Jonathan Bielaski has been shooting professionally for 18 years, but his path was evident from childhood, growing up with a dark room in the basement and cameras always within reach. Honing his skills with complex light and detailed production work Jonathan’s fascination with people’s stories and who they are are & what they do lead him to start telling peoples stories through his environmental portraits.
Jonathan’s work in is in high demand and internationally recognized as a top environmental portrait photographer. His photography has taken him to amazing locations and work environments from the courts and rinks where pro athletes play to the secluded mines where Canada’s diamonds come from. Always learning from the people he meets and the stories they tell.
Environmental portraiture captures the essence of a subject in its natural habitat. Every one of Jonathan Bielaski’s photos tell a story of a person’s journey. The focus is greater than the person – it’s the reality of who they are at this time in their life – the background reflecting their personality.
Sometimes all you have is one shot to tell a story