John Sylvester

John Sylvester is an internationally published travel, nature and landscape photographer based in Prince Edward Island, Canada. He specializes in photographing the people and places of Canada, with an emphasis on the Atlantic region. He divides his time between stock photography, editorial assignments, workshops, writing and speaking. His images are also in demand as photo decor. 

 

STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY

John’s ever expanding library of stock photography – with over 100,000 images – features extensive coverage of Canada’s ten provinces and three territories. International travel includes images from New Zealand, Greenland, Cuba, Europe, Iceland and the United States. A detailed subject list is available. 

 

ASSIGNMENTS

John’s assignment work has appeared in books, magazines, annual reports, corporate brochures and advertising campaigns.

Editorial clients include: Coastal Living, Yankee, Country Gardens, Ranger Rick, Canadian Gardening, Canadian Living, Canadian Geographic, Outdoor Photography Canada, Harper's Bazaar (UK), Readers Digest, UP!, Explore, Saltscapes, Imperial Oil Review, Country, Our Canada, Harrowsmith Country Life, National, TIME, Backbone and National Post Business Magazine.

 

 

 

 

AWARDS

2015 Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) awards – second place in the "Best Action Photo" category.

2015 Nature's Best Winland Smith Rice International Awards, "Highly Honored" in the Landscape category. 

Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) awards – winner in "Best Evocation of a Place" category: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011.

2011 Travel Media Association of Canada (TMAC) awards  – winner in the "Best Action Photo" category.

Northern Lights Awards – winner of the Canadian Tourism Commission’s Northern Lights Awards For Excellence in Travel Journalism and Photography:  2011, 2009, 2005, 2003. 

2010 Atlantic Journalism Awards – silver award winner for feature photo essay, "Torngat Safari," which appeared in the Nov/Dec 2010 issue of SALTSCAPES magazine. 

Nature's Best Ocean Views competition awards: 2011, 2010, 2008 

B&W Spider awards –  2015, 2012, 2011, 2010

 

ASSOCIATIONS 

Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographic Society

Travel Media Assocaion of Canada (TMAC)