About

Lee McVittie is a Canadian photographer currently based in Toronto, ON.  With an interest in conceptually and boundary pushing portraiture and landscapes Lee explores issues involving gender, feminism, sexual orientation, classism, poverty and environmental degradation.  Lee draws inspiration from the work of such artists and authors as Diane Arbus, Jerry Uelsman, Cindy Sherman, Kurt Vonnegut and George Orwell.

Education:

Ryerson University – BFA: Image Arts – Photography (2009-2013)

 

Experience:

Freelance Contributing Photo Editor 2013
- Canadian Business Magazine
- Toronto Life Magazine

• Toronto Life Magazine • Photography Internship • 2013
    – Toronto Life Magazine
           – City Home
           – Stylebook
           – Cookbook

The Gladstone Hotel • Event Photography Internship • 2012

Orange Sky Creatives • Creative Photographer • 2011 – Current

• Event Capture Included:

- TIFF: Future Projections
- Toronto Burlesque Festival
- Eyes on Queen West
- Amazing Foundation
- Swing Dance – Goin’ Steady DJs
- Drumhand
- The Gayest Show on Earth

 

Online Features:

Toronto.com – 2013

Toronto Life - 2013

Gladstone Hotel - 2012

Schmap - 2011

 

Galleries and Shows:

Maximum Exposure • The Burroughs • May 2013

Maximum Exposure • Gallery 1313 • April 2012

IMA Gallery • Ryerson Third Year Gallery Show • March 2012

Vecchio Frak Café • Orange Sky Creatives Presents • April 2011

 

Software and Photographic Experience:

B&W Analog – 35mm • 120 • 4 x 5 • 8 x 10

Cyanotype

DSLR – Colour and B&W

Adobe Suite – Photoshop • Illustrator • InDesign • Bridge • Acrobat

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