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Hi, I’m John Comisky. Some think of me as a wildlife photographer (and I am), but I didn’t start out that way. Originally the subjects that pulled my eye tended to be landscapes, tricks of the moment, and worlds within worlds – subjects of beauty and meaning hiding in the upholstery of the background.
Then wildlife entered my life, through my association with Napa Wildlife Rescue. It required a whole new set of photographic skills and equipment, and has gradually become prominent in my work. Now as I travel, I try to capture the soul of both place and the lives lived there, narrated in the language of the eye. This led to my capture of "Whale 2" in Antarctica, which won the Smithson Magazine's 18th Annual Photo Contest - Natural World Category, in April 2021.
I hope you enjoy viewing my photos as much as I have enjoyed taking them, both at home and by traveling to beautiful locations to find inspiring scenes and new subjects. Photography is an art that gives in both directions.
- John Comisky
All images on the site are my own, and are available in a variety of sizes and formats, from frame them yourself prints to stunning presentations on metal with invisible floating hangers that are ready to be hung. If you are interested in owning any of the images and don't see it in the SHOP, please contact me at email@example.com
Awards and Highlights
Winner: Smithsonian Magazines 2020 Photo Contest
Winner: Natural World Category
Artist of the Month Napa County Art in the Library
2nd Place in Photo Crowd's "Crows and Ravens"
6th Place in Photo Crowd's "Animals"
2nd Place American Canyon Art Extravaganza
2018 & 2019
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