photography + digital video production

Founded by Mike Palmer in 2013, Roaming Focus is a full service photography and film production studio.  From editorial campaigns, commercials, documentaries and narrative films, our team loves to tell visual stories. We work on projects of all sizes, from helping some of the biggest companies in the world tell their stories to assisting smaller collectives and entrepreneurs launch their latest dream. We can manage your production from concept to final delivery, or join your team to help anywhere in between. We adore creative collaborations, and even if your project is in early stages, get in touch and we can help put a treatment concept + quote together for you. Contact to scope out your potential project.


photographer + director

Mike Palmer is a photographer and director based in Toronto, Canada. He has shot for publications like NYT's Departures, Sharp, Toronto Life, Globe & Mail, and countless of commercial advertisements and digital marketing campaigns for brands such as Levi's, Canada Goose, Peroni, Honda, Manulife, RBC, Samsung and many more. Mike's fine art has exhibited at numerous galleries such as Hermann & Audrey, Project Gallery, St. Lawrence Centre fort he Arts, and more recently at Montreal's Biosphere - Museum of the Environment, alongside Ed Burtynsky.

Mike's directorial debut was a comedic action short film titled "Easy Money", premiering at Film North, Huntsville International Film Festival. He has also directed online content, commercials and documentaries, including "Bomb Girls: Scarboro's Best Kept Secret", that screened at multiple festivals, including Europe's prestigious Sheffield International Documentary Festival. Mike continues to challenge himself to develop compelling stories and remains passionate about bringing them to the screen, whether it be through photography or video production.


Mike Palmer / photographer + director /


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