Mark Jinks is a nature photographer and educator based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. His main photography focus is on capturing beautiful landscapes and wildlife, the energy of severe weather, and the mystique of the night sky.
Originally from England, he moved to Alberta, Canada, at a young age and instantly fell in love with the Canadian Rocky Mountains. He has been dabbling in photography for 20+ years and has been featured in numerous publications in both print and online, including The Globe and Mail, CBC, Westjet Magazine, Canadian Geographic, Outdoor Photography Canada, and many more. He has won numerous photography competitions, and his imagery has been licensed from agencies all over the world.
Mark recently had a photograph nominated for an award in the category Photograph: Landscape, Still and Architecture at the 2020 Alberta Magazine Awards, via the Canadian Rockies Annual Vol.4
He can often be found exploring the vast landscapes of Western Canada and beyond. Showcasing the beauty of Alberta from the Rocky Mountains to the prairies and everything in between, including the beautiful northern lights, and powerful summer thunderstorms.
Mark teaches photography in both small groups and private lessons in the Edmonton area, as well as the Canadian Rockies.
**Please note - All in-person workshops and lessons are on hold for 2021 due to Covid-19. Look for in-person workshops to resume in 2022. Mark is available for 1-on-1 or group sessions virtually on Zoom. Please contact him to make arrangements.
As a travel photographer and writer, Mark specializes in promoting tourism to specific areas with his imagery, working on campaigns and projects with various tourism boards across North America, and has worked with brands such as Ford Canada, Nikon Canada, Bellstar Hotel Resorts, Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts, Westjet Magazine, Rocky Mountaineer, Backroad Mapbooks, LumeCube, Northwest Territories Tourism, Travel Alberta, and many more.
Contact Mark for discounted rates on the following products: Topaz Labs Software, Lumecube
Awards and Accomplishments:
2020 Alberta Magazine Awards Nominee - Photograph: Landscape, Still and Architecture
2019 Nikon Canada Social - workshop host - Edmonton, Alberta
2018 Westjet Magazine Cover - December
2018 Runner Up Winner - Canadian Geographic - Wild Weather
2017 Official NiSi Ambassador to Canada region
2017 Outdoor Photography Canada Grand Prize Winner - Landscape Photography contest
2016 Best Mountain Artists Grand Prize Winner - Landscape Photography contest
2020 - Waterfalls of North America - Waterfalls for Days - featured
2019 - Canada - Harper Collins Publishing - featured
2018 - NiSi Landscape Photography Volume 1 - featured