Pat is a photographer in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, covering people, life and environment in Canada's Far North.
Pat takes a documentary approach to the stories impacting Northerners, with a special focus on indigenous issues and empowerment. He approaches his subjects with respect and empathy, giving people a collaborative sense to the photo making process. Whether it is a commercial campaign or an in-depth photojournalism project, Pat values honesty in his photographs which results in visual stories that are expressive and intimate.
Pat is an Algonquin Anishinaabe member of the Timiskaming First Nation on the territory that is now Quebec, and part of the international indigenous photo collective Natives Photograph.
Far North Photo Festival - President
News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) - Member
NWT Professional Media Association (NWTPMA) - Director
Editorial Client List
Contact Photography Festival - Toronto, Ontario
We Feed The World - London, United Kingdom
Zoom Photo Festival - Saguenay, Quebec
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Maclean’s (video below)
Video profile by Maclean's Explorer 150