Words and Sounds provides professional photography services in-person in Hamilton, Toronto and throughout southern Ontario, as well as to the world via the internet. Whether your needs are for wedding, portrait, event, business, product or creative photography, or for photojournalism, Words and Sounds’ three experienced photographers can take care of it for you.
Tony received his training in photojournalism in the master of arts program in journalism at the University of Western Ontario (now Western University) in London, Ontario, from which he graduated in 1995, and through a subsequent course at Mohawk College. Since then, his photographs have been published in numerous publications in Canada and the U.S.
In 2013 , 2014, 2015 and 2016, selections of his live music photography were included in the Jazz in Motion Juried Photography Exhibition at the Beaches International Jazz Festival, an event that attracts almost one million people each year. Tony captured the Second-Place Prize at the exhibition in 2015 for his photograph, “Bass Response”:
In 2016, he won third place at the exhibition for his photo, “Sultan of String”:
Some of the publications his photojournalism has appeared in include:
- The Catholic Register (Toronto, ON)
- The Christian Herald (Toronto, ON)
- Christianity Today (Carol Stream, IL)
- ChristianWeek (Winnipeg, MN)
- East London Reporter, The (London, ON)
- Endeavour, The (Burlington, ON)
- Greater Hamilton Musician (Hamilton, ON)
- The Interim (Toronto, ON)
- LifeSite News (Toronto, ON)
- Maranatha News (Toronto, ON)
- The McMaster University Silhouette (Hamilton, ON)
- The National Catholic Register (Washington, D.C.)
Joseph specializes in fine art, model, wedding, commercial, theatre and portrait photography. He received training at Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ontario and has been a professional photographer in the area for almost 40 years. He has photographed numerous events and has a particular passion for creative work.
During the 1980s, he owned his own gallery in Hamilton’s Hess Village and has had his work praised by an art critic for the Hamilton Spectator newspaper. In recent years, he has pursued an interest in teaching photography and has led several classes on behalf of the Hamilton Public Library. See samples of his work here.
Annette was interested in art from an early age and graduated from the illustration program at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. She began in the advertising field, working in print, websites and marketing. She began her own agency in 1995 and won national and international accounts.
After further courses in marketing, photography, teaching and drawing, she moved to a commercial photography studio in graphics, as well as to a marketing agency. She has also taught graphics at the college level.
Some of the kinds of photography she specializes in are: portrait; food and beverage; city and architecture; garden, landscape; product; birds; wildlife.