The magic of professional branding photography is that it can be anything you imagine and used in countless ways to elevate, market and evolve your business. Branding photography can speak your personal story, passions and mission without a single word. It can capture the imagination of your ideal client and connect them to possibility. It can bring your products and services to life. Gooseberry’s Toronto branding photography team creates vibrant and lively shoots to help you connect meaningfully with your audience.

We take care of every detail, including hair and makeup, styling support, location scouting, shotlist development, on set direction and so much more to ensure that your personal branding photography in Toronto (and beyond!) is memorable, fun and strategic.

 

SAMPLES OF OUR WORK

{please click the images below to view our branding photography portfolios}


THE GOOSEBERRY PROCESS

STEP 1

PRE-SHOOT CONSULTATION
Before we take anything to camera, we have a pre-shoot consultation so that we can get to know one another, learn about your goals and mission in detail and put together a plan for your customized branding photoshoot.

{What this looks like}

COFFEE DATE VIBES…
THAT TYPICALLY INCLUDES COOKIES

AN INTERVIEW…
TO UNDERSTAND YOUR GOALS

SHOOT DEVELOPMENT…
TO BUILD A SHOTLIST

STEP 2

PLANNING PHASE
Next we put together art direction ideas with a moodboard to illustrate the vision and ensure that we’re on the same page. We also assist with wardrobe styling, prop sourcing, location scouting and set design too!

{What this looks like}

ART DIRECTION CONCEPTS…
TO CREATE SOME MAGIC

COMPLETE SHOOT OUTLINE…
INCLUDING STYLING SUPPORT

PREP GUIDE…
TO HELP YOU PREPARE FOR THE BIG DAY

STEP 3

SHOOT DAY
Next we craft a comprehensive action plan so that everything on the big day runs smoothly. Essentially, we build and design your entire shoot from the ground up for you so it’s stress free and fun.

{What this looks like}

A LIVELY PLAYLIST…
A SOUNDTRACK FOR YOUR SHOOT

ON-SET DIRECTION…
TO HELP YOU STEP INTO CONFIDENCE

GOOSEBERRY IN YOUR CORNER…
TO BUILD YOUR BRAND FORWARD

YES! I WOULD LOVE A CONSULTATION!


INVESTMENT

 

toronto branding photographyBRANDING PHOTOSHOOT
$1200 + HST

WHO IT’S FOR
Businesses that dream of creating works of art to capture their audience’s hearts and imagination. Rates may vary.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

• Pre-shoot consultation + strategy session
Art direction + Set design
3 hours of shoot time
40 final hi-res retouched images
Styling support + location scouting
Online gallery
Custom image cropping/formatting
Hair and makeup (additional)


A FEW OF OUR ESTEEMED CLIENTS

 

 


GOOSEBERRY’S OTHER BRANDING SERVICES

 

MORE IS POSSIBLE WITH
TREND-BREAKING CREATIVITY IN YOUR CORNER

Your business was built with passion.
Your heart lives in your products and beats in your services.

But if supporting that business with compelling, engaging, creative content in a cohesive, strategic way so that it
makes a lasting impression with your ideal audience leaves you feeling overwhelmed, that’s ok.

You were never meant to do it all.

What nobody talks about is the fact that behind every successful business, celebrity and company there is
a creative team who makes the magic happen.

ENTER GOOSEBERRY

Through beautiful branding photography, Gooseberry will take your brand to contender level status.
Spend your genius doing what you do best. Gooseberry will handle the rest.

 


FOR ON-GOING BRANDING SUPPORT

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Vibrant, lively and genuine photography on a monthly basis to support your brand story, product or service in the ever-changing digital landscape. Gooseberry creates powerful artistry to forge and fuel your brand’s bond with your audience. {3 month minimum}

OUR INDUSTRY SPECIALTIES

Health and wellness
Fashion and beauty
Pet and children’s brands
Food and products

BRAND DESIGN

You love people for the way they make you feel, not for how they look on paper. This is also why well built brands become beloved, because they’re more than nice design put together in a technically sound way. Beloved brands connect emotionally.

PORTFOLIO  |

Gooseberry creates your signature style, a compelling voice, creative content outline and your brand’s strategic visual presence to ensure that you brand is not only seen and heard, but adored as well. Use this foundation in everything your brand produces for consistency.

LET’S MAKE SOME MAGIC FOR YOUR BRAND


FAQS

Can I speak to Gooseberry before deciding to book my photoshoot?
Absolutely! We provide free phone consultations to answer all of your questions in detail to help you make an informed and empowered decision. Reserve your call here!
Who will be the photography for my Gooseberry branding session?
Gooseberry founder, Laura, will be your photographer! She is the principle photographer and all the images you see on this website were created by her.
Will Gooseberry provide hair and makeup, styling and prop sourcing for my photoshoot?
Yes! Part of the joy of photography for us lies in dreaming up a concept and then building that concept to life. And no concept is complete without professional hair and makeup*, creative wardrobe styling and imaginative props! We take care of all of these details and have a blast doing it! (Please note that additional fees may apply in some cases depending upon the scope of the project. For example, hair and makeup for one person vs a team of six will be subject to different price points.) 
What does Gooseberry's branding process mean for your clients?
Our unique focus and secret sauce that gets our clients incredible results is branding through dynamic, cinematic photography, emotional design and strategic content creation. What exactly does that mean? It’s a bit of a secret… Let’s hop on a call and we’ll tell you all about it!
How far in advance should I book my shoot?
You can book your shoot at any time! If you want a holiday shoot, feel free to reserve it in July! It’s never too early!
Do I have to be in Toronto to work with Gooseberry?
Not at all! No matter where you’re located, Gooseberry is available to work with you! We simply set up travel arrangements as needed. (Additional travel fees may apply)
Does Gooseberry have a studio?
Yes, we do! We operate out of our own private commercial studio. Our sun-drenched studio is located in downtown Toronto in the vibrant Queen West community. Feel free to take a virtual tour here.
How do Photography Subscriptions work?
Essentially, these are custom designed photoshoots for your brand or business that take place each month! The benefit of a Photography Subscription is that it gives you the freedom to act quickly in your business. As a result you can specifically support sales strategies and to empower your seasonal editorial calendars.
What sorts of brands does Gooseberry work with?
We love working with small Canadian businesses that are driven by a passion and desire to make positive change in their community and the world. Specifically we love working with health and wellness brands, pet and children’s brands, food brands, fashion and beauty, and eco-friendly brands.
If I book a photoshoot today can we get started next week?
After a consultation call, you’re welcome to book your project at any time. However, the start date of a project won’t commence until 2-3 weeks after your deposit has been received. Gooseberry’s schedule tends to fill up quickly and we book at least a month out.
What is Brand Design exactly?
Great question! Take a peek here for samples of what this looks like.