Author Archives: Jay Terry

International award winning portrait photographer and an 8th-generation Canadian. You can reach me during the day at 519-619-3237 or at jayterry@jaytphoto.ca. Let's get shooting!
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Manipulating the Final Image to Realise Your Vision

Many a heated discussion has been had in photography circles about manipulating photographs. While I completely agree with the philosophy that you should “get it right in camera”, there are those times that a bridge […]

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The New Year Headshot Refresh Event Is Back!

When was the last time you updated your headshot? Take a look at your business cards, website ‘about’ section or LinkedIn profile. If what you see doesn’t say ‘you want to work with me’, then […]

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McCormick Dementia Services: When I Do Art My Toes Tap

The last time I spoke with my grandmother, she couldn’t remember my (soon-to-be ex) wife’s name, even though they had known each other for the ten years previous. Like most people, I wanted to chalk […]

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Aqua Femina: An Ongoing Personal Project (NSFW)

“Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.” ~ Aristotle Since very early in my photographic journey, I’ve had an interest in taking women’s portraits in watery environments. It started out as […]

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When Life Hands You Lemons… and Other Notable Cliches

“Only I can change my life. No one can do it for me.” ~ Carol Burnett Life sucks. Lost your wife, lost your home, lost your pets, lost your car. Whatever it is, it was […]

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Some Advice to New Photography Grads from Past Students

“You never stop learning. If you have a teacher, you never stop being a student.” ~ Elisabeth Rohm Every year for the past few years, I’ve taken on students needing placement hours from the local […]

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High Honours in the PPOC National Loan Collection

There’s winning and then there’s being honoured. The two are often interchanged although they can mean very different things. Such is the case with the National Loan Collection. For decades, the Professional Photographers of Canada […]

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Totally Adorable Child Portraits Coming to London and Area for a Limited Time

Whether you call them your child, tot, moppet, rascal, little angel or sprout, kids all like to have fun. “Tots Adorbs” is all about having fun … but it’ll only be here for a limited time, just […]

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Until That Hand Becomes Like Unto a Thing of Iron

Iron Fist, Luke Cage, Daredevil, Wonder Woman, the Avengers, Iron Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange … Seriously, somebody pinch me! As a life-long comic book geek, I could not be more stoked about […]

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7 Lessons Learned Over the Past 7 Years in Photography

Beyond any of the lessons I’ve learned from my mentors and fellow pixel freaks, and all the “quotable quotes” regarding photography, there are a few thoughts that have come together in my head over the past […]

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