Brett Carlsen

Brett is a Photographer and Cinematographer based in Pennsylvania. Focusing on documentary storytelling, Brett works to create narrative images and video pieces for a wide array of editorial and commercial clients. 

When not making work, Brett loves to explore the outdoors, make road trips to visit friends and try not to kill himself on his dirtbike or snowboard.

His regular clients include AARP, ESPN, The Undefeated, The New York Times, Getty Images, NBC and many others.


  • Rochester Institute of Technology (BFA '12)
  • Eddie Adams Workshop XXV
  • FAA Part 107 commercial drone certified


Brett is located in Northeastern Pennsylvania just a few hours drive from New York City, Philadelphia, Buffalo and Pittsburgh. He frequents Detroit, MI and Nashville, TN.



Wonderful Machine

 Photograph by Michael Greenlar

Photograph by Michael Greenlar