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Toronto’s #1 Transformative Women’s Portrait Photography


“The key to feeling good is to decide to stop feeling bad. It’s as simple and profound as that.”

– Gabby Bernstein


This is your chance to put yourself first!

Some women just want pretty pictures of themselves, but there are a few that want more than the superficial.

Made by Ten portraits are for women who are strong, independent, and sometimes even polarizing. These women want an entire experience that will transform their lives.

Made by Ten portraits are special portraits for special women.

They want an experience that will empower them to become their best selves by guiding them through their journey of self-discovery and self-expression.

Whether it’s graduating into womanhood; a first job or new job; getting back into dating; starting your own business; planning a wedding; the excitement of a baby; or even a hurtful separation, these are the chapters in our lives that need to be told.

Please don’t let the days slip away because before you know it they’ll all be gone and you’ll miss your chance.

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Have you ever felt frustrated, confused, or stressed with where your life is going? Do you feel like you’re just going through the motions and not in control?


We can help you figure out your identity so you can be proud and confident in the direction of your life!
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Let us help you get out of your own way!

There are always thousands of reasons holding us back from the best things in life and they’re usually based on illegitimate fears.

We know that at some point in their lives all women and girls have thought about having their photo taken. Unfortunately, 99% of them don’t follow through because they get scared, don’t know who they should go to, and then eventually just give up and forget about it.

We believe every woman and girl deserves to have the most beautiful portrait taken of them and that’s why we’re here to help!

Here are the top 5 excuses and how to overcome them so you can be the 1% that follows through with their dream:


Excuse 1: Portraits are narcissistic!

Portraits are only as vain as you are. So if you’re humble then your portraits will be too. Portraits are the most powerful way of seeing yourself from an entirely different viewpoint.


Excuse 2: I am not photogenic…and maybe just a little awkward!

Sure, the celebrities and models gracing the cover of glossy magazines like Vogue and Vanity Fair have it easier, but they are just as skeptical about their looks and even as awkward as you are most of the time (trust us).

We are all uniquely beautiful and that’s what we stand for. Our portraits bring out the best in everyone!

Take a look at any of the women we’ve photographed and you’ll see that their beauty isn’t because of symmetry or size, but because of the pride and confidence they have in discovering who they are. They are fierce…in a zen-like way.


Excuse 3: I don’t have time!

All our lives are busy and it’s definitely hard to fit things into our schedules. We get it!

But the funny thing is we can always make time for the things that really matter.

Want to know what’s even funnier? We make even more time for things that relieve pain.

Do you fear never getting the chance to see who you truly are – the best version of your self?

Do you ever fear not living your life to the fullest?

Those pains will keep you up at night with a wet pillowcase!


Excuse 4: This will be really hard!

This one is simple to snub out. We make it easy. Don’t worry. We got you! 


Excuse 5: I’m not worth it.

Well…that’s a somber one. We get it though.

As amazing and strong as you are there are still lots of things you don’t think you deserve.

But we’re here to tell you you’re worth it. Not only are we your biggest cheerleader; we’re also your biggest guide and here to keep you safe.

Taking the leap can be hard, but we believe in you. In this very moment you are enough. We know so whole-heartedly that this will be the most amazing experience of your life – that it will change the very way you perceive yourself – that we’re willing to let you go at any point during the whole process.

But…we will always be here for you! 

[The best part about our process is that you only pay for the portraits you love. If you don’t love any then you don’t have to buy any. But…ahem…don’t count on it!

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Figuring out who you are and how to live your best life is a frustrating lifelong process.


Our transformative portraits enable women on the journey of self-expression and self-discovery to experience the creation of artwork that brings out their diverse character and elevates them to their full potential.


It’s time for you to feel empowered no matter what your story is!

Our clients are all remarkable in their own way. Learn a bit about who they are and how they were empowered from their experience. You may have a similar story or, more likely, you have a unique one that we can help with too!


Randi wanted the power to…

Create artistic portraits that expressed a sensual side of herself without it being a boudoir photoshoot.


Jordan wanted the power to…

Look amazing in portraits that she could give her boyfriend as a way of showing how much she loved him and to make him feel like the luckiest man in the world.


Susan wanted the power to…

Look deeper into herself and piece together her identity as she moved into a new and exciting part of her life – opening her own clothing storefront.


Rishma wanted the power to…

Create images that would connect with her business audience who struggled with fertility.


Richie wanted the power to…

Represent different parts of herself (her nationality, profession, and family values) with incredibly impactful portraits that would tell those stories.


Tarita wanted the power to…

See herself positively and finally believe in the supportive words her husband would say to her. She wanted to see herself as beautiful and proven wrong about the typical way she saw herself.


Ms. K wanted the power to…

Inspire both herself and her children with portraits that creatively represented her self-view as a woman with many facets to her personality.


Danielle wanted the power to…

See her beauty again after coming out of a tumultuous marriage. Divorce meant she could finally put herself first and this is how she would celebrate it.


Bernadett wanted the power to…

Create fantastical portraits that incorporated her love of nature, magic, and fairies. She wanted a way of expressing her imagination through art.


What’s your story? We’d love to add it in!
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Artwork materializes your unique and diverse identity; turning it into a tangible, singular source of empowerment.


Our simple process gets you to your goal ASAP!


Life is already complicated enough. That’s why we made our experience just 3 simple steps. Now you can easily and quickly become your best self.


Remember spending hours on the phone with friends back in the day? This call won’t be like that!

We discover who you are and how we can help you transform through the photoshoot of your dreams.


We first empower you on the outside with just the right combination of makeup and wardrobe to give you a boost in confidence. Then we guide you through natural posing that will take your breath away.


We witness your transformation together as we pick out your favourite portraits. Then we turn them into inspirational artwork.

We want you to have this experience so badly that we created a promise to protect you from your own fears!



If you aren’t 100% in love with your portraits during the reveal and ordering session then you don’t have to purchase anything! There is no hard selling. All we want is for you to be happy!



We believe every woman deserves the best for herself and the opportunity to be empowered and transformed. That’s why our portrait photoshoot experiences start at $390.

You are special and we want to get to know you!



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Jonathan How

I am a portrait photographer located in Milton (within the Greater Toronto Area of Ontario). I am a thinker and an artist. Made by Ten gives me the opportunity to change lives and be creative at the same time! My mind is always racing with new and innovative ideas that I cannot help but explore. Just ask my wife!

As much as I love photography, I am even more excited about getting to know people deeply and making truly special connections with them.

Self-Portrait of Photographer Jonathan How from Made by Ten

Jonathan How

Owner & Portrait Photographer
Made by Ten
Phone: (905) 606-0660