Canada's Jeff Chevrier
Canadian photographer Jeff Chevrier has been a curious observer all of his life.
Son of the late, great Hall of Fame and Actra-awarded Sports broadcaster Don Chevrier, (CBC, CTV, ABC, NBC, ESPN, Top Ranked Boxing and more) Jeff's journalistic talents, abilities to tell a story and his observational skills come to him naturally.
Starting at 14 his passion for photography progressed quickly and he became a full-time editorial and sports photographer in his mid-20's, shooting assignments for publications such as: The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, The Washington Post and for the wires: Canadian Press (CP), Macleans, Reuters, AP and Argence France Press (AFP).
As the Toronto Blue Jays chief-contract photographer shooting for Scorebook Magazine through the World Series Championship years, Chevrier shot thousands of transparencies every year of the team in Toronto at SkyDome (now Rogers Centre) and in Dunedin Florida at spring training.
Staring in 1994, Chevrier was at the very forefront of the digital camera phenomenon working in a close partnership with Associated Press (AP) in New York as he marketed and demonstrated in Canada the world's first DSLRs made for photojournalists.
In the late 90's, Chevrier was the featured photographer for a Gutenburg award-winning book on the City of Mississauga.
Today, Chevrier shoots stock images and runs Photocreative inc., his company in Mississauga he started in 1998 that caters to serious amateur and pro photographers in digital camera sales, training and advice.