Chase Teron is an environmentalist, full-time photographer, videographer and photography instructor based on Vancouver Island. He is a self-taught photographer who was inspired to create fine art to help environmental conservation initiatives.
Chase is extremely passionate about nature and animals and he hopes his photography and videography will drive positive change in the protection of sensitive ecosystems and habitats. He has also been vegan for 5 years to hold himself accountable each day to be a part of animal rights and climate change conversations.
Chase is an expedition leader and photography teacher guiding International clients all over the world focusing on the Polar Regions. These locations include West and South Greenland, Iceland, Svalbard, Northern Norway, Canadian Arctic, Antarctica and Africa.
Chase Teron, is a proud co-founding member of the Canadian Conservation Photographers Collective and his goal with this organization is to have an energetic team and network of conservation photographers who can come together and collaborate on Canada’s pressing environmental issues to make a greater impact to protect precious ecosystems.
Chase has proudly partnered with Canon Canada's for their One 2 Watch Program. Chase has travelled to more than 30 countries and his favourite locations to explore are the Canadian Rockies, Greenland, Iceland and Svalbard. He would love to travel to Antarctica, The French Polynesian, Patagonia, New Zealand, India, and to explore further into the Great Bear Rainforest.
Chase Teron was also a finalist for National Geographic's Nature Photographer of the Year in 2017 and 2018. His work has been featured Internationally and on platforms like National Geographic’s website, National Geographic Adventure and BBC.
He specializes in harsh condition locations in the Arctic and sub-Arctic. He is the type of photographer who needs to give a bit of himself and suffer to get the photo in order to tell a compelling story. Chase loves the extreme conditions of the Arctic and his life goal is to document the inhabitants of seemingly inhabitable locations.
He is extremely proud to be a part of the Aquatica Digital family and team and he hopes his images of Orcas can help place further restrictions on commercial fishing, oil exploration and any other resource extraction in addition to help ocean cleanup initiatives.