Paul Marto







Paul Marto

Paul Marto

West Jordan, UT


Paul has been passionate about photography since the early 80's. Nature, wildlife and action shots are his favorites. He loves the challenge that arises from the unpredictability of his subjects when he is trying to capture the perfect wildlife moment. He is a native of California and has spent the last 28 years in Orange County. Mr. Marto grew up in Carmel Valley, so it is no surprise that he gravitated towards wildlife photography. Mountain bike riding, hiking, tennis and playing the electric guitar round out the list of pursuits for this UC San Diego graduate. He has a beautiful wife and two adorable children.

Paul's work has recently been highlighted by National Geographic, Bolsa Chica Conservancy, Sea & Sage Audubon Society, The Environmental Nature Center, The O.C. Register, Irvine World News,,, Irvine Valley College and Photo of the He is a recent winner in the City of Irvine 40th Anniversary Photo Contest and his works have won numerous on line photo contests as well. He is juried into a number of organizations including,, Artists of America, Gallery 104, and He is active within the Irvine Unified School District and gives presentations on wildlife photography.

"Through my photography, I am trying to bring awareness to the abundant collection of wildlife that cohabit the Orange County area. The more we know about these amazing animals and their requirements for survival, the better prepared we will be to live a peaceful coexistence with them. I strive to present brilliant photographs of these wonderful creatures, large and small, in a way that will both inspire and educate."

He is the February "Artist of the Month" at the Environmental Nature Center in Newport Beach, CA.
He is one of just 20 artists to be invited to participate in the 20th Anniversary Wildlife Show/Sale at the Fallbrook Art Center in May, 2013.
His 20 photo Waterfowl gallery recetly won the wildlife photo contest in January 2013.

To purchase his wildlife book or calendars please visit this link:

To book him for your next event please send an email to or call him at 801-599-2849.

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Bighorn Stare Down by Paul Marto


No One Like You by Paul Marto


Thought There Was A Prize In Here by Paul Marto


Kestrel by Paul Marto


Mandarin Duck by Paul Marto


Seeing Double by Paul Marto


Bath Time by Paul Marto


Hummingbird on Nest by Paul Marto


Four Eyes by Paul Marto


Acorns by Paul Marto


Baby Owl by Paul Marto


Wood Duck Stretch by Paul Marto


Osprey by Paul Marto


Yellow-headed Blackbird V by Paul Marto


Yellow-headed Blackbird IV by Paul Marto


Yellow-headed Blackbird III by Paul Marto


Yellow-headed Blackbird V by Paul Marto


Yellow-headed Blackbird VI by Paul Marto


Yellow-headed Blackbird II by Paul Marto


Reflections by Paul Marto


Chillin by Paul Marto


Osprey on the Run by Paul Marto


Blue-eyed Darner by Paul Marto


Kestrel III by Paul Marto


Kestrel II by Paul Marto


Kestrel Yawn by Paul Marto


The Lookout by Paul Marto


Mandarin by Paul Marto


Salt Lake City Sunrise by Paul Marto


You Looking at Me by Paul Marto


Who Farted by Paul Marto


Bighorn Calf by Paul Marto


Red Tail on the Hunt by Paul Marto


Red Tail Hawk Portrait by Paul Marto


Red Shoulder Hawk by Paul Marto


Red Tail Take Off by Paul Marto


Allens Hummingbird by Paul Marto


Annas Hummingbird by Paul Marto


Nuttalls Woodpecker by Paul Marto


Patriotic White-tail Kite by Paul Marto


Lift Off by Paul Marto


Teamwork by Paul Marto


Tandem by Paul Marto


Hummingbird 5 by Paul Marto


Hummingbird 4 by Paul Marto


Hummingbird 3 by Paul Marto


Hummingbird 2 by Paul Marto


Hummingbird 1 by Paul Marto