Raph Nogal
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AWARDS & ACCOLADES

  • 2020 - Best Wedding Photographer Toronto Winner - Best for Bride
  • 2019 - First Half - WPPI Silver Award - Groom Alone
  • 2019 - Best of Weddings - The Knot
  • 2018 - Vision Award - Shutterfest - 2nd Place - Wedding PJ
  • 2018 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Wedding Party
  • 2018 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Wedding PJ
  • 2018 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Photojournalism
  • 2018 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Portrait Individual
  • 2017/2018 - Second Half - WPPI Silver Award / 2nd Place - Groom Alone
  • 2017 - MyWed - Editor's Choice (11 entries total)
  • 2017 - PWPC - 5th Place - Bridal Portrait
  • 2017 - PWPC - 6th Place - Reception
  • 2017 - PWPC - 12th Place - Bridal Portrait
  • 2016/2017 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Bride Alone (1)
  • 2016/2017 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Bride Alone (2)
  • 2016/2017 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Wedding Cont.
  • 2016/2017 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Wedding Album
  • 2016 - Named One of the Top Wedding Photographers by Fearless Photographers
  • 2016 - PPOC Regional Salon - Best of Class - Wedding Portrait
  • 2016 - PPOC National Salon - Best of Class - Wedding Portrait
  • 2016 - PPOC - Included in the Professional Photographers of Canada Loan Collection
  • 2016 - PWPC - 4th Place - Structure/Architecture
  • 2016 - PWPC - 1st Place - Getting Ready
  • 2016 - PWPC - 8th Place - Bride & Groom Portrait
  • 2016 - PWPC - 1st Place - Humour
  • 2016 - Fearless Photographers - Fearless Award Collection 30
  • 2016 - Fearless Photographers - Fearless Award Collection 32
  • 2015/2016 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Wedding Details
  • 2015/2016 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Wedding Cont.
  • 2015/2016 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Engagement
  • 2015/2016 - The Annual - WPPI Silver Award - Groom Alone
  • 2015/2016 - First Half - WPPI Silver Award - Bridal Party
  • 2015/2016 - First Half - WPPI Silver Award - Bride Alone
  • 2015/2016 - First Half - WPPI Silver Award - Wedding PJ
  • 2015/2016 - Second Half - WPPI Silver Award - Couple Together Non-Wedding Day
  • 2015 - WPPI - Earned the "Associate of WPPI" Status
  • 2014/2015 - Second Half - WPPI Silver Award - Bride Alone
  • 2014/2015 - Second Half - WPPI Silver Award - Wedding PJ
  • 2013/2014 - Second Half - WPPI Silver Award - Engagement
  • 2013/2014 - Second Half - WPPI Silver Award - Wedding PJ
  • 2013 - PPOC - National Accreditation in "Wedding Environmental"


*PJ = PHOTOJOURNALISM


Credentials

I am a 24-time recipient of Honours of Excellence Awards at WPPI photographic print competitions from 2013 to present, Fearless Photographers Award Winner, Shutterfest Vision Award winner, multiple-time PWPC award winner, Merit & Best In Class (Wedding Portrait) Award Winner and Loan Collection participant from 2016 PPOC National Image Salon, Merit & Best In Class (Wedding Portrait) Award Winner from 2016 PPOC Regional Image Salon, multi-year winner of the WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards and WeddingWire Couple's Choice Awards and The Knot's Best of 2019 Winner.

I am an Associate Member of Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI), member of Fearless Photogrphers, member of Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers (UK), and Sony Imaging Pro Support, and a former Accredited Member of Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC), Professional Wedding Photographers of Canada (PWPC), and Nikon Professional Services (NPS).


Some of my work has appeared in such publications as 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. We have also been listed in the 100 Top Wedding Photography Blogs on FeedSpot. Raph Nogal Photography has been featured in LIT by Shotkit, a new book about off-camera lighting featuring lighting secrets from the world's best wedding photographers.

Photography Brand Ambassador


I am a proud ambassador for Profoto Canada, representing the wedding market and a Profoto Premium Club (PPC) Trainer. Profoto is an incredible world-renowned company that produces the world's highest quality photographic strobe systems and light shaping tools used by the Masters of our craft, such as Annie Leibovitz and Albert Watson, just to name a few.

As an educator, I'm honoured to be a SLR Lounge Educational Ambassador and share my knowledge with other photographers.

I am also a MagMod ambassador. MagMod is a revolutionary flash modifier system company that created the most useful and speediest modifiers for speedlights for professional photographers.

My beautiful albums are all made by Vision Art Fine Art Books, and I am a proud ambassador for this brand. They are extremely detailed, super friendly, environmentally conscious, and produce the best books in the industry.

I am also a Spider Camera Holster ambassador. Spider has created an amazing holster system that is incredibly comfortable and useful in our everyday professional lives

I am affiliated with Sprout Studio, the world's first all-in-one client management, gallery hosting, invoicing and reporting system for professional photographers.

I am also affiliated with Pixellu's Smart Albums & Smartslides, Pixellu has revolutionized the wedding album and slideshow making process and has made it a pleasure to design albums and slideshows for clients that look beautiful clean and are extremely easy to use.

The USB company I use is USB Memory Direct, which provide high quality custom USB solutions.


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