About Adam Schallau

Portrait of the American landscape photographer Adam Schallau in his studio in Flagstaff, Arizona.

Adam Schallau is an internationally recognized photographer whose portfolio captures the grand and intimate scenes of the American landscape. Adam seeks to convey the timeless beauty of our treasured National Parks and public lands through his photographs.

In 2017 Adam was recognized as the Photographer of the Year by the International Regional Magazine Association for his work in Arizona Highways Magazine. He is a recipient of the Luminous Endowment, and in 2009 he was an Artist-in-Residence at Grand Canyon National Park.

Large-format fine art prints of Adam’s work are in personal and corporate collections worldwide. They have been exhibited in numerous galleries, museums, and National Parks, including the Grand Canyon National Park Museum Collection.

His work is frequently in marketing and public awareness campaigns by many companies and organizations, including Apple, the National Audubon Society, the National Park Service, and Patagonia.

Adam's work has been published in numerous magazines, including on the covers of National Geographic Traveler, Arizona Highways, Cowboys & Indians Magazine, Via Magazine, Colorado Life, and New Mexico Magazine. You can also see more of his photography in his books Chasing the Light – Grand Canyon and Grand Canyon: Earth and Sky. His work was also used for the cover of Grand Canyon National Park 100 Views, the book which celebrates the park's centennial.

When he's not in the field chasing the light or leading a photography workshop, Adam, along with his wife, Sally, live in a cabin amongst the tall ponderosa pines outside Flagstaff, Arizona, with their dog ‘Bear’ who is a border collie mix rescued on the Navajo reservation.

As seen in National Geogrpahic and Arizona Highways


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