Join me in the cold, dark, life-sustaining NE Pacific Ocean to discover the great beauty, mystery and fragility hidden there.

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Ready-to-hang canvases. Top two are 24 x 36" for $349. Bottom two are 18 x 24" for $249. Price includes shipping in the US and Canada but not taxes. Sold locally at East of Java and the West Coast Community Craft Shop.

Ready-to-hang canvases. 
Upper two are 24×36″. Bottom two are 18×24″.

The images below are available as lustre prints and ready-to-hang canvases.

Please contact me if you are interested in a purchase. (jackiehildering(@)gmail.com)

  • Annual WILD calendar – $25 + shipping; please see here.
  • Ready-to-hang canvas wraps. Image mirror wrapped around a 1.5″ stretcher bar (taxes and shipping in Canada & USA included):
    • 12 x 18″ = $200
    • 16 x 24″ = $235
    • 18 x 24″ = $250 
    • 20 x 30″ = $300
    • 24 x 36″ = $350
  • Unframed print on premium lustre photo paper (taxes included; reduced shipping for multiple images):
    • 7 x 10″ (on 8.5 x 11″ paper) = $35 
    • 12 x 17″ (on 17 x 22″ paper) = $125 
    • 16 x 24 (on 20 x 28″ paper) = $180
    • 18 x 24″ ( on 24 x 28″ paper) = $210
    • 20 x 30″ (on 24 x 34″ paper) = $270
  • Gift certificates available.  

Looking for a specific species found in the NE Pacific Ocean? Just ask, many more images available!

Canvases and calendars sold locally on NE Vancouver Island at East of Java and the West Coast Community Craft Shop.

A Mother Hunting – T140 in pursuit of a Pacific White-Sided Dolphin. Mammal-eating Killer Whales diverged from other populations ~700,000 years ago. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

1. A Mother Hunting – T140 in pursuit of a Pacific White-Sided Dolphin.
Mammal-eating Killer Whales diverged from other populations ~700,000 years ago.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Alabaster Nudibranch on Giant Kelp (horizontal) at only 3 m depth; species to 18 cm. So much beauty, mystery and fragility is hidden just below the surface. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

2. Alabaster Nudibranch on Giant Kelp (horizontal) at only 3 m depth; species to 18 cm.
So much beauty, mystery and fragility is hidden just below the surface.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Bull Kelp Forest ("Family")- habitat for ~750 species and up to 36 m in length. Marine algae, from the microscopic to these giants, produce ~70% of our O2. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

3. Bull Kelp Forest (“Family”)- habitat for ~750 species and up to 36 m in length.
Marine algae, from the microscopic to these giants, produce ~70% of our O2.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Bull Kelp Forest ("Hugs") - habitat for ~750 species and up to 36 m in length. Marine algae, from the microscopic to these giants, produce ~70% of our O2. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

4. Bull Kelp Forest (“Hugs”) – habitat for ~750 species and up to 36 m in length.
Marine algae, from the microscopic to these giants, produce ~70% of our O2.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin mirrored in the Ocean’s surface. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

5. Pacific White-Sided Dolphin mirrored in the Ocean’s surface.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Endangered “Southern Resident” Killer Whales by moonlight. Members of L-Pod passing through our area (inshore fish-eating killer whales). ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

6. Endangered “Southern Resident” Killer Whales by moonlight.
Members of L-Pod passing through our area (inshore fish-eating killer whales).
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Pacific Harbour Seal surfacing in the midst of a kelp forest. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

7. Pacific Harbour Seal surfacing in the midst of a kelp forest.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Bald Eagle soaring past mist-soaked Cedars. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

8. Bald Eagle soaring past mist-soaked Cedars.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

 “Pointer” (A39) - “Northern Resident” Killer Whale; Threatened population. He stayed with his family from birth to death; 1975 to 2014 in the A30 matriline. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

9. “Pointer” (A39) – “Northern Resident” Killer Whale; Threatened population.
He stayed with his family from birth to death; 1975 to 2014 in the A30 matriline.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

“KC” the Humpback Whale breaching (#2); born in 2002 and here every year since. We have a 2nd chance with these giants. Whaling only ended in this area in 1967. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

10. “KC” the Humpback Whale breaching (#2); born in 2002 and here every year since.
We have a 2nd chance with these giants. Whaling only ended in this area in 1967.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

“KC” the Humpback Whale breaching (#1); born in 2002 and here every year since. We have a 2nd chance with these giants. Whaling only ended in this area in 1967. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

11. “KC” the Humpback Whale breaching (#1); born in 2002 and here every year since.
We have a 2nd chance with these giants. Whaling only ended in this area in 1967.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Just breathe. “Conger” the Humpback Whale exhaling at the surface. Throat pleats on left and baleen on right; breathing in the very air that you do. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

12. Just breathe. “Conger” the Humpback Whale exhaling at the surface.
Throat pleats on left and baleen on right; breathing in the very air that you do.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Basket Star - surreal looking sea star species; up to 75 cm across. Their 5 arms branch to form an intricate net to trap food. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

13. Basket Star – surreal looking sea star species; up to 75 cm across.
Their 5 arms branch to form an intricate net to trap food.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Alabaster Nudibranch - flower-like in appearance. Here at only 3 m depth; species to 18 cm. So much beauty, mystery and fragility is hidden just below the surface. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

14. Alabaster Nudibranch – flower-like in appearance. Here at only 3 m depth; species to 18 cm.
So much beauty, mystery and fragility is hidden just below the surface.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Rose Star – species to 15 cm wide. A voracious predator that can “race” at speeds of up to 70 cm / minute. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

15. Rose Star – species to 15 cm wide.
A voracious predator that can “race” at speeds of up to 70 cm / minute.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

White-And-Orange-Tipped Nudibranch – species to 2.5 cm. The number and diversity of the sea slugs in these rich waters is awe-inspiring. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

16. White-And-Orange-Tipped Nudibranch – species to 2.5 cm.
The number and diversity of the sea slugs in these rich waters is awe-inspiring.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Purple-Ringed Topsnail - species to 4 cm wide. Brilliant ambassador for the colour and biodiversity of the NE Pacific Ocean. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

17. Purple-Ringed Topsnail – species to 4 cm wide.
Brilliant ambassador for the colour and biodiversity of the NE Pacific Ocean.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Lion’s Mane Jelly drifting by a wall festooned with life. Species can be 2 m wide with 150 tentacles that extend to 9 m. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

18. Lion’s Mane Jelly drifting by a wall festooned with life.
Species can be 2 m wide with 150 tentacles that extend to 9 m.
©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

Giant Pacific Octopus out hunting. Hooded Nudibranchs around him/her. All local photos; themarinedetective.ca.

19. Giant Pacific Octopus out hunting. Hooded Nudibranchs around him/her. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

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20. Giant Pacific Octopus using Giant Kelp as a hammock. Hooded Nudibranchs are also gathered here – all at only 5 m depth. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

26. The Interface - Steller Sea Lion just before he breaks through the surface to breathe the very air we do. ©Jackie Hildering; http://www.themarinedetective.ca

21. The Interface – Steller Sea Lion just before he breaks through the surface to breathe the very air we do. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca

23. Ochre Star, just under the surface. ©Jackie Hildering; http://www.themarinedetective.ca

22. Ochre Star, just under the surface. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca

24. Rose Anemones in the shallows, looking like underwater fireworks! ©Jackie Hildering; http://www.themarinedetective.ca

23. Rose Anemones in the shallows, looking like underwater fireworks! ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca

Just under the surface . . . so much beauty and fragility. Northern Kelp Crab atop rock studded with Ochre Sea Stars at about 3m depth. ©Jackie Hildering; http://www.themarinedetective.ca

24. Just under the surface . . . so much beauty and fragility. Northern Kelp Crab atop rock studded with Ochre Sea Stars at about 3m depth. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca

Pacific Harbour Seal emerging from a Bull Kelp forest. ©Jackie Hildering; http://www.themarinedetective.ca

25. Pacific Harbour Seal emerging from a Bull Kelp forest. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca

Bull Kelp just below the surface. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

26. Bull Kelp just below the surface.
©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

1. Humpback Whale Jigger breaching (BCX1188, female) ©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

27. Humpback Whale Jigger breaching (BCX1188, female)
©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

Mature Bald Eagle perched among lichen-draped Cedars. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

28. Mature Bald Eagle perched among lichen-draped Cedars.
©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

We Are Family. 115 Matriline of "Northern Resdients" (inshore fish-eating Orca). ©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

29. We Are Family. 115 Matriline of “Northern Resdients” (inshore fish-eating Orca).
©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

Ocean Eye - The eye of a Giant Pacific Octopus in her den. ©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

30. Ocean Eye – The eye of a Giant Pacific Octopus in her den.
©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

 

Humpback Whale "Inukshuk" lunge-feeding on juvenile herring. ©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

31. Humpback Whale “Inukshuk” lunge-feeding on juvenile herring.
©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

Ochre Stars mirrored against the surface. ©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

32. Ochre Stars mirrored against the surface.
©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

Bull kelp forest (Nereocystis luetkeana). Habitat for +/- 750 species and can grow up to 60 cm/day. About 70% of our oxygen comes from the sea - from these giant algae to the phytoplankton that make these cold, dark, rich waters appear emerald green. ©Jackie Hildering

33. Bull kelp forest (Nereocystis luetkeana). Habitat for +/- 750 species and can grow up to 60 cm/day. About 70% of our oxygen comes from the sea – from these giant algae to the phytoplankton that make these cold, dark, rich waters appear emerald green. ©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

The other side of the bait ball.

34. The other side of the bait ball.  ©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.

Juvenile Giant Pacific Octopus amidst Plumose Anemones. ©Jackie Hildering; themarinedetective.ca.

35. Juvenile Giant Pacific Octopus amidst Plumose Anemones.
©Jackie Hildering; TheMarineDetective.ca.
Available as a 20 x 25″ mirrored wrap around 1.5″ stretcher bar for $225.

 

16 Responses to “Store”

  1. Good Jacqui

    I love the canvas prints! What a beautiful and affordable way to gift yourself or a friend, and support the great work of The Marine Detective!

    Reply
  2. Hella

    Wonderful photos! Such a great way to become aware of our oceans beauty and the need to preserve her. Living together with respect for and in harmony with other species on this planet is my wish for this crazy world. You’re brave Jackie, for making this your life work. I know.

    Reply
    • The Marine Detective

      Oh Hella – thank you! It means the world. You know alright – both regarding the goal behind the images and the scariness regarding life choices! Giant Pacific Octopus hug to you! 🙂

      Reply
  3. Anonymous

    These prints are just amazing………… they truly support your feeling, your enthusiasm, your need to allow others into their world …………………

    Reply
    • The Marine Detective

      Thank you so much for this . . . I am compelled to take the photos and try to make them count and it provides me with such motivation to get indicators like this that they are counting as hope they might.

      Reply
  4. Carol

    They are so beautiful. I used to live on float camps. We would look in the water & see this every day. Vancouver Island .Thank you , A Fan

    Reply
    • The Marine Detective

      Thank you so much for this comment and kindness Carol. I can imagine how strong a connection you feel to the Ocean, having lived upon it! So glad the photos bring it a big closer.

      Reply
  5. Deb

    Wow! These pictures are a testament to the wonders of the sea… how lovely and thanks for sharing them with us!

    Reply
  6. Anonymous

    Received 2016 Calendar,love it! Problem, which one do we get a print of?!! Thanks for your great work.

    Reply
  7. Kathy lightheart

    Each of these pictures speak to me BUT the octupus and the sea lion coming up for air are definitely my 2 favourite. I keep looking at them over and over.

    Reply

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