PHOTOGRAPHIC ART PRINTS CREATED WITH LOVE FOR CONNOISSEURS, COLLECTORS AND INVESTORS

ABOUT SYD

SYD studios is the umberella for all services offered
by Studio Yanick Déry. 

 

My first camera

As a Kid

  • I was passionnate by photography and “reading” all the amateur books of my father. From film processing, darkroom to lighting.

1989

  • I decided to become a photographer when I seen it as one of the options in my carrer book for Cegep. Never taught that could be a career since my dad was just playing with photography.

1990

  • Started photography School.

1992


    1993

    • Working for 2 local newspapers during my last college year.
    • Sold my 2 firsts photoshop montage. One for the largest motocross event at the Olympic Stadium of Montreal, and the other one to Murry Hill, a bus company.
    • First billboard - the motocross.
    • Started to shoot models for their portfolios.
    • Graduaded from photography school Cegep du Vieux Montreal.

    1994-2002

    • Paris - New York
    • Lots of publication in various magazines in Paris like Biba, Jalouse, Depeche Mode etc.

     1995

    • Met my first wife.

    1998

    • Started a regular contribution to one of the most prestigious fashion magazine in Montreal: Clin d’Oeil.
    • Started to get countless worldwide press about my work on TV and magazines.

    2000

    • Represented by Jed Root in New York and started to shoot some projects for German Amica, WWD, Time out, etc. 
    Jed Root

      2001 Fall

      • Left New York - Back to Montreal

      2002

      • Last trip to Paris.
      • Decided to invest time for Family instead of a Career.
      • Started shooting digital.

      2004

      • Birth of my son Gabriel.

      2005 - 2008

      • My first studio. No partner and 3 employees almost full time.

      2006

      • Birth of my daughter Justine.
      • Master promo in 2006 with over 25K$ invested and 1000 copies sent.

      2007-2010

      • The desire to give back and the launch of a charity project that raised over 55K$ for various charities in Quebec.

      2008

      • The dream of owning my studio.
      • Came with a contrast reality of the economical crash and a real change in the local fashion industry.
      • Business started to moved from Fashion to Corporate... on location.

         2014

        • Sold the studio.
        • Divorce.
        • Nick Dey "Fine Art Print" is born.

        2015

        • Met my real life partner Anne Seguin Poirier :-)

        2016

        • Exhibition in Hamptons with Arteria Gallery.
        • Exhibition at Gallery Got Montreal.

          2017

          • Bill Board in Old Montreal.
          • SYD studios goes online to sell Art Print via SYDshop.

             

            There will always be this class of people and businesses for whom the image of their company is critical and which demands the best, both in terms of image quality and service level. These companies also offer a service to their customers that stands out from their competition. Here is some of them who trusted me to meet their photographic needs since 1992.

             

            Clients