Nature Photography by Martin Ryer

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Amazing Marine Wildlife photography

2020 Calendar featuring British Columbia marine wildlife – Orca, Humpback and Pacific White Sided Dolphin

An extraordinary experience with Orca

Orca have no natural predators. They’ll hunt Great White Sharks and are capable of systematically taking down a Blue Whale, the largest animal that has ever lived on our planet! A lone Sea Lion is certainly no match!  I observed this first hand in a once in a lifetime experience on September 24th, close to Lewis Channel, northeast of Campbell River. Calls came in over the VHF radio to our guide, Nick… Read More

Breaching Pacific White Sided Dolphin

Humpback Whale Vocalizations

A close encounter with Orca

A pair of Orca

Ironically, I was hoping to see Orca when I was out last with Nick Templeman from Campbell River Whale & Bear Excursions and his dog Yukon – #chiefwhalespotter. Instead, I got to see Pacific White Sided Dolphins. Orca are their top predator. The Dolphins were very fast and hard to track but there was lots of breaching and luckily I was able to get a few pictures that I am very happy… Read More

Photographing Eagles in flight