Gary Calton is a photojournalist whose work covers the themes of health, social justice and identity. He has traveled extensively in Russia, the African continent, USA, Japan and the UK to produce his stories for editorial publications, as well as many leading NGOs. His editorial portraits and feature stories have appeared in The Observer Magazines, Time Magazine, Stern, The Sunday Times Magazine, Washington Post.Com and many other major publications.
Born in Sheffield, in 1967, Gary trained and later worked as a teacher in London. In 1990 he enrolled on a course in Photojournalist at the London College of Printing. His first Documentary project on Young Offenders in the UK was published by The Observer Newspaper in 1992. He continues to work for The Observer and Guardian publications.
Gary continues to produce numerous documentary personal project; namely Working Men’s Clubs which received a discretionary grant from the W.Eugene Smith Memorial Fund. Tuberculosis: Captain of the Armies of Death which was awarded the Fifty Crows 'International Award for Documentary Photography and Medal of Excellence.' He is currently working on a mixed media project documenting the 'Citizens of Our Time'. He is currently embracing film, audio and text to produce his stories.
Gary is based in Yorkshire and London, UK.