5 Under-The-Radar Photographers on The Hub Capturing Toronto’s Scene
The metropolitan of the Great White North, Toronto has a unique vibe that recalls both a youthful New York with California inspiration. The city offers a diverse spectrum of cultures, influences and unity which culminates in a unique environment of untapped potential. Home to it’s own music and fashion scene, here are five Toronto photographers to keep an eye out for on your next visit.
Part-time vocalist and full time touring photographer, Kurt is a local favourite amongst bands and models alike, with his eye for capturing moments with emotion and depth. Having toured worldwide with Toronto band, Movements, Kurt will be spending his summer on Vans Warped Tour. Locally, he is a favourite for portraits and is in demand with local influencers and models when he is in town.
Creator of Dear Photograph, and occasional capturer of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Taylor is a bit of a local celebrity in his hometown of Kitchener, Ontario. Showcasing a variety of talents from portrait, landscape and emotive, Taylor has shown that his skills can cover the spectrum of photography. Take a peek at his feed which shows off his multifaceted perspectives and keen eye.
Conceptual photographer Clay is still building an audience with his colourful portraits. Based out of Montreal, but travelling to Toronto, Clay is experimenting with a Sony A7RII and Canon 5D MkII and long-exposure to create some stunning visuals. Take a scroll and discover Clay before everyone else does.
Easily one of the best Toronto city photographers, Jessie has offered a glimpse of the city in it’s neon and high-rise glory like no other. Filled with colour, reflection and style, just like the city itself, these photos prove exactly why Torontonians love their city so much. Every city should want to be captured by Jessie.
Toronto is nothing without its people. There is something essential about being a Torontonian, and while it is difficult to describe exactly what it is, Andrew captures it in his portraits. Beautiful and classy shots showcase his subjects in dramatic poise that seems somewhat ethereal.
Toronto is a large city and these are by no means the extent of untapped talent the city has to offer. Comment below with your favourite Toronto photographer.