Scientist Audun Rikardsen grew up in northern Norway and has always been fascinated by the whales of the Arctic coast. After becoming a Biology professor and learning everything about marine life, in 2010 he decided to start taking pictures. ”For me, nature photography is about having fun, telling stories, memorizing my moments and showing the public my fascination of the coastal nature, wildlife and culture, often from new and a different perspectives’ ‘said Rikardsen.

There’s no doubt that his pictures are amazing, if you’d like to see more of his work, you can visit