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Top left : On magazine assignment in Nagaland, India
Top right : On magazine assignment in Catalonia, Spain
Above left : Filming a documentary in the Faroe islands
Above right : On magazine assignment on the Dordogne river, France



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

He focus his work on photographing and filming themes relating to environmental and cultural issues - describing and portraying the natural world and peoples relations to nature.
Passionate about the outdoors since his childhood, Martin took a series of black & white photos of rural landscapes and wildlife in denmark at age 11, with a Nikon FM, his first SLR camera.
He began to develop pictures in his own darkroom and some years later, he published his first pictures and articles in outdoor magazines in scandinavia.

Over the years, he has made many trips to the far corners of the world including southern europe, atlantic islands, scandinavia, africa, south- and north america, asia, the pacific, the arctic and the Southern continent.

Martin is often working on self-assignments and documenting new stories, but also on photographic assignments for american or european outdoor/lifestyle magazines, newspapers, private companies and NGO's. 
His work has been displayed in numerous exhibitions and festivals in europe and has been widely published in international magazines, various books, newspapers, campaigns, wall calendars, posters and guide books.

He has published seven books of landscape & nature photography :

• Greenland (éditions Explorer Images, 2021)
• Îles Féroé - l’archipel aux oiseaux (éditions Explorer Images, 2020)
• Nature secrète en Pays Catalan (éditions Explorer Images, 2015)
• Atlantique Nord (éditions Cacimbo, 2009)
• Les Parcs Nationaux de France (éditions Solar/Geo, 2007)
• Histoire des Gorges du Verdon (éditions Edisud, 2001)
• L’Arbre familier en Provence (éditions Edisud, 2001)

His book 'Atlantique Nord' was recommended by La librairie Sauramps in France. 

His personal film project, about documenting the nature and lifestyle in the Faroe islands, will result in a film documentary in 2023.

Today, Martin works on various other projects, connected to environmental issues.

Martin is generally available for photography assignments worldwide and for a wide variety of projects. He is also available to lead inspiring multimedia presentations in both Danish, French and English worldwide.

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