“Triple Master of WPPI” photographer, Christian Lalonde, has been working professionally in his field since graduating in 1996. Specializing in commercial photography (food, magazine editorials, lifestyle, architecture, advertising). A mere five years after graduation, he was twice named Commercial Photographer of the Year by the Professional Photographers of Canada (PPOC). To date, he has won over 50 national and international prizes and awards. Having won more than 2-dozen awards from WPPI, he is a judge, since 2007, for its annual photography contests. Christian’s flair for composition and eye for colour make his services in very high demand.
As the author of the photo that is seen on the back of the Canadian ﬁve-dollar bill (“Children at play”) from the Canadian journey series (2001-2006), Christian is the photographer with the most frequently published photo in Canada, if not the world, since some 3.5 billion of those ﬁve-dollar banknotes were printed.