Laura Proctor is a freelance photojournalist based in Toronto, Ontario.

Laura is a freelance photojournalist and member of Women Photograph. You can find her work in The Globe and Mail, Reuters, STAT News, National Observer, The Logic, and local Toronto publications The Hoser and The Grind.

Laura is dedicated to maintaining the dignity of those she photographs, believing that respect and compassion is part of responsible photojournalism. She is passionate about finding hyper-local stories and has an interest in homeschooling, women's issues, and health-related projects, particularly cystic fibrosis.

Laura grew up in Hawkestone, a small village north of Barrie, Ontario, where she and her two siblings were homeschooled by a single mother. Laura became interested in photography at a young age and spent her youth photographing friends, family and community events in her tight-knit neighbourhood.

Instagram: @lauraproctorphoto
+ 1 416 669 0460

Photo of Laura taken by Morgan Harris

Women Photograph
News Photographers of Canada
Canadian Association of Journalists
United Photojournalists of Canada

CAJ Mentorship Program (2022)

#ICPConcerned: Global Images for Global Crisis (2020)
International Center of Photography, New York City
Photographers Without Borders “Reimagine” exhibit, Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival (2021)
Virtual exhibition
Our Changing Planet: A Visual Chronicle (2022)
Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, Virginia
Joy. Sorrow. Anger. Love. PRIDE. Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival (2023)
Collision Gallery, Toronto

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