About Zach

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   Zach is an accomplished freelance photographer and journalist from the Greater Toronto Area. He is actively working to better the connection between humans and the natural world in the hopes of stimulating positive change. He does so by promoting curiosity, exploration, education, and wonder with his work. From a young age Zach has always had an interest in nature, particularly in freshwater ecosystems, oceans, and forest environments.

   The quality of Zach’s body of work is highlighted by the many accomplishments he has achieved early in his career. Zach is one of the  founding members of the Canadian Conservation Photography Collective, and his work has been published in multiple publications including Canadian Geographic, Reader’s Digest, and Paddling Magazine, among others, as well as being recognized by news outlets across the country.

   He uses a creative approach for each project to communicate stories and invoke emotion, through a strong use of visual tools including compelling composition, rich colour, and thought provoking imagery. His goal is to capture moments and tell stories, with the hope of inspiring others to appreciate, learn about, and protect, the natural world around them. Zach also has experience in a wide range of photography including sports, wildlife, commercial photography, photojournalism, portraits, and weddings.

AWARDS, EXHIBITS & ACCOLADES

Finalist - SPARK Photo Festival Juried Exhibit, 2022

Judge - Canadian Geographic Wildlife Photo Competition, 2021

Finalist - Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Natural History Museum, 2021

Judge - Canadian Geographic Annual Photo Competition, 2020

Winner - Flora Category, Canadian Wildlife Federation Reflections of Nature, 2019

Exhibition - "Water Frontiers" Biosphere Environmental Museum, 2019

Third Prize - Air North First Light Image Festival, 2019

Semi-Finalist - Landscapes Category, Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards, 2019

Semi-Finalist - BigPicture: Natural World Photography Competition, 2019

Winner - York Region Cycling Photo Contest, 2018

Semi-Finalist - Outdoor Adventure Category, Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards, 2018

Semi-Finalist - Landscapes Category, Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards, 2018

Winner - York Region Forests Photo Contest, 2017

Winner - National Geographic MyMavic Photo Contest, 2017

BOOKS

Caféine, 2018

CLIENTS

1000 Islands Tourism

Anker

Arts Whistler

Aurora 360 Experience

Ave Sol River Sanctuary

BSW Design

Canadian Geographic

Canadian Geographic Travel

Canon Canada

Destination Cape Breton

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Go RVing Canada

GORP Energy Bars

Grand Trunk

Hostels International Canada


Images Of Canada

Juno Whole Pet Foods

Keen Footwear

La Courte Échelle

La Presse +

Marriott International

Matador

Nalgene

Nature Conservancy of Canada

One Axe Pursuits

One Eighty Hunter

Parks Canada

Paddling Magazine

Parfume D'Encre

Posterjack

Quebec Maritime

Quebec Snowboard

Rainforest Expeditions

Rite in the Rain

SC Johnson

The Land Canadian Adventures

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Thurso Surf

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island

Toyota Canada

Travel Texas

Travel Yukon

Trent University

Veriphy Skincare

PUBLICATIONS

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MEDIA

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