A dramatic image by professional Vancouver Island photographer Anthony Bucci will represent Canada in a coming Four Nations photography contest.
Bucci was in Blackfish Sound last fall when he captured the image of a bald eagle swooping down on a herring ball, grabbing multiple herring.
Bucci, who lives nearby on the north end of the Island and has his own wildlife touring business, submitted the photo to CAPA Canada (Canadian Association for Photographic Art), which has roughly 90 photo clubs across Canada and close to 1,500 individual members.
The photo was recently selected with 14 other images that scored high in the Nature/Wildlife contest to represent Canada in the Four Nations contest.
“With each image being scored by a certified CAPA judge that critiques everything, I’m honoured to be part of this selection out of thousands of images submitted,” Bucci says. “This opportunity is pretty hard to achieve and I’m very excited to be selected among some of the best photos representing Canada.
“I’m very grateful for this accomplishment and the hard work that I’ve put into my images for the last 11 years of wildlife photography.”
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