Let us be your Teachers
Collaboration with Alexandra Morton
and Brian Hockinstine.
Let us be your teachers is a uplifting montage of images shot in the fall of 2020 documenting the first pink salmon return after open net fish farms were removed from their migration routes.
Shown at the 2022 Tofino Adventure Film Festival.
Time to Listen
In 2020 whale researchers along the coast of British Columbia were presented with a unique opportunity. With the global pandemic halting all cruise ship traffic through the core habitat for northern resident killer whales and humpback whales the ocean will be quieter than it has been in over 25 years.
The installation of new hydrophones will ultimately help researchers learn more about habitat usage and how moving shipping lanes could mitigate the impact of noise pollution on whales. In the meantime, all they have to do is listen.
Generations of Sound
Helena Symonds has spent the last 40 years listening to the sound of whales. Generation after generation, this matriarchal society leaves behind a dialect she has spent decades understanding.
Farewell Harbour Lodge
Nestled in the heart of the Broughton Archipelago, A family owned business's primary focus is on providing unique wildlife viewing opportunities to their guests. Exploring remote estuaries in search of grizzly bears.
Bring Corky Home
Corky was captured from the waters of British Columbia at the age of 2 over 50 years ago. Since then she has lived a life in captivity. A small group of people are dedicated to bringing her back home and giving her the retirement she deserves.
Welcome to Orcalab
For 54 years Paul Spong and Helena Symonds have dedicated their lives to the greater understanding of the Northern Resident Killer Whales.