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Martin with Milo, a long-haired Weimaraner,
in the Pyrenees mountains...

Martin N. Johansen is a danish free-lance photographer, writer, nature guide and adventurer.

He focus his work on the natural world - themes relating to the environment and peoples relations to nature and landscape.              
Passionate about the outdoors since his childhood, Martin took a series of black & white photos of rural landscape in Denmark at age 11, with a Nikon FM, his first SLR camera. He then began to develop pictures in his own darkroom and some years later, he published his first pictures in outdoor magazines in Scandinavia.

Over the years, he has made many trips to the far corners of the world including the southern continent and to the Arctic, on photographic assignments, frequently adding new images to his archive.

His work has been displayed in numerous exhibitions in Europe and has been widely published in international magazines.

His pictures has also been published in various newspapers, campaigns, wall calendars, posters and guide books.

Martin is the founder of the nature photography festival, 'Grandeur Nature', held every year in Collioure, France in collaboration with le Département des Pyrénées-Orientales.

He has published five books of landscape & nature photography :

• Histoire des Gorges du Verdon (éditions Edisud, 2001)
• L’Arbre familier en Provence (éditions Edisud, 2001)
• Les Parcs Nationaux de France (éditions Solar/Geo, 2007)
• Atlantique Nord (éditions Cacimbo, 2009)
• Nature secrète en Pays Catalan ( éditions Explorer Images, 2015)

His book 'Atlantique Nord' won an award in France and was recommended by La librairie Sauramps.

Martin is working on a new book project about the North Atlantic region and a publication is under it's way - more informations to come soon on the 'news' page.

All images in the gallery are available as fine art prints (signed) and can be licensed for commercial and editorial usage.
Please contact for further details and prices.

Martin is generally available for photography assignments worldwide and for a wide variety of projects.

For contact, please email


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