Photos: the Pacific Northwest by kayak

Check out these stunning images just shot by Red Bull photographer Michael Clark.
By Tarquin Cooper

Adventure sports photographer Michael Clark recently joined friends on a six-day sea kayak trip near Canada's Vancouver Island. Despite being close to a major shipping channel, the coastal area is remote, beautiful and known for its high concentration of Orcas.

Clark is a regular photographer for Red Bull, and shoots surfing, skating, adventure, and more. You can see more of his work at his website.

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Morning's misty skies
Morning's misty skies Fog flowing through the trees and the sunlight above our camp during a sea kayaking trip up near Telegraph Cove on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
No horizon
No horizon Fog often obscures visibility in the wet, cool Pacific Northwest. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
Eagle, eyed
Eagle, eyed The amazing wildlife of Vancouver Island and surrounding area isn't just in the water – it's in the air, too. The Bald Eagle is a North American icon. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
Tiny islands
Tiny islands Adventurer Joe Nodeland sea kayaking in, around and through the tiny Wedge Islands not far from the Johnstone Straight near Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
There's a human in this picture
There's a human in this picture Yes, you might have to look closely. A moment of reflection on a Pacific Northwest kayak expedition. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
Kayak cruising
Kayak cruising The calm waters of early morning makes for easy, pleasant paddling weather near the Johnstone Strait. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
Rock wandering
Rock wandering This serene scene is not far from Johnstone Strait, a major shipping channel for North America's west coast. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
Islands in the mist
Islands in the mist Morning fog rises off the cool water as the sun warms up the air. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
Home is where the tent is
Home is where the tent is Tony Hoare relaxing at camp on a tiny island. In the Wedge Islands, wherever you park your kayak for the night is home. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
Stones and seas
Stones and seas The Johnstone Strait attracts sea kayakers from around the world for its natural beauty and impressive wildlife. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
Glassy waters
Glassy waters An Orca swimming past the camp in the Johnstone Straight near Telegraph Cove on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
Fogged out
Fogged out Tony Hoare sea kayaking in dense fog while crossing the Blackney Passage not far from the Johnstone Straight near Vancouver Island in British Columbia, Canada. © Michael Clark/michaelclarkphoto.com
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