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JOURNAL

TORONTO ELOPEMENT PHOTOGRAPHER: ROMANTIC MODERN CELEBRATIONS

toronto elopement photographerWe believe that modern day couples who don’t want to throw an expensive or stressful wedding should have an elegant and beautiful alternative. Enter Gooseberry. We’re delighted to be extending our photography and branding services to also serve as a Toronto elopement photographer.

Our mission is to help couples celebrate their marriage in a gorgeous, styled occasion and walk away with magazine quality photos. Let’s take a peek at what this new style of elopement photography can look like! (more…)

CHIROPRACTOR BRANDING PHOTOGRAPHY: DR. SAPNA’S PERSONAL BRANDING SESSION

When it comes to personal branding photography for wellness practitioners, it’s important to stand out. And standing out usually means doing something completely different from what is considered “industry norm.” Offering a bold and artful approach to vibrant, lively and genuine photography is what Gooseberry is known for. Our mission? Helping our clients step into a signature branding style that is all their own. Let’s take a peek at what we created in this chiropractor branding photography session with the lovely founder of Integra Health Centre, Dr. Sapna. (more…)

LIES, LIES AND MORE LIES ABOUT BRANDING: COMMON BRANDING MYTHS TO BE MINDFUL OF

branding mythsBranding, branding everywhere, but what on earth does it mean? In recent years, the term “branding” has reached buzz-word level status. Its mainstream rise in popularity, however, has also brought forth countless branding myths and flat out lies, which drastically get in the way of running a winning brand.

We’re going to tackle the most common branding myths we see touted time and time again to help you understand what matters most when it comes to building a brand that stands out and performs strategically. (more…)

BUILDING AS A PERSONAL PHILOSOPHY

gooseberry studios build yourself essayIn The Dark Knight Rises, Bruce Wayne (Batman) is thrown into a prison deemed impossible to escape. His back is broken, he’s immobilized and left to watch his beloved city of Gotham get destroyed (bear with me, I have a point, I swear).

Little by little, Wayne’s back heals and he starts exercising aggressively to regain his strength. One of his fellow prisoners asks, “Why do you build yourself?” After all, their surroundings are insurmountable.

Wayne replies, “I’m not going to die in here.”

And what happens?

…well, it is a superhero movie. He vanquishes all odds, breaks free and returns to Gotham just in the nick of time to face his enemies and save the world. Obviously.

Superhero surrealism aside, I’ve been thinking about that line, “Why build yourself?” quite a bit during self-isolation amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Blame it on all the movies I’ve been watching or my lifelong adoration of fiction for inspiration.
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