October 2009

Matt Barnes – Siberian Tigers

by Westside on October 28, 2009

Matt Barnes photographed two Siberian tigers at Westside Studio last week. There’s a short behind-the-scenes video below. Matt has also added new work to www.thatsthespot.com.

© Matt Barnes

© Jamie Rosenthal


    Matt Barnes – PDN Self-Promo Award

    by Westside on October 27, 2009

    Matt Barnes has won a PDN Self-Promo Award. The magazine awarded his 7″ vinyl picture disc 1st place in their “Extraordinary Non-Traditional Promotions” category. Matt and Clay Rochemont collaborated on the design.

    Side A: Snoop Dogg – “That’s The Spot” Remix
    Side B: DJ Platurn – “Hot Rod Lincoln” Remix

    © Matt Barnes

    Promo snapshots © Jamie Rosenthal

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      George Simhoni

      by Westside on October 26, 2009

      George Simhoni has been extremely busy for the last three months. He has shot projects in Ontario, Alberta and Nova Scotia. Gabe Nivera (George’s assistant) shot the following photo while in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia:

      © Gabe Nivera

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        Chris Gordaneer – Subaru Outback

        by Westside on October 21, 2009

        Chris Gordaneer recently travelled to Vancouver Island to shoot an ad campaign for the 2010 Subaru Outback. Chris worked on the campaign with Paul Wallace at DDB.

        © Chris Gordaneer


          Joanne Ratajczak Photography

          by Westside on October 14, 2009

          Joanne Ratajczak worked as Frank Hoedl’s full-time assistant in 2005. Since going freelance in 2006, Joanne has worked for a number of Westside photographers including Derek Shapton, Tom Feiler and Russell Monk. More recently, Joanne has produced personal projects in Poland and Canada. She will be participating in Montreal’s inaugural Slideluck Potshow tomorrow! Her work will be on display alongside images by Don Weber, Dominic Nahr, Lana Slezic and other top-notch Canadian shooters.

          To view more work by Joanne Ratajczak visit www.joanneratajczak.com.
          For more info on Montreal’s Slideluck Potshow checkout the Facebook event page.

          Soldiers. Warsaw 2007 ©Joanne Ratajczak

          I wish I knew his name. Keremeos 2008 ©Joanne Ratajczak

          Couple on bench. Poznan 2007 ©Joanne Ratajczak

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            Frank Hoedl – Subaru Legacy

            by Westside on October 8, 2009

            Frank Hoedl recently shot a series of advertisements for the Subaru Legacy. Frank worked on the campaign with Todd Mackie at DDB Canada.

            Images © Frank Hoedl
            Subaru Ad in The Globe & Mail © Jamie Rosenthal


              Anja Behrens Photography

              by Westside on October 7, 2009

              Anja Behrens performed a six-month internship at Westside Studio in 2007/08 to fulfill a school requirement. While at Westside Anja worked alongside our photographers and gained extensive on-set experience. After her internship, Anja returned to Germany to complete her degree in Communication Design & Photography at The University of Applied Sciences – Darmstadt. Her work was recently featured on Jörg Colberg’s Conscietious blog.

              To view more work by Anja Behrens visit www.behrens-photography.com.

              Grafenrheinfeld ©Anja Behrens

              Grohnde ©Anja Behrens

              Phillipsburg ©Anja Behrens


                Tyler Gray – New Work

                by Westside on October 6, 2009

                For more work by Tyler Gray visit www.tylergray.com.

                © Tyler Gray


                  Matt Barnes – New Work

                  by Westside on October 1, 2009

                  Visit www.thatsthespot.com to view more work by Matt Barnes.

                  Alex © Matt Barnes

                  Amanda Zelina © Matt Barnes

                  Kyle © Matt Barnes

                  Hedley © Matt Barnes