Elephant Island, 2017. photo by  Doug Gimesy

Elephant Island, 2017. photo by Doug Gimesy

Jeff Topham is a Canadian photographer whose diverse work has taken him from post-war Liberia to Antarctica, the Arctic and the Amazon basin.

His photographs of post-conflict Liberia (where he grew up) and award-winning documentary film and online photo project Liberia 77, about the war-torn country reclaiming its photographic and cultural legacy, were featured at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Los Angeles and in the first post-war photographic exhibition at the National Museum in Monrovia.

For the past 4 years, Jeff has been working as Photographer-in-Residence for Canadian based adventure company One Ocean Expeditions, documenting numerous voyages to Antarctica and the Canadian Arctic.

Jeff is a two-time recipient of the Allard Prize for Photography from the Peter G. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia, for his photograph of women marching at the 2016 March for BC’s Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, and this 2018 photo of a young Inuk girl in Kugaruuk, Nunavut.

His work and reportage have been featured in The Guardian, The Observer, Time, Canadian Geographic, the Globe and Mail, Macleans and EnRoute, as well as on CBC Radio's flagship programs The Current, The Sunday Edition, DNTO, and profiled on CBC Arts.

Recent Clients:  Netflix, CBC, MEC, eOne, National Film Board of Canada, One Ocean Expeditions, O2E, 1-800-GOT-JUNK, St Paul's Hospital Foundation, Larrivee Guitars, UBC, CTV, Destination BC, Lark Productions, Macklam Feldman Mgmt, Botanist Gin.

Jeff is also proud to have worked with organizations including The Dudes ClubJournalists for Human Rights, The David Suzuki Foundation, Do It For The Love FoundationThe Voice Project, Vancouver Firefighters Charities, Yoga Outreach.