Cami Mendes: A Toronto & GTA Lifestyle Family Photograhy & Wedding Photographer // Photographer in Toronto, Oakville, Mississauga, Muskoka, all GTA, Niagara on the Lake + Oslo in Norway and São Paulo, Ilhabela & Rio de Janeiro in Brazil


Lifestyle Portraits, Adventure Weddings & Creative Celebrations by Cami Mendes

Based in Toronto // Serving all of Ontario + Brazil & Norway


Voted a Top Toronto Family & Children Photographer by Toronto Mom Now

Accredited Member of the NAPCP (National Association of Professional Child Photographers)

Rated a 5-Star Photographer on Facebook, Google, and Wedding Wire

{ About Bellatrix Photography }

Bellatrix Photography was founded by Cami in 2011 in Toronto, Canada.

Cami is a passionate photographer who shoots in Canada and around the world. The types of photography that Cami offers are:

Wedding Photography (especially intimate ceremonies, adventure weddings & elopements and engagement portraits)

Lifestyle Family Portraits (families, kids, newborn babies, and maternity, usually shot on-location - in-home or outdoors) 

Personal Branding Portraits (more than headshots, these are creative photos to help you professionally self-promote your personal image)

Some of the many places in which Cami annually works as a photographer in Canada are:

Toronto, Etobicoke, Toronto Beaches, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Mississauga, Vaughn, Burlington, Gravenhurst, Muskoka, Milton, Kleinberg, Collingwood, Markham, Burlington, Niagara on the Lake, Niagara Falls.

Outside of Canada, Cami also has annual photography seasons in:

Oslo, Drøbak, Larkollen, Ås, Ski, Kristiansand, Drammen, Stavanger, Lillehammer, Lillestrom, Frogner, & Aneby in Norway.

Plus São Paulo, São Sebastião, Ilhabela and Rio de Janeiro.

About Lifestyle Photographer Cami Mendes:

>> Voted a Top Toronto Family Portrait Photographer, Cami Mendes of Bellatrix Photography is a premier fine-art & lifestyle family portrait & documentary wedding photographer. Cami blends photojournalistic, documentary styles with a artistic approach resulting in stunning family portraits and wedding photos that capture the essence of the moment, preserving its candid nature and turning it into art at the same time.

If you want a one of a kind experience that is tailored to your unique needs and wants, with a photographer who knows amazing secret locations in your town, and who has years of experience and unmatched technical and artistic expertise, you won’t be disappointed by Cami.

Cami’s candid & on-location family portraiture work has been featured on the blog of the National Association of Professional Child Photographers and on the Toronto Mom Now’s online community.

Within family photography, Cami specializes in natural-light photos of moms-to-be (maternity portraits), newborn (usually in-home baby photos), and children. Of course, she also loves to capture the entire family together in stunning outdoor locations in & around Toronto, Oakville, Mississauga, Oslo, Muskoka, and all the other cities she works in.

When in Canada, Cami is available for photoshoots anywhere in Ontario, and is of course available for travel to other locations as well. Cami is essentially a nomad photographer who shoot alls over the world and she who really loves traveling for work.

In Brazil, as a family portrait & wedding photographer who is a fluent English-speaker and known within the expat community, Cami loves to shoots portraits & weddings in Ilhabela & São Paulo, the towns where she grew up in.

Ilhabela is a stunning island off of the coast of the São Paulo estate, a few hours from São Paulo city, and is very famous for beach weddings within the state and all over Brazil.

Please inquire for full details! You can also see the investment section for pricing information and more details about her booking process.

About Cami’s Elegant Family & Baby Photos:

Toronto Family & Wedding Photographer Cami of Bellatrix Photography is known for her artistic and authentic images of families, who are elegantly retouched inspired on the vintage Kodak Gold film, evoking a feeling of beauty & nostalgia.

Cami is known for her candid yet very artistic images of families and babies.

Her family photography work has been featured on the blog of the National Association of Professional Child Photographers and on the Toronto Mom Now’s online community.

Cami loves photographing children and families in the great outdoors. She has dozens of secret and beautiful locations she uses all over the Toronto & Oslo area for her portrait photography. Cami loves to shoot on-location photos and take advantage of the many beautiful locations that both Toronto has to offer! (and of course all other cities around it - Canadian nature is so lovely!).

Voted one of Toronto’s Top Family Photographers by Toronto Mom Now in 2015, Cami can also capture beautiful, classic images of your new baby and your family in the comfort of your own home. You don’t have to go anywhere - you can simply sit back and relax and let Cami do all of the work.

(In-home lifestyle engagement portraits are also super popular right now. These are very candid, natural moments captured by the photographer of you and your love doing every-day things at home.)

Your session is never rushed – Cami will take her time to capture your newborn baby in a safe, secure, and patient way. She will capture the tiny details of your baby, from his feet, eyelashes, and tiny hands, as well as beautiful full body shots of your baby, all curled up and sleeping peacefully. You will also receive portraits of your baby when he/she is awake! Every parent loves to see their baby’s gorgeous eyes. Even with only a few days of life, babies can give the most wonderful and often very funny expressions. Cami will capture them forever!

Cami always photograph newborns using available natural light in your home. She never uses artificial light, giving the images a soft, airy, bright and elegant look.

After your session, your baby’s pictures will be crafted into beautiful masterpieces for your family to enjoy. Bellatrix Photography also offers many types of photographic prints and products to archive your newborn’s pictures, including albums, wall prints, collages, fine art gallery wrapped canvases, custom greeting cards. Of course, your portrait session will also include your digital files, which will allow you to print as many of your baby’s pictures as you desire.

Your newborn’s portraits will be forever cherished by your family for generations to come. Don’t forget that newborns babies are best captured during their first 10 days of life, so be sure to contact Cami while you are still pregnant to schedule your lifestyle newborn session as Cami does book several months in advance.

Remember that Cami has been Voted one of the Best Toronto Family Portrait Photographers by Toronto Mom Now which means her calendar is busy, especially during the Fall in Toronto. Toronto Fall Family Portraits are very popular and that’s her busiest time of the year!

You can contact Cami for the best family, maternity & newborn baby photography in the Greater Toronto area (as well as in the greater areas of Oslo & São Paulo, where she works every year). Cami’s full list of family photography specialties include: Newborn Photography, Baby Photography, Child Photography, Family Photography, In-Home, On-Location, Candid, Outdoor, Natural-light Portraiture.

About Cami’s Wedding Photography:

Specializing in Intimate & Adventure Wedding Ceremonies

Cami has been shooting weddings in the Greater Toronto Area since 2011, and has photographed beautiful ceremonies in other countries as well such as Brazil (in São Paulo & Rio de Janeiro, Ilhabela & São Sebastião), Mexico (mainly Tulum, Cancun & Hollbox), Dominican Republic (Punta Cana), Holland (Amsterdam) and Norway (Oslo).

Cami has the skills, patience, passion and expertise to capture every precious detail of your special wedding day, from start to finish.

As mentioned before, Cami is a Documentary Wedding Photographer who works in Ontario and all of the GTA including: Toronto, Toronto Beaches, Etobicoke, Oakville, Richmond Hill, Burlington, Milton, Hamilton, Vaughn, Gravenhurst, Collingwood, and all of the Muskoka Region. She also works each year in and around Oslo and São Paulo.

Having grown up in the cities of São Paulo, Ilhabela, and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, Cami is proud to be the only wedding photographer in the area who speaks fluent English. Expats love working with her for this reason.

To see more of Cami’s work, please go to and or visit her Facebook page at

You may contact Cami by email at

Please note: Since Cami works in different countries throughout the year, the availability of her seasons is always very limited and her calendar fills up quickly when is open for booking. Booking in advance is always recommended to ensure a spot on Cami’ schedule.

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