10 Cozy Winter Photoshoot Ideas in Toronto

Canada is known for its snowy winters and stunning terrain. Although Toronto is one of the warmer cities in Canada, the city still gets cold enough for locals and visitors to seek refuge on a cozy couch. Lucky for the creative community, Toronto has many aesthetically attractive couches and finely curated studios. Check out these cozy winter photoshoot ideas in Toronto!

1. Cozy up next to the fireplace at a Victorian-style duplex house

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Grab the hot cocoa and cozy up in this modern downtown duplex. The luxe elements like the state-of-the-art fireplace and black metal décor add modernity to this otherwise rustic-chic abode. Only a few minutes from the park, this place is ideal for resting after a walk in the snow.

2. Escape the cold in this one-of-a-kind industrial apartment

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The stunning eggshell accessories contrasting the dark brick make this apartment one of the coziest winter photoshoot ideas in Toronto. Available on Peerspace, this loft boasts exposed brick, giant windows, and an indoor swing. The fusion of Victorian and industrial elements creates a unique space. If you’re looking for a modern backdrop with an old-school twist, this apartment is it.

3. Strike a pose in a stunning, naturally-lit warehouse

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Grab the furs and head to this one-of-a-kind warehouse. When someone thinks of warehouses, elegance doesn’t come to mind, but this incomparable space is luxurious. The charcoal interior meshes well with redwood ceilings, and the wall-to-floor windows and chandelier add opulence to this lofty warehouse.

4. Make winter magic in a versatile, open-concept studio

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Open-concept spaces are the best for creatives. Clients can make this studio come to life with the blank walls and minimalist décor. Perfect for a winter wonderland shoot, the 13-foot ceilings, and giant floor-to-ceiling windows create ample space for a vision to become a reality. This studio includes stylish furnishings and dainty accents for an upscale yet relaxed feel.

5. Embrace the cold in Don Valley Park

A staple of Toronto, Don Valley Park is a must-see for locals and tourists. The scenic beauty lures visitors year around. In the winter, expect to see icicles dangling from branches and snow lightly blanketing the greenspace. Don Valley offers trails and events. Perfect for a landscape shot or portrait, this park is a great destination.

6. Relax in luxury at this five-set photo studio

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The studio boasts five different vintage sets. For those who love the past, this eclectic workroom makes the perfect backdrop. Curators carefully balance elegance and color. The rich jewel tones pop while adding luxury to the set, and the gold and silver finishing stands out against the charcoal background which provides old-school money feel to this one-of-a-kind studio. 

The large windows bring in natural light, while the makeup area and dressing rooms make photoshoots easy. This set made the list of cozy winter photoshoot ideas in Toronto because expensive fur and cool tone colors fit perfectly here. For a high-end fashion shoot, this retro photo studio fits the bill. 

7. Add a pop of color to your world at a vibrant studio space

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Who says winter shoots can’t be colorful? For an off-trend, urban shoot, this downtown loft is an amazing backdrop. A guest can take advantage of the unique pieces like cool artwork, antique rugs, and bright couches. A fur shawl would look amazing against the geometric patterns and cowhide rugs. This one-of-a-kind listing is available on Peerspace!

8. Explore the outdoor Winter Wonderland, Scarborough Bluffs

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For a waterfront winter photoshoot, check out Scarborough Bluffs. This natural landscape hosts 11 parks and trails, beaches, and recreational centers.  If you do not mind a hike, head to the cliff tops for breathtaking views overlooking the landscape.

The stone boundary touching the lake adds a bit of elegance to this public park. One of the less expensive venues, this Toronto attraction has endless possibilities. It’s no wonder Scarborough Bluffs are among one of the top winter photoshoot ideas in Toronto.

9. Become one with royalty at the Toronto Castle

For a backdrop that is rich in its style and history, Loma Castle is flawless. BizBash named this city landmark the best venue in North America in 2016. Guests can book the conservatory, library, glass pavilion, and terrace. The high arched ceilings and oak panels exemplify old-school wealth. If you want to feel like royalty, plan your next winter photo shoot at the gorgeous Toronto castle.

10. Plan for a remarkable experience at Queen’s Park


This architectural wonder is at the heart of Toronto. Many visits for the political history but others come for its beauty. When lined in snow, this castle is breathtaking. For a snowy stroll photoshoot, the Queen’s Park is the right choice. Victorian-style architecture is the main attraction, but Queen’s Park also has trails and stunning statues. Queen’s park is extremely popular, so it doesn’t have the seclusion like the other venues here, but its arresting beauty made this list of winter photoshoot ideas in Toronto.

There is no shortage of stunning spaces in Toronto.

The curated studios match the impressive architecture and natural beauty of the city. If you’re one to cuddle up by the fire space or conquer the great snowy outdoors, you’re sure to get an amazing photo for your next winter photoshoot.

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