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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Tree Swallow by Paul Marto


Pollen 8 by Paul Marto


Annas Hummingbird by Paul Marto


Bad Day to be a Lizard by Paul Marto


Tiny Feet by Paul Marto


Amber and Blue by Paul Marto


Is the Fish Fresh by Paul Marto


Vermillion Flycatcher in Flight by Paul Marto


Abstract by Paul Marto


Driving by Paul Marto


Common Yellowthroat by Paul Marto


Orange Bishop by Paul Marto


Lift Off by Paul Marto


Irvine Fog by Paul Marto


The Art of the Volley by Paul Marto


Cedar Waxwing by Paul Marto


Pelican by Paul Marto


Western Kingbird by Paul Marto


Close Encounters by Paul Marto


King Snake by Paul Marto


Emerald Beauty by Paul Marto


Moon and Clouds by Paul Marto


Black Skimmer by Paul Marto


Rattler by Paul Marto


Pink Moth by Paul Marto


Sunset Thru The Pines by Paul Marto


So Cal Sunset by Paul Marto


Oregon Hillside by Paul Marto


Cabin by Paul Marto


Winter Cold by Paul Marto


Wilderness by Paul Marto


Sheep by Paul Marto


Peacock by Paul Marto


Egret by Paul Marto


Abstract Tree by Paul Marto


Fiery Sky by Paul Marto


Sunset Through Trees by Paul Marto


Hooded Merganser by Paul Marto


Orange Finch by Paul Marto


Mushrooms by Paul Marto


Purple Spiderweb by Paul Marto


Spider by Paul Marto


Strawberry Still Life by Paul Marto


Pelican by Paul Marto


Blue Eyed Darner by Paul Marto


Run Forest Run by Paul Marto


Green Wasp Orange Wings by Paul Marto


Blue Wasp by Paul Marto