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Forbes Photographer

Kingston, Ontario View map

About

Tim Forbes has always been fascinated by photography. As a kid, he was drawn to patterns of light and colour, and he began taking pictures when he was 12 years old. After deciding to leave college, he become a family therapist and started his own photography business in Kingston, Ontario. With a unique style, he aims to document the love and emotion you'll feel on your wedding day.

Experience

Tim began his photography business in 2006. Previously, he had shot a couple of weddings for friends and loved the rush of capturing the perfect moment. In 2008, he attended the Foundation Workshop, which taught him compose his images cleanly and inspired him to constantly improve the work that he does.

Services offered

Couples can choose from the various wedding day collections offered or customize one for their celebration. Tim usually has an assistant who helps with gear and lighting. However, if you wish to have a second photographer, you must select a collection that includes that specific coverage. Tim offers moment-based coverage for eight hours or more. You can expect to receive the final images one or two weeks after the wedding. Services include:

  • Online wedding gallery
  • Engagement session
  • Additional time
  • High-resolution JPEG images
  • Contemporary photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Portraiture
  • Albums
  • Thank you cards

Areas covered

Forbes Photographer provides services throughout all of Canada, including Kingston, Belleville, Brockville, Perth, Ottawa, Quinte, Toronto, GTA, Cambridge, London, and Owen Sound.

Highlights

Photography Services

One event per day, 2nd shooter, add'l hours, engagement shoot, high-res, liability insurance, multi. locations, trash the dress

Starting Package

$2,900

Most Popular Package

$4,500

More information

What primary photographic style do you identify with?

Contemporary
Photojournalism
Portraiture

What photography items do you offer?

Albums
Canvas
Digital files
Flush mount
Matted prints
Prints
Proofs
Thank you cards

Which of the following are included in the starting price?

One event per day
2nd shooter
Digital files
Engagement shoot
High-res
Proofs
Slideshow

Which of the following are included in the price of your most popular wedding package?

One event per day
2nd shooter
Albums
Canvas
Digital files
Engagement shoot
Flush mount
High-res
Multi. locations
Prints
Proofs
Slideshow / montage

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    Suzanne P. Married on 26/01/2019
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    Simply the best!

    -Professional in every way: communication, attire, promptness. Contracts were electronic and easy to access/sign

    -Friendly: the whole process was very non-intimidating

    -Ease: communication was prompt and I felt like I didn't need to worry about follow through. You often reached out to confirm details before I did. electronic contracts/payment was very easy

    -Product: fantastic. Everyone who has seen the photos has nothing but good things to say. I appreciate the mixture of styles (eg. more traditional portraits/group shots, and non-traditional storytelling)

    I am in love with all the photos and will treasure them for years to come.

    Forbes Photographer's reply:

    Hey Suzanne - the Iguana says hi! :) Thanks for taking the time to add a review here - it means a lot!
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    Matt Z. Married on 22/07/2017
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    Look no further. Tim’s your man!

    Tim is amazing. We booked him for our wedding in July 2017. Don’t bother looking anywhere else. He is incredibly professional and captures moments at the exact point they are the most special. His posed pictures, with family etc, are incredible and beautiful parts of our new home. But his most notable talent is his ability to seemingly be invisible during most of the event. So much so that we barely saw him, and wondered how he got any pictures! However, when you see the seemingly infinite deck of photos he comes up with, you’ll be blown away. He captures the most precious and meaningful moments in a beautiful and candid way. No one else does work like he does. You will NOT be disappointed, and I guarantee you will eventually write a review as glowing as this one in the future. HIGHLY recommend. Consider it a must for your wedding or event.

    Forbes Photographer's reply:

    Thanks so much Matt - your taking the time to post reviews is so appreciated! It was a pleasure to meet you and Avena and photograph your wedding for you :)
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    Donna R. Married on 24/08/2019
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    Amazing professional service!! Would highly recommend!

    I booked and planned our wedding at Boldt Castle from where I live in Nova Scotia. I researched photographers online, and from first contact with Forbes Photography (Tim) I was impressed with their response time to emails, reasonable pricing, photo gallery online and willingness to answer all my questions. We had a truly positive experience on our wedding day with our photographer Tim and would highly recommend this company for your special day!

    Forbes Photographer's reply:

    Thanks so much Donna! It was so great to meet you all and I had a super fun day :) All the best to you and John!
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    Melanie D. Married on 21/10/2018
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    All you can wish for

    Absolutely amazing experience! Couldn't be happier with our photos. Tim was there to make us happy and caught so many magical moments that we didn't even realize were happening! He was so patient with disappearing (and frozen) children and got down on the floor to interact with our nieces. 100% recommended.

    Forbes Photographer's reply:

    Thanks so much Melanie! It was such a pleasure to photograph your wedding for you and meet your family and friends :)
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    Caroline L. Married on 23/06/2018
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    Excellent Experience

    For our wedding, there was nothing more important to us than having a good photographer. With his photojournalism style, Tim captured all these precious moments that sometimes lasted just a fraction of a second. Tim made us feel at ease and we would often forget he was there. We really appreciated how quickly we received our pictures and our albums. Tim’s professionalism is exemplary and he delivered above and beyond our expectations. We strongly recommend his services.
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    Gabby Married on 31/12/2017
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    Highly Reommend Forbes Photography

    Tim was truly amazing to work with. Neither me or my husband are from the Kingston area even though we decided to get married there, but thanks to Tim being the King of the wedding community in Kingston he recommended many of the vendors that we decided to go with for our wedding. Every one of them was amazing. He was so professional, accommodating and easy to get along with. It felt like we were old friends. We also love his approach of getting candid moments as opposed to "staged" pictures. I will forever cherish the photo of my husband and I kissing at midnight as we rang in the new year surrounded by our family and friends celebrating. Thank you Tim :)

    Forbes Photographer's reply:

    Thanks Gabby! Man, it was super cold on your wedding day but still sunny and awesome!! All the best to you guys :)
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    Danielle W. Married on 16/09/2017
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    Amazing Work!

    My husband and I chose Forbes Photographer for our wedding and it was the best choice we made. Tim is fantastic to work with. He made the whole process so easy. We love the pictures and how they tell the story of our day.
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    Kristi T. Married on 21/09/2012
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    Tim is exceptional. His style of photography is extrememly unique and very real, which is what grabbed my attention in the first place. I felt when I looked through his photos of other's weddings I actually got to know the people in the photos. Now when I see the work he did for us, he was able to protray exactly who we are so well through our photos. They feel like us. He captured such beautiful, real moments between us, my sister and I, our families and our wedding party. We could not be more thrilled with the lifelong memory he's given us.

    On top of the quality of his work, Tim is just a great person. He's funny and approachable. He made posing in public, which is very awkward for us, fun and comfortable.

    Tim is a true professional and takes such pride in his work. The package that he sent when our photos were done was beautifully presented. He was so easy to communicate with, always available and quick to respond.

    Thank you Tim for helping make our day so special, so comfortable and so us.
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    Laura M. Married on 08/09/2012
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    Tim was great to work with! Amazing photos that really captured the day!
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    Liz K. Married on 20/05/2012
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    Tim shot my wedding this past May in downtown Toronto. If you are a fan of photojournalistic wedding photos, and lots of great candids, he is your guy.

    His work is absolutely incredible. Everyone who has seen our wedding photos just raves about them. They truly captured the essence of the day so perfectly. Many of our other vendors (venue, decor, bakery, wedding planner) have asked to use some of his photos in their promo materials because they are such great shots.

    He was also really nice and down-to-earth. He was honest and straight-up and was really easy to work with.

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Wedding Awards 2010 Winner

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