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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Coopers Gold by Paul Marto


Irvine Spectrum by Paul Marto


Brookings Harbor by Paul Marto


Black Skimmer by Paul Marto


Brown Pelican by Paul Marto


Coopers on the Prowl by Paul Marto


Osprey by Paul Marto


Elegant Tern by Paul Marto


Spider Dew by Paul Marto


Red Tail in Flight by Paul Marto


Male Mandarin by Paul Marto


Wyle E Coyote by Paul Marto


Bobcat by Paul Marto


Rosette Skimmer by Paul Marto


Red tail Hawk by Paul Marto


Shorebird by Paul Marto


Zen Lizard by Paul Marto


Red-shoulder Hawk by Paul Marto


Emerald Eyes by Paul Marto


Where is the Room Service by Paul Marto


Roadrunner by Paul Marto


Great Blue and Friends by Paul Marto


Allen's Hummingbird by Paul Marto


Green Cross by Paul Marto


The Argument by Paul Marto


Hummingbird and Red Flower by Paul Marto


Red Face by Paul Marto


Black Widow by Paul Marto


Busy Bugs by Paul Marto


Allen's Hummingbird by Paul Marto


American Jackal by Paul Marto


Diamondback Rattlesnake by Paul Marto


Swallow by Paul Marto


Osprey in Flight by Paul Marto


Lunchtime III by Paul Marto


Air Strike by Paul Marto


Talons by Paul Marto


Osprey by Paul Marto


Bolsa Chica Sunrise by Paul Marto


Trifecta by Paul Marto


Green Eyes by Paul Marto


American Pride by Paul Marto


Sunday Best by Paul Marto


Hummingbird and Purple Flower by Paul Marto


Don't Bother Me I'm Eating by Paul Marto


Coopers Hawk Portrait by Paul Marto


Red Tail Hawk by Paul Marto


Lunchtime II by Paul Marto