“Manufactured” or staged photography does not concern me. And if I make a judgement it can only be on a psychological or sociological level. There are those that take photographs arranged beforehand and those who go out to discover the image and seize it. For me the camera is a sketch book, an instrument of intuition and spontaneity, the master of the instant which, in visual terms, questions and decides simultaneously. In order to “give a meaning” to the world, one has to feel oneself involved in what one frames through the viewfinder. This attitude requires concentration, a discipline of mind, and a sense of geometry.
– Henri Cartier-Bresson

The late, great Cartier-Bresson said it best. The aim is to capture the true spirit and emotion of the moment by documenting its unique essence. It is all about using our cameras to tell your story.

We like people and have always been fascinated with human connections; our emotions beyond the surface and the little things that make us human. As creative artists, it is important for us to take a messy canvas of the moment; subtract and focus on the essence of human connection of love, intimacy, and humour.

This can only be achieved if we all feel comfortable around each other; therefore, we strive on developing good working relationships and open discussions of your expectations and desires prior to the event.

The end result is that we get to work closer without being noticed, capturing the defining moments of the day as they unfold, and the dynamic of the event is left as uncompromised.

Thank you for stopping by and the honour of being your consideration inspires us to strive for perfection.

Warmest Regards,

DAVID TAM | Creative Director
(604) 318 -5718 | info@peartreephotography.ca