Professional Photographer Ottawa

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Company Overview

Cattroll Photo Associates, through its principal photographer Fred Cattroll, has over 35 years of experience in the art of creating images. The firm's mission is to create powerful still photographs and videos that document the human aspect of the people, places and events that make up Canadian culture.

Key recent achievements include:

- Official photographer for the Assembly of First Nations' historic meeting with Pope Benedict XVI. (2009)
- Creating photo libraries for the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation and Human Resources Development Canada. (2010)
- The Canadian Museum of Civilization has requested Fred's lifetime work for use as a national collection. (2010)
- Photographer for the Dalai Lama delegation’s visit to Ottawa and the Dalai Lama’s Ethics for a Whole World event in Ottawa.(2012)

Cattroll Photo Associates is a preferred supplier under the federal government's Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) program. Work can be conducted in the firm's state of the art facilities or on-site.

Biography of the Artist

The photography of Fred Cattroll is well known for its intimate human touch. Seductive in their simplicity, his pictures are subtle interplays of light and image, carrying forward messages of intelligence, honesty, and elegance. In many ways, Fred's unique photographic style is an extension of himself. Physically distinctive, at six-feet and seven-inches tall, he has a warm interpersonal manner that quickly puts people at ease.

While attending Carleton University School of Journalism, Fred discovered a passion for photography. This led him to Toronto's Ryerson Polytechnical Institute, where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Still Photography.

His most recent work has focused on people: in corporations, communities and as individuals. In the past few years, Fred has branched out into video work.

Clients include corporations, government departments, arts organizations, non-governmental organizations and private citizens. Some of Cattroll Photo Associates' clients have been the National Arts Centre of Canada, National Ballet of Canada, CBC Newsworld, Assembly of First Nations, Rolex, Health Canada, National Defence, and Indian and Northern Affairs.

His work has been published in the Ottawa Citizen, New York Times, Washington Post, London Times, and Toronto Star. His work is also in the collection of the National Gallery, Canadian Museum of Photography, the National Arts Centre, and the Canadian Museum of Civilization.

For additional information and availability, please contact Cattroll Photo Associates at

613 719 7849

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