Mark Brodkin is an explorer and award-winning photographer with a passion for capturing the most beautiful places in the world. His landscape photography is uplifting, astonishing and inspirational, conveying the majesty of nature unfolding in irretrievable moments of perfect light.
Since 2009, Mark’s tireless pursuit of epic natural beauty has taken him around the globe; capturing landscapes of Canada, the United States, Mexico, Panama, Cuba, St. Lucia, Costa Rica, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Iceland, Germany, France, Greece, South Africa, Namibia, Tanzania, Morocco, Jordan, Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Japan, China, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, India, Australia and New Zealand.
Mark’s images have appeared in Outdoor Photographer Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Landscape Photography Magazine, The Toronto Star, The Daily Mirror and Vanity Fair.
In 2014, Mark’s image “Out from the Fog” was awarded Canadian Photograph of the Year by the Toronto Star.
As an artist, it is my role to communicate to the viewer an emotional connection I have experienced with my subject. The first step in this process is my personal response to natural beauty. It is this emotional experience that provides me with the raw material to create a photograph. To obtain this raw material, I seek out the most incredible places in the world and then do whatever it takes to be in the right place, at the right time. I venture great distances, wait for hours, expose myself to the elements and often return day after day, for that awe-inspiring moment to be revealed. Clouds parting, fog sinking, waves crashing, light breaking – nature displaying its beauty and power.
I am grateful for and humbled by those fleeting moments when these visions unfold around me. The intention of my photography is for you to feel what I felt when I experienced these moments. Awe, exhilaration, and a connection with nature that transcends.
- 2015 Art Hamptons, Long Island, NY
- 2010 Exposure, Gallery 133, Toronto, ON
- 2009 Mark Brodkin Photography, Andrew Richard Designs, North York, ON