sockeye salmon underwater photo by eiko jones

Eiko Jones Photography presents unique portrayals of our world through the lens of  a camera.  Specializing in dramatic and surreal images from above and below the suface of the water. 

As an award winning  Canadian underwater photographer Eiko strives to capture the natural and human world in a way that inspires and motivates people to appreciate and care about this planet we call home.


With a big emphasis on water photography, images of mountains, lakes, rivers, and oceans, and the salmon, trout and other life forms that inhabit these areas make up a lot of Eiko Jones’ body of work. While all aspects of the natural world are of interest, underwater photography of Pacific Salmon has become one of his primary objectives. Living in Campbell River has it’s advantages as it is centered in prime Salmon habitat and all five species of salmon  make their way into the surrounding rivers each year. The salmon and the watersheds of British Columbia that they return to have become a central driving theme for Eiko.

Photographic services offered include-       Stock Photography,  Fine Art imagesCommercial Licensing and Commisioned Work, Photography Workshops and Travel, Underwater VideoDog Portraits in the water, Environmental Model photographyConcierge Photography.


Eiko regularly hosts photography workshops and lessons. Both topside and underwater workshops are offered throughout the year.    He also leads dive trips in rivers on Vancouver Island to view migrating salmon and various other dive travel opportunities.               Click here to go to Salmon Safari/ Canyon Diving website.

Recent Blog posts

Mind over Matter- Performance Freediving International class.

Apnea Training- Overcoming the bodies survival instincts. On July 9th I started a course that I have been wanting to do for a long time- Apnea Training,  otherwise known as Freediving. For various reasons I have had a desire to do this, but mainly to see see how... read more

Under the Dock

Life abounds among the pilings of the Argonaut Wharf in Campbell River. From above water it is just a bunch of wooden and concrete pilings descending into the water. Below it is a haven for fish life and invertebrates that cling to the myriad of structures that lie... read more

Nimmo Bay Exploration diving

Exploring British Columbias Emerald Seas. Exploration dives are always a lot of fun for me. But when you get asked to go to Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort to spend a few days exploring the area its even better. This luxury resort is in the “middle of nowhere”... read more

Bullfrog Invasion

Bullfrogs- coming to a pond near you…..    An invasive threat to local pond ecology that comes hopping on hind legs.   Recognized in the top 100 most invasive species, the American Bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus, is now reaching the Campbell River area.... read more

Salmon Spawning Event caught on camera.

After a couple of years and countless hours of stalking river beds and pools in the fall of 2015 I was able to finally photograph and video several actual spawn events from the underwater perspective. In my second year of salmon photography I sort of inadvertently got video footage of Pink Salmon spawning when I had my camera placed beside a Redd. For two more years I tried to seek out and find a pair of salmon that I could photograph at the actual moment of egg release.

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Salmon Fry Out Migration

The 2016 Salmon Out Migration is well underway now in rivers on the Pacific Northwest coast. Since March there has been an spectacle of nature ocurring that most people never see. From land it can be witnessed by loads of birds in the estuary mouths and rivers. But... read more

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