Renée Suen is a restaurant and travel writer/photographer based in Toronto who searches the world for memorable tastes and the stories behind the plate. For over a decade she has specialized in covering the Canadian food scene, much of it through ambient-light photography. Her works have appeared in numerous formats from national publications including The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star Travel, Bon Appétit and Wall Street Journal to websites, billboards, marketing materials, headshots and event photography.
I'm a storyteller whether it's in the feature stories I'm often writing to pair with my photography or through the images themselves. It's an honour to be instilled with the trust of conveying a subject's story, creation or product in a way that represents them best.
What types of shoots have you done and how did you make them special?
Most shoots I do are at the clients' site, and often try to work with the client to help them best convey their message through the images. I try to create a relaxing, enjoyable and positive experience for everyone involved in the day.
Awards, honors, and recognitions received
I've had the privilege of having photographs published on the cover of special edition magazines.
A fun fact about this photographer
My doctoral studies were in Cardiovascular Sciences. I also am a group fitness instructor.