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educator , photojournalist

Garry Eugene Bryant, American photojournalist, educator. Named Utah Photographer of Year, Society Professional Journalists, 1984, Best News and Sports photo Associated Press, Utah-Idaho Office, Salt Lake City, 1991; recipient Heraldic Arms award Chief Herald of Ireland, 1992, Best Series/Special Projects award Utah Society Professional Journalists, 1994, Feature Photography award Best of the West, 1996.


Bryant, Garry Eugene was born on August 23, 1954 in Boulder, Colorado, United States. Son of Ralph Eugene Bryant and Frances Lorene (Alcorn) Gilpin.


Bachelor, Brigham Young University, 1986.


Missionary, Latter- Day Saints (Mormons) Church, Pittsburgh, 1978-1980;photographer, The Sun Advocate, Price, Utah., 1981;photographer, photo editor, The Daily Universe-Brigham Young U., Provo, Utah., 1981-1983;photographer, The Herald Journal, Logan, Utah., 1983-1984;photographer, Ogden (Utah) Standard-Examiner, 1984-1985;photojournalist, Deseret News, Salt Lake City, since 1985. Adjunct Professor Brigham Young U., Provo, since 1988.


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  • Other Work

    • Author: Journal Mass Media Ethics, 1987, Special Report on Photojournalism Ethics, 1990, The Augustan Society Omnibus, 1993, The Awen, 1994-1996, Pioneer, 1995, Irish Times, 1996, The Nauvoo Journal, 1997. Associate editor: (magazine) The Rangefinder, 1983-1990. Editor: (newsletter) Saltire, 1992-1996, Lamh Laidir, since 1996.

      Television appearances on 24 Hours in Utah, KUTV, 1987, Ancestors, Public Broadcasting Service, 1997.


The hope of Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ and the purpose of life on this earth is to teach people and prepare them that everybody, along with their families, might live with Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ eternally.


Sergeant United States Air Force, 1972-1976. Member National Press Photographers Association (region 9 student chairman 1984-1990, College Photographer of Year 1982), American College Heraldry, The Augustan Society, Order of Armigerous Augustaus, Utah Scottish Association (board of trustees since 1995), St. Andrews Society Utah (historian 1991-1996), Kennedy Society of North America (Rocky Mountain representative 1989-1997, chieftain since 1994), Scottish-American Military Society Post 1847 (secretary, historian 1992-1995), Noble Company Rose, Knight de Bryan (knight), International Chivalric Institute, Hibernian Society Utah, Heraldry Society Ireland, Noble Society of Celts, O'Brien Clan of North America Inc. (co-founder, chieftain since 1997), Sept of Knight de Bryan (honorary).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: genealogy, heraldry, celtic studies, bagpipe playing, photography.


Married Dalene Day, September 6, 1985. Children: Sterling Quinn, Ian William, Ailene.

Ralph Eugene Bryant Gilpin

Frances Lorene (Alcorn) Gilpin

Dalene Day

Sterling Quinn Bryant

Ian William Bryant

Ailene Bryant