Wildlife snaps featured at Faire event

Comox Valley’s well known conservationist and photographer Steve Williamson is the featured artist of this year’s Charles Dickens Christmas Craft Faire. He appends a whole lot of time working at the BC coast. When he gets time, he also works with the eco-tourism industry as well as the conservation charities.

Working with these establishments has served him to see numerous beautiful sites as well as wildlife demonstrated in his snaps. It has also let him to know several things about the beautiful scenery and amazing wildlife he was watching, while being able to offer back something to the environment and also the region he was working.

Steve is also a bear viewing guide and had guided several tours to see and capture wildlife. Today, photographing region’s wildlife and working for the betterment of the region has turned into his passion.
In October, Steve has became the winner for BC-SPCA Wild ARC 2012 Wildlife in Focus photography contest’s ‘Wild Settings’ category’s winner for his snap ‘Out Fishing’ that shows a grizzly bear coming after salmon.

Recently, he was launched from a trip working in the bush where he got numerous scopes to capture a wide variety of wildlife including birds, bears and wolves as well as dolphin, orca and whales.

In mid 2011, he unveiled his book called ‘Encounters!: The Wonders of British Columbia’s Great Bear Rainforest’. It is a hundred page book featuring some great pictures he took along the BC coast. The book can be ordered online at stevewphotography.ca.


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