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January 22nd, 2013

Tiger Shark 100

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Tiger Shark 100
I have just returned from an incredible week scuba diving with Jim Abernathy’s Scuba Adventures. The goal of the trip was to get as close to sharks in their natural environment as possible. The sharks did not disappoint, but unfortunately the cloudy weather last week in the Bahamas was not as ideal for underwater photography … 
January 13th, 2013

Barter Island Polar Bears 100

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Barter Island Polar Bears 100
I love this picture of a polar bear mother with her two cubs! I took it last October while co-leading my Polar Bear Photography Tour in Alaska with Steve Kazlowski. It is a lot of fun helping clients photograph polar bears, especially when the bears are kind enough to pose for us right when the light … 
January 12th, 2013

Kaktovik Sunrise Abstract 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Kaktovik Sunrise Abstract 1
I got to travel with my client-friend Bryn Forbes in Alaska and Tonga this summer. Though the purpose of the trips were to photograph humpback whales, Bryn spent a lot of time shooting motion blur abstracts. We all gave him a hard time about it, but he motivated me to try shooting some myself during … 
January 11th, 2013

Vava’u Humpback Whale Breach 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Vava'u Humpback Whale Breach 1
I love photographing humpback whale breaches. It is one of the most rewarding, but frustrating ways to use a camera. First, I have to be lucky enough to even see a humpback breach. At this point in my whale watching career, I am guessing that I have probably witnessed close to 1000 breaches. Even if I … 
January 10th, 2013

Salisbury Plain King Penguins 11

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Salisbury Plain King Penguins 11
This is a photo is of juvenile king penguin chicks, which are also called “Oakum boys”. I created it while visiting Salisbury Plain on South Georgia Island in October 2012. My senses were completely over-loaded by the smells, sounds, and scale of the king penguin colony containing several 100,000 penguins, as well as the grandeur … 
January 9th, 2013

Salisbury Plain King Penguins 2

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Salisbury Plain King Penguins 2
Aren’t these king penguins just adorable? I can not adequately describe how mind-blowing my visit was to Salisbury Plain during my South Georgia Island expedition this past October. After spending a week sailing in horrendous seas with terrible weather, I had finally arrived at my dream photography destination. Upon landing, most of the king penguins were … 
January 8th, 2013

Ha’apai Humpback Whale Breach 3

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Ha'apai Humpback Whale Breach 3
Now that my new website is online, I am excited to start sharing my spectacular new images from my adventures during the second half of 2012! In July and August, Tony Wu and I co-lead our first Megaptera Mania Tour with 6 wonderful clients. After the Tonga portion of tour was over, I spent a … 
June 26th, 2012

Denali Sunset Virga Reflection

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Denali Sunset Virga Reflection
I’m kind of looking forward to heading back to Alaska next week. I say kind of because of the terrible June weather we have had here in the Pacific Northwest. I’m sure that it will be quite similar during most of July in Alaska which is kind of depressing. Oh, well. That is the price … 
June 25th, 2012

Ofu Wave Washed Ledge Sunrise

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Ofu Wave Washed Ledge Sunrise
I do not want people to forget that I am a landscape photographer. Sure, my work is increasingly focused on wildlife and underwater images, but that does not mean that I have stopped trying to photograph spectacular landscape scenes. As an example, consider this beautiful sunrise that I photographed while visiting the US National Park … 
June 22nd, 2012

Kuliak Brown Bear 5

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Kuliak Brown Bear 5
I’m not sure that I like this image as much as the other wide-angle brown bear image that I shared the other day but what I do like is that this was created on a rare sunny day on the Katmai Coast. I’ve got a lot of images of bears in the rain with a …