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June 27th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Steller Sea Lion” by Richard Salas – Hurst Island, British Columbia, Canada

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Underwater close up shot of pinniped sea lion's face photography Subal housing
Steller Sea Lion: 700 pounds of six-foot rambunctious puppy dog! I was teaching a photo workshop up at God’s Pocket Resort, a land-based diving operation in B.C., Canada. Only accessible by boat, God’s Pocket Resort is the only resident of Hurst Island. They generate their own electricity and water and ferry in food from town. …
October 3rd, 2013

Hello OP Readers!

Posted By Jason Bradley
Hello world of outdoor photographers!  Please allow me to introduce myself: my name is Jason Bradley.  I’m a nature and underwater photographer based in Monterey, California; I teach workshops in the field and in the classroom on many different topics; I partner with Wetpixel.com to lead expeditions for underwater photographers; I’m a new Focal Press …
June 15th, 2012

Steller Sea Lion 18

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Steller Sea Lion 18
As I have been recently editing all of my older trips, I keep finding surprising gems like this image from my last scuba diving trip to Hornby Island, BC in January 2009. If you are a diver you absolutely need to plan a trip to dive with the Steller sea lions at Hornby Island. They are incredibly …
September 1st, 2010

Yasha Island Sea Lions 2

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Yasha Island Sea Lions 2, Frederick Sound, Alaska
By now, my regular readers and social networking followers are probably aware that I had engine trouble last week while using my boat on Prince William Sound for the first time.  The repair bill is pretty bad, but not as catastrophic as I had initially feared.  It’s par for the course in trying to shoot …
August 17th, 2010

Yasha Island Sea Lions 1

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Yasha Island Sea Lions 1, Frederick Sound, Alaska
After spending 3 days photographing humpback whales bubble-feeding near Angoon, I motored my boat down Chatham Strait to photograph Steller sea lions at Yasha Island.  I have been scuba diving with Steller sea lions in British Columbia during the winter, but have never put any effort into photographing them in Southeast Alaska.  Their populations are …
June 18th, 2010

2010 International Conservation Photography Awards

Posted By Jon Cornforth
2010 ICPA Poster
Tonight is the awards ceremony for the 2010 International Conservation Photography Awards at the UW’s Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.  The exhibit opens to the general public tomorrow.  My image of a Steller sea lion underwater won 2nd Place in the Underwater category.  It is featured on most of the promotional materials, including …