Portraits with Ushasi

Fall is not dead!! We are still hanging onto fall as we went to Toronto Botanical Gardens/ Edwards Gardens for a shoot! Thankfully it was a nice day, and wasn't bitterly cold :) Ushasi is such a professional, and great to work with. I hope you enjoy these images and let me know what you think in the comments below! 

I'm very proud that some of these portraits were published in Femme Modern Magazine! You can see a preview and purchase a copy of the magazine here: http://www.blurb.ca/b/8483587-femme-modern-magazine-january2018

"Femme Modern magazine is a monthly publication that will tantalize and intrigue while exploring all there is in the world of fine art, boudoir and glamour photography. Each issue will showcase the talents that exist in our world on both sides of the camera with features on both photographers and models, articles about the art, body image, and women's issues." (Femme Modern Magazine)

Here are some of my favourites from the sessions, click on the images to see them in a larger window :)

For those photogs out there - Shot with a Canon 6d, 85mm and 24-105mm lenses!

If you'd like to book a portrait session, send me an email: info@mattstratton.ca or get in touch via Instagram and Facebook


City Night and City Lights

Something that always captures my eye and attention is the city lights of Toronto. I've always been drawn to bigger cities despite being raised in small town. Yes, I'm from Newfoundland and I'm proud of it.

I wanted to incorporate some lights and neon signs for these portraits sessions! These were all taken in the Chinatown area of Toronto. 

Since I was a 1 man crew, I didn't want to have obtrusive light stands or anything when people were walking around on the streets. I used an 85mm 1.8 lens (to let in a lot of light) and an LED light that I held up with 1 hand. The LED also had a tungsten diffuser on it, which balanced with the colour temp of the city lights, then switched my white balance to tungsten, to come out with an appropriate skin tone. 

If you'd like to book a session, send me an email: info@mattstratton.ca or there is a form you can fill out on my contact page!

Thanks for reading,




Portraits with Paul

Paul is a model/actor based in Toronto. We met up for some fashion/lifestyle portraits in the Financial District! Here are some images from the shoot!

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