Role: Reportage Judge

A professional photographer for over 40 years in  the province of Quebec, Canada.  Bernard Brault captures the emotion and movement through his photos.

Specialist  in sports, Bernard Brault began his career in 1976 with Le Courrier du Sud on the south shore of Montreal. Subsequently, he worked in several magazines as well as news agencies, Reuters and UPC. He is, since 1984, photographer for one of the largest American French daily,  La Presse.

The awards and mentions fuse since 1981 (over 300 on 4 continents) .In France, he received the 1st prize of the International Competition for Best sports photo in 1985; in 2003 he won the Grand Prix magazine L’Escale Nautique and the following year the magazine L’Actualité. Photographer of the Year in Canada in 1996 and 2007, winning seven Antoine Désilets awards of the FPJQ, In the «photographies de l’année » contest. He won first prize for the « Spectacles » category two years in a row in 2015 and 2016

He also covers major events. like twelve Olympic Games since Lillehammer in 1994 to those of Pyeongchang (2018). He has covered all the Canadian Grand Prix of Formula One since 1978. He has several exhibitions to his credit and five books, “How to take good  pictures”, written jointly with Stéphane Champagne, which was a success. His first book was published after the Lillehammer Olympics about the success of the Quebec athletes. And the two latest on 40 years covering the Montreal Canadiens and the history of Formula One in Montreal published this year.

Brault also gives lectures and workshop around the province of Quebec.

Bernard Brault is one of the most recognized photographer in Canada.   Twitter : @BernardBrault