John E. Marriott is one of Canada’s premier professional wildlife photographers, with a career spanning two decades and images published worldwide by National Geographic, BBC Wildlife, Canadian Geographic, and Reader’s Digest. He is an Associate Fellow with the International League of Conservation Photographers, a Canon Ambassador, a Fjällräven Guide, and the co-founder of the EXPOSED Wildlife Conservancy environmental non-profit. John has been a finalist in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition seven times and was the First Runner-Up in the Portraits category in the 2012 competition. His image, Fluff-Up, was used as the chief marketing image of the 2012 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
John has produced seven coffee table books, including What Bears Teach Us (2020), Tall Tales, Long Lenses: My Adventures in Photography (2017), The Pipestone Wolves: The Rise and Fall of a Wolf Family (2016), and the international bestseller, Banff & Lake Louise: Images of Banff National Park (2007). He has one upcoming book in 2022, The Kootenay Wolves: Five Years Following a Wild Wolf Pack.
John prides himself on being a freelance conservation photographer known for photographing wilderness scenes and wild, free-roaming animals in their natural habitats.
John currently lives in Canmore, Alberta, Canada with his wife Jennifer and his son Porter.
For more information on John’s photography, please visit his websites at www.wildernessprints.com and www.canwildphototours.com