2021 / Nature / Wildlife

Eye to Eye

  • Photographer
    Michelle Valberg
  • Agency / Studio
    Valberg Imaging

A blue heron hunts for fish, frogs and even dragonflies on the leaves close to shore on Sharbot Lake, Ontario. The moment he went in for the kill, I caught his eye just before it went under and with the perfect reflection, this image is part of my eye to eye series.

Michelle Valberg is an award-winning Canadian wildlife photographer who has been telling stories with her camera for more than 30 years. She has traveled to all continents in search of adventure and photographic opportunities. She is particularly celebrated for her passion for Canada and the Arctic. Known for her unique ability to make relatable images of unimaginable landscapes, Michelle finds art in all of nature’s most intimate moments. The world around us mirrors what we see in ourselves, she says, including our beauty, our simplicity, our complications and our responsibilities. Nature is