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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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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The Art of: Bringing Home the Bacon

“But never for us the flitch of bacon though, That some may win in Essex at Dunmow.” ~ Geoffrey Chaucer, The Wife of Bath’s Tale and Prologue I know, I know … the saying “bring home the […]

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Jay Terry MPA Now Accredited in Fantasy Illustration

It has long been a … fantasy … of mine to create the kind of images that fired my imagination as a child. As I wrote in “From Pencil and Pen to Pixels: This is […]

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High Time For That Accreditation In Low Key Portrait

Whenever I get into something new, I get to know whatever it is as thoroughly as possible – all the ins and outs, high and low. True to form, when I joined the PPOC in […]

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From Pencil and Pen to Pixels: This is Where it All Started

In the long, long ago, before I started smashing pixels, I had a fascination with creating works of fantasy. As a child, I would draw, doodle, finger-paint … you name it – same as most […]

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Give Your Photography a Chance to Speak For Itself

“You cannot live to please everyone else. You have to edify, educate and fulfil your own dreams and destiny, and hope that whatever your art is that you’re putting out there, if it’s received, great, I […]

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Remembrance is More Than a Moment

“Praising what is lost makes the remembrance dear.” ~ William Shakespeare My father served this country. My grandfathers served this country and my grandmothers, too. They have served and sacrificed for my freedom and yours, […]

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London Portrait Photographer Wins Top Honours in Provincial Competition

“To sit for one’s portrait is like being present at one’s own creation.” ~ Alexander Smith Wow, what a year! First, business is doing really well. I’ve had the opportunity to photograph more people, clients and […]

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Never Underestimate the Power of Positive Thinking

“In order to carry a positive action we must develop here a positive vision.” ~ Dalai Lama One of the real benefits in doing what I do is experiencing the range of personalities of the […]

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