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List of notable or famous photographers from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top photographers born in Canada and even some popular photographers who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian photographers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These photographers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known photographer from Canada is included when available.

Examples include Bryan Adams and Jay Manuel.

This historic photographers from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian photographers of note?" and "Who are the most famous photographers from Canada?" These prominent photographers of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian photographers.

Use this list of renowned Canadian photographers to discover some new photographers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (103 items)
Albert Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Photographers from Canada
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Albert "Al" Gilbert, CM is a Canadian photographer. He is often called the "Ambassador of Canadian Photography". Born in Toronto, Ontario, he began working with his father, Nathan Gittelmacher, who was also a photographer. Since 1950, he has photographed all of the Prime Ministers of Israel. He was ...more

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Age: 93

Birthplace: Toronto, Canada

Profession: Photographer

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Bill Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Photographers from Canada
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Bill Jones is a photographer, installation artist, performer and writer living in Brooklyn, NY. His work is concerned with light as both a physical phenomenon and metaphorical figure. Jones was part of the Vancouver School of conceptual photography, along with such artists as Rodney Graham, Ian ...more

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Age: 69

Birthplace: Antioch, California, United States of America

Profession: Installation Artist, Writer, Photographer

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Bob Parent was Canadian-born photographer who specialized in photographing the Jazz musicians of New York City. His phototgraphs often appeared in Life, Down Beat and Metronome magazines, in books and album covers. He also designed LP jackets for independent recording companies - Miles Davis' ...more

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Age: Died at 64 (1923-1987)

Profession: Photographer

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Brent Matthew Hayden is a former Canadian swimmer. Hayden was a bronze medal winner in the 100 m freestyle at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. He was co-World Champion in the same event in 2007 with Filippo Magnini of Italy. By winning the 100 m, Hayden became the first Canadian in 21 years to ...more

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Age: 33

Birthplace: Mission, Canada

Profession: Photographer, Swimmer

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Brian Wood is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Photographers from Canada
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Brian Wood is a visual artist working with multiple media in painting, drawing, printmaking, and photography in New York City. ...more

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Age: 67

Birthplace: Saskatoon, Canada

Profession: Artist, Photographer

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Bruce Kirkby is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Photographers from Canada
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Bruce Kirkby is a Canadian adventurer, photographer, and writer. Widely recognized for extended expeditions to remote wilderness areas, his achievements include a 40-day, 1000-kilometre crossing of Arabia's Empty Quarter by camel and the first contiguous descent of Ethiopia's Blue Nile Gorge from ...more

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Age: 47

Birthplace: Canada

Profession: Cinematographer, Photographer

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Bruce LaBruce is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Photographers from Canada
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Bruce LaBruce is a Canadian writer, filmmaker, photographer and underground adult director based in Toronto, Ontario. His films explore themes of sexual and interpersonal transgression against cultural norms, frequently blending the artistic and production techniques of independent film with gay ...more

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Age: 51

Birthplace: Southampton, Ontario, Canada

Profession: Pornographic actor, Bassist, Film Producer, Screenwriter Filmmaker, + more

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Bruce Livingstone is a Canadian entrepreneur who founded iStockphoto, an online distributor of stock photography. Livingstone started iStockphoto in 2000 as a project offering stock photos for free over the internet. In 2002, high monthly bandwidth bills prodded him to implement a payment/credit ...more

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Age: 44

Profession: Photographer

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