Underwater Salmon Photographs

“Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.” –Berenice Abbott

And in the same way the Pacific salmon that I photograph each year die and become a part of the past.

But not before they reproduce-  helping to continue the cycle year after year.  Pacific Salmon have quickly become one of my primary subjects, alongside of my fascination with the overall watershed. In some small way I hope my underwater salmon photos help to play a part in preserving these wonderous creatures and the habitat they are a part of. All five species of Pacific Salmon- Chinook, Coho, Chum, Pink, and Sockeye, frequent rivers near my home base of Campbell River, BC.   To see my complete compilation of salmon resources go to this PAGE.

 

Click HERE to watch a short video documentary where I talk about my thoughts on salmon and my role in creating art that helps create awareness.

 

 

 

 

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