Commercial, Industrial, Corporate, Public Relations,

Annual Report, Event Photography


Founding Copyright Reform Chairman- 1985

Passed Copyright Reform 2012

Richard Bell MPA, HLM, APPO, Cr. Photo. FPPSC is a professional Toronto commercial, industrial, corporate and public relations photographer. 

His studio manages a wide spectrum of assignments ranging from advertising, executive, commercial, industrial, public relations, aerial and event imaging.

Rick's studio is extremely resourceful when it comes to assisting his clients in the development of successful images. Years of professionalism provides your company with a reliable, cost effective photographic product. 


Some of his prestigious clients are:

Ontario Power Generation, Greenpark Homes, Warner Bros, Stryker Cda, Ontario Hospital Association, CBRE Global Solutions, IBM, Canada's Walk of Fame, Royal Ontario Museum, Blade Branding, Toronto International Film Festival (Toronto), CBRE Global Solutions, Massey College (U of Toronto), Mestek Inc. (Boston), ESSRO Cement (Chicago), Petro Canada, West Park Hospital, Canapress News Service, Ontario Medical Association, British Tourist Authority, General Motors Cda, 48th Highlanders of Cda., McCain Foods, McDonnell Douglas Aircraft (San Deigo), Ericson Marketing (Nashville), Crucible Services (Detroit), Graninger Racing (Chicago), Ripley's Acquarium, (Myrtle Beach), Art Gallery of New South Wales (Australia), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (N.Y.) etc 


Rick has received both national and international  recognition for his work in the photographic field. A number of his images have been retained in the permanent loan collection of the National Archives of Canada. 

He has his Master of Photographic Arst (MPA), with the Professional Photographers of Canada (CDA).  His Craftsman of Photographic Arts with the Professional Photographers of America (USA). A Fellowship with the Professional Photographic Society of China F.PPSC (China).

He is also currently a national and internationally accredited image salon judge. 

Rick is one of only 3 photographers in the 132 year history of the PPO/PPOC to acquire the prestigious ranking of 10 Masters Bars above his Masters of Photographic Arts degree (MPA). Rick also holds the Honorary Life membership (HLM) with both the Professional Photographers of Canada and the Professional Photographers of America

Service to Photography:

Rick's organizational, management and inter-personal skills are evident through his many personal and professional association involvement:

-President - Professional Photographers of Ontario (PPO)

-PPOC Accreditation Chairman

-PPOC Vice President/Provincial Delegate

-PPOC National Convention Chair-Twice

-PPOC National Convention Trade Chair

-PPO Provincial Convention Chair - Twice

-PPO Provincial Image Salon Chair

-PPA-Professional Photographers America - Delegate (US)

-Guest Lecturer/Speaker-Canada-USA-China

-Advisory Boards at Gerogian (Chair)/Humber/Confederation and Sheridan Colleges

Founding Chairman of the Canadian Creators Copyright Coalition for Copyright Reform in Canada.


Rick Bell