Nicholas Sumner has been a professional photographer for more than 25 years. He was born in Africa and educated in England. He took up photography as a hobby at the age of eight and worked in London as a fashion photographer’s assistant before leaving the UK to spend several years working in Asia where he started his own business. He moved to Halifax, Canada  in 1998 and has two children.

His work has been published in 23 different travel guidebooks including National Geographic Guides, Berlitz Travel Guides and APA Insight Guides. He has shot over 200 weddings professionally.  As well as his photography, his writing has also been widely published in periodicals and journals. These include Reader’s Digest, Business Life and The Rangefinder.

He is represented by National Geographic Images. His travel stock photography is available for licencing either from National Geographic Images or direct from Nicholas Sumner. He is also  the author of a book about photography and travel called Available Light.