Scott Forsyth is a professional photographer specializing in the Canadian landscape.
Devoted to exploring Canada from the Atlantic to the Pacific and Arctic Ocean coastlines, Scott has embarked on a lifelong photographic journey to depict the vastness and beauty of the Canadian landscape. On the basis of this photographic quest, he is a Fellow of both the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and The Explorer’s Club. In 2019 Canadian Geographic designated Scott to be their third Photographer-In-Residence.
An award winning photographer, Scott has twice earned the distinction of Photographic Artist of the Year from the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC) in addition to placing second as Commercial Photographer of the Year for the Master Photographers International. A certified Marine Guide for ship-based expedition touring companies Scott leads photographic excursions to remote coastal locations across Canada on an annual basis. In 2019 Rocky Mountain Books published his award winning book The Wild Coasts of Canada, featuring images from seven years of travel. The content of this book forms the basis of an ongoing speaking tour across Canada in association with Canadian Geographic promoting geographical education.
His first hardcover photography book, The Wild Coasts of Canada, featuring images and stories from Canada's three ocean coastlines with a Forward by Freeman Patterson, was published in October 2019 through Rocky Mountain Books. This book won the Mountain Image Award in the 2020 Banff International Film and Book Festival.
“Opening this book is like stepping into a prestigious gallery. With each image we sink deeper into coastal culture, climate and community. The added attention to text makes the storytelling even richer. This book provides the reader with a lasting visual and literary impact.” – Helen Rolfe, 2020 Book Competition Jury