Cameron was born and raised in North Bay, Ontario where he grew up surrounded by a family of photographers and photo finishers. Early in his life he took a liking to photography and immediately started working for the family business. From that passion for photography grew an eye for film, which formed an obsession for the art. Driven by that obsession, Cameron picked up and moved out west to study film production. It was in Vancouver where he graduated and perfected his cinematography techniques. Cameron has since worked as a Director of Photography on several short films where he was able to put his techniques to the test. More recently, Cameron served as producer and director of photography on the feature film Black Mountain Side.