Nature Photography by Martin Ryer

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Living in a coastal environment, it’s natural that the majority of my images reflect waterscapes as opposed to landscapes. Water, moving or otherwise is one of my favorite subjects to photograph. I define a waterscape as having any element of water whatsoever. Concerning the contents of my portfolio, it’s been difficult to add much to the landscapes gallery  mryer.com/Galleries/Landscapes/i-VKcQvWj and this is why you will find subjects such as fence lines, abandoned vehicles… Read More

I will be the first to admit that a lot has been written about this topic. Things like flat ground, proximity to water and firewood, avoiding areas where wildlife activity is evident certainly all do stand out as being obvious. Sometimes though, you don’t have too much of a choice and have to improvise, such as when I was stranded for the night on Vargas Island. My only advice is to plan… Read More

…for those familiar with Vancouver Island we all know that the entire population on the island could easily spend their entire lifetimes exploring each river, creek or stream.  Likely there would still be some that were missed. Today I bushwhacked a river for a few hours just south of Campbell River on Rossiter Main and was surprised by the wonderful winter conditions and colors.