Diver Nearly Swallowed by Humpback Whale

Patrick Dykstra was in the Barents Sea when the whale came within touching distance.

Swallowed by a Whale!

World’s First Footage of a Blue Whale Nursing – 3/2015

The world’s first footage of a blue whale nursing, filmed in March of 2015 in Sri Lanka. A piece of this footage was released in June of 2015, but because it was part of a larger film project, the full version was held back until filming was complete for that project.

World’s 1st Film of Blue Whale Nursing

ScubaDiver Ocean Planet ‘Through The Lens Collectors’ Edition’ 2017 No.106/2017

From the Editor: There’s something about a photograph of a blue whale that keeps you looking, holds your attention. Past the stunning composition and vivid blues, perhaps what makes these images so hypnotic is the fact that it’s of a subject photographed so little, and rarely encountered.

UW360 Collectors Edition

Reunion Eruption 2016

The eruption of Piton de la Fournaise on Reunion Island in September 2016. Filmed as part of a scientific expedition.

Volcanic Eruption 2016

ScubaDiver Ocean Planet ‘Through The Lens Collectors’ Edition’ 2017 No.106/2017

From the Editor: There’s something about a photograph of a blue whale that keeps you looking, holds your attention. Past the stunning composition and vivid blues, perhaps what makes these images so hypnotic is the fact that it’s of a subject photographed so little, and rarely encountered.

UW360 Collectors Edition

Reunion Eruption 2016

The eruption of Piton de la Fournaise on Reunion Island in September 2016. Filmed as part of a scientific expedition.

Volcanic Eruption 2016

Dolphin Superpods

Dolphins can sometimes gather in huge groups of 500 or more, as shown in this video.

Dolphin Stampede!

Great White Sharks 2015!

A short video from our incredible great white shark expedition 150 miles off the west coast of Mexico.

Great White Sharks 2015

Killer Whales and Northern Lights 2015

Hundreds of killer whales and humpback whales greeted us on our expedition this year.

Killer Whales, Humpbacks and Northern Lights

Our Amazing Blue Whale Expedition 2015

So many incredible experiences on this expedition. Filming a world first baby blue whale nursing, using an aerial camera to view whales from new angles and helping advance the research of these incredible animals. Can’t wait to return in 2016! Enjoy….

Blue Whales of the Indian Ocean 2015

Swimming with the incredible sperm whales of the Caribbean

One of the most incredible expeditions I have ever had the pleasure of leading.

Sperm Whales in Paradise 2015

Past Expeditions Video

This is “Past Expeditions Video” by Picture Adventure on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

A Selection of our Favorite Past Expeditions

Sardine Run – 2014

What is the Sardine Run? It might be the largest migration on Earth by biomass. Enjoy this short video from Picture Adventure’s 2014 Expedition to dive amongst the chaos.

South Africa Sardine Run 2014

Swim with Killer Whales – Norway 2014

Stunning northern lights an incredible killer whales. Big thanks to Marco and the people of Norway for being awesome!

Swim with Killer Whales 2014

Blue Whales 2014

Making dreams come true swimming alongside blue whales, false killer whales, dolphins and other amazing sea creatures in the tropics. Only a few spots left for 2015 (April 4th to 12th and 12th to the 20th). pat@pictureadventure.com if you are interested.

Blue Whales 2014

Swim with Blue Whales – Sri Lanka

Witness some of the world’s closest encounters with blue whales. Still photography was our aim, but the few Go Pro cameras on wrists and camera mounts caught some decent video footage. If you want to join in 2014, please visit www.PictureAdventure.com or send me an email: Pat@PictureAdventure.com.

Blue Whales 2013