Clinton Hussey is an award-winning commercial photographer specialising in conceptual, food, still life and, recently, motion. Since 1995, he has been creating distinctive editorial and advertising imagery for brand and magazine clients in his hometown of Vancouver and abroad.
Originally a design student at Vancouver’s Emily Carr College of Art & Design, Clinton stumbled into photography at first accidentally, and then with conviction as he fell for its demanding mix of creativity and technical grasp - an intense relationship he recognised from watching his father, a musician, repair his instruments with surgical skill.
Though not a musician himself, Clinton has earned both Grammy and Juno nominations for his album cover designs; his photography has won multiple National Magazine Awards, as well honours from Lotus, Applied Arts, D&AD, City & Regional Magazine Association, the Printing Industry of America, Communication Arts, PDN/Nikon, and many others.
Today, Clinton is expanding into video, creating ad campaigns for clients such as Method, Sun-Rype, and the Children of the Street Society. When he’s not making pictures, he’s building things and spending time on the ocean and in the mountains with his wife, Amanda - also a photographer - and their two children.
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