Gavin Bryan John

Metis Nation of Alberta

Born 1985, Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada

Gavin is a Canadian photojournalist and documentary photographer living in Calgary, AB. He has worked as a freelance photographer since 2013. His passion focuses on issues surrounding conflict, unrest, and security. In his career he has documented stories from Iraq, North Korea, and the high Canadian Arctic.

An Iraqi Golden Division Counter Terrorism Unit Humvee drives towards the frontline in Mosul as two residents carry a white flag on Nov 12, 2016. The Golden Division suffered over 50% casualties retaking the city from the Islamic State during the Battle of Mosul.