Meet the instructors
Never used a camera before? No problem! Our expert Canon instructors are here to teach you everything you need to know.
Ali Nelson Photographer Ali Nelson is a professional photographer & content creator based in Whistler, British Columbia. She specializes in creating commercial content for both businesses & individuals, though her passion for travel means she loves nothing more than showcasing the world through her lens. Being able to inspire others to create has always been important to her and she’s thrilled to be working with Camp Canon to help others along their photography journey
Andy Lee Photographer Andy is a Toronto-based advertising and editorial photographer with over 15 years of experience. His passion for photography has taken him around the world. Inspired by classic cinema, Andy aims to photograph a sense of timelessness and alluring beauty.
Colin Dougan Filmmaker Colin Dougan is a world-travelling, adventure-seeking creator, currently grounded in Alberta. After 5 years experience collaborating with some of the top brands in the industry, Colin has turned the camera around to help educate others.
Colleen Gara Photographer Colleen Gara is a wildlife photographer, writer, workshop leader and conservationist based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Her focus is on Canadian wildlife and she is passionate about photographing animals in their natural surroundings, from the Rocky Mountains to the prairies.
Gustavo Toledo Photographer Gustavo Toledo is a freelance photographer, producer and instructor based in Toronto. Gustavo has extensive experience in the content production industry, having worked on hundreds of photo shoots, commercial videos and documentaries and with some of the largest brands, production houses and agencies in Brazil and Canada. His work has been featured on consumer packaging goods, magazines, catalogues, countless online pages and even wrapped around buses in Ontario.
Jared Marino Cinematographer Jared Marino (he/him) is a cinematographer, colorist and director from Toronto, Canada. He is a Student Member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers (CSC) who is passionate about creating a personal visual style for each individual project. Jared has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Film & Television as well as a Certificate in Creative Problem-Solving at Sheridan College. His work ranges in narrative, documentary, music video, commercial, and drone cinematography.
Jesse Bostick Photographer Jesse Bostick is a Toronto-based photographer specializing in architecture and landscape photography. He is passionate about utilizing leading lines and symmetry to elevate the aesthetic appeal of his work. Jesse is inspired by the work of Ansel Adams and Berenice Abbott because of the apparent simplicity but immense technical skill that is seen in much of their work. He is enthusiastic about sharing his love of image-making with up-and-coming photographers.
Kishan Mistry Photographer Kishan is a sports and concert photographer based in the Greater Toronto Area. Over the years he’s covered major sporting events in the city including the Raptors’ and Toronto FC's championship runs. Currently he is the Live Content Creator for MLB.
Noah Cecol Photographer Noah Cecol is a photographer, artist, and instructor based out of Ontario, Canada. He specializes in equestrian themed work, alongside still life and portraiture. Noah has been in the industry since he was 15, and quickly developed a passion for teaching. Whether it’s private clients or personal projects, his intent is creating meaningful images that anyone can enjoy.
Rene Burgos Photographer Rene Burgos is an International Photographer who focuses on weddings and portraits, currently based in Vancouver, B.C. He has almost 20 years of experience working as a freelancer, lead photographer, Creative Director and wedding photographer trainer.
Rylan Wheaton Photographer Rylan Wheaton is a photographer based in Lloydminster, SK. He began his photography journey in 2018 when gifted a used Canon Rebel T3 camera. He quickly developed a passion for photography, and currently provides professional services to businesses and individuals (but still loves photography as a hobby).
Sam Monette Photographer Sam Monette is a Montreal-based photographer specializing in macrophotography, couples and family portraiture. She joined the camp canon family as an instructor to share her knowledge with others through a mutual love of photography.
Tasha Brown Photographer Tasha is a Brampton based professional Photographer who focuses on Fashion, Beauty & Product Photography. Tasha truly is a storyteller at heart. Her artistic background stems from over a decade of hands-on experience in the independent Media Arts world of Film and Video Production. After graduating from Algonquin College’s Scriptwriting program in 2004, she went on to write and direct several independent short films, many of which have received funding from various Arts Councils.
Teddy Perdikoulias Photographer & Videographer Teddy Perdikoulias is a fashion and product photographer and videographer, and a graduate of the Sheridan College photography program. After developing a love for photography in high school he decided to pursue a career in photography, which also led to him developing a love for videography. He has always loved learning and is thankful for this opportunity to be able to share some of the information he's learned along the way!
Vanessa Pierre-Louis Photographer Quebec based photographer Vanessa understands the power of photography. Strongly influenced by her background in psychology and visual art, the human experience is the core essence of her creative process. Her approach is in sharing and communication through photography. In addition to her creative body of work, she extends her passion for photography by teaching various photo workshops and empowering others in finding their voice.
Victoria Cyr Photographer Victoria Cyr is a photographer and visual storyteller based in Montreal. When she photographs an image, she strives to create more than a piece of art. Capturing emotions and crafting a narrative are some of the most important parts of her work. She is very passionate about the work she does and creating an endless possibility of stories to share.
Vince Aragona Photographer Vince Aragona picked up a camera for the first time when I was fifteen, and he’s been hooked ever since. What started as a hobby became a field of study in university and ultimately a career. Over the years, he’s been fortunate to take his photography around the world.
Will O’Hare Photographer Will O’Hare is a professional portrait, documentary, and lifestyle photographer based in Toronto. In his work, Will explores the idea of identity and cultural boundaries through documentary photography and portrait projects.
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