Harry Gruyaert (born 1941.) joined Magnum Photos in 1982. Originally he studied photography and film-making. He made a few films as director of photography for Flemish television before turning to photography solely in the early 1960s.
He is the author of many monographs including Roots (2018), Edges (2018) and TV Shots (2007). He has become renown for his unique use of colour and dramatic compositions that he manages to discover all over the globe.