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Our Richmond Hill Studio Location is Open!
Book Now, Limited availability.

Make your moments
a lasting memory.

We are strong believers that family portraits should feel authentic. Whether you are welcoming your first born or celebrating a life’s milestone – we want to capture YOU, being the awesome family that you are. Life goes by in a glimpse, make those moments a lasting memory.

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Introducing The New MANGO Booking Platform

We’ve built some amazing tech to power MANGO. It’s an on-demand platform that connects you with the closest MANGO Photographer. We get to take on more jobs closer to where we live, you get to better pricing, so you can hire MANGO for all of life’s moments from Birthdays, Holidays, and everyday fun family activities.

Available in the GTA and Surrounding

*Currently not servicing Toronto and Peel Region due to COVID Lockdown

Downtown Toronto / Etobicoke / North York / Richmond Hill / Markham / Aurora / New Market / Vaughan / Woodbridge / Scarborough / Pickering / Ajax / Brampton / Missisauga / Oakville

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The Process

Check out our new Online Booking System.
This allows MANGO to take on smaller shoots more frequently, and saves you money when booking the best team!

01
Book Online
  • Click “Book Now” on this page & enter your shoot details.
  • Enter your credit card details for payment.
  • Your MANGO Photographer will send you a text to confirm.
02
Have A Fun Shoot
  • We’ll send you everything you need to prepare for your shoot.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your session.
  • Need more time? No problem. Just let us know!
03
Online Gallery Ready
  • We’ll send you a text message with a link to your online gallery
  • Download your color & black and white Photos
  • Order Album, prints, or artwork through your online gallery

FAQs

Why is the price so low? What's the catch? This is too good to be true.

We’ve built a new Digital Booking Platform that allows us to offer better value to our clients, and allows our team to shoot more while cutting down on the admin and scheduling time. 

Our quality is better than ever, in-fact we are now even more focused on delivering better images and an amazing experience. 

We hope you will use MANGO more frequently for the smaller celebrations and events in your life, from birthdays to Thanksgiving family Photo shoots. 

Due to COVID , the Weddings and Events industry has been hit hard. 

Our goal is GET BACK TO WORK, create beautiful content for our clients, and support our teams so they can work more regularly. 

HOW ARE WE ABLE TO DO THIS? 

At MANGO, we have deep roots in technology and innovation. When things got really challenging this year, we decided this was the time to innovate. 

In the last few months, we built a digital booking platform, and equipped our team with a mobile MANGO Photographer app, where they can automatically be connected to smaller more frequent Photo Shoots near them. 

We have big plans for the tech we’ve built and deployed. The first step is offer our loyal customers great value so that you will use MANGO more often, and support our Photography team.

What time of day should we shoot?

The time depends on the season, but the best light is always in early mornings and late afternoons typically. However, shooting outdoors is great when we have overcast also. Generally we suggest booking outdoor sessions in the mornings or afternoons. Indoor sessions in the middle of the day, and studio sessions any time! 

Will the photographer suggest some cool places to shoot at the location we choose?

You bet! First , we look for the areas with the best light. Then location second. But we keep things moving, so you will get a variety of backdrops and scenes from one shoot location. If you would like to try a couple locations, we always suggest adding a bit of extra time, so we can explore and have fun.

Will my Photographer tell me how to pose?

Short answer is YES, we got you! We’re firm believers in “prompting vs posing”. Our shoots are activity based, meaning we’ll give you something to do, vs tell you what to do. This keeps things, casual, flowing, and fun. No stiff posing. We love it when you have an activity planned, like a picnic at the park, or a hike at a nearby trail. Or making breakfast at your home. It doesn’t need to be perfect, so have fun with these ideas. Here are some tips: https://mangostudios.com/photoshoot_tips/

Where should I take my Photos?

We suggest you start by thinking about how you want your photos to look. So for example if you are looking for a comfy, and casual vibe, we can shoot at your home. Or if you want something rustic and outdoors, we can go for a hike. Our approach is to keep things cool and candid , so we want you to do activities vs traditional portraits (but we’ll get you those also) Here are some locations to get you inspired. https://mangostudios.com/photo-location/

What to expect during the session?

We love all the in-between, candid moments and welcome sweet imperfections. That is why, our time together is going to be fun, relaxed and unrehearsed. Our goal is to capture you, being the awesome family that you are – beautiful in all its honesty, messiness, and genuine love. 

Our on-location (think park, your home, the beach)  family photo sessions are typically 45 minutes to 2 hours long, and you can expect us prompting you rather than directing. We will document you hanging out in your home, walking in a park or having breakfast together. Things that you do as a family.

How do I prepare for the shoot?

Natural light:

As a natural light family photographer, we pay a lot of attention to light. Make sure that the room you want us to photograph in your house is naturally well lit and has a large window. The gentle morning light provides for the most flattering portraits and brings out that magic glow.

Polish your space:

Here at MANGO, we pride ourselves on a clean and polished style of family photographs. We kindly ask you to prep your home for your upcoming family session and keep it free of clutter. Without clutter to draw your eyes in different directions, you look deeper into the moments captured 😉

Outdoor family sessions:

If your session is outdoors, whether it’s a beach or your favourite park, we recommend bringing a few props such as a picnic blanket and your kids’ favourite toys to keep them happy. 

Can I add more time to my family photo shoot?

You can always add additional hour to your session if you feel like you’ll need more time. Our special rate is $150 for an extra hour (Reg. $250). Please note that even though our sessions are 45-min long, newborn sessions and bigger family groups will benefit from having that extra time. 

Simply call or email the studio at 416-366-4723 or email info@mangostudios.com , you can also email your photographer directly. 

We can help guide you on how much time you’ll need. If you’re not sure, email your Photographer after your connected and we’ll share more information. 

You can also add time at your session, but there is a chance that we have a session after yours so it might not be possible. Planning ahead of time is the best option. 

Is there a travel fee if I live outside of Toronto?

We are currently servicing most areas around the Greater Toronto Area free of charge without travel fees. We’re constantly adding more areas. 

Please refer to the travel map. 

  • Downtown Toronto
  • North York
  • Etobicoke
  • Markham 
  • Mississauga
  • Scarborough
  • Pickering
  • Oakville
  • New Market
  • Aurora 
  • Vaughan / Woodbridge
  • Caledon 

Feel free to call us for any custom quotes for shoots outside our shooting zone.

How many photos do we get? When photos are ready?

We aim for about 50+ / hour. But often will exceed that number. Our goal is quality over quantity though. We’re confident you will have lots of great options to choose from. 

We aim to deliver your photos to your online gallery within 72 hours.

Props... should we bring something?

It’s a great question! If you’re having an outdoor family session, we suggest bringing a picnic blanket to sit on and a few of your kids’ favourite toys to keep them occupied. You can also always chat with your photographer and share some of your inspiration. They will be happy to suggest a few prop ideas depending on your vision and style. 

I can’t choose between an indoor and outdoor family shoot, help!

We want your family pictures to be a beautiful and accurate representation of your daily life. So ask yourself: what photos would you like to look back on in 15, 20 and even 30 years from now? Whether it’s your cosy family hangs on a sofa or a nice day at a park, we want the location to be meaningful to you. Besides, being familiar with the place will also put you at ease and help create some of the most emotionally-rich and candid family portraits out there. 

What precautions should we take regarding COVID-19?

We’re following all COVID 19 safety guidelines. Your safety, and our team’s safety is of the utmost importance to us. 

This is also why we are making a shift towards smaller Photo shoot services that take place primary outdoors. 

Our favourite places to work are outdoors at some of Toronto’s beautiful public parks, beaches, trails here are some awesome places we suggest to keep things extra safe https://mangostudios.com/photo-location/

 

We will always remain a safe distance from you. Our team members will wear face coverings at all times while indoors. 

For the latest guidelines that we follow please see https://www.toronto.ca/home/covid-19/

How do I know who my Photographer is?

Once you book your session through our online booking platform. You will be connected to your MANGO Photographer. Your photographer will reach out prior to the shoot and check in if you have any questions. 

We look after the matching and pairing on our end to best available Photographer. We also pair you with the closest MANGO team member to your shoot location. Using the new technology platform we built. We’ve worked really hard to make the process seamless and easy for you. 

Everyone shoots consistently, trains together and practices the MANGO approach of cool, candid and timeless work. The portfolio you see online and our Instagram is a collection of the entire team , and is representative of what your Photographer will deliver.

 

What happens if I don't like my Photographer / Photos?

We’ve built a reputation over the last 16 years as being the Top Photography Company. We take your feedback seriously. We’ve built a platform that allows you to give your Photographer feedback immediately after your shoot. Everyone on our team has been vetted, trained and is a certified MANGO Studios Photographer. Our team is made up of a tightly knit group of awesome people who you’ll have a blast working with. 

We also suggest being open and direct with us, we’re very easy going and professional, so if you’re not loving the direction, location or anything, just let us know during the shoot, and we will adjust our approach. 

Also if you are not happy about anything, give us a call at the studio , and our service team will be happy to assist you.

What should we wear?

This is your opportunity to have some FUN with your outfits! Bring a few extra layers that are easy to take on / off. For example if you feel like wearing a leather jacket over a cute dress , go for it! Or if you want to keep tones neutral and earthy, try matching with the family.

If you are thinking about doing a couple outfits, we suggest booking a 1.5 to 2hr hrs sessio. This way we’re not rushed and can incorporate more looks and locations. 

Here are some more tips: https://mangostudios.com/photoshoot_tips/

Where should we take Photos?

We suggest you start by thinking about how you want your photos to look. So for example if you are looking for a comfy, and casual vibe, we can shoot at your home. Or if you want something rustic and outdoors, we can go for a hike. Our approach is to keep things cool and candid , so we want you to do activities vs traditional portraits (but we’ll get you those also) Here are some locations to get you inspired. https://mangostudios.com/photo-location/

When will I get my Photos?

Our goal is within 72 hours. But we aim to turn images around quickly so you can share them with friends and fam. We don’t make any guarantees at this time, so please be patient, as each project is very important to us.

What is the best time of the day for a family photo shoot?

It’s very important to time your family photoshoot right. We always base my timing on kids’ sleeping schedule and try to shoot during the time they are most rested. We want them to be happy and energetic!

What should we wear for a family photo session?

This is your opportunity to have some FUN with your outfits! Bring a few extra layers that are easy to take on / off. For example if you feel like wearing a leather jacket over a cute dress , go for it! Or if you want to keep tones neutral and earthy, try matching with the family.

If you are thinking about doing a couple outfits, we suggest booking a 1.5 to 2hr hrs session. This way we’re not rushed and can incorporate more looks and locations.  

Here are some more tips: https://mangostudios.com/photoshoot_tips/

What if it rains or we need to re-schedule?

Some of our favourite shoots have been out in the rain, so if you’re feeling adventurous, we’d love to shoot in the rain. We know lots of cool spots that are covered outdoors also. Or you can move your shoot to inside your home or into our studio space. 

And if you’d prefer to re-schedule, no problem, please let us know a minimum of 24 hours in advance or fees will apply. Please just contact your Photographer by e-mail, and they will be happy to set up a new time.

When to do a maternity session?

If you’re counting by weeks, schedule your maternity session when you’re around 30 weeks pregnant. If you take maternity photos after your eighth month of pregnancy, it might feel uncomfortable to pose in front of a camera. 

How old should the baby be for a newborn photo shoot?

Newborns don’t stay new for very long. After a few weeks, babies are more alert and spend more time looking around. Those sleepy newborn photos you see are best shot before two weeks old. That’s when babies are most likely to snooze away in their cute little crib.

What if our kids don’t want to sit still?

Our family sessions are designed to be fun, fast-moving and very candid! Do not worry, we will get formal posed pictures first and dedicate the rest of the session for emotionally-rich, upbeat family portraits. Besides, our photographers have some tried and true tricks to get the best smiles out of your children! 

What to expect after the shoot?

Within 72 Hours, we will deliver an online gallery link with your photos edited in color and black and white. 

Your online gallery will have a link to download your images, a curated a set of products that you can purchase. You will receive a discount code to use in our online shop in the gallery, with instructions on how to download your photos to use on Social Media, print and how to make Photo Books. 

If you’re interested in creating a Photo Art Wall , our design team is available to provide you with a personalized art presentation. Just call us at the studio to book a time. Call us at 416-366-4723 to schedule a time.