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Welcome to the Barrie portrait studio that takes your wedding photography seriously.
Welcome to Harder Photography.

In Barrie wedding photography can be practiced by just about anyone able to hold a camera. In Canada there are no licenses required to call yourself a professional wedding photographer. Virtually anybody can open a portrait studio. Does this make this person one of the excellent Barrie wedding photographers? Barely. There are many components to good wedding photography. Among other things outstanding wedding photography requires a sound basis of technical knowledge of camera and lighting equipment, color coordination, composition, etc. But most importantly professional wedding portraiture is about studying people, about capturing the essence of their personality.
Someone can study the basics and technique of portrait photography in school. To really excel in it a photographer has to keep on learning continuously. Excellence in wedding photography is much more about maturing as it is about learning new tricks. Really good wedding photography is a lifelong journey.

Wedding photography runs in Gerd’s family since several generations. His father, grandfather and great grandfather have all been professional wedding photographers. He started learning his trade as a very young boy watching his father taking portraits with an wooden camera.
Over time Gerd Harder has fine tuned his artistic skills and came up with a body of work which is unmistakably recognizable as his creation. He is drawing from thirty years of experience when creating your wedding photography. In the greater Toronto, Muskoka and Barrie area Harder Photography has evolved into a wedding studio which excels in creative portraiture. It is catering to a clientele that is demanding a different kind of image unlike what can be found usually. Known for its excellence in studio portrait photography Gerd has in recent years increasingly photographed his patrons at their Toronto home, Muskoka cottage, a local beach etc. On location wedding photography allows him to capture a more representing image of his clients. In the comfort of their homes they are at ease to open up to the camera. Plus clients choosing on location portrait photography are not depicted on a neutral studio background. They are portrayed in the environment which is part of their lives, created and decorated by themselves.

If you are living in the greater Toronto area and are looking for an experienced professional wedding photographer give Harder Photography a call to see what they can do for you.

For many examples of its wedding photography go to its home page and choose one of the many galleries.

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