Maria Chantelle Tucker is a photographer of 15 years and a filmmaker of almost 20 years. She started her photography journey with her Grampa’s Bell & Howel (now known as Canon) 35 mm SLR film camera. She continued to shoot 16mm and Super 8 motion film until 2002 when digital photography was in full swing. She purchased her first mini DV Canon GL2 video camera in 2003 and a digital DSLR in 2005 and never looked back. Today she shoots video in HD.
Her favourite topics are nature and wildlife but she also loves photographing people, landscapes and inanimate objects.
She has spent 8 years documenting killer whales and marine life off the pacific coast of Canada. She also spent 4 years living in and documenting the Riviera Maya Mexico.
She has an eye for composition and a knack at capturing magical moments. When not taking pictures she can be found making websites and digging for sea glass.
She is currently a Communication and Technology graduate student at the University of Alberta.
To know more about Maria, visit; http://orcagirl.com