Studio and onlocation availability
Multilayered compositions & retouching carried out in-house



Shoots include set-up and tear down, proof set post processing and digital delivery. Additional costs may apply including including travel, extensive image manipulation and compositing.

A detailed consultation will establish the budget and elements of the project. Please get in touch to request a quote.

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Mikeal Beland is the founder and Director of Lotus Effects, formerly Lotus Effect Design, which he started during college. As a photography and design freelancer, he traveled 15,000 miles across the Western U.S. documenting climate change and relationships with protected environments. Moving to NYC, he worked for two prominent photography studios in Manhattan and debuted as one of GLAAD’s Top 100 International Artists at the Metropolitan Pavillion in New York. In Seattle he collaborated with academic and non-profit organizations to document social justice movements affecting minority communities. For Biophilia (2016), he traveled around Florida to document changes in the springs, coasts & Everglades and continued through the Rocky Mountains back to Yellowstone. His work has been featured in publications, exhibitions, and auctions in Europe, Asia, New York, Los Angeles, Seattle and locations across the US.


“ . . . captivating, subtle, and emotive.” – MICHAEL SCOTT, Vancouver Sun

“Amazing body of work.” – HEIDGER MARX, New York City

“Your work is truly beautiful. Your mind’s eye is spot on.” – JOSEPH BRONZINO, Atlanta, GA

“Masterclass Photography.” – JØRN BERG LUND, Copenhagen, Denmark

“The images presented by [Béland] are subtle and nuanced, offering the discerning viewer a chance to discover.
His images are not for those lacking the time or desire to indulge intimately in art.” CHRISTIAN GREY, Seattle, WA


LINUS GALLERY . Pasadena, CA 2014
EXPOSURE – W Hotels & ImpactHub . NYC, Paris, Milan, Hong Kong 2014
ESSENTIA . Belltown, Seattle, WA 2013
CUTZ MERIDIAN . Wallingford, Seattle, WA 2013
AVANTI ART & DESIGN . Greenwood, Seattle, WA 2013
HAVEN . Ballard, Seattle, WA 2013
OK GALLERY . Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA 2013
LE FETE DES ARTISTES . B&O, Seattle, WA 2012
GLAAD ART AUCTION . Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY 2012
PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR WORLD AID . Copenhagen, Denmark 2012
CRIPPING CULTURE . School of Art, UW, Seattle, WA 2011
THE TASTE OF GSBA . The Sheraton Downtown, Seattle, WA 2010
THE ART OF FASHION . Webster Hall, New York, NY 2009
MEDITATIONS IN ENTROPY . Thornton Room, New York, NY 2009
GLAAD OUTAUCTION NYC . Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY 2009
YESSIAN OPEN . Yessian Studios, New York, NY 2009
GLAAD OUTAUCTION NYC . Metropolitan Pavilion, New York, NY 2008


Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC
Museum of Modern Art NYC
Natural History Museum NYC
International Center of Photography NYC
Smithsonian Institute Washington D.C.
Asian Art Museum San Francisco, CA
Hulaween @ Suwannee Music Park Live Oak, FL
Electric Forest Rothbury, MI
Dallas Museum of Art
Dallas, TX
Florida Museum of Natural History Gainesville, FL
Big Sky Resort Big Sky, MT
Aquarium by the Bay San Francisco, CA
Experience Music Project Seattle, WA
Public Library Seattle, WA
Museum of the Rockies Bozeman, MT
WPDWA Copenhagen, Denmark
University of Washington Seattle, WA
Architecture Weekly Portland, OR
LIVEInclusive Seattle, WA
GLSEN Washington State Seattle, WA
Greater Seattle Business Assoc Seattle, WA
Occupy Wall Street
Thornton Studio Photographers NYC
Thornton Room NYC
Andrea Blanch Photography NYC
Metropolitan Pavilion NYC
Comix NYC
Zone4 Magazine Bozeman, MT
Rocky Mountain Gardening Magazine Bozeman, MT
Lalamilo Bozeman, MT
Rosedale Gardens Livingston, MT
Cheer NY NYC
El Comite Seattle, WA
Concord Cheese Shop Concord, MA
Trinity Lutheran New Easton, MA
Health In Motion PT, Inc.Bozeman, MT
Yellowstone Acupuncture Bozeman, MT
MT Economic Development Summit Butte, MT
Senator Max Baucus US Senator from Montana
Eric Schmidt Google CEO
Bruce Bickford Seattle, WA
Helen Hong Los Angeles, CA
Eli Claire Vermont
Marissa Mulder NYC
Richard Koons NYC
Craig Strulovitz Design NYC
Bren Sullivan Seattle, WA
Ann Justin Bozeman, MT
Fluid Style Seattle, WA
Yessian Studios NYC
Mike Genato Music Los Angeles, CA
Irene Merring Music Los Angeles, CA
Jamila Productions Boston, MA
Yellowstone National Park
Olympic National Park
Mt. Rainier National Park
Redwood National & State Parks
Grand Teton National Park
Hupper’s Island, Maine
Everglades National Park
Biscayne National Park
Florida Springs & State Parks
Rocky Mountain National Park
Badlands National Park