Christian Lalonde
Photography, Ottawa Ontario Canada
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Contact details
Tel: 613 2383448
Brief Summary
As a partner & principal photographer at Photolux Commercial Studio, at age 37, Christian Lalonde, has already made his mark in the industry. His work demonstrates a remarkable versatility as a commercial photographer & photo illustrator.
Christian completed his photography studies in 1996 from La Cité collégiale in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Since joining Photolux in 1997, he has secured clients such as ; Agriculture & Agri-food Canada, Cooking Light Magazine, Costco Wholesale, Crown Plaza Hotels, Estée Lauder, IBM, Le Cordon Bleu, Loblaws, Maple Leaf, National Art Centre, Nygard, Readers Digest, Sony and Yves St. Laurent… just to name a few.

His recent work in producing images for the book “Le petit Larousse du chocolat” for Larousse Publications, awarded him with a “GOURMAND COOKBOOKS AWARDS France 2008 “ - Awarded for it visual content by the Jury of Gourmand France in the category of Best Chocolate book. In 2010 Christian received an Applied Arts Award for the food images in the story "101 Things to Try Before You Die".

As part of his impressive repertoire Christian was named “Canadian Commercial Photographer of the Year” in 2001 & in 2002 by the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC). He has been highlighted in several international trade magazines and publications. Recognized for his expertise in lighting as well as his high standards in photography, Christian has been speaking for the last 6 years at WPPI, one of the world’s largest photography conventions & trade show, held in Las Vegas, Nevada. His work is also feature by MOAB Papers as well as LiteShapers on a regular basis. Christian also holds a spot on the executive board of the CAPIC organization in Canada.

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Agriculture & Agri-food CanadaAvatar Development
BA BanknotesBalderson Cheese
Bayshore CentreBridgewater
Brookfield EnergyBrymark
CCRACanada Council for the Arts
Canada Post CorporationCitizenship & Immigration Canada
City of OttawaCostco Canada
Federation des caisses populairesCostco Wholesale
CPACCrowne Plaza Hotels
D&G LandscapingDurkan Carpets
Dworkin Furse.Republic Magazine

Environment CanadaEstee Lauder
GenivarHealth Canada
Industry CanadaKariouk Architects
LarousseLe Cordon Bleu
LoblawsMarriott Hotels
McCain FoodsMead Johnson
National ArchivesNational Gallery of Canada
Nexen ChemicalsNygard
OSFIPwC, PricewaterhouseCoopers
Public Works CanadaQNX Software Systems
Reader's DigestRemax

Rideau Centre
Roger's Media Publishing
Royal Canadian Mint
Sony Canada
StJoseph Media
Thales Systems Canada
The HFE Group
Thomson Consumer Electronics
Transport Canada
United Way of Canada
Ville de Gatineau
York Regional Transit
Yves St-Laurent

Awards and Recognition
2012 - CUTA National Transit Corporate Leadership Award2012 - National Magazine Awards Nomination - Creative Photography Category
2012 - 2nd Place Fashion/Editorial Category - WPPI2010 - Applied Arts Award Winner
2010 - CAPIC xPose Award Winner2010 - 1st place Industrial Category - WPPI
2009 - 3rd place - Digital Imaging Contest
2009 - 1st place Industrial Category - WPPI
2009 - 2nd place Industrial Category - WPPI
2008 - GOURMAND COOKBOOKS AWARDS France 2008 - Awarded by the Jury of Gourmand France In the category of Best Chocolate Book
2008 - 3rd place Industrial Category - WPPI
2007 - First Place fashion Category - WPPI
2007 - Best Fashion Image - PPOC
2007 - 3rd Place Fashion/Editorial Category - WPPI
2006 - Photographer of The Year - PPO
2006 - 1st Place - Fine Art Category - PPO
2006 - 1st Place - Photojournalism Category - PPO
2006 - Best Fashion Image - PPOC
2006 - Fuji New Approach Award - WPPI
2006 - 2nd, 3rd - Fine Art Category - WPPI
2006 - 3rd place - Industrial/Scientific Category - WPPI
2006 - Capic/Interiors Magazine/Fairmont Chateau Laurier shootout.
2005 - Honourable mentions - Home & Gardens - 29th Annual National Magazine Awards.
2005 - NUARs - Annual Report - ·The 2005 National Unisource Annual Report Show.
2005 - 1st - Fine Art Category - WPPI
2005 - 1st, 2nd, 3rd - Industrial/Scientific - WPPI
2005 - 1st - Journalism - WPPI
2005 - 2nd - Illustrative - WPPI
2004 - 1st, 2nd - Digital/Special Effect- WPPI
2003 - Finalist - HP Graphics Canada Digital Art Gallery Contest
2002 - Canadian Commercial Photographer of the Year - PPOC
2002 - 1st place - Industrial Category - PPOC
2002 - 1st place - Architecture Category - PPOC
2002 - Nikon Capture Award - Editorial
2001 - Canadian Commercial Photographer of the Year - PPOC
2001 - 1st place - Electronically Generated Composition - PPOC
2001 - 1st place - Photo Imaging Magazine - Commercial Category
2001 - 1st place - Photo Imaging Magazine - Editorial Category
2000 - 1st place - Electronically Generated Composition - PPOC
1999 - 1st place - Idustrial Category - PPOC / PPO

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