I became obsessed with photography on my honeymoon in Costa Rica in 2007. There was something about the medium that brought back the excitement of Visual Arts, which I studied earlier in my life. Today I enjoy the challenge, the opportunity and I embrace the opportunity for creativity that comes with photographing weddings. No two weddings are ever the same – no two couples are ever the same. It keeps things exciting, that’s for sure! On the way to our weddings, you can catch Oliver and I head-banging to our favourite metal tunes to get ready for the day! “Party on Wayne! Party on Garth!”
Raph is an Nationally Accredited Professional wedding photographer based out of Toronto, Ontario and an accredited member of Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC), Associate Member of Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI) and member of Fearless Photographers.
12-time recipient of Honours of Excellence Silver Award at WPPI international photographic competitions from 2013 to present, Fearless Photographers Award Winner (Collection 30), Merit Award Winner, Best In Class (Wedding Portrait) Award Winner and Loan Collection participant from 2016 PPOC National Salon, and 2013 WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards winner, 2014, 2015 & 2016 WeddingWire Couple’s Choice Awards winner.
Some of Raph’s work has appeared in Shutter Magazine, Wedding Essentials Magazine, The Perfect Wedding Magazine, on several covers of the Wedding Planner (GTA) Magazine, as well as in several international blogs such as the Wedding Co, Offbeat Bride, OZY and others.
Oliver is Raph’s right-hand-man. He plays an essential role in the team and performs various duties and tasks to make your wedding day run a lot smoother and helps Raph achieve the highest quality of images. When he’s not assisting, he’s also photographing!
He is young and creative individual, always working on a project – whether it be photography, cinematography or graphic design. He discovered his love for photography at the age of 13. Currently, Oliver is attending George Brown Collage and studying Graphic Design.
Oliver’s work has been seen on NDP’s campaigning materials, various newspapers and displayed in several places around the city, including the Delisle Youth Gallery. Oliver was also was shortlisted on the 2012 Children’s Eyes on Earth photo competition.