David Coulson | Toronto Commercial and Editorial Photographer

David Coulson

1646 Riverway Crest


Humber College
UAV Pilot Ground School

Fleming College
Environmental Visual Communitcation

Queen's University
Environmental Studies & Philosophy
2008 - 2013


Dave Coulson Photography
Freelance Photography

Conservation photojournalism; commercial and editorial photography.

Fleming College
2019 - Present

Photography Instructor for the Environmental Visual Communication Program, a one-of-a-kind joint program between Fleming College and the Royal Ontario Museum for university graduates effectively communicate environmental and science issues to broad and diverse audiences through visual storytelling.


Provide creative services through photography droneography for Evermaven, an environmental communications agency dedicated to linking people, planet and profit.

Selected Exhibits

2018 - McMichael Canadian Art Collection. “Images of the Greenbelt” Kleinburg, ON.

2018 - Patagonia. “Environmental Visual Communication” Contact Photography Festival. Toronto, ON.

2018 - Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design. “Accidental Parkland” Contact Photography
Festival. Toronto, ON.

Publication & Press

2019 “City Fisher.” Beside Magazine. November. https://beside.media/city-fisher

2019 “12 Canadian photographers share the nature they love.” Canadian Geograpghic. June.

2019 “Beyond the gun: How Apartheid, poverty and poaching intersect in South Africa.” Photographer’s Without Borders Magazine. January.

2018 “UC and partners flock together to secure a bright future for a Brighton wetland.” Ducks Unlimited Canada. August 2018.

2018 “Slow & Steady.” Canadian Wildlife Magazine. Spring. 19-26.

2018 “Instagram’s Most Inspiring Environmentalists.” Passion Passport. April.


2019 - Flashforward Top 100 Emerging Photographers. Winner. Magenta Foundation.

2019 - Imagine 2050 Photography Competition. Overall Winner. City of Mississauga.

2018 - Greenbelt Photography Contest. Overall Winner. Friends of the Greenbelt Foundation.

2018 - Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards. Best Documentary, PWBTV: HAART.


2019 “Photography & Storytelling Masterclass.” Photographers Without Borders. Chajul, Guatemala.

2018 “Imagining Science: Photography for Science Communication.” University of Toronto, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Toronto, ON.

2018 “Photography & Storytelling Masterclass.” Photographers Without Borders. Sumatra, Indonesia.

2017 “Imagining Toronto: A Visual Storytelling Workshop.” Toronto Climate Action Network. Toronto, ON.

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