Lijah Hanley is a full time landscape photographer based out of Vancouver, Washington in 2009, when he was 13, his work was recognized by National Geographic, and he had the incredible opportunity to study with world renown photographers Bruce Dale and Amy Toensing in the Amazon Jungle. While in Peru, he had the opportunity to explore all types of photography, and learn from some of the most talented photojournalists in the world, while photographing some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. Then in 2013, Lijah had the opportunity to study with National Geographic photographer Steven Alvarez in London.
Since his time with National Geographic, Lijah has honed his photography, and focused on capturing landscapes of the United States. In 2015, Lijah and his wife Gabby converted a Dodge Sprinter into an RV, and set off to photograph the United States. 50,000 miles and 40 states later, they are still chasing the light!