Dr. Ted Grant
Ted Grant is known in the trade as the "father of Canadian photojournalism"
In 2008 Ted Grant, one of Canada's most accomplished photojournalists with more then 240,000 images held in the National Archives of Canada, was honored by the University of Victoria with an honorary Doctorate of Laws Degree in recognition of his remarkable work.
Dr. Grant has covered international assignments from Vietnam to the children of Chernobyl. In 1999 Grant,along with fellow photographic legend Yousuf Karsh,received the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award from the Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators in Communications. He is the only photographer to ever receive both a Gold and Silver Medal of Photographic Excellence from the National Film Board of Canada. Grant has published seven books, three of them dedicated to the work of medical professionals. In 2003 Doctors' Work: The Legacy of Sir William Osler was republished, followed in 2004 by Women in Medicine: A Celebration of Their Work, co-authored with Sandy Carter.
In 2008 Ted Grant, one of Canada’s most accomplished photojournalists with more then 240,000 images held in the National Archives of Canada, was honored by the University of Victoria with an honorary Doctorate of Laws Degree in recognition of his remarkable work.
Perhaps Canada’s premier living photographer, Grant’s career covers 55 years as a photojournalist capturing news, sporting events and important people throughout the world for Canada’s newspapers and magazines.
In 1999, Ted Grant and Yousuf Karsh were both presented Lifetime Achievement Awards by the Canadian Association of Photographers and Artists in Communications.
National Archives of Canada
The National Archives of Canada have a dedicated “Ted Grant Photo Collection” within it’s National Photographic collection. The work includes assignments covered during the past 50 years. A number of images are organized illustrating this photographer’s unique understanding and vision of Canadians.
1999- CAPIC, Canadian Association of Photographers and Artists in Communication: “Lifetime Achievement Award”
Ted Grant is the only photographer to hold both Gold and Silver medals presented by the National Film Board of Canada for Photographic excellence.
2009 Real Photographers Shot Black & White...Sometimes colour. Dr. Ted Grant.
2009 Ted Grant: A Retrospective of His Work in Medicine Exhibition Catalogue. Luz Press. purchase here
2004 Women in Medicine. A Celebration of Their Work. Co-Author Sandy Carter.
2003 Doctors’ Work. The Legacy of Sir William Osler.
1994 This is Our Work. The Legacy of Sir William Osler.
1982 Residences: Homes of Canada’s Leaders. Co-Author Maureen McTeer.
1978 Men of the Saddle: Working Cowboys of Canada. Co-Author Andy Russell.
1977 Joe Clark: Emerging Leader. Co-Author Michael Nolan.
1974 Montreal: A Guide to the City. Berlitz-Switzerland
Art of the Observation- The Photographs of Ted Grant, Produced for Bravo by Asterik Productions. The story of the father of Canadian photojournalism who has been creating iconic images for over half a century, quietly clicking with “the eye of an artist, the concentration of a surgeon, and the reflexes of a cat”. purchase here
Ted Grant’s method may be described in a few works: “I try to work as the invisible man and not be part of the story I am documenting. Let those you are photographing do their jobs and find the pictures in what they are doing without interfering with set-ups and posing.”
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