My Story

Anthony-2015-websqI live and work in Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada. I enjoy photography as both business and hobby. If I’m not busy with photography, chances are I’ll either be reading Sci-Fi/Fantasy novels, or spending time with my family. I’ve been married for 22 years to an awesome woman.  We have two wonderful kids, both of whom have ADHD, anxiety, and are on the autism spectrum. We also have Lily, our german shepherd/corgi mix dog. She rules our world from the comfort of her couch 🙂

We’ve had our share of stressed-out family photo shoots: by the time one child finally smiled, the other was done sitting still! Some years, we were lucky to get out of the studio without having to replace the paper pillars. That’s why I want to create a more relaxed photography experience. One where the memory of the session is just as happy as the final product.

See the testimonials below, it’s working!

If I’m photographing your family, don’t worry if your child doesn’t sit still or smile on demand. Don’t worry if you have some trouble with that yourself. As we interact, it won’t take long for us to relax with each other, and then I’ll pick up my camera and catch you having fun!

If it’s your Wedding day, just relax and enjoy every minute. I’ll be capturing all the details, emotions and stories as they unfold.

I believe God made every person beautiful, and relationships draw that beauty out even more. When you look at your images, I want you to be flooded with great memories of your day, of the people you were with, of the beautiful person you were at that moment in time.

My wonderful family:

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Testimonials

Finally took time to capture our ever growing family this fall. We truly appreciated Anthony Mark Photography for how relaxed he made us all feel! We couldn’t believe how many pictures he was “allowed” to take of [our child with autism]. We thank God for each of our boys and for our love for each other! If you want an awesome photographer who will let you be you – just give Anthony a call! – Karis

We had a lot of fun at the photo shoot. It was nice to be able to bring props, and having your wife corral the kids and carry all our stuff was very helpful! We felt comfortable with you, and it was nice to get a little direction, and also to sometimes just wander around and let you be the paparazzi.  I was a little apprehensive about having to make decisions at the photo party, because decisions usually take me a loooong time, but you had a pretty good process, and I’m happy with what we ended up with. Thanks for a fun time! – Alinea

had a delightful time with you during our photo shoot. The pictures were varied, and fun to be in & to see!!  We were very happy with the results, and you even managed to get our son to smile & capture that as well!  I try to put some effort into our Easter Greetings, and this year you made that so much easier & more fun!  Thanks & we look forward to future ventures with you. – Sangita

Despite our little girl being grumpy, we got some beautiful pictures of our family. The shots of her and her dad were especially creative and beautifully captured their relationship. – Matt & Elise

I appreciated your willingness to try any spot that you thought might look neat and you were very flexible and open. It made the experience fun, like we were exploring. – Elizabeth

Thanks for the fun photo shoot. I had a great time and felt privileged that Elizabeth asked me to share the experience. –Beverley

We enjoyed taking pictures with you. We appreciated your patience and the way you were able to make us feel comfortable. We also liked the fact you were willing to try anything – even go for a stroll around the ‘hood to get a variety of shots, despite the cold and snow. We liked that you had a vision and gave direction while also letting us be free to be ourselves and not over-pose us as some photographers do. – Eric & Rebekah

I liked that our photo shoot was flexible and could work around what our son did and didn’t want to do. It was also nice to use more than one location, especially since I’m an indecisive person! We were very happy with the pictures when we got them, and especially with how quickly they were ready. –Alinea

We were relaxed and enjoyed the experience. It was a fun evening.  We like the variety of poses. The quality of the pictures is very good.  – Jake & Elsie

We appreciated that you were very relaxed and were patient with the kids. We enjoyed seeing the informal shots that you took as well.  That felt like a bonus!   Overall it was a fun experience – and you don’t always say that about a photo shoot!  You definitely have an eye for a good photo. We will treasure the photos forever – that is for sure!  – Dan & Karen

Anthony did an amazing job, not only did he make us feel comfortable and put us at ease, he made it fun. We are thrilled with the results! Thank you Anthony for helping us capture this special day!  – Tim & Marlene

I would like to give a big thank you to Anthony Mark Photography…..my daughter’s picture brought a tear to my eye and I’m so proud. U really captured the spirit in her photo and deserve a big round of applause. Thank u so much from me and my family. – Laura

Hi Anthony,  Thank you so much for taking my grad pictures. I’m quite happy with them. – Rebecca

The photo shoot went well and I thought you did a good job of it, thank you for everything. – Alexander

I had a really good time doing the shoot, you were very knowledgeable and the final product turned out great! Thanks very much for your involvement in graduation here at the college. – Thomas

What’s In My Bag

For those that might be interested, my main equipment is: NYIP

  • Nikon D600 (full frame)
  • Nikon D7200
  • Nikon SB-700 Flashes
  • YongNuo Wireless Flash Triggers
  • Nikon 70-200 f4
  • Nikon 24-70 f2.8
  • Tamron 85mm f1.8
  • Sigma 50mm f1.4
  • Sigma 35mm f1.4
  • Nikon 20mm f1.8
  • Nikon 18-35mm f3.5-4.5
  • Continuous CFL studio lights
  • Holdfastgear leather dual camera harness
  • Peak Design Everyday Messenger bag