Connecting To Place - Blackwater Falls, West Virginia

01.14.20 06:03 PM By John - Comment(s)
This place where I grew up, it intertwined with my heart and held me as I grew. To this day this land still holds me though I often mourn my physical distance from it.

Authentically Yours - A Promotional Video for Washington County, MD

09.16.17 02:59 PM By John - Comment(s)
I created this video commissioned by  Visit Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland as part of their tourism promotional material.  I filmed all over Washington County for 15 months.  Documenting authentic connections between people and the places, highlighting accessible itineraries ...

This is Where I Live

02.07.17 07:45 AM By John - Comment(s)
  River Edge by John Canan


This is where I live, work, and play. I enjoy and am am nourished inside and out by the South Mountain region, so much, I decided to make it my home. This passion, imbued with my training as a naturalist, educator, and community builder, wa...