Mother, Artist, Photographer:
A collector of moments.
A lover of seconds.
An observer who appreciates the little things.
Joanne's photography is about:
Portrait Development and Emotive Composition.
large and small family photo gatherings, professional head shots,
interiors, creative collaborations, maternity, births, newborns, engagements,
Joanne's work is always custom with the heart of having your story documented as natural as possible.
Most especially, Joanne adores the realness that makes her client's stories their own through,
what she calls, "photographic storytelling".
Joanne falls-in-love with all of her clients while working diligently during her personalized photo-sessions--
she loves to document all types of unique lifestyles.
Joanne calls Toronto, Canada home.
She is a mother of 3 who shares a beautiful life with an adoring husband.
Joanne holds both a B.A and a B.Ed degree, with a specialty in Visual Arts.
She has also earned a Master's Degree in Holistic and Aesthetic Education.
At the age of 8, when her mother handed her a camera to photograph family events, her love for capturing still imagery began.
Before leaving her career in education to care for her 3 children full-time, she taught Visual Arts to varying age groups in and outside of the classroom for over15 years. Joanne still works artistically on varying projects, and considers her photography another form of artwork.
Joanne carries a dynamic energy, you can feel and witness this during each of her personalized photo sessions as she creates, vibrantly, camera-in-hand, knowing the balance of silently capturing alongside delicately orchestrating her photographs during each of her photo sessions.
The 'art of capturing honest moments in the everyday'
comes together in feelings caught with her camera; the combinations of light, shadows, colours, connection, emotions, all working together in harmony.
When Joanne is photographing and filming, her wish is that the camera disappears in a sense and the energy that flows between herself and her clients is heartfelt, honest and in-the-moment.
Send a "Hello" to Jo today!