Earl was born in Port Credit, Ontario. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts from Ryerson University in Toronto, where he majored in Photographic Arts and studied under Rob Gooblar. He lived in Vancouver for 13 years throughout the 90’s and while in Vancouver he partook in 2 solo exhibits and participated in various group shows.
Since his return to Ottawa, Earl has established his own commercial photography business and his clients have included Knock On Wood Communications, CBC News World and Zoom Airlines, among others. Now living in Hintonburg, Ottawa, Earl is concentrating his efforts on two areas of photography: human and animal portraiture, and exploring the little world through macro images.
Earl’s recent exhibits include “All The Little Things” at Loretta Studios and Gallery in 2016, “Faces” at The Vistek Gallery in Ottawa in 2017 and one of his pieces was featured in the Fall Harvest Exhibition at Just Food Farm in 2017.
Earl Havlin Photography has resided at Loretta since its inception in 2015.