Nature Photography Tips with Peter Mather: Northern Influence


Nature Photography Tips with Peter Mather: Northern Influence

Published by Travel Yukon on Feb 19, 2015

This series is part of the ‘Yukon Digital Storytelling Project,’ a collection of three original web series told from a uniquely Yukon perspective.

Episode 1: Peter Mather, Wildlife Photographer
Northern Influence episode one begins with an insight into the mind of one of the territories’ most celebrated wildlife photographers, Peter Mather.

The audience is taken on a journey along the Alaska Highway to Kluane National Park. On the way, Peter explains what motivates him and what makes his photo’s unique. The respect for his surroundings and the animals he works with is apparent as Peter works alongside wild sheep, seeking unique images and behavior on the rocky terrain.

As the sun sets on Sheep Mountain, Peter talks about the next trip that he is planning; the biggest trip of his career. The audience is given an insight into what goes into planning such a venture, and the scope of the project Peter is undertaking.