Kent Kallberg’s 30-plus year career as a professional photographer has gone in, well, a flash. His passion for the work is if anything, burnished even higher over the years, and it is crucial to the results he gets, each and every time, whether working with people, places, or things. In fact, Kent’s crowning achievement is not the photographs themselves, but the detailed, painstaking, and instinctual methodology. In short, his craft, his art.
Kent has a way with a camera, it is true, but he has a keen eye, and a personable, usually humour-laden way of bringing the best out in his subjects. That might be taking corporate portraits of over 200 employees over a two-day marathon, or using his car headlights to create a fantastical lighting arrangement for a newly renovated hotel resort. There is pretty much literally nothing Kent cannot photograph, to great results….Read More
Kent has always been quick on the draw, and this is a huge asset in any project, grand or intimate, business or leisure. Experience has taught him deeply, and well. His personality can best be described colloquially: Kent is a “mixer”. He does not know how to say “no” to any client, but working concisely, at pace, he is able to achieve the best results before anyone even has a chance to get nervous or bored.
Treat yourself to a few moments wandering through the photographs here. Try a few in each section. Yes, BC Ferries Yes, BC Hydro. Vancouver General Hospital. Yes, Translink; RBC; ScotiaBank, Expedia; Best Buy.
Kent has photographed more sports than anyone in Canada. At one time, and all at the same time, the official photographer for the NHL Vancouver Canucks, NBA Vancouver Grizzlies, MLS Vancouver Whitecaps, CFL BC Lions, Baseball Vancouver Canadians, Tennis Canada.
He has shot mining from India to China to the Arctic; resorts from Argentina to Scotland to Belize and more.
The breadth and depth of Kent’s portfolio is astonishing. But he is always in search of the next great thing, no matter where and when it might find him. If you want to know a little more, set up an espresso meeting with Kent. You’ll be happy you did.