About Tom Sandler

Photographer Tom Sandler

Photographer Tom Sandler

Tom Sandler’s name is synonymous with high quality, high profile and diverse photography in Canada. His astonishing range of subject matter covers everything from the glamorous and the political to corporate, personal, nature, breaking news, whimsical and on-the-spot candid images, and more. His full range of photographic services and specialities are described here.

Tom started in the 1970s in special effects photography with Holman A/V Services. In the 1980s, he was the official photographer for the Toronto Waterfront (Harbourfront Corporation), tirelessly and creatively capturing all event coverage, including jazz and other musical events, international authors, live theatre, the Tall Ships, VIP and political visits, architectural and aerial photography, and more. Tom’s collected work on behalf of the Toronto Harbourfront forms an important historical archive of that dynamic area of the city.

Since 1989, Tom has headed his own photography firm, Tom Sandler Photography, and worked with a stellar array of luminaries, publications and organizations.

He has worked in association with and being published regularly in:

  • The Globe and Mail
  • Hello! Magazine
  • The Hollywood Reporter
  • Inside Entertainment
  • Macleans Magazine
  • National Post
  • The New York Times
  • Ottawa Citizen
  • Time Magazine Canada
  • The Toronto Star
  • Toronto Sun
  • Toronto Life
  • Town Crier
  • Variety Magazine
  • Village Post
  • Woman’s Wear Daily
  • Corriere Canadese
  • Flare Magazine
  • FQ, SIR , Fashion

Major clients of Tom Sandler Photography include:

  • Bank of Montreal
  • Bravo! TV
  • Camrost Development
  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • Canadian Federal Protocol Office (Ottawa)
  • Canadian Film Centre
  • Canadian Music Week
  • CANFAR (Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research)
  • Chanel
  • CBC
  • CIBC
  • City TV
  • Classical 96.3 Radio
  • William Jefferson Clinton Foundation
  • CTV
  • The Design Exchange
  • The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
  • Four Seasons Hotel
  • Great Gulf Homes
  • The Griffin Poetry Prize
  • Holt Renfrew
  • The Hospital for Sick Children
  • CD Howe Institute
  • Loblaws
  • Louis Vuitton
  • Magna International
  • Mattamy Homes
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Office of the Premier of Ontario
  • Office of the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario
  • Official Photographer of The Royal Visits of the Earl of Wessex (Prince Edward)
  • Ontario Science Centre
  • Royal Conservatory of Music
  • Royal Ontario Museum
  • The Scotiabank Giller Prize
  • Sleeman Brewery
  • Swarovski Crystal
  • The Charles Taylor Prize
  • TD Bank
  • Tiffany’s
  • Time Magazine Canada
  • Toronto General Hospital
  • University of Toronto
  • George Weston Ltd
  • The Honorable Hilary Weston
  • Zoomer Magazine