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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February Freshen-Up Headshot Event All Month In London ON

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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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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My Last Birthday Gift To You

Mom, Today is your birthday. You left us two weeks ago but today is your birthday. I’m not angry but I am sad. You’ve been in my life since as long as I can remember, […]

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Kenneth Lumpkin: Song of Ramapough

“Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.” ~ Carl Sandburg My friend Ken recently came to me to photograph the cover of his latest book “Song of Ramapough“, a collection of poetry inspired by […]

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Strolling Memory Lane on World Photography Day

“Photography is a way of feeling, of touching, of loving. What you have caught on film is captured forever… it remembers little things, long after you have forgotten everything.” ~ Aaron Siskind Today is World […]

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You CAN Climb That Mountain

“It’s a heavy burden to look up at the mountain and want to start the climb.” ~ Abby Wambach Over the course of our lives, we’re all faced with mountains to climb. Some we come to […]

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