Interview with Canadian Landscape Photographer Jeff Giller

by | Oct 16, 2020

Tdot Shots presents the Five Questions Interview with Jeff Giller

 Originally published May 18, 2019

Who are you?
My name is Jeff Giller, I’m 38 and I live in a little town two hours west of Toronto called Stratford, known for its Shakespearean theatre. I’m a software engineer during my adulting time, and on my own time I do photography, mostly as a hobby, but I do occasionally take on jobs on the side.

How did you get started in photography?
I started in the business in 2003 as a videographer. I did weddings and freeride/downhill mountain biking videos with my friends. I switched to still photography in 2008, and was mentored by one of my best friends at the time @mattsvai who’s now an architect based in Toronto. 

What do you like to shoot and where?
I enjoy the outdoors, adventuring and shooting around South Western Ontario. I’m particularly passionate about showing my fellow Canadians that Ontario is not as boring as they might believe.
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What gear do you use?
Canon 6D Mark 2
Canon 16-35mm F4L IS
Canon 70-200mm F4L
Sigma ART 35mm 1.4
Sigma ART 85mm 1.4
Manfrotto Carbon Fibre Tripod

Who are your favourite photographers?
@jackharding — Always has been and always will be my #1
@karl_shakur
@airpixels
@benjaminhardman
@mindz.eye
@sarahlyndsayphotography
@paulzizkaphoto
@dru_kennedy
@ryandu__
@sandraherberphoto
@marius.kasteckas
@hey_eh_joe
@peter_in_to
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Thanks for sharing insights into your work and experience Jeff! 🙏

Please check out Jeff Giller’s photography on Instagram: @blindmonkeystudios

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