About the Artist
Ken's photographs speak about his passion for photography and the creation of it. He prefers to let each image speak for itself, allowing the uniqueness of each image to connect the viewer with the photographers vision.
His career in photography began in 1987 with NBC News, Burbank, CA, as an ENG Soundman/Photojournalist. He worked through 1988 Winter Olympic Games then accepted a position as Chief Photojournalist with The Penticton Herald, in British Columbia. In 1990 Ken returned to Calgary to work with The Calgary Sun, as a Photojournalist and eventually added Advertising/Marketing Photography for the next 16 years with The Sun.
His partial Commercial client list includes 51 North Productions, Telus, Live Nation, Candian Energy Centre (CEC, War Room), The Calgary Stampede, ARTUS Reit, Arcturus, Shane Homes, Mission Homes, Granville Homes, Heritage Pointe Golf Club, Valley Ridge Golf and Country Club, Lynx Ridge Golf Club, Dundee Realty Management, Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts (CRMR), Stampede Roundup, Sotheby's, Calgary Centre for the Performing Arts, Theatre Calgary, Francomedia and the City of Calgary.
Ken was one of 12 Photojournalists accepted to National Geographic Magazine's, Assignment Workshop with Chris Johns. He is a contributing photographer with National Geographic Stock, Ken's work has been featured/published by National Geographic and National Geographic Traveler Magazine over 15 times (twice in Jan 2013). He is also represented by Getty/iStock Images.
His travels take him to many locations, shooting travel and Fine Art work. Italy has become a favourite destination. Each return trip inspiring new photographs and another reason to return again. Ken was a guide in the Canadian Rockies for hiking, back country camping and snowshoeing trips, allowing him to combine his passion for the outdoors and photography and share them with others. He is also a Volunteer with Banff National Park providing necessary back country trail and wildlife information for the park and is a member of Alberta Search and Rescue (Cochrane Search and Rescue) as a Search Manager/Advanced Team Leader.
As a volunteer guide for a large outdoor group Ken has extensive knowledge with hiking in the Canadian Rockies and Kananaskis. His Photo Hikes will bring you face to face with some of the most beautiful scenery and hidden gems he has encountered and will make sure you arrive at the opportune times. His training includes St, John's Standard First-Aid/CPR-C/AED Certification, Wilderness First-Aid Remote Responder/CPR/AED Certification, Kareilian Bear Shepherding Institute of Canada - Bear Safety Training and AV-1 Avalanche Certification. He is currently a Search Manager/Advanced Team Leader with Alberta Search and Rescue (Cochrane SAR).
All of Ken's Fine Artwork is printed by Resolve Photo with great attention to detail and preservation. His fine art works are currently available in limited editions. The art is printed on 100% acid-free Hahnemuhle Fine Art paper using pigment inks. Properly displayed they have a longevity of over 200 years.
All prints are shipped direct from the printer.
HOW DO YOU PACKAGE MY ORDER WHEN MY ORDER WILL BE SHIPPED TO ME?
Small Prints – We package these flat in either a box or in a stay flat envelope padded with extra cardboard. Prints are placed in clear plastic bags. Packaging may be based on recycled materials from other packaging and off cuts from larger pieces.
Large Prints – We roll these up. Prints are first wrapped in glassine, and kraft paper. We then roll the prints onto a three inch core. We wrap that in plastic and foam and use endcaps to suspend the prints and core in the box. Packaging may be based on recycled materials from other packaging and off cuts from larger pieces.