Joel Fischer is an award-winning freelance photographer currently living in Denver, Colorado. Joel works with Fisher Creative on a variety of international commercial assignments. He has a passion for long-term, in-depth visual storytelling fostered by an education in the physical sciences as well as journalism. With an intent to spark discussion on social, political, and ecological issues, he has pursued stories in such far-reaching locations as Siberia and Bolivia.

He has mentored under the renowned National Geographic photographer Steve McCurry, attended the prestigious Eddie Adams Workshop for his photojournalism, and has worked on assignment for the Associated Press since 2008.

Never far from his heart, the mountains have nurtured a deep reverence for the environment and a healthy enthusiasm for adventure sports such as mountaineering, rock and ice climbing, and backcountry skiing.