Aaron Whitfield is a professional photographer in Terrace, British Columbia, Canada. He photographs weddings, family portraits, sports action, and assignments for magazines or corporate clients.
To provide professional photography and video services to Terrace British Columbia and the surrounding area is something he feels passionate about.
He works on location with professional equipment striving to capture the true essence of the subject. He incorporates the beauty of the landscape as the backdrop with natural light and advanced lighting techniques to create award winning photographic work.
He has recently established Red Bike Media to offer professional photography and video services catering to corporate and industry clients serving northwest British Columbia. He also started an innovative photo program with Northern Escape Heli-skiing and is available for a variety of photo related projects and consulting.
Originally from Calgary, Alberta, he graduated with honors in the photojournalism program from the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. He then went on to achieve a bachelor's degree in Communication Studies from the University of Calgary in 2002. In the final year of studies he took on the role of Photo Editor at the gauntlet, U of C's student newspaper.
Since 1999 he has ran his own photography business as well as worked for newspapers in photography and photo editing positions.
He also has worked for Northern Escape Heli-skiing as the Director of Customer Service and Communications and had previously been the full-time photographer with Island Lake Resort Group in the winter months for six seasons.
One of his first clients was the The Calgary Hitmen of the Western Hockey League. Word spread quickly and soon he was working with The Western Hockey League head office, The Calgary Flames NHL club and their Alumni among others.
After University he worked with the Edmonton Sun newspaper then went on to manage the photo department for the Northern News Services based in Yellowknife, NWT.
He continued to follow his passion for travel and went across the Pacific to bicycle and photograph the Japanese archipelago and some of South Korea.
He now calls Terrace, BC, Canada, home with his wife and kids.