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07 Mar 2018

What Happened At The 2018 Arnold Sports Festival?

This year’s Arnold’s Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio was the 30th anniversary for the prestigious event. As usual, amazing athletes and spectators traveled from everywhere around the globe to be at this event. I had the privilege to attend the event and shoot with some amazing athletes. As the Chief Photographer for Muscle Insider Magazine, I had access to shooting with some of the top winners from the event. The 2018 and 2017 Arnolds Sports Festival Pro Figure Champion Candice […]

19 Feb 2018

So You Want To Make It As A Fitness Model?

So You Want To Make It As a Fitness Model? By: Jaime Filer We’ve all seen the guy on Instagram who takes all his photos in front of the same gym mirror. Or, the chick that did a photoshoot in the park after her first bikini competition, and is reusing the same photos … One year later. Don’t be that guy/girl. Just as you get bored of seeing the same Insta-famous models taking the same Insta-famous pictures, so too do […]

09 Feb 2018

2018 Is Off To A Great Start

I was walking through a Chapter’s Indigo store recently and took a stroll through the magazine section. I love magazines (obviously), and as I went through the newstands I found myself in disbelief. I had found 4 Magazines on newstands in the SAME store that I ad shot covers for! It was an exciting moment for me as I had never seen 4 of my covers on newstands simultaneously. Nichelle took a quick picture of my proud moment. This doesn’t […]

25 Feb 2017

Muscle Insider Magazine’s New Chief Photographer

I am extremely excited to announce that I have signed on as Muscle Insider Magazine’s Chief Photographer. As the Chief Photographer, I am responsible for shooting most of the magazine’s covers and inside content. This offers many more exposure opportunities for my clients, as the magazine is always looking for stock imagery, interesting features and workouts to publish online and in print. I am excited to join this great team of exceptional professionals, making it the best bodybuilding and fitness […]

28 Dec 2015

How Did We End Off 2015?

Well, 2015 has come and gone really quick. We had a great year filled with many new things. We moved to a new, kick ass studio, StudioTwo22 in Toronto, which is attached to our new elite training facility, OTC Toronto. We developed some major relationships with some great magazines and media, which will make a huge impact for our clients in 2016. Were not done yet… We are working on some amazing things and opportunities to be revealed in 2016, […]

03 Nov 2015

3 Things Fitness Models Can Do To Help Get Published

Almost every model that we have worked with has stated that they would love to get published into a magazine. I wish I could get everyone that we shoot published, but it’s not always possible. Getting published is a team effort between the model, the photographer and make up artists. The photographer can provide you with the pictures, and the make up artist with the proper make up looks for the magazines that you are submitting for, but there are […]

15 May 2015

May/June 2015 Covers!!!!

May and June 2015 have turned out to be great months for us! Fitness expert, model (and my wife!), Nichelle Laus landed the cover of Women’s Health & Fitness Australia, making it the 5th cover out on newsstands simultaneously that we shot.     This week, Kristine Andali,  one of Canada’s Top Crossfit Athlete’s,  also landed the cover and editorial feature for SweatRX Mag, a crossfit driven magazine. Fitness coach, and Your BeautyFuel Food Recipe founder, Rita Catolino also recently […]

02 Mar 2015

Want a competitive edge for magazine submissions?

We are always trying to make things better and easier for our clients. One of the things that most clients want as a goal is to be published. Working with various magazines, I submit photos of my clients to the magazines that I work with. Sometimes a magazine will like a model’s look and ask for them to come back and shoot a workout for a feature. But what if we were to be one step ahead on this?  What […]

07 Feb 2015

2014 Inside Fitness Magazine Hot & Fit

The much anticipated 2014 Inside Fitness Magazine Hot & Fit 100 issue is currently out on shelves. Throughout the year, most models that shoot with us throughout the year tell us that they want to shoot Hot & Fit submissions. For 2014, we had 96 models submissions by our team alone. There were over 1000 model submissions in total to the magazine, so you can imagine what a task it is to select the top 100. Congratulations to all those […]

17 Jul 2014

5 Things You NEED To Do To Prepare For Your Photoshoot

Whether you are a first time model, or a pro in front of the lens, preparing for your photoshoot will make all the difference in the final package of your pictures. One of the most popular questions I get from a model when they book with me is “what should I do to prepare?“. Valid question of course, especially to someone new to a photoshoot. My goal as a photographer is to give you an overall “experience” during your shoot. […]