2021 / Nature / Seasons

The Autumn Web

  • Photographer
    Michelle Valberg
  • Agency / Studio
    Valberg Imaging

In Algonquin Park, Ontario, the fall colours take your breath away. The early morning mist adds magic to the landscape and the dew mystifies the spider webs. This is an Orb Weaver Web - its silk attracts moisture so that it isn't easily broken. When these dewdrops are dried by the sun, the webs become invisible death traps for insects. Nature is fascinating and beautiful in all forms.

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