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Neil Gunner



I’ve been photographing sports, people and lots of other cool things for over ten years.


I got my start in sports by shooting roller derby, first in Pittsburgh and then in Toronto, Guelph, Montreal and places in between. I’ve since branched out to shoot hockey, basketball, volleyball and many other sports.


Since 2011 I’ve been an official photographer with the Toronto Roller Derby league, Canada’s largest league. I was an accredited photographer at the first ever Roller Derby World Cup which was held in Toronto in December 2011. For the past several years I’ve shot the trading card portraits for Toronto Roller Derby’s officials and announcers.


In 2014 I published my first coffee table book, Into Battle: The Roller Derby Experience in Photos and Interviews. Meanwhile, my photos of local bouts, WFTDA regional championships, international tournaments and the Roller Derby World Cup have appeared in CBC News stories, Blood and Thunder magazine and several popular roller derby blogs, including The Derby Nerd, Pack It Up and


If you need a sports or portrait photographer, or just want to see more of my work, check out the links on my Contact page. If you like what you see, get in touch and let's talk about working together.