Erich Saide is an award-winning photographer whose clients come back to him time and time again for his crisp, highly polished imagery. From soft and sensual to edgy and dramatic, his stylized, cleanly executed photos use incredible lighting to capture a diverse range of moods. After more than 19 years in the business, Erich’s body of work spans an impressive breadth of styles and industries. Winner of the Communication Arts 58th Photography Annual Competition and his work has also graced the pages of Elle Canada, and is the recipient of the L’Oreal Colour Trophy.
Born in Kingston, Jamaica and raised in Vancouver, BC, Canada Erich’s passion for photography led him to study commercial photography at Langara College before embarking on a career in music, fashion, commercial and advertising photography, both locally and abroad.
Some of the amazing clients he has had the opportunity to work with are Rainmaker Entertainment (Reboot Gallery shoot), Jody Wilson-Raybould (Canada’s Minister of Justice), Lori Loughlin of Full House, Anna Kosturova Swimwear, NBA Star Steve Nash, Louis Van Amstel (Dancing With The Stars), Bachelorette Canada, Bachelor S2(Good Human Productions), HGTV, Discovery Channel (Property Brothers), Lorna Vanderhaeghe, Mark Anthony Brands, Lark Production (Emergency Room), Paperny Entertainment Dawna Friesen & Sophie Lui of Global National News, Host Keri Adams of CTV Morning Live, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Lunchbox Studios (LA), Nickelback, Actress Gabrielle Miller, Best Buy, Reader's Digest, TV Week, to name a few.
The studio is located in Vancouver’s historic Gastown district. Highly motivated, energetic and full of passion for his craft, whether it's in the studio, on location, or by the side of a film set, Erich is happiest when he's creating powerful and dynamic images.