It was 10 years ago, on January 12, 2010 that the earth shook the already fragile country of Haïti. A couple months later, when the dust was starting to settle on the rubbles, I had the Immense privilege to visit this country for a second time and document some of the damages.
Visit of US President Obama to Ottawa in 2010 I am an artist that likes to wear a tie, the quiet gentlemen that listen to metal music. I am the pacific guy that trains to fight every week and a couch-potato that runs ultra marathons. I am patient and easily gets excited with new projects. When you hire me, you are not only getting a photographer, you get a partner that will help you realize your project and document it in a way that will write history, your story. My experience is what sets me apart. I had the honour […]
It all started over a beer on New year’s eve. My aunt told me about this race she had been running for the last two years. She said it was crazy enough that it would be “my kind of thing”: a trail race, in a cross country skiing club, with only 35 participants, and a poutine at the end. The trail is a 4.2km loop that you run/walk as many time as you possibly can, in 24hours. It’s called: “Le trail des géants », french for “The trail of the giants”. I was sold! An ultramarathon, […], is any footrace longer than the […]
As 2018 comes to an end, I selected for you the my top 5 photos of 2018. Enjoy! THANK YOU for your trust and for another beautiful year. I am looking forward to 2019 and I am open to suggestions for assignments. Please do not hesitate to contact me! I hope you enjoyed this top 5 and I would love to get your feedback in the comments below.
Photo: Christine Girard, first two-time Olympic medalist in Canadian Weightlifting. © Serge Gouin 2018 One of my first paid photography assignment was to photograph a weightlifting competition. I was just getting started in photography and, at the time, I was a member of a photography club at my Cegep (college in Quebec). My wife’s uncle, Gaetan, had asked if I would photograph the competition that his daughter’s were competing in. I shot this gig in black and white, on film in a dark gymnasium and processed the images using chemicals in our club’s darkroom. It was a different reality than with […]