David Coulson is a photographer, visual storyteller and drone operator based in Toronto, Canada. Using images, video and words, his work focuses on sharing stories that connect people to nature and that help translate complex science and conservation issues in an emotional and relatable way. David strives to not only produce compelling imagery with a creative flare, but to also use his camera to challenge perceptions and explore the relationships between people and planet.
Along with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Environmental Studies and Philosophy from Queen’s University, he holds a post graduate in Environmental Visual Communication from Fleming College and the Royal Ontario Museum, and a UAV Pilot Ground School certificate from Humber College.
David is a creative at Evermaven, an environmental communications agency based in Toronto, and a videographer with Photographers Without Borders.
Client List: The Atmospheric Fund, Canadian Geographic, Canadian Wildlife Federation, Ecology Action Centre, Know Your Onions, Ontario Nature, Ontario BioBlitz, Nature Conservancy of Canada, the Royal Ontario Museum.
2018. Images of the Greenbelt, McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Kleinburg, ON, Canada. March 10 – July 15. Group Exhibit.
2018. Environmental Visual Communication: An Exhibit, Patagonia. Toronto, ON, Canada. May 10 – 30. Group Exhibit.
2018. Accidental Parkland, Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design. Toronto, ON, Canada. May 10 – 20. Group Exhibit.
WORKSHOPS & TALKS
2018. ROM Daytime Lecture Series. The Stories We Tell: Visual Narratives for Science and Conservation. Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON.
2018. Workshop. Imagining Toronto: A Visual Storytelling Workshop. Toronto Climate Action Network, Toronto, ON.
2017. Workshop: Multimedia Narratives for Environmental Visual Communication. Fleming College, Toronto, Ontario.
2017. Workshop: Droneography 101. Fleming College, Toronto, ON.
2017. Talk: Photography & Conservation. Ontario Land Trust Association. Toronto, ON.