Biography  

George Fischer is one of Canada’s most renowned and prolific landscape photographers. His unique style has been recognized around the world. He is well known for his books, and poster series created for various tourism boards.

George has provided photography and editorial for promotional literature published by tourist boards and international tour operators. His work has appeared on the covers of magazines and newspapers worldwide as well as websites and ad campaigns of hundreds of companies.

In addition, George Fischer's international photographic career over the past 25 years has resulted in the production of over 50 photographic books produced by Canadian and American publishers.

Included in his accomplishments, George's book — 'Unforgettable Canada' — was, in 2007, on the Globe and Mail's bestseller list and sold over 75,000 copies. In 2012 this book had a third printing and was released in a new expanded edition. It was selected to produce a television series and was also translated into French by a well-known publisher from France. In 2002, the book 'A Taste of the Magdalen Islands' was a finalist for the Canada Cuisine Award. Other titles in the Unforgettable series include: Unforgettable Tuscany & Florence, Unforgettable Paris Inoubliable, Unforgettable Atlantic Canada, The 1000 Islands – Unforgettable, and Les Îles de la Madeleine Inoubliables.

George is also well known for his worldwide collection of art posters of which he has produced over 50 — working with the tourism boards of Jordan, France, Italy, Guatemala, Cuba, Canada, Maldives, Malta, United States and numerous others.

George recently completed a comprehensive book titled "Iceland, Reflections on the Ring Road" that launched on Canada Day in the Reykjavik City Hall, in conjunction with the Canadian Embassy. "Saskatchewan, Spirit of the Heartland" will be launched in December 2015, and showcases the province's beauty and diversity. Currently he is working on a book for the Thousand Islands to be completed in the spring of 2016, and a book on the Faroe Islands, working with the tourism office.

An avid outdoor adventurer, George has hiked to Machu Picchu in Peru, biked the 'world's most dangerous road' in Bolivia, has summited Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Gokyo Ri in the Himalayas, Torres del Paine in Chile and hiked in Iceland to raise funds for the Arthritis Society. He has now set his sites on canoeing the Nahanni River in the Northwest Territories.



Left slideshow photo credit, Michael Fohr.