Founder, Creative Director, Producer
Since founding KTCHN in 2008 and expanding the team in 2015, Katy’s been focused on
building it from the ground up: recruiting talent, providing training and support, and getting
that good word of mouth going. A versatile photographer, she has had work published for
Forbes, Toronto Star, and ICON magazine. She’s an equal believer in both talent and
teamwork, taking care to develop each project from its conceptual beginnings to
postproduction. After all, creative direction is mastery of both craft and collaboration.
Tommy is a seasoned marketer and account manager having worked with brands such as BMW, Kraft Foods, Russian Standard Vodka and Flow Water. When he’s not building relationships or solving problems for his clients, Tommy enjoys pursing his passion in art, cooking, the environment and tending to his house plants.
Photographer, Team Lead
Marlowe is a Toronto based photographer who specializes in event and portrait photography.
She has been training and working with Katy since early 2016 and has had the pleasure of shooting for several brands such as LG, CadillacFairview, Whir, Brassaii, Patron Tequila, Drop, Erin FallFair and Enterprise Ireland, to name a few. She is excited to continue working with the team to create meaningful and memorable images that represent your brand in the best way possible.
Video Production Lead
Toronto based producer/director who has translated his passion for film into his own brand of
visuals which he incorporates into the clients needs, in order to give them a unique final
product. For over 4 years now he has been creating videos of all kinds whether it be music
videos, brand videos, fashion films, or short films. He believes that you shouldn't become
redundant while trying to stay consistent.
Brian is a Toronto based photographer and rice enthusiast. Since starting his photography
adventure 4 years ago, he's shot for Toronto Fashion Week, SickKids, Nordstrom, GoodLife,
and the occasional salsa dancing championship. When he's not behind a camera, you can
find him volunteering, catching up on Netflix, and enjoying his parents' home Filipino cooking.
Veteran graduate from the Humber College Creative Photography Program. Armed with the
best of Nikon / Apple / Sigma equipment along with an edgy, creative and positive attitude
against all obstacles abound ... consider the job done! He also likes Blue ICEE slurpee.
Photographer, Lighting Tech
A veteran in set construction, lighting, production as well as photography, you can count on
Cedric to account for both the creative and technical details of any job. His uncanny ability to
make you feel at ease will get the team through the most complicated shoots. (It also makes
him a specialist in candid event captures.) We chalk that up to four years of travelling
northern Ontario as a portrait photographer. Happy to have him back.
Having lived in Israel, Vancouver, and New York, Elena brings an uniquely global
perspective to her photography. She’s now based in Vancouver, a city multifaceted enough to balance her appetite for both commercial and creative projects. Her love for fashion,
architecture, digital art, and history means you can trust her to make editorial magic out of
Wataru is a photographer based in Osaka and Kyoto, Japan. His focus is on portraiture,
lifestyle, and event photography. His incredible eye for ceremony makes him a champion in
shooting once in a lifetime moments. Being an Kyoto native doesn’t hurt with finding iconic
locations, either. Be it a wedding engagement, graduation, or any other milestone—he’s our
Hannah is a France based professor and blogger who has been published in health and
wellness journals such as Elephant Journal and Mind Body Green. A selfproclaimed
traveljunkie and peoplewatcher, Hannah loves to bring stories to life through her writing