ABOUT GREG LOCKE
GREG LOCKE has more than thirty years experience as a professional photographer, journalist, editor and media producer. His work has appeared in publications and news agencies such as Canadian Geographic, Reuters, The Globe & Mail, Forbes, Time, Businessweek, Readers Digest, Toronto Star, Canadian Business, Financial Post Magazine, Utne Reader, Men’s Health, Macleans and CNN’s Parts Unknown. His commercial work for corporate clients that include Chevron, Statoil, RollsRoyce, Caterpillar, Ford of Canada, Bank of Montreal, Rogers Communications, Canadian Bar Association, Petro Canada, Medecins sans Frontieres, Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro, Parks Canada, Kodak Europe and the Canadian Broadcasting Corp. His assignments have taken him from the ice floes and offshore oil fields of the North Atlantic to the civil wars of The Balkans and the conflicts in Central Africa.
His is the producer and director for Stray Light Media, Inc. an integrated media production company in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Three books of his work have been published.
Newfoundland, Journey Into a Lost Nation. By Greg Locke and Michael Crummey from McClelland and Stewart. ISBN#0-77106142-0
Touched By Fire, Doctors Without Borders in a Third World Crisis. By Greg Locke and Dr Elliot Leyton from McClelland and Stewart. This book investigates the world of international relief agencies through the eyes of Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) during the Rwandan genocide and refugee crisis.
HIBERNIA: Promise of Rock and Sea, from Break Water Books and is the culmination of a 4 year documentary about the building of the Hibernia oil rig and the offshore oil industry in Newfoundland. ISBN# 1-55081-130-4
In 2005 Greg was awarded the CAJ/CIDA Fellowship for journalism in the area of foreign aid and international development by the Canadian Association of Journalists and the Canadian International Development Agency. The first photographer to do so.
1996 Macleans Magazine. Pictures of The Year (Refugee crisis in Rwanda/Congo)
2007 National Magazine Award. Words and Pictures category. Where Canada Meets The World with Canadian Business Magazine.
2011 National Post. Best Photos of 2011 Federal Election (Jack Layton playing accordion)
2017 Time Magazine Top 100 Pictures of the Year for Ferryland Iceberg photo