NEW PRESS

In the news and on the air! A Nerd’s World is more than just a design company, we believe wholeheartedly in getting our message out there as best we can. From stories on our goals and gains as a growing, Toronto-based business to coverage of Chris’ heralded and highly regarded camera collection, chances are that you don’t have to look too hard to find us in print, radio or on the big screen. For media inquiries please contact nerd@anerdsworld.com

CTV NEWS


A Toronto photo enthusiast says he spent nearly two weeks in a small dark cell after he was arrested for flying a camera-equipped drone in Havana’s Plaza de la Revolucion — a mistake he thinks led officials to possibly believe he may be…

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CTV NEWS


It was just recently that, FujiFilm announced that they have discontinued FP-100c instant film. For instant photography enthusiasts such as myself, this was devastating. There is a romanticism in taking a picture, tearing apart the film…

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CTV NEWS


This morning at 8:47 am I was contacted by a City TV news editor. I did a face-time interview with CTV news anchor Marcia MacMillan live, and an interview in person for CTV Toronto news. The interview I gave titled ‘The campaign to save…

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STORAGE WARS


It looks like Storage Wars Canada just got a little bit Nerdier. Our very own Chris Hughes was featured on the latest episode of the popular OLN show to share his expertise on antique and vintage cameras. Bidder Ursula “The Knockout”…

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T.O.NIGHT MAGAZINE


If you’ve walked south on Bathurst from Dupont lately, chances are a pretty striking storefront has caught your eye. With a massive shelf of retro cameras bookended by walls of black-and-white portrait photography, A Nerd’s World…

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I AM TORONTONIAN


Hello my name is Chris Hughes, 35, born and raised in downtown Toronto. High school graduate, college dropout, homeless, a little bit helpless. I have a tattoo on my left arm that reads: “I failed over, over, and over again…

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YELLOW PAGES


A Nerd’s World is built on passion. Owner Chris says, “I opened this store to be a one-stop shop for everything I love in life.” His passion for design, art, photography, charity and business becomes apparent as soon as…

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CBC RADIO


Many are waiting for film that’s on backorder. Chris Hughes is one of the photographers upset over the news, and the founder of the web-design company, A Nerd’s World. He also collects hundreds of antique cameras — over 50 of his…

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TORONTO STAR


As Chris Hughes lay in the dark two-by-two-metre cell, with no electricity, a small hole in the wall for a window and just a hole in the ground for a toilet, he wondered if his wife Grace and three young children knew he was alive…

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DIGITAL REV


A seasoned traveller and part-time photographer, Chris Hughes, who is the owner of the Toronto based digital multimedia company, ‘A Nerd’s World’, was visiting Cuba as he had on multiple occasions in the past. The difference this…

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YAHOO


“I am a successful businessman from Toronto with two locations, and all of my travels are for the thrill and adventure of visiting new places,” Hughes told Yahoo Canada News. Hughes, 38, a Toronto-based photographer and entrepreneur…

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NOW MAGAZINE


After receiving two bedsheets, a pillowcase, a towel and half a bar of soap, I was placed in a cell with no light and a small window facing a big tree. It was 7-by-7 feet (my feet). It held a bunk bed, one cot and a drain for a toilet…

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ETOBICOKE GUARDIAN


Having seen first-hand the horrible impact of cancer, Toronto photography store owners Chris and Grace Hughes are doing a little something to help bring some joy to those who have been diagnosed and their families…

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BLOGTO


A Nerd’s World has brought an eye-catching storefront to Bathurst St. south of Dupont. With a massive shelf of retro cameras bookended by walls of black and white portrait photography, the gallery is a far cry from the usual…

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METRO NEWS


What makes their shop truly unique: the hauntingly beautiful portraits showcased in the gallery portion of the store. In a city where digital photographers are in no short supply, their evocative black-and-white images speak…

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INSIDE TORONTO


“In the last four years, I’ve had four close family members who have died of cancer and two more who are fighting cancer,” Chris said. “After my grandparents passed away, I wished I had had professional photos taken with them…

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INNER SPACE TV


Space’s flagship show, InnerSpace is a daily entertainment talk show that covers film, television, video games, technology, comic books, gadgets, and all things genre. Hosted by Ajay Fry, Teddy Wilson, and Morgan Hoffman…

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PETAPIXEL


“Everything happened so quickly, but at the moment, I had no concept of time. It was like watching old footage of a train wreck in slow motion, with no sound,” Hughes says. “In reality, the sounds were deafening—a chaotic…

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TORONTO STAR


For decades, the memories remained tightly coiled inside a 1909 Kodak Brownie. Seven images altogether of what appears to be a group of young friends on a road trip sometime in the 1930s or ’40s. Inside another Kodak found…

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INSIDE TORONTO


Picture this: 300 cameras, two crazy camera nerds at one Annex location. Located at 986 Bathurst, this multimedia studio bridges the gap between old school style and new school efficiency. Chris and Grace, co-owners of…

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