Rolf Hicker [travelphotography]

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BIOGRAPHY
Rolf Hicker is specialized in nature, wildlife and travel stock photography photographed in travel locations like Africa, Europe, New Zealand, USA, Alaska and Canada.
As a professional photographer Rolf spends about 8 month travelling around the world each year. Born and raised in Bavaria, Germany, he moved to Canada, British Columbia in 2003.

His images are regularly published in well known publications. Some of his credits include: - National Geographic - Canadian Geographic - Porsche - CTC - Readers Digest - Holland America just to name a few.

Rolf Hicker main photography website is:
Travel Stock Photography
offers over 15,000 online travel stock images from several countries.

His travel photography blog can be found here:
Travel Photography Blog.

Some of his more specialized websites are:

Pictures of Canada - Photos from all canadian provinces
Panorama pictures - real panoramic pictures, all photographed in format 6x17cm
Pictures of marine mammals, whales and dolphins - One of the strongest portfolios for whales and dolphins
Naturfotografie(German) - Rolf's german websites for nature and wildlife, Naturfotografie und Tierfotografie
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Live from the road (Michelle and Rolf): Travel blog - Great resource for travel information - tips from off the beaten path - a must visit.

Country: CA

GALLERIES

Single Photos

Bald Eagles

New Zealand South Island

New Zealand North Island

Great Horned Owl

Polar Bears - photographed near Churchill in Manitoba Canada

Ontario - Canada

Quebec Canada

Nova Scotia Canada

PHOTOS

Aurora with Igloo, Brooks Range, Alaska, USA.

I cant recall, but probably shot at about 2000 of a second to freeze the water, Northern Resident Killer Whale, Canada.

Iceberg, Coast of Newfoundland

Kluane Lake, Yukon Territories

Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles

Bald Eagles

Bald eagle landing

Bald eagle hunting

Bald eagle with snow capped mountains

Bald eagle on tree

Bald eagle in snow

Bald Eagle in Snowstorm

Eagle coming in for a catch

Eagle from side

Hunting Bald Eagle

Flying Bald Eagle

eagle Portrait

Eagle portrait with snow

Eagle in flight

Aerial picture of Fox Glacier in Westland National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site

Cape Reinga

Gannets

New Zealand

Kaka birds, Nestor meridionalis, at the Pukaha Mount Bruce National Wildlife Centre, State Highway 2, Wairarapa, North Island, New Zealand.

New Zealand

Entrance to Ruatapu Cave meaning Sacred Cave is also known as Aladdin's Cave at Orakei Korako, near Taupo, North Island, New Zealand.

Sunset at Castlepoint Lighthouse

New Zealand

New Zealand

Mt Ngauruhoe Tongariro National Park

Sunset over Te Werahi Beach, Motuopao Island, and Cape Maria from Cape Reinga, Northland, North Island, New Zealand.

Sunset at Cape Reinga and Cape Reinga Lighthouse, Northland, North Island, New Zealand.

Sunset at Cape Reinga, Northland, North Island, New Zealand.

Colourful edges of the Champagne Pool at the Artist's Palette at Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland in the Wai-o-tapu Scenic Reserve, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand.

Mud Pools at Orakei Korako, near Taupo, North Island, New Zealand.

Bright Pohutukawa Trees lining the shores of a small cove at Maitai Bay on the Karikari Peninsula, East Coast, Northland, North Island, New Zealand.

Hot Springs Algae above the Emerald Terraces and below Sapphire Geyser at Orakei Korako, near Taupo, North Island, New Zealand.

Maori Warriors at the Wairakei Terraces Maori Village near Taupo, North Island, New Zealand.

Coastline near Rocky Point seen from the Cape Palliser Lighthouse, Cape Palliser, Wairarapa, North Island, New Zealand.

Sunset at the Pancake Rocks at Punakaiki, Paparoa National Park, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand

Eagles

Bald eagles

Bald eagles

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Bald Eagle photographed in Homer, Alaska

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Nugget Point Lighthouse New Zealand

Glacier in the Alps of the South island of New Zealand

The Chasm in the Darran Mountains, Fiordland National Park along the Milford Road, Fiordland, South Island, New Zealand.

Sunset in the Catlins Forest at the Pretrified Forest at Porpoise Bay and Curio Bay, Southland, South Island, New Zealand.

Road Sign, Lake Hawea, Central Otago, South Island, New Zealand.

Field of Russell Lupins, Lupinus polyphyllus, in the Eglinton River Valley in Fiordland National Park along the Milford Road, South Island, New Zealand.

Cheeky Kea, Nestor notabilis, taking an interest in a car antenna near the Homer Tunnel along the Milford Road, Darran Mountains, Fiordland National Park, Fiordland, South Island, New Zealand.

Mt Ngauruhoe, seen from the Whakapapa Skifield on Mt Ruapehu in Tongariro National Park, World Heritage Site, Central North Island, New Zealand.

Maori Warrior at the Wairakei Terraces near Taupo, North Island, New Zealand.

Green variety of Kiwifruit growing in the orchard at Kiwi 360, near Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand.

Australasian Gannets, Morus serrator, at the Black Reef colony near Cape Kidnappers, Hawkes Bay, North Island, New Zealand.

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Great Horned Owl - Bubo virginianus

Great Horned Owl - Bubo virginianus

Great Horned Owl - Bubo virginianus

Polar Bear sleeping

Polar Bear

Polar Bear

Polar Bear

Polar Bear

Polar Bear

Polar Bear

Polar bear at Hudson Bay near Churchill in Manitoba, Canada

Polar bear at Hudson Bay near Churchill in Manitoba, Canada

Polar bear at Hudson Bay near Churchill in Manitoba, Canada

Polar bear at Hudson Bay near Churchill in Manitoba, Canada

Polar bear at Hudson Bay near Churchill in Manitoba, Canada

Hurunui River Mouth near Cheviot, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Hurunui River Mouth near Cheviot, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Gore Bay near Cheviot, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Sunset over South Bay and the Kaikoura Coast, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Sunset over South Bay and the Kaikoura Coast, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Aerial view of the Kaikoura Peninsula and coastline during a Whale Watching flight with Wings over Whales, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Aerial view of a Sperm Whale resting on the surface of the water during a Whale Watching flight with Wings over Whales, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.Aerial view of a Sperm Whale resting on the surface of the water during a Whale Watching flight with Wings over Whales, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Kaikoura townsite from lookout point (Shakespeare Road), East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

South Bay of Kaikoura at sunset from lookout point along Shakespeare Road, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Green countryside on the Kaikoura Peninsula seen from the lookout point along Shakespeare Road, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Green countryside on the Kaikoura Peninsula seen from the lookout point along Shakespeare Road, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Sunset on the Kaikoura Peninsula near the Seal Colony looking towards the Kaikoura Mountain Range, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Sunset on the Kaikoura Peninsula near the Seal Colony, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Dusky Dolphins during a dolphin watching tour with Encounter Kaikoura, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand., Lagenorhynchus obscurus

Dusky Dolphins during a dolphin watching tour with Encounter Kaikoura, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand., Lagenorhynchus obscurus

Albatross during a dolphin watching tour with Encounter Kaikoura, Kaikoura, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

Sperm Whale named Saddleback seen during a whale watching excursion with Whale Watch Kaikoura, Kaikoura, South Island, New Zealand.

Variable Oyster Catcher, Haematopus unicolor, along the beach at Ocean Bay, Port Underwood, Marlborough District, South Island, New Zealand.

Queen Charlotte Sound seen from Queen Charlotte Drive, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand.

Sunset in Kenepuru Sound, Marlborough District, South Island, New Zealand.

Fall colours along the road to Rock Lake in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.

Fall in the forest along the road to Rock Lake in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario, Canada.

Waterfall along the Restoule River in the town of Restoule, Ontario, Canada.

Ursus maritimus

Polar Bear Ursus maritimus

Poar Bear canada

Polar Bear manitoba

Sunset over Hudson Bay

Polar Bear walking over granite landscape in Hudson Bay

Polar Bear in snowstorm at Hudson Bay, Canada

Sunset over Perce Rock on the Gaspesie Peninsula in eastern Quebec, Canada

Forillion National Park, Blanchette's House

The Illuminated Crowd Montreal City Quebec

Montreal City Skyline at dusk

Canoe at sunset near Sherbrooke in Nova Scotia, Canada

Mount Cook and the Southern Alps with Lake Pukaki in New Zealand.

Peggy's Cove Lighthouse at dusk Nova Scotia Canada

International Bridge Soo Locks Sault Ste Marie

Northern Lights dancing above the native symbol Inukshuk

New Zealand

New Zealand

New Zealand

Gannet sunset New Zealand

Gannets New Zealand

New Zealand