Denis, a photojournalist, started his career in 2003, he excels in shooting landscapes, wildlife, travel, people and journalism. He has had a career as a Police Officer and Volunteer Firefighter. He has specialized in law Enforcement Photography and has done crime scene photography for the Paramus Police Department during his career and has shot fire scene photography as spot news and out on the front lines if the wildfires in Western United States.
He loves photojournalism because it is often challenging to present, or tell a story through the use of images. He believes that images can capture the emotion, mood, feeling and taste of an era or just a moment in time.
In 2005 Denis participated in Heart Gallery which was featured on 20/20, Today Show, People magazine and others. The project gathered 150 photographers who are recognized as some of the most respected in the United States and they donated their time to photograph over 300 Children up for adoption. Many of the children were adopted as a result of all the photographers. He says "its great to feel you're making a difference in this world" He has donated his time and has been a guest speaker for photography classes in public education. In 2009 he participated in Do1thing.org in Newark at Covenant House.
He is a staff photographer for New Jersey Cops Magazine (monthly) and has shot over 35 magazine covers. He is a freelance Photojournalist for North Jersey Media Group. His work has been seen in the Herald, Record, Suburbanite, Star Ledger, Fire News Magazine, and a National Publication for the US Postal Service. He does commercial and interior design photography for clients. In 2009 he began submitting to NewJerseyNewsroom.com to be part of a publication that is great in theory, ethics and personal ownership.
He is a member of National Press Photographers Association, NJ Press Photographers Association and Canon Professionals.
Denis Niland lives with his wife Patty and new son Jack Liam in Paramus, N.J.
391 Chestnut Street
Paramus, NJ 07652