Nature Photography by Martin Ryer

Monthly Archives: May 2014

It’s hard to believe that the hunting of Grizzly Bears and Black Bears is still allowed. Go to and if you can, make a donation or at least sign the petition. Bears Forever will send you a complimentary bumper sticker or fridge magnet for signing the petition.

I’m almost done reading Comox Valley and award winning author Paula Wilds “The Cougar – Beautiful, Wild and Dangerous.” I’ve had the distinct pleasure of becoming acquainted with Paula and look forward to following the work that she does. I highly recommend, in fact I consider this book essential reading for anyone that spends time in what’s known as “Cougar Country.” It’s incredibly informative and it will completely change your perspective… Read More

I haven’t spent much time in the interior of British Columbia but I was pleasantly reminded of the beautiful and various landscapes that our province has to offer. It truly is unsurpassed and there’s something for everyone. I spent two nights camping at the Brookside Campground just outside of Cache Creek and a full day exploring Deadman Vidette Rd. In between Cache Creek and Savona, travelling east on Highway 1 Deadman Vidette Rd…. Read More

For anyone that has paddled a kayak deep into the wilderness only you can truly appreciate the sense of perspective and solitude that it allows. If anything I only wish that I discovered this earlier but it will be something that I will pursue for the rest of my life. The opportunities for nature photography are without limit and often one will witness those special moments, whether it be a sunset on a remote beach,… Read More