Since the early 1990s, his work has been shown in hundreds of touring international museum shows and commercial exhibitions. His work is held in the collections of Tate Modern, London, England; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain. Burtynsky is known for his large-scale photographs of nature transformed by industries. In his documentary Manufactured Landscapes, director Jennifer Baichwal follows Burtynsky to China, as he captures the effects of the country's massive industrial revolution. This thought-provoking documentary sheds light on our needs and its impact on the planet.