He took his first black & white pictures with a Nikon FM of rural landscapes in Denmark at age eleven.
about the outdoors since boyhood, Martin had his first images published
with an article he wrote for a danish magazine back
Since then, his work has appeared in numerous international magazines, calendars, posters as well as in various book-publications.
is interested in conservation and he actively supports the
preservation of wild habitats and ecosystems worldwide.
on-going photographic projects about documenting the national
parks, have led him
to arrange several exhibitions and lectures concerning protected
areas in Europe, Africa & North America.
A book of his work from the National Parks in France was published by Solar/Geo publication house in 1997.
In september 2009, he wrote and published a book about the North Atlantic regions - showing his work from East Greenland, Iceland and the Faroe islands in a coffee-table book.
year, Martin will arrange and lead field workshops and guide
photographic tours for smaller groups of photographers to
some of his favorite places...
All of Martin's wildlife images have been captured in the wild and not in "situations" or "game farms".
" In Aspen (Colorado), Martin
N. Johansen's photographic skills, enthusiasm and energy
have made him a force in the local arts community. Here
at 'Digital Arts Aspen', his digitally projected presentation
"The Seven National Parks of France" was enthusiastically
Through his published work, limited edition prints and public
lectures he remain a strong advocate of the natural environment
and precious the wild places of the world."
Former National Geographic contributing photographer & Research Associate at Digital Arts Aspen