COAST MOUNTAIN PHOTOGRAPHY is 100% locally owned and operated. Directed by three local Whistler residents, all of whom have had previous experience in the professional photographic industry.

RICK CLARE is also the owner of Whistler Foto Source doing business in Whistler since 1984. His past involvement in the community included but isn't limited to, being the Chairman of Tourism Whistler for 12 years and a director during the formative years of the Whistler Resort. A director of the Whistler Chamber of Commerce for over 20 years including two terms as president. Working on the bid committee for the 2010 Olympics and the first board of Vanoc. He is still active in the community. His business acumen and relationships have been a key to the success of Coast Mountain Photography. As we pass the milestone of 20 years in business we have developed this company into the largest photographic company in Canada.

BRAD KASSELMAN has been a photographer for 25 years and helped found Coast Mountain Photography in 1994. He acts as the Managing Director as well as a commercial, event, and wedding photographer. His photography has been published around the world, and has 60+ magazine/brochure cover credits. Brad's iconic Mt. Garibaldi aerial photo was selected as the Official B.C. license plate image for the 2010 Winter Olympics. Brad's Japanese language skills and experience extends to guiding VIP's for Japanese travel agencies and media. He also consults Canadian tour & travel clients to establish new business from Japanese travelers. In his downtime, Brad heads to his ranch in Lillooet where he is developing skills as a new farmer, concentrating on organic garlic and grapes for wine.

MIKE MILLS has managed numerous businesses in the manufacturing, e-commerce, mining and media industries. He was the Western Circulation and Marketing Manager for the Financial Post newspaper and held increasingly senior roles during the start-up of the National Post newspaper. Mike has been an active member of local boards and committees and continues to work with our staff, managers and partners to continually exceed customers expectations.

TOGETHER Coast Mountain's three directors comprise over 65 years of resort industry experience. No one in Whistler is better equipped to help put a professional finish on your custom photographic and video needs.