A promotional photographer for the Social Credit Party, Jim Ryan compiled and self-published 1000 copies of a loving tribute to the life and career of his main subject, Premier W.A.C. Bennett. With text by Reg Reynolds, a retrospective collection of Ryan's photos of Victoria during a 40-year span also appeared as Big Jim Ryan (1986).


Jim Ryan: Assignment Victoria

My Friend W.A.C. Bennett (Victoria: Jim Ryan, 1980).

Around Victoria and Vancouver Island (Victoria: Campbell's Publishing, 1983). Text by Betty Campbell.

Big Jim Ryan (Orca Book Publishers, 1986). With text by Reg Reynolds.

[BCBW 2005] "Photography"