Mike Grandmaison, Photographer
Mike Grandmaison is a talented Canadian photographer based in Winnipeg, Manitoba in the 'Heart of Canada'. He was born in Sudbury, Ontario in 1954 and graduated from Laurentian University with an Honours Bachelor of Sciences degree in Biology in 1976. Following a 20-year career with the Canadian Forest Service in Edmonton and Winnipeg, Mike has been photographing professionally on a full time basis from Winnipeg since 1996. His commercial assignment photography focuses on agriculture, architecture, the environment, gardening, nature, travel and tourism. He manages a full service stock photo agency of one of the finest individual collections of premium photographs from Canada. His work has been widely published in leading magazines and books, and his stunning nature photographs have been employed by some of North America's top corporations. To view some of Mike's clients, refer to his Representative Client list.
Mike's photographs are also available as fine art prints which are prepared and produced with meticulous attention to detail. Fine art prints may be purchased at The Canadian Gallery or locally in Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada) at Grolle Fine Art.
Mike is the author of 15 coffee table books to date, focused on various subjects and regions within Canada. He is currently working on a variety of other books, five of which are planned to be released in the near future, including 'Natural Reflections' (with co-author Robert L. Peters, 2017), 'Polar Bears' (2017) and 'The Great Canadian Road Trip' (2017).
Mike conducts nature-focused workshops and presents lectures on various photo related topics to numerous organizations. He writes full feature photo articles for many magazines as well as for his own coffee table books. He has been a regular contributor to Outdoor Photography Canada magazine since 2007.
Mike is a member of the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce as well as a lifetime member and a past president of the National Association for Photographic Art (now CAPA). He is also a member of MPIO (Master Photographers International Organization). Mike was awarded second prize in the Northern Lights 2007 Awards Canada competition for Excellence in Travel Journalism.
Articles about Mike Grandmaison
- enVison The Limelight Is The Sweet Light by Kelly Waterhouse
- Winnipeg Free Press Capturing Canada 1 and Capturing Canada 2 by Morley Walker
- Laurentian Natural Worlds by Jennifer Nault
Articles by Mike Grandmaison
gX Taking Stock by Mike GrandmaisonMike has now illustrated dozens of articles for Outdoor Photography Canada magazine under the title "Discovering Canada". Read the first installment called Prairies
Country Manitoba ... Now this is God's Country