Category Archives: Portraits


Young Summer Love in Kensington

Wow, this photo makes me crave summer like there’s no tomorrow. Linna and I were working with models Frances Lam, and Mark Hardeem for the shoot in Kensington Market! They were amazing to work with, and I think this is a much needed pick me … Read More


2011 Blooper Reel

Linna and I love looking through the photo reel to pick out timeless and breathtaking moments. We also enjoy a well-deserved laugh from the funny moments, Western union fees and I wanted to share the cute, and spontaneous moments we captured. “Honey, let’s look into … Read More


Jennifer & Ken

We joined Jennifer Lee, and Ken Okubo on an afternoon stroll in Yorkville. The neighbourhood is gorgeous, with a central garden, quiet side streets, that were perfect for relaxing. The day ended at Zaza Cafe with delicious lattes* (and cute milk mustaches!). Linna Xu Photography … Read More



For this shoot, we had the pleasure of working with a ballerina, Cherry. Linna was a dancer herself (which is how these two met, taking classes together) and has a special place her heart for all dance forms, especially ballet. We decided to approach this … Read More

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Advice for Couples: How To Take Engagement Photos

Linna and I have taken engagement photos of a lot of couples, and I think it’s one of the coolest jobs in the world. I think there’s a romantic in all of us, and it really is an honour to help two people celebrate love … Read More