Meet Award-Winning Wilderness Photographer

Jon Cornforth

Jon Cornforth is an award-winning wilderness photographer whose images have been recognized internationally for their masterful composition and incredible detail. He’s compelled to express the beauty of the natural world through his photography, traveling all year, challenging himself in new locations and documenting the unique creatures who live there. All of his images are captured in the wild. He believes in supporting environmental groups and raising awareness through photography. He lives in Seattle, WA with his wife, Daisy, daughters, Maddy and Chloe, and Boston terrier, Buni.

Jon Cornforth photographing whales in Alaska

Jon Cornforth photographing surf on the North Shore of Oahu

Interviews

Awards and Recognition

2012 International Conservation Photography Awards
Third Place Underwater

2012 International Conservation Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Wildlife

2012 Nature’s Best Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Underwater

2011 Nature’s Best Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Underwater

2010 International Conservation Photography Awards
Second Place Underwater

2010 International Conservation Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Landscape

2008 Edmonds Art Festival Photography Competition
Grand Prize

2008 Northwest Environmental Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Wildlife

2007 Northwest Environmental Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Landscape

2007 Nature’s Best Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Landscape

2005 Vancouver Mountain Film Festival
Grand Prize

2005 Vancouver Mountain Film Festival
Second Place Mountain Landscape

2004 Nature’s Best Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Landscape

2004 Banff Mountain Photography Competition
Honorable Mention Landscape

2003 Outdoor California Photography Awards
Honorable Mention Natural Environment

2002 Outdoor California Photography Awards
Photograph of the Year