Mischa Lopiano was born and raised in a small town in Northern California.
He graduated from Santa Rosa Junior College in 2012 with an Associate of Arts in Journalism. During his time there, he worked as photography editor for the student newspaper "The Oak Leaf."
He then moved to Ventura, California to attend Brooks Institute. In 2014, he graduated with Bachelor in Science of Visual Journalism.
After working as a photojournalist for newspapers around the country, he felt the Call of the North and moved to Alaska.
Mischa is currently living in Juneau and working as a photography naturalist for Gastineau Guiding.
He is available for freelance work.
“Photography records the gamut of feelings written on the human face, the beauty of the earth and skies that man has inherited, and the wealth and confusion man has created. It is a major force in explaining man to man.”
― Edward Steichen