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DOG PRODUCT PHOTOGRAPHY IN TORONTO

toronto branding photographerPeople tend to shop with their eyes first, which means that your brand needs compelling product photography and dynamic product images. Gooseberry’s beautiful, creative product photography in Toronto draws a potential customer in and connects them emotionally to your product by telling a brand story.

That’s exactly what we set to work to do for this gorgeous line of luxury ethically-made pet carriers. And what an adorable shoot it was. Keep reading for the full product branding photography results, if you’re interested.
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SPRING FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY TORONTO

spring fashion photography torontoHere at Gooseberry we love rich colour and even richer textures, which is why this Toronto spring fashion photography lookbook shoot was a dream come true! Lavish faux fur coats, accessories doused in extra dazzle and some moody moods to boot! Keep reading for highlights from the whole shoot if you’re interested!
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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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TORONTO MINI SESSIONS DOG PORTRAITS

Toronto Mini Sessions Dog Portrait Event

THE VALUE OF DOG PHOTOGRAPHY

Last week Gooseberry hosted a Toronto Mini Sessions Dog Portrait Event! And what a joyful day that was! All kinds of dogs visited our downtown Toronto studio. As a result, the Gooseberry team squealed with delight for hours!

In other words, working as a Toronto dog photography studio definitely has its perks. In addition to cuteness there are lots of puppy snuggles too! This is why we  adore hosting Toronto family mini sessions that are dog-friendly every year! Here are some of the results if you’d like to see.
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PERSONAL BRANDING PHOTOGRAPHER TORONTO: POWERFUL BOSS BABE SESSION

personal branding photographer torontoGooseberry has a philosophy when it comes to serving as a personal branding photographer in Toronto. That philosophy is “dare to be different.”

It is easy for business owners to feel lost in the noise of the online world, because of the sheer volume of content. But what we like to say here at Gooseberry is that “over saturation is an opportunity to stand out.” (more…)

TORONTO BRANDING PHOTOGRAPHER: BUSINESS LOVE LETTERS FROM GOOSEBERRY

Building a successful business isn’t easy. My first year of being my own boss felt a lot like drowning. There was lots of panic, a never-ending feeling of “Oh gosh, I can’t breathe” and burn out struck a cord too. I wish I had had access to more established business owners for guidance, advice and tips to make those initial 12 months smoother and less anxious.

I’m a big believer in ‘growing to be the person you needed’ and this is something I’m hoping to practice more concretely this year through Gooseberry’s brand new and FREE “Business Love Letters” Program. (more…)

2020 Family Valentine’s Mini Sessions in Toronto | Valentine’s Day Gift Idea Toronto

Love it or hate it Valentine’s Day is upon us and we wanted to do something new to commemorate the occasion. This year we’re pleased to announce Gooseberry’s Valentine’s Day Mini Sessions taking place in our sunny downtown Toronto photography studio!

For our debut Toronto Valentine’s Day Mini Sessions we’re focusing on the truest of loves, which can only mean beautiful portraits of you and your dog bestie together! (We’re right, right? Our dogs are the truest of loves.)

Gooseberry’s Valentine’s Day Mini Photo Sessions are designed to be nothing but fun for pups and their people — we keep the studio calm and peaceful, we have lots of treats on hand, we shoot gently to ensure dogs are comfortable every step of the way and we guarantee heartfelt images for your final collection. And, if we do say so ourselves, these mini sessions make a wonderful Valentine’s Day gift idea in Toronto. (more…)

BRANDING PHOTOGRAPHY TORONTO: ELEGANT BUSINESS WOMAN BRANDING

Here at branding photography Toronto studio Gooseberry we believe in customizing every client shoot to suit your unique personality, vision and character.

After all, what works for one business owner isn’t going to work for the next. In this gorgeous fashion-forward Toronto branding photography shoot we explored themes that supported a powerhouse business woman while still being elegant and relatable. Here are the results if you’d like to see.
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2019 Family Holiday Mini Sessions in Toronto | Christmas Mini Sessions Toronto

Gooseberry’s second day of Family Holiday Mini Sessions took place this past weekend and what a fun sold out time it was!

Gooseberry’s vibrant and lively Holiday Mini Photo Sessions are designed with little ones in mind — we build sets that are dynamic and filled with stylish, super fun props in our sun-soaked downtown Toronto studio.

Here is a recap of our second 2019 Toronto Holiday Mini Session date if you’re interested in seeing what they are all about (If you’d like to book a mini session for our next December 2019 date, please visit here! Only a few spots are left!)
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2019 Family Christmas Mini Sessions in Toronto | Holiday Mini Sessions Toronto

December is here at last, which has brought a pretty dusting of snow as well as Gooseberry’s Annual Family Holiday Mini Sessions back to Toronto! This year we’re offering not one, not two, but THREE Toronto Holiday Mini Session dates featuring our signature vibrant, lively and whimsical family photography style!

Gooseberry’s unique Holiday Mini Photo Sessions are designed to be nothing but fun for little ones — we play, we laugh, we dance around and we let the magic of childhood set the tone in our bright and sunny downtown Toronto studio.

Here is a recap of our first 2019 Toronto Holiday Mini Session date if you’re interested in seeing the festive fun and family cuteness! (If you’d like to book a mini session for our next December 2019 date, please visit here!) (more…)

2019 Family Christmas Mini Sessions in Toronto | Holiday Mini Sessions Toronto

It’s that holly jolly time of year again when everything feels filled with wonder and magic, which can only mean one thing! Gooseberry’s Family Holiday Mini Sessions are back this winter in Toronto!

Each year for our dazzling Toronto Holiday Mini Session event we create a gorgeous minimalist set punctuated by pops of vibrant colour so you can capture some traditional merry fun with your family!

Gooseberry’s unique Holiday Mini Photo Sessions are designed to be nothing but fun for little ones — we play, we laugh, we dance around and we let the magic of childhood set the tone in our bright and sunny downtown Toronto studio. (more…)

TRINITY BELLWOODS FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER: A DELIGHTFUL WALK IN THE PARK

Over the weekend we spent a delightful morning soaking up what is most likely one of the last nice fall weekends for a lively family photo session. We strolled through the park, perused some funky graffiti art, indulged in decadent hot chocolate and goofed around. Here’s a little sneak peek if you’re interested — and remember, there is never a bad time to make time to take family photos. (more…)

AFFORDABLE TORONTO FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER: FALL MINI SESSIONS FOR EVERY OCCASION

It’s that time of year again! Fall! And with fall comes Gooseberry’s annual Toronto Fall Mini Sessions! These vibrant, lively portrait sessions are natural, bursting with energy and a wonderful way to update your personal photography needs! Here at Gooseberry we’ve mindfully crafted our fall mini sessions to suit a wide range of occasions. Intrigued? Read on! (more…)