Female holding camera taking a photograph

Every year, World Photography Day celebrates the art, craft, science, and history of photography. The day also encourages photographers from around the globe to share a single photo that encapsulates their world and helps them communicate their feelings and express themselves through the art of photography.

In honour of the day, we want to show appreciation to the people that help make Henry’s Canada’s greatest camera store – our Henry’s family of photographers – by celebrating their talent and expertise, showcasing their work, and sharing their passion.

Read on to find out more about our associates from coast to coast. Look for us or come talk to us in-store! #WeAreAllCreators


Adam Claude-Vollelv

Handle: @vollelver

Bio: I am a Photographer and filmmaker from Gatineau Quebec. I’m always inspired by people around me and seeing things in a different perspective.

Henry’s Location: Ottawa

Favourite Photography Genre: I love street photography because everything can be done there – fashion, portrait, commercial, etc. It’s so versatile.

Girl wandering down staircase

Wandering, during a visit to the National art centre in Toronto, the perfect moment happened while I was setting up the shot. a women going down the stairs across the room.

Camera: Sony a7 III
Lens: Sony 16-35mm F4
Settings: Aperture F4 – Shutter 1/500 – ISO 160


Allan Ho

Handle: @akaytch

Bio: Moments with friends and family, the emotions we share together are worth more than money can buy. Looking back at photographs show us how beautiful and dear our close ones are. Capturing those moments is why I enjoying photography.

Henry’s Location: Scarborough

Favourite Photography Genre: Portraiture. Everyone has a story, and its beautiful to learn everyones unique story and achievements.


Lost, yet found. We were driving down the highway without a destination, we looked out the window and found where we needed to be at that moment.

Camera: Sony A7R IV
Lens: Tamron 28-75mm F2.8
Settings: 75mm f2.8 1/1600 ISO 100


Antonio Infante

Handle: @azzenixphotography

Bio: My name is Antonio Infante; a veteran of the Canadian Armed Forces, a part-time employee for Henry’s in Ancaster Ontario. I started capturing moments from the age of 14 with my Pentax K1000, I am now a professional photographer.

Henry’s Location: Ancaster

Favourite Photography Genre: All of them, as each genre provides an opportunity to use and create art by using methods and techniques to bolster and individualize the photographic art I create!

Food Commercial Photography

Morning Omelette – A food photography showcase of a deconstructed omelette, using raw ingredients, instead of the final finished meal.

Camera: Nikon D4S
Lens: SIGMA 24-70mm f2.8 EX DG HSM
Settings: ISO 100, 1/200s, f5.6, Focal Length 65mm



Handle: @Bastien.hubert88

Bio: Hi! My name is Bastien but my friends call me Frenchie, I’m 32 and I’ve been in Canada for just about 5 years. So far it has been a great experience! I found through photography a great way to express myself without the need for words.

Henry’s Location: Mississauga Heartland

Favourite Photography Genre: My favourite photography genre is street photography, you never know what will happen sometimes you go out and find great composition and end up with great pictures, and an other day you end up with just great memories. Nothing planned just the real life


Show me your bright side, Portrait of my friend, practicing to improve my portrait skills

Camera: Fujifilm X-T4
Lens: Fujifilm XF 56mm F1.2
Settings: SS 1/32000 ISO 640 f1.2


Bryan Weiss

Handle: @TheBrYangle

Bio: I’ve worked for Henry’s since 2006 and have been able to make photography my entire life since.

Henry’s Location: Newmarket

Favourite Photography Genre: Light painting – It is the literal definition of the word photography.


Fox kits

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Nikon 200-500
Settings: 1/1600, f5.6, 2200 iso


Charles (Chuck) Desjardins

Handle: @chuckdphotography

Bio: I started out in photography about 15 years ago shooting mostly automotive and pets. I started getting serious about wildlife photography only about 5 years ago. My favourite destination for wildlife photography is Kenya, but I am going to Costa Rica.

Henry’s Location: Kanata

Favourite Photography Genre: Wildlife. I love the adventure of trying to find wildlife to shoot. You never know what you will see.

Sleeping Owls

Birds of a feather, nest together. 2 nesting screech owls nesting in a hole in a tree. I love the way the hole matches the shape of the 2 owls.

Camera: Olympus OMD EM1 III
Lens: Olympus 40-150 f 2.8 Pro with 2X Teleconverter
Settings: ISO 640 420mm f/5.6 1/640 sec


Cory Lyon

Handle: @corylyonphotography

Bio: Cory Lyon Photography is a fashion, beauty, event, performance photographer from Ottawa, Ontario, currently living in Vancouver, British Columbia. They also are a makeup artist, fashion stylist & queer drag artist.

Henry’s Location: Vancouver

Favourite Photography Genre: I love Performance & Portrait Photography! These both involve capturing emotion and expression, I love being able to photograph & capture emotions and self expression in my images.

Low Tide

Low Tide in front of the Tigh-Na-Mara Seaside Spa Resort on Vancouver Island

Camera: Sony A7 III
Lens: Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art
Settings: Shutter Speed: 1/125 sec, Aperture: f/8, ISO 200

Henry's Associate

Daniel Caruso

Handle: @danielandmio

Bio: Hello, my name is Daniel and I work with the team at the Newmarket store. I enjoy photographing my dog Mio as well as other pet parents’ beloved companions.

Henry’s Location: Newmarket

Favourite Photography Genre: I really enjoy photographing pets and their owners with them. A Dog’s life isn’t very long so it is so important to create beautiful memories of them. I really enjoy photographing my dog in a documentary style to capture his true personality.

Dog Running

This photo is of my dog Mio. The slight bit of fog this day gave a bit more interest to the background

Camera: Canon RP
Lens: Canon EF 20mm 2.8
Settings: 1/1250 at 2.8 ISO 800


David Macdonald

Handle: @macdonaldimages

Bio: I am a graduate from Fanshawe College’s Photography program and am now enrolled in Music Theatre Performance at St. Clair College. I’ve always been passionate about the performing arts but didn’t discover my love for photography until halfway throug

Henry’s Location: Windsor

Favourite Photography Genre: Nature/landscape photography is my favourite genre because it’s all about going out to find locations that people don’t see often or that are just amazing to look at. I get to see these amazing views in person and spend abundant time there, exploring

Bridge in Lake

Across the Bridge: I captured this image on the Hardy Lake Provincial Park trail. It’s about a one hour hike in to this small, beautiful island in the middle of the lake. Bridges connect both sides of the island to the rest of the trail.

Camera: Canon EOS R
Lens: Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM
Settings: 1/125 sec., f/18, ISO 250


Eric Ballard

Handle: @ericballard

Bio: Eric Ballard is a photographer based out of Winnipeg, who shoots weddings, portraits, and wildlife.

Henry’s Location: Winnipeg

Favourite Photography Genre: I love wildlife photography, because it allows me to connect & experience nature firsthand, and showcase that to others.


Great Horned Owl

Camera: Nikon Z6
Lens: Sigma 150-600 Contemporary
Settings: 1/500, F6.3, ISO 3200 @ 600mm


John Medina

Handle: @johnmedina_

Bio: Winnipeg Portrait Photographer

Henry’s Location: Winnipeg

Favourite Photography Genre: Portrait, I get to showcase people’s individual unique characteristics



Camera: Sony A7iii
Lens: Sony FE 35mm F1.8
Settings: 1/320, f2.8, Iso 125


Jonathan Preston

Handle: @jprestonphoto

Bio: I discovered my love for photography when I was 13 or 14 years old. I played with my parents camera and took pictures of everything I could. During late high school, I started working at Henry’s and realized how much more there was to learn.

Henry’s Location: Burlington

Favourite Photography Genre: My favourite genre of photography has changed throughout the years. Lately I have been loving landscape photography. Being able to capture the beauty of a scene, and have that translate onto a screen or sheet of paper is never as straight forward as it seems.

Made by the Sea

Made by the Sea

Camera: Nikon Z6
Lens: Nikkor Z 85mm f/1.8 S
Settings: 1/200, f8, ISO 100


Jordan Walmsley

Handle: @jordanwphotos

Bio: I have been photographing for over 8 years, even going to school for it. I spend a few years as a wedding photographer, but still doing nature as a way to find peace and calm. Over time I turned to only doing wildlife and nature.

Henry’s Location: Kanata

Favourite Photography Genre: Wildlife/Nature: Peace and calm and cute animals

Animal in Snow

Snowy Nosed Pine Marten

Camera: Canon R5
Lens: Canon 500mm f4L II
Settings: 1/1600s – f4 – 500 ISO


Karl Anderson

Handle: @andersoncreativephotos

Bio: Pro shooter for 22 years in various areas, specializing in portrait and performance.

Henry’s Location: Mississauga Dundas

Favourite Photography Genre: Portrait, as I like responsive subjects.


Engagement in High Park

Camera: Canon 5D Mk III
Lens: Canon EF 24-70 2.8
Settings: F2.8 250/sec 100 ISO


Kelton Lynch

Handle: @keltonlynch

Bio: I’m a 23 year old photographer based out of Winnipeg. If I could choose, I’d photograph wildlife for a living. Having only a split second to capture something can make it quite challenging and I think that’s why I enjoy it so much.

Henry’s Location: Winnipeg

Favourite Photography Genre: Wildlife, because it always keeps things interesting!

Animal in Leaves

Young Fox. Driving home one evening, I saw them running along the side of the road. I pulled over and stuck with them for an hour trying to capture that perfect shot.

Camera: Sony A7II
Lens: Sony 200-600mm
Settings: F8, ISO 320, 1/320, Focal length 200mm


Ken Cheng

Handle: @kenchengphotography

Bio: Originally from Taiwan and the US, I became a resident of BC, Canada in 2011, I am heavily influenced by the beautiful environment that surrounds me. My work includes wildlife, portrait and headshots, lifestyle, wedding, landscape, candid and architecture.

Henry’s Location: Vancouver

Favourite Photography Genre: I have 3 main interest in photography, but if I had to pick one, it would have to be portraits, because I like telling stories with my photos.


“Ashley and Roberto” in an Old Hollywood themed photoshoot

Camera: Sony a7RIII
Lens: Sony FE 85mm F1.4 GMaster
Settings: F/8.0, 1/250, ISO100


Mary Frankruyter

Handle: @MaryFrankruyter

Bio: I am an individual passionate about encouraging others to pursue their passions. I am a portrait photographer, a tattoo enthusiast, and a small time video game streamer on Twitch!

Henry’s Location: Barrie

Favourite Photography Genre: I love boudoir. I am all about empowering individuals and helping them love themselves. It’s extremely fulfilling.

Woman by a Window

Window Ledge

Camera: Canon 5D MKII
Lens: Canon EF 50mm F/1.2L
Settings: F/2, 1/160 sec, ISO 500


Peter Brand

Handle: n/a

Bio: I am the Henry’s Scarborough store manager. I also teach photography for Durham College. Photography has been my hobby and I have been fortunate enough to have also worked many years as a professional photographer most recently shooting motorsports.

Henry’s Location: Scarborough

Favourite Photography Genre: Travel. Because it is just fun to learn about other peoples lives and cultures.


Meeting Jabu

Camera: Fujifilm X-Pro2
Lens: Fujifilm XF 16mm f1.4 R WR
Settings: f8, 1/320, ISO 400


Ranjit Singh

Handle: @promax_photo

Bio: Freelance fine art portrait photographer based in Hamilton. I have a diploma in photography from the New York Institute of Photography. I was introduced to photography as my father was an employee at a camera company in Kuwait.

Henry’s Location: Ancaster

Favourite Photography Genre: Portraits. Every person is a different story. People are interesting they have a life time of stories in their eyes. I feel I learn a story of a person as I focus into there eyes and that is very interesting to me. People are a bundle of emotions and I hope to capture them in my camera.

Tribal girl holding stick

The girl from Nigeria

Camera: Nikon D850
Lens: Nikon 70-200 2.8
Settings: f8 1/120 iso100


Raffi Minassian

Handle: n/a

Bio: Born in 1967 in Aleppo – Middle east of Armenian parents. The first time I owned and used my older brother’s camera was when I was 9 years old. Since then photography became my passion and main interest in life.

Henry’s Location: Scarborough

Favourite Photography Genre: Portrait Photography: With Portraits I’m able to capture the personality and emotion of people around us


@ lakeshore

Camera: Sony A7C
Lens: Tamron 70-180mm F2.8 DI III VXD Sony E
Settings: Focal length 180mm, F Stop: f:2.8 , Shutter speed; 1/50sec., ISO 12800, No Flash, No editing


Rei Ikeda

Handle: @rei.g.ikeda

Bio: Rei Ikeda is a passionate photographer specializing in portrait and performance photography. His photographs have been featured on national newspapers and websites such as the Asahi Shimbun Newspaper and the Globe and Mail.

Henry’s Location: Vancouver

Favourite Photography Genre: I really love headshots and portrait photography. It is very exciting when a photographer is able to make the subject’s character and emotion come alive in a piece of photograph.


Portrait of a Musician

Camera: Canon 5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 85mm F1.8
Settings: F2.8, 1/160, ISO 100 with Godox TT685C flash


Remy Zanotto

Handle: @remyzanotto

Bio: Photographer and Videographer from Crested Butte, Colorado. I mainly do portrait, landscape, weddings, sports and sport broadcasts.

Henry’s Location: St. Catharines

Favourite Photography Genre: Landscape, it shows off how gorgeous our world is and most of my favorite photographers/editors take landscapes


Colorado Sunset – Gothic Mountain

Camera: Canon 6D MkII
Lens: Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
Settings: 1/160, f1.8, ISO 100, W/B Daylight


Sam Smith

Handle: @samlydya

Bio: I’m a travel and nature photographer who, since I can’t really go anywhere exotic during the pandemic, is currently exploring the nature around my home.

Henry’s Location: Burlington

Favourite Photography Genre: Astrophotography, because the universe around us is so vast, there’s always something new to discover.

Mother Robin

Watchful eyes – a mother robin with a nearby nest stares me down as I approach it.

Camera: Nikon Z5
Lens: Nikon Z 85mm 1.8
Settings: S – 1/2500, F2.8, ISO 640


Scott Duncan

Handle: @5150photogs

Bio: Hobbyist with a little paid work on the side.

Henry’s Location: Scarborough

Favourite Photography Genre: Macro and wildlife


After the rain

Camera: Sony A7R IV
Lens: 90mm macro
Settings: Iso 100, f2.8 stacked, handheld


Sumit Pandey

Handle: @tantra.photography

Bio: Metallurgical engineer turned photographer. Photography has been one of my biggest passions all my life.

Henry’s Location: Scarborough

Favourite Photography Genre: Portrait and street photography, because it brings out emotions.

Elderly man standing by a red wall

Colours of Life

Camera: Canon 5D MKII
Lens: 70-200MM F2.8 L IS
Settings: ISO 200, F8, 1/200


William Speake

Handle: @wspeake

Bio: I’ve been a photographer all of my life. I started shooting with a Soviet film camera when I was 13 and have been shooting ever since. Today I have a very diverse portfolio ranging from nature photography to fashion. I’m driven to create the perfect image.

Henry’s Location: Burlington

Favourite Photography Genre: I love nature photography because it gets me out into the woods and reconnects me with what’s essential.

Owls Sleeping

Chilling. Here, an Eastern Screech Owl basks in the sunshine of a cool day.

Camera: Canon EOS R6
Lens: Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Contemporary
Settings: 600mm 1/200 f/13 ISO 800


Zachary Lourenco

Handle: @Visualsbyzachlourenco

Bio: I love all things nature and travel, just got back from 6 months travelling in Brazil.

Henry’s Location: Barrie

Favourite Photography Genre: Travel, I love seeing the world and getting a new perspective and sharing my adventure with my friends and family.

Starry Night


Camera: Sony a7 III
Lens: Sony 24mm F1.4
Settings: 15sec F1.4 ISO 1250


Zane Andres

Handle: @zane.andres

Bio: My name is Zane and I’m a photographer from Hamilton, Canada. I am a modern day Romanticist, obsessed with the history and legacy of photography. To me photography doesn’t have to be a representation of an objective reality.

Henry’s Location: Ancaster

Favourite Photography Genre: Fine Art. I love taking photography unbounded by rules and composition, but rather photography for the sake of expirementation.



Camera: Fujifilm X-T2
Lens: Pentax SMC 50 1.2
Settings: 1/500th, F1.2, ISO 400

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