Born in Parksville on Vancouver Island, Grant spent his formative years in Vancouver, establishing a career as a commercial photographer in Whitehorse, before moving to Prince George where he now lives. Grant has travelled extensively in Canada, New Zealand, Europe, and Africa and is an ocean voyage veteran. He deepened his love of photography and the North with a three-year stint in Cape Dorset, Qikiqtarjuaq and Pangnirtung, Nunavut. Among all his activities he has found time to work as an instructor at several colleges, and also does lectures on recognizing and accepting change. His photos have appeared in publications around the world.