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Amazing Marine Wildlife photography

Hired to photograph the 2020 Pacific Paddling Symposium in Victoria, BC.

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

How not to surf launch a kayak

Susan Conrads new book

The Steller Sea Lion (Eumetopias jubatus) is a near-threatened species of Sea Lions in the Northern Pacific. It is the sole member of the genus Eumetopias and the largest of the eared seals (Otariidae) and is also the largest Sea Lion. Among pinnipeds, it is inferior in size only to the Walrus and the two Elephant Seals. The species is named for the naturalist George Wilhelm Steller, who first described them in… Read More

ON TOP OF THE WORLD “The Everest” of Sea Kayaking Brooks Peninsula!   I can’t wait to get back out there this summer!!