Montreal’s Lozeau is the biggest one-stop independent photo, video and drone photography
store in Canada. Established in 1927 by Leo Laurent Lozeau, the business, has, of course, adapted to many changing technologies.
“Just in the past few years, with drones and
360-degree pictures, we’ve [seen some] exciting changes,” says marketing director Stéphane
Desforges. Film photography is also making a
Lozeau has a strong following, from beginners to professionals, and lenses are the most
requested piece of equipment. The company
also has a free-rental program running through
December with Fujifilm. +
Fh Studio in Gri;ntown is a studio, in addition
to an integrated production company and a representation agency for photographers and film
Fh o;ers services ranging from film production to motion design and post-production. Food
photographers come here for its fully equipped
kitchen, and it also caters to fashion and portrait
photographers. The space is also perfect for ecommerce shoots, as well as commercials and
other video projects that require set design.
Owner Fayçal Hajji has also recently launched
a new production company called Gri;ntown
Films to accommodate international clients that
need to shoot in Montreal, Toronto or Vancouver.
There are two studios at Fh, but in the next few
months the company will move to a new facility
that will regroup all the services, plus more, in the
same neighborhood. It will have three di;erent
studios: a fully sound-proofed 5,000-square -foot
space for film with a 180-degree cyclorama wall
and 25-foot-high ceilings; a second studio with
2,500 square feet for both film and photography;
and a 1,500-square-foot space that will mostly
serve still photographers.
RIGH T: A LOOK INSIDE FH
S TUDIO'S CURREN T SPACE ; TOP,
MIDDLE;; LOZEAU'S BUILDING ON
RUE ST;HUBERT ;BOT TOM;.
PHOTO COURTESY OF LOZEAU