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Ninety years, a long history, of photographing the life and work of people.

It’s hard sometimes to think of all the images that have passed thru our hands.

From politicians, athletes, business people, families, and lovers, to beautiful places and large industrial enterprises.  We have captured life for a long time, and it’s what we love to do.

  • In 1925, the studio was called Paramount Studios.

  • In 1930, the studio became New Paramount Studios, to differentiate itself from the motion picture company.

  • During World War II, New Paramount Studios was an official photographer for the Canadian government and photographed a large number of Canadian troops.

  • New Paramount worked with the Canadian government to develop colour passports.  And was the first studio to offer this service.

  • New Paramount has had studios in Ottawa, Toronto, and Hamilton.

  • We were the first studio to incorporate colour photography into the mainstream market.

  • In the late 1990's, New Paramount Studios began preparing for its move into the digital era.

  • And our story continues...