Dennis Flynn is a freelance writer/photographer and a native of Colliers, Conception Bay, Newfoundland Labrador, Canada.
Dennis augmented his natural interest in photography by studying with professional practitioners Robert Young and Shane Kelly. In 2003 Dennis received a National Writing Award of Excellence from the Canadian Community Newspapers Association. His photographs and articles have featured in various magazines, newspapers, websites, and other publications. His photos have been selected for exhibition at several art shows including the Provincial Arts and Letters Awards. Dennis is a frequent contributor to the Downhome Magazine on the topics of Cultural Tourism and Adventure Travel.
An enthusiastic hiker, cyclist, snowshoer, kayaker, and volunteer his love of the beauty and heritage of his home province motivates Dennis to visit its many scenic and historic regions. Dennis has cycled across Ireland, the Trans-Labrador Highway, the former Newfoundland Railway, to the extreme Compass Points Lighthouses on the island of Newfoundland, and done shorter rides in portions of England and New Zealand.
A former National Bench Press Champion and Canadian representative at the World Bench Press Championships Dennis dabbled in other diverse activities including running 4 marathons, hiking the length of the East Coast Trail, parachuting, bungee jumping, and wood carving.
Dennis holds four degrees from Memorial University and regularly donates his work to assist a wide variety of registered charities, schools and worthwhile organizations throughout the province.
Dennis is extremely grateful to all who generously assist his photography and writing projects in any way. He is always interested in hearing from anyone with a good story to share or a suggestion for a photograph they’d like to see captured.