Randy Olson is a documentary photographer whose work has taken him to 50 countries over the past 20 years. He has shot over 30 stories for National Geographic magazine and has also been published in LIFE, GEO, and Smithsonian magazine. His editorial work earned him the honor of being one of two photographers to be awarded the titles of both Newspaper Photographer of the Year, and Magazine Photographer of the Year by Pictures of the Year International. Olson is frequently a faculty member at the Missouri Photo Workshops. His commercial clients include Toyota, HSBC, Stratos Global, and Becton Dickinson.
He splits his time between Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Portland, Oregon with his wife, photojournalist Melissa Farlow.
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BD: Global HealthOlson documents patients and workers in a Ghanian clinic.
HSBC: Global TourOlson goes to India and Australia for HSBC.
Toyota Land CruiserOlson's photos demonstrate the Toyota Land Cruiser's capabilities.
Video: Test DriveOlson test drives the Land Cruiser in the Australian Outback.