CV: Commercial Photographer and Retoucher

Khristel Stecher was born in San Jose, Costa Rica in 1990. She works predominantly in the medium of photography, focusing her commercial practice in architecture, portrait and food photography. She is an outgoing person with 5+ years experience in commercial photography, retouching and working in a studio environment. She also has experience in stop motion animations and filming and video editing.  She completed her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography at Ryerson University in 2016. 


Bluedoor Agency: Clients include- Amsterdam Brewery, The Hunnypot, The SOS, GOA, Basil Box, Thompson Hotel, Kimpton Saint George, Longos, Assembly Chef Hall, Volos, Little Anthony's, Vieni Estates, Daniel Buchler. 

Crave Agency


Yonge and St Claire BIA

Waterfront BIA

Midtown-Yonge Properties

Urban Capital

Brownlow Partners


Shutterstock Custom

Winter Stations




Tourism Toronto: Coordination with Metrolinx, PanAm and ParaPanAm Games

Iconica Communications


Ryerson University


2018 Winter Stations Commission images published in Azure, Now Toronto, ArchDaily, and others. 

2018 American Airlines, American Way Magazine

2018 Toronto Visitor Guide, Toronto Magazine

2017 BBC, Live TV, (Studio Background for Invictus Games 2017)

2017 Hello Magazine, Where to visit Toronto, 2017

2017 Winter Stations Commission images published in City Lab, Arch Daily, Canadian Architect, Public Space, Canadian Interiors, Lonely Planet, Torontoist and many others. 

2015-2016: Sport Images published in Toronto Star,OUA (Ontario University Athletics), Ryerson University Athletics, CarletonUniversity Athletics, U Ottawa, Sportsnet, Ryersonian

2016 Toronto Magazine and Visitor Guide, SeeToronto Now (Tourism Toronto)

2016 Winter Stations Commission images published inDezeen, Azure, Arch Daily, and many others.

February 2016, Culture Jam at Elgin Theater Image,Ryerson Folio Magazine

January 2016, Emboss Magazine Nostalgia Issue, Vol1&2., and Vol 2., Reflected Landscape Series, MagCloud

April 2015,Elydoric (photography series), Function Magazine ed. 16


November 2014, Echoes of Myself, Self PublishedBook, Blurb


January 2016, A Tourist, The Tourist, Solo Show, Gallery 310, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

April 20, 2015, Canada PostExhibition, The Blacksmith and the Toffee Maker, London, UK

April 27-May 3, 2015, MaximumExposure, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

April 2-11, 2015, The Expanded Image, ARTSPACE, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON

March 4-28, 2015, PANOPTIC: THIRDYEAR SHOW, Elgin Theater and Winter Garden, Gallery Level, Toronto, ON

December16-21, 2014, FirstEdition Photobook Show, ArtSpace, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto, ON

November 17-21, 2014 MaximumExposure Pop Up Show, Gallery 310, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

January 31-April 3rd,2014, Moving ON, Elgin Theater and Winter Garden, Gallery Level, Toronto, ON

January 2014, 4th Annual Brighton Image Exchange, Brighton University, England

July 2013, YD Toronto Gallery,Dundas Square, Toronto, ON


2015, Deans List Award, Ryerson University

November 2014, SF Award in Photography, Ryerson University, Toronto, ON

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