John Canan is an editorial and lifestyle photographer, videographer, and creative director specializing in creating connections imagery. He graduated from Prescott College with a degree in Sustainable Community Development and Regenerative Design (a program he developed while at Prescott College). He currently lives in Brunswick, Maryland, part of the greater DC Metro area.

A perpetually curious adventurer and a story sherpa, John immerses himself in and openly shares from the natural beauty where he lives. John Canan’s work on skilled Artisan’s of Western Maryland was exhibited at The National Geographic Museum. His photography has been featured by American Photographic Artists, ASMP DC Chapter, and is utilized in travel and outdoor related journals, blogs, and Visitor Guides. You will find his editorial photographs in publications featuring subjects, venues, and destinations in the Appalachian Mountain region. His creative direction and videography has been referred to “a catalyst for positive marketing change” and is utilized in promotional and educational videos. Feel free to engage in the conversation Instagram Google+ For more information on John’s work, to discuss your project, request specific types of portfolios, or to just say hello, feel free to get in touch. To see more of his personal project work check out his website at

Production Skills & Specialities

Corporate, Documentary, Nature, Disaster Coverage, Conflict Coverage, Video Production, Video Editing, Backpack Journalism, Photo Editing, Spot News, Multimedia Production, Still Photography