Markus Shearer was born in Portland, Oregon in 1988. After graduating with a B.A. in Visual Journalism from Brooks Institute, Ventura, California he moved back to Oregon where he’s worked as a photographer, photo assistant and construction worker.
His goal is to make his audience feel something by contributing to conversations about humanity and ecology. He's interested in illuminating human behavior, in context to its surroundings, by getting close to people.