Del Vinyl Photoshoot BTS

Back with a second post in one week! This time a behind-the-scenes video for the crew at Del Vinyl Entertainment and their photoshoot at the Guildwood Inn, in Scarborough, Ontario. Showing up in their best duds, the team of DJ Rob Greedo, DJ Sean Law, DJ/MC Octavio OC, and Rob Fresh Air Flo were ready …

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30 Days In B.C.

In early July of last summer, I packed the Jetta and headed west for the umpteeth time, staying first in Vancouver, and then splitting my time between Kelowna and other areas. Over the next few weeks, I stayed busy shooting up a storm with all my cameras, droning all over the place and adventuring with …

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Moon & Back Gallery

While it’s been a winter of mostly hibernation, I can’t ever let a good location go unused, and so once I found out about the Moon and Back Gallery here in Vancouver, I had to check it out! Stopping by for just an hour visit with my friend Nadine, we were able to snap some …

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Hollywood Theatre, Vancouver BC

With all the experience I gained shooting 70 movie theatres across Canada in 2017 (for Cineplex Odeon), it was quite the recent pleasure to capture the freshly renovated Hollywood Theatre in Vancouver, BC. The owners started their ambitious project over 3 years ago, fully restoring the beautiful heritage building, and giving it the most incredible …

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On to 2021…

While it’s safe to stay we’re all ready for 2020 to be gone and a new year of positive possibilities to come, I think it’s still important to be grateful for even getting another year on this thing we call earth, and try to find happiness in just having the necessities. Maybe easier said than …

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Black Honey Bakery

Recently I had the opportunity to work with the good people’s at Black Honey Bakery, which operates in Peterborough, Ontario, and I really enjoyed putting together this promotional video for them. I saw first hand how hard owner Lisa and her crew work on everything they touch, which also includes delivery of wedding cakes, so …

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Maestro Fresh Wes – Canadian Songwriters’ Hall Of Fame Induction

Last Thursday night was an iconic moment for Hip Hop in Canada. Celebrating the 30 year anniversary, the legendary Maestro Fresh Wes and “Let Your Backbone Slide” were inducted into the Canadian Songwriters’ Hall Of Fame, and should be noted, the first ever “Rap” song to have this honour! Taking place at the Phoenix Concert …

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Elevated Stylist Retreat

Before heading off on-tour a few weeks ago, I worked on a commercial project for ‘The Elevated Stylist Retreat’, Canada’s first-ever all inclusive educational and wellness retreat combined into a weekend just for hair-stylists. Getting the opportunity to shoot on location at Camp Manitou in Muskoka, Ontario in the end of August was a fun …

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Pizza Fest 2019

Once again being fortunate to film another festival that involves one of my favourite foods, Pizza Fest 2019 in Vaughan was quite the party! Taking place July 12-14 at Interchange Park, it was a great weekend filled with food, games, and performances from DJ Pauly D & Vinny (from Jersey Shore), C&C Music Factory, The …

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Eurotrip Spring 2019

It’s been a cold, snowy, polar-vortexing kind of winter here in Toronto the past few months, and my keen sense of adventure and exploring has been suffering with all the hibernation… But today that all changes, as I’m headed back to Europe for a month long tour! As I mentioned here a couple weeks ago, …

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The New Website!

Good morning peoples, and welcome to the all new redesigned shotbysolo.com! After a couple weeks of re-learning website-building, I’m very excited to show everyone what I’ve been working at, along with help from a talented associate, Jesse Smith, and I feel this a much better capture of where I’m currently at. This new website really …

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VR Headspace @NHES 2019

Trying my hand at some different in the video world, I attended the National Heavy Equipment Show last week to work with VR Headspace, an innovative development company that creates cutting edge Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality training simulations. Scott, Shelley, and their whole team were great to work with, and they really loved the …

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Vessi Footwear

Back in January of this winter, the Vancouver-based, Vessi Footwear reached out to me to produce a promo commercial in Toronto for their incredible waterproof shoe. So with the help of Jesse Smith to host our experiment, check out what the results were from the Dry Shoe Challenge! Filmed & Edited: Lee Solo Project Manager: …

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Friday Fam (Vol. 1)

 The older I get, the more I appreciate solid friendships. So last year while living in Vancouver, I made some life-long bonds with people I’m missing everyday, to not be around to adventure with, specifically, on Friday’s. It was always a great time chillin’ with like-minded people, all of us creating in our own …

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