Bernard Brault (Sport Photographer)


Web Site

Bernard, a professional photographer for almost 40 years in Quebec, is one of the most recognized photographer in 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 the last eleven Olympic Games since Lillehammer in 1994 to Sochi (2014). He covered all the Canadian Grand Prix of Formula One since 1978. He has several exhibitions to his credit and three books, "How to take good pictures", written jointly with Stéphane Champagne, which was a success. His foirst book was published after the Lillehammer Olympics about the success of the Quebec athletes.

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