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John Ortner

Professional Photographer

Ryerson Mass Exodus Event April 2019

Mass Exodus was held again at Daniels Spectrum showcased the graduating fashion design student’s collections from their 4-year program. Mass Exodus is a trademarked fashion event nurtured over the last twenty years by generations of Ryerson School of Fashion students. With the purpose of promoting School of Fashion graduating students, Mass Exodus is an important…

Ryerson Mass Exodus Studio April 2019

Mass Exodus was held again at Daniels Spectrum showcased the graduating fashion design student’s collections from their 4-year program. Mass Exodus is a trademarked fashion event nurtured over the last twenty years by generations of Ryerson School of Fashion students. With the purpose of promoting School of Fashion graduating students, Mass Exodus is an important…

Ryerson Mass Exodus Fashion Shows April 2019

Mass Exodus held again at Daniels Spectrum showcased the graduating fashion design student’s collections from their 4-year program. Mass Exodus is a trademarked fashion event nurtured over the last twenty years by generations of Ryerson School of Fashion students. With the purpose of promoting School of Fashion graduating students, Mass Exodus is an important event…

Angels Catwalk Sick Kids April 2019

The 6th annual Angels Catwalk for SickKids, was an evening of VIP experiences, held onece again at the Steam Whistle Brewing Thursday, April 4th. Over the past five years, the Angels Catwalk for SickKids event has raised over 1.1 million dollars. This premier red-carpet event once again featured some of the hottest fashions to walk…

Starlight Gala March 2019

Starlight Gala the 24rd Annual Starlight Children’s Foundation Gala. The black-tie gala is the largest annual fundraiser that provides much-needed support for vital programming provided by Starlight Children’s Foundation. This event has risen over $6.5 million to date, in support of Starlight’s work, as a result of the tremendous philanthropic spirit and generosity of sponsorships,…

SNAP March 2019

SNAP was held this year at Arcadian Court Thursday, March 21st. SNAP is one of ACT’s two annual fundraising events. A photographic fundraiser featuring a Live and Silent Art Auction, and a photo competition. Over the past fifteen years, SNAP has provided patrons with an opportunity to support ACT’s programs and services, increase their awareness…

Black Diamond Ball February 2019

Toronto’s fourth annual TD Black Diamond Ball was held at the luxurious Fairmont Royal York Hotel and filled with entertainers, business leaders, and community members for a night of unforgettable music, dance and food by today’s hottest local and international talents. This black-tie affair is part of TD Bank’s annual Black History Month series of…

RC Restaurants Canada Show February 2019

The RC Restaurants Canada Exhibit was held this year at the Direct Energy Building for everyone one who is in the hospitality business – owners, operators, president, c-suite executives buyer, managers, caterer, chef, hotelier and foodservice professionals. Shopping for the latest equipment or innovative products and services, looking for the next best thing to include…

The Artist Project February 2019

The Artist Project held again at the CNE`s Better Living Centre from February 2oth to 23rd it is a contemporary art fair is in its 12th year, and curates diverse works from over 300 national artists.. 300+ amazing artists to discover and buy works from. Attending The Artist Project opening night party to celebrate the talent…

Women in Governance Gala February 2019

The first Women in Governance’s annual recognition gala in Toronto was held at the Ritz-Carlton on February 20th honouring 31 major organizations that have received Parity Certification (from bronze to platinum). Katie Taylor, Chair of the Board of RBC and Jacques Goulet, President of Sun Life Financial Canada will be co-chaired this prestigious gala that…

Night to Nurture Gala February 2019

The Night to Nurture Gala celebrated their 40th anniversary this year at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre with over 3500 hundred guests attended for a dinner and finished the night whit a live concert. This year The Barenaked Ladies were first up and preforming for almost an hour of their greatest hits before Bryan Adams finished the…

Motionball Gala February 2019

The Motion Ball was held again at the Liberty Grand this year, motionball is a not-for-profit organization that builds awareness and raises funds for the Special Olympics Canada Foundation (SOCF), targeting a “next generation” of supporters Toronto’s Largest Young Professionals Charity Gala The 18th annual motionball Toronto Gala #motionballgala has become a must-attend event for…

RC Restaurants Canada Show Launch January 2019

The RC Restaurants Canada Exhibit Launch was held this year on Queen st before the main event at the Direct Energy Building coming in February for everyone one who is in the hospitality business – owners, operators, president, c-suite executives buyer, managers, caterer, chef, hotelier and foodservice professionals. Shopping for the latest equipment or innovative…

Interior Design Show January 2019

The 21st IIDS, the Interior Design Show Toronto was held once again at Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) this year at the South Building. The Interior Design Show is Canada’s premier showcase of new products and furniture, superstar designers and avant-garde concepts from North America and beyond. Over 3.5 action-packed days, the show captured the latest innovations for consumers and…

CAFA Awards Afterparty April 2018

 CAFA the Canadian Fashion Awards was held again at the Fairmont Royal York. CAFA hosted its fourth annual red-carpet Awards show on April 2018 – a unique evening that united Canadian talent and fashion influencers from all over the world. Honouring designers, models, image-makers, stylists, and influencers, CAFA has established itself as a premier event…

Gourmet Food & Wine Expo November 2018

The Gourmet Food & Wine Expo once again held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre celebrated its 24-year, food and beverage from around the globe. The expo was on for 4 days as Guests Sipped and savoured international gourmet cuisine, exotic delicacies, incredible wines, cutting-edge cocktails, stunning craft beers and so much more! The Expo…

Contessa Awards Party November 2018

The Contessa Awards Gala was held on Sunday November 4th at The Westin Harbour Castle. A cocktail party and dinner for more than 1,000 guests that attended from all across the country. The awards were given during the dinner Including innovative fashion show presentations from expert stylists at the top of their game, this years…

Contessa Awards fashion Shows November 2018

The Contessa Awards Gala was held on Sunday November 4th at The Westin Harbour Castle. A cocktail party and dinner for more than 1,000 guests that attended from all across the country. The awards were given during the dinner Including innovative fashion show presentations from expert stylists at the top of their game, this years…

Contessa Awards November 2018

The Contessa Awards Gala was held on Sunday November 4th at The Westin Harbour Castle. A cocktail party and dinner for more than 1,000 guests that attended from all across the country. The awards were given during the dinner Including innovative fashion show presentations from expert stylists at the top of their game The evening…

Fashion Forward Party October 2018

Fashion Forward Fashion Shows held this year at The Atrium at Ricarda’s on Peter St. 12 Designers showed off their new collections of men and women’s wear along with music, Dance and entertainment. This year Fashion Forward was hosted by Rochelle Clarke, social media influencer/ vlogger from Toronto. Fashion Forward       Facebook  …

Fashion Forward Fashion Shows October 2018

Fashion Forward Fashion Shows held this year at The Atrium at Ricarda’s on Peter St. 12 Designers showed off their new collections of men and women’s wear along with music, Dance and entertainment. This year Fashion Forward was hosted by Rochelle Clarke, social media influencer/ vlogger from Toronto. Fashion Forward      Facebook    Photos…

Nourishhope November 2018

Nourishhope a special evening supporting international justice mission was at the Grand Salon on 20 Toronto Street, The evening was hosted by Personality Karen Johnson with a reception followed by a dinner program from Chef Damian Harrington of the award winning “Foodies on Foot” (founded by Steven Hellmann) created a multi course menu with wine…

Grand Bizarre Supper Club December 2018

Grand Bizarre Supper Club at CNE Saskatchewan Rd Launched their new dinning experience. Every Saturday guests can indulged in a smorgasbord of creations created by world-class chefs who bring new ideas each and every week. The visual feast filled with the newest culinary innovations. With vibrant spectacles at every turn, the engaging social space encourages…

It’s Always Something December 2018

“It’s Always Something” Annual Variety Show at the Carlu was in December.5th. There was a cocktail reception before the dinner. Host RON JAMES along with Holly Cole, Elvira Kurt, Tim Hicks, Theo Tams entertained the audience after dinner with a night filled with stand up comedy, dancers and live music Canada’s #1 Variety Show, “It’s Always…

City Moguls Party November 2018

City MOGULS annual party that featured Toronto’s most innovative and newsworthy entrepreneurs and influencers in an unforgettable fashion show for charity. Showcasing the achievements of MOGULS in our community, City MOGULS provides a platform for young, like-minded individuals to give back and get involved in Canadian charities. The annual event attracts young professionals from all…

City Moguls Fashion Show November 2018

City MOGULS annual party that featured Toronto’s most innovative and newsworthy entrepreneurs and influencers in an unforgettable fashion show for charity. Showcasing the achievements of MOGULS in our community, City MOGULS provides a platform for young, like-minded individuals to give back and get involved in Canadian charities. The annual event attracts young professionals from all different industries…

Notable Awards November 2018

Notable Life Awards this year’s at Evergreen Brick Works, Toronto, (#NotableAwards) November 2018. Hosted by Hockey player Brandon Prust and Actress wife Maripier Morin for the night. Entertainment was h Annual Notable Awards winner headliner Dwayne Gretzky. Food venders and dozens of wine and liquor sponsors from all the favourite Toronto hotspots, as well as…

Anokhi Diwali Masquerade Ball November 2018

Anokhi Diwali Masquerade Ball was at the Sheraton Centre Hotel Dominion Ballroom. ANOKHI MEDIA brought together its entire portfolio of brands for this elite, professional, and boutique party with The ANOKHI EMPOWER ME Campaign. Anokh presented a retrospective on some of the key personalities from the global South Asian community who’s contribution to global society…

Top Ten Event November 2018

Top Ten Event was held this year at the John Bassett Theatre in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Stuart Knight the founder hosted the speaking event featuring ten accomplished people with ten minutes each that took everyone on a journey that left the audience wanting more. Sometimes shocking, always uplifting and never disappointed, these speakers…

Variety Gala November 2018

Variety Gala at Toronto Reference Library was an exciting evening of laughter, creativity and joy as they celebrated 70 years of helping children with a disability achieve their dreams, acquire confidence and take on the world. If all that wasn’t enough, a fully stocked Silent Auction, 50/50 draw, incredible Live Auction items and more! A cocktail style evening included a…

Mayor’s Evening for the Arts November 2018

Mayor’s Evening for the Arts
held in November at the historic Royal York Hotel, A gala in support of Arts in the Parks, the biggest, most inclusive arts initiative that Toronto has ever seen, bringing over 300 professional theatre, dance, music events and workshops to every corner of the city, The gala included a dinner, cocktail…

Startup Fashion Week Studio October 2018

Launched in 2014 by Jodi Goodfellow, Startup Fashion Week™ has provided countless opportunities for emerging models, entrepreneurs, designers and creative media. We are cultivating Canada’s most connected and empowered fashion community by programming educational events and showcase opportunities. Startup events have attracted guests, participants and partnerships from all across Canada and have also attracted interest…

Startup Fashion Week Event October 2018

Launched in 2014 by Jodi Goodfellow, Startup Fashion Week™ has provided countless opportunities for emerging models, entrepreneurs, designers and creative media. We are cultivating Canada’s most connected and empowered fashion community by programming educational events and showcase opportunities. Startup events have attracted guests, participants and partnerships from all across Canada and have also attracted interest…

Startup Fashion Week Shows October 2018

Launched in 2014 by Jodi Goodfellow, Startup Fashion Week™ has provided countless opportunities for emerging models, entrepreneurs, designers and creative media. We are cultivating Canada’s most connected and empowered fashion community by programming educational events and showcase opportunities. Startup events have attracted guests, participants and partnerships from all across Canada and have also attracted interest…

Waterfront Open World Film Festival October 2018

The WATERFRONT MAGAZINE launch of the “FILM FOR PEACE” contest at the 4TH OPEN WORLD TORONTO FILM FESTIVAL on October 20, 2018. Waterfront Magazine’s “Film for Peace” initiative has got into a strategic partnership with Open World Toronto Film Festival. These two creative platforms aim to promote a new generation of outstanding young filmmakers that…