Born in Kassel (Germany), Martin Helmut Reis is a visual artist and independent photo journalist based in Toronto. His artwork has been featured on the CBC, CTV, Global, in Canadian, US & UK Film Festivals, Nuit Blanche (2008/2010/2012), and his photography is published regularly in Brick, Canada's premier literary journal.
Photographs have recently been exhibited and/or published at the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, the Graham Foundation in Chicago, Luminato Festival and the Crane Kalman Gallery in Brighton (UK).

His images have also been published in many magazines and online including GOOD, NOW, CBC, Toronto Star, Toronto Life, Globe & Mail, National Post, Luminato Festval, Maclean's, C Magazine, Art Press, The Grist, The GridTO, Torontoist, BlogTO, Spacing, PAVED, Momentum, Dandyhorse, Toronto Standard, OpenFile, Canadian Business Magazine and many more.

Member Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ)