stopping by the #canoncreatorlab at @Free Space to participate in a convo with photographer Tristan O'Brien (@tristancobrien) to share stories and images from the waves. RSVP OPEN, LINK IN BIO. 🔛🅰️🌊
Josef Adamu is a Toronto-based creative director, producer, and founder of @ssunday.co. In this episode of POV, his camera tells the story of a young man who finds strength in fashion and personal expression. . Director / Cinematographer: Dan LeMoyne @danlemoyne Producer: Stephanie Hooker @_stephaniehooker_ Feature Photographer: Josef Adamu @josefadamu Assistant Photographer: O'shane Howard @oshane.howard Production Manager: Josiah Joseph @thelittlealchemy Interview Cinematographer: Liam Higgins @lmhggns 1st AC: Maurici de Haro @mauricideharo Sound Recordist: Ferdinand Meurer @ferdinandmeurer Feature Model: Kristian Okiring @kristianokiring Production Assistant: Lucas Espinola #canoncreatorlab
Creator Class alumni Maria Jose Govea AKA @TheSupermaniak is comfortable around a stage. The Venezuelan-born, Toronto-raised photographer travels the world shooting iconic artists at shows & major festivals. Here are some of her selects from @JessieReyez recent performance at the @RedBullCanada Music Festival. Do you shoot concerts? Join the community and share your work using #thecreatorclass and tag @thecreatorclass
— @tonjethilesen is a Brooklyn-based photographer whose work has been featured in Pitchfork, VICE, and Vogue Italia. Sparked by a fascination with suburban America, she uses her lens to document the mid-century architecture that defined the culture. We visited Tonje on set with model Caitlin Frame from The Drums to chat about keeping your subjects comfortable and the importance of a close creative community. . Director/Cinematographer: Dylan Mitro @meetdylan Producer: Stephanie Hooker @_stephaniehooker_ Feature Photographer: Tonje Thilesen @tonjethilesen Feature Model: Caitlin Frame @caitlin_frame_ Sound Recordist: Antoinette Tomlinson @favsoundgirl Stylist: Phil Gomez @styledbyphil Make-up: Sarah Karges @sarahkarges Production Assistant: Joel Isaac #canoncreatorlab @canoncanada
[10.24] — “The Ascent” w/ @BenjaminHardman. The Iceland-based arctic landscape photographer, shares his story of how he changed course from becoming an accountant to shooting for National Geographic and documenting the most beautiful and barren places on earth. RSVP — LINK IN BIO. 📸: @benjaminhardman #thecreatorclass #canoncreatorlab @free @canoncanada
— Irene Yee is a photographer based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Growing up with a passion for rock climbing and photography, she began taking bold, vibrant photos of her friends’ adventures to showcase the diversity of women addicted to the sport. We caught up with Irene to chat about Las Vegas’ natural beauty, putting the world in perspective through a lens, and being comfortable with discomfort. Featured Photographer: Irene Yee @ladylockoff Director/Editor: Dylan Mitro @meetdylan Cinematographer: Shawn Robertson @shawntron Camera B: Samuel Crossley @samuelcrossley Rock Climber: Favia Dubyk @felinefavia Rock Climber: Savannah Manning @Savhappy @thecreatorclass @canoncanada #canoncreatorlab
Spencer Badu is a Toronto-based designer and fashion photographer. After gaining online attention with photos of his early work, he’s now the name behind one of Canada’s hottest unisex clothing brands, challenging public perceptions of beauty and gender with bold, unique designs. We visited Spencer on-set to talk about what it takes to set yourself apart, and the importance of staying true to your vision. . Featured: Spencer Badu @spencerbadu Director / Editor: Dylan Mitro @meetdylan Producer: Natalie Pannaci @nataliepanacci Cinematographer: Sebastian Back @cebastianbask Camera B: Alex Tse Stylist: Bobby Bowen @bobbybowenn Hair & Make-up: Mila Victoria @milavictoria Sound Recordist: Amanda Wong @amandaamwong Models: Denzel Arthur @amiiboacidreflux Teesh @youngteesh Spencer Badu SS19 Photos by Neva Wireko @_____neva #canoncreatorlab
Charlie Lindsay is a Toronto-born action/sports photographer. Growing up with a love of basketball and a thirst for new experiences, his camera became his passport, landing him court-side to capture NBA stars like Terrence Ross and Zion Williamson in their element. Charlie stopped in to the #canoncreatorlab to chat about some of his favourite action shots, and how the right gear can take you places you’ve only dreamed of. @free @thecreatorclass @canoncanada #canoncreatorlab
@Norman__Wong is a Toronto-based portrait photographer. Dreaming of being a filmmaker, he discovered a love of photography through the stories and faces of his friends – musicians such as Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew and Leslie Feist. He dropped by the #canoncreatorlab to discuss some of his most captivating portraits and the gear that helped him achieve them.
[08.22] Cinematic Exploration w/ Matti Haapoja — Level-up your filmmaking with the acclaimed @YouTube creator. With 720k+ subscribers and over 38 million views, Matti Haapoja is making learning filmmaking relatable and cinematic at @free space. Discussion and Q&A with @markandrewbone RSVP — LINK IN BIO. #canoncreatorlab
[07.30] Moving Pictures w/ @KaylaRoccaPhoto: A 4-part workshop series at @Free Space, focusing on run & gun photo and video projects. Published photographer, director and videographer, Kayla Rocca, will share her perspective and techniques for building a successful career through photography and video. JULY 30 Part I: “VISION”: A workshop exploring the ways visual storytellers can thrive in a crowded marketplace through incorporating new ideas and techniques. RSVP — LINK IN BIO. 📸: @kaylaroccaphoto #canoncreatorlab @canoncanada
Matthew Neubauer is a Toronto-based photographer specializing in portrait, landscape and street photography. After discovering his talent during a trip to Italy, he began honing his craft, creating captivating content for brands such as Westerly Goods and Joe Boxer. Matthew visited the #canoncreatorlab to chat about a few of his favourite photos, and how experimenting with the right gear can open up new worlds of possibility. @thecreatorclass @free @canoncanada
The Journey w/ @Jayscale : A 4-part workshop series focusing on documentary photography projects is coming to a close. Part IV — JULY 23 @ 6:30PM: “Selector”: A photographic workshop exploring image editing, selection, and project curation. The final session of the series is about fitting all the pieces together. RSVP — LINK IN BIO. 📸: @jayscale @free @thecreatorclass @canoncanada #canoncreatorlab
[07.25] “Social Storytelling w/ @Aidan Tanner” — How one cold email took Aidan Tanner from making short films in Toronto to traveling the world as @WillSmith's official content creator. Join us at the #CanonCreatorLab at @Free Space. RSVP — Link in bio. 📸🎥: @aidan @canoncanada . In 2017 Aidan Tanner was an aspiring Toronto filmmaker. He had submitted a short film in high school to the Toronto International Film Festival and completed a few semesters at Ryerson's Film and TV program, before taking a leave of absence to build his reel as a Director of Photography on music videos, commercials, and short films. That was until he hit send on one cold email. In December 2017, Will Smith appeared on the Ellen Show to launch his first Instagram account. It was clear Will had intentions to do celebrity social media differently. Aidan saw an opportunity, albeit a far fetched one, so he tracked down the contact info for the Head of Content at Will’s company Westbrook, and the rest is history.
. Tristan O’Brien is a Toronto-born photographer whose clients include Nike, Ray-Ban and Adidas. Having achieved success working with sports and lifestyle brands, he navigated his career towards a new passion – capturing athletes in their element. Tristan dropped by the #canoncreatorlab to discuss the virtue of discipline and the challenges of fast-moving subjects, sharing tips on how he gets the best results from his gear. Director: @meetdylan Camera: @matt.lg Editor: @j.din @thecreatorclass @free @canoncanada
The Journey w/ @Jayscale: A 4-PART workshop series focusing on documentary photography projects. PART II (JULY 9) — “Expose Yourself: A photography workshop focused on deep understanding of camera technique and how it can help to reveal your true vision. Session begins at 6:30PM sharp in the #CanonCreatorLab at @Free Space. RSVP — LINK IN BIO. What we see is not always what we get. It’s one thing to have a vision and to understand composition, but getting it out on the screen or page is a whole other game. Want to try out the latest Canon DSLR and Mirrorless bodies and lenses? Join us for Pre-Sesh at 5:30pm before the Session.
[07.04] — Photographers @doncharleone and @_kishanmistry were right there alongside the Toronto @Raptors on their journey to becoming the 2019 @NBA Champions. As a sports news photographer for Yahoo Sports Canada and an official Raptors’ team photographer respectively, Mistry and Lindsay have captured some of the biggest moments this season. RSVP to hear their respective stories and journeys, moderated by @tristancobrien, followed by an audience Q&A at @Free Space. LINK IN BIO. 📸: @doncharleone @_kishanmistry #canoncreatorlab @free @thecreatorclass
Pam Lau is an independent Toronto-based photographer whose work has been featured in Toronto Life, Macleans and Glamour Paris. After first picking up a camera at age fourteen, she began a freelance career which took her from corporate event photography to the world of high-end fashion. Pam visited the #canoncreatorlab to talk about her focus on diversity and the evolution of her craft, sharing a few of her favourite shots and the gear that helped make them happen. @canoncanada #canoncreatorlab
The Journey w/ @Jayscale : A 4-PART workshop series focusing on documentary photography projects. PART I (JULY 2): “Street Vision”: A photography workshop exploring documentary projects and how to start your own. RSVP — LINK IN BIO. . In Session 1 of 4, Jamal will take the group through a historic journey of street photography and discuss the influences and genres of some of his heroes. He’ll then dive into some exercises to help us understand our relationship to the camera as the ultimate vision tool and how to apply skill and style to our own photographic projects. . Session begins at 6:30pm sharp in the #CanonCreatorLab at @Free Space. . Want to try out new gear at Pre-Sesh? Want to try out the latest Canon DSLR and Mirrorless bodies and lenses? Join us for Pre-Sesh at 5:30pm before the Session. An educator will be on hand to help you try innovative new gear from Canon, including their brand new EOSR and EOSRP bodies RF lenses. . Please RSVP to each of the other Sessions individually.