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Shark Conservation

Shark Conservation

Join Kip for “SHARKS! Why we fear them, why we need them: The case for the global conservation of sharks”, a special lecture as part of America’s Cup, Healthy Oceans Project. The event will take place on October 25th at 6:30PM in San Francisco at the Aquarium of the Bay. See below for more information […]

Alert Diver Magazine

Alert Diver Magazine

Check out the recent article I wrote for Alert Diver magazine. I’ve been fortunate to be able to work closely with Sylvia Earle for over a decade and this article highlights Her Deepness, as she’s called, and her quest to save the ocean.

Gyre: Expedition/Exhibition Project

Gyre: Expedition/Exhibition Project

The Anchorage Museum, Plastic Pollution Coalition, Sea Scavengers and Alaska Sealife Center present an evening about GYRE, an expedition to the Aleutian Islands and the northern fringe of the North Pacific Gyre in June 2012. An international team of artists and scientists, including ecologist Carl Safina, will journey to Alaska to change the way we […]


Best of the Blue

Best of the Blue

This Saturday, November 12, Kip Evans will display some of his fine art photographs at the Monterey Wine Country’s “Best of the Blue” event. The Monterey County Vintners & Growers Association will launch this brand new gathering for passionate gourmands and wine lovers who want to experience the essence of this burgeoning California wine region.  […]

100 Story Project

100 Story Project

Check out this interview with Kip Evans produced by Mark Baer for the Museum of Monterey. The interview is part of the series “100 Story Project”, which was designed as a new way of sharing the history of a region as stories told by the local people who helped  create it. Here Kip talks about the […]

The Monterey Pine Forest

The Monterey Pine Forest

Kip’s fine art image of a Monterey Pine Forest was recently selected as the cover image for a new book published by the Monterey Pine Forest Watch called The Monterey Pine Forest, Coastal California’s Living Legacy. In addition, Kip also provided several aerial photographs to accompany the text of the book, which highlights the natural […]


Swan Islands Expedition

Swan Islands Expedition

Kip just returned from an expedition with the Sylvia Earle Alliance to the Swan Islands. Located 90 miles off the coast of Honduras, the Swan Islands are situated at the southern boundary of the Mesoamerican Reef, the Atlantic Ocean’s largest system of coral reefs. This area is one of Dr. Sylvia Earle’s “hope spots”, a […]

U.S. Open

U.S. Open

I just finished up shooting stories at the U.S. Open for the USGA (United States Golf Association). If you interested in going behind the scenes of a major golf championship, checkout some of the videos we have been producing this week. As an example, we did a really nice story with Hale Irwin (3 times […]

Expedición a Cuba

Expedición a Cuba

Just returned from another great trip to Cuba! Healthy reefs, lots of fish, sharks and birds….and my new friend Niño, the crocodile – whom I had the pleasure of spending over an hour in the water with. The expedition was organized by the Cuba Marine Research & Conservation Fund, which is a project of The Ocean […]


National Geographic Student Expeditions

National Geographic Student Expeditions

This summer, from June 27th through July 6th, Kip Evans is joining up with National Geographic Student Expeditions to lead several days of photography expeditions along California’s Central Coast. These ‘On Assignment’ Expeditions are designed to teach high school students about the local environment and culture while allowing them to develop a new skill,  such […]

A Wave of Change featured at 2011 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival

A Wave of Change featured at 2011 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival

Kip’s film, A Wave of Change, was featured at this years 8th annual San Francisco Ocean Film Festival held earlier this month at Pier 39. A Wave of Change is a 10 minute documentary film highlighting the network of Central Coast marine protected areas (MPAs). The video showcases underwater footage of kelp forests, wetland areas, and […]

Kip Evans featured at Point Lobos Foundation Annual Meeting

Kip Evans featured at Point Lobos Foundation Annual Meeting

Recently, Kip had the honor of being the featured speaker at the annual membership meeting of the Point Lobos Foundation. Kip’s presentation focused on marine protected areas (MPAs) and how his work of creating films and fine art photography helps to promote these beautiful, protected areas to the public. To view “A Wave of Change”, […]


Sonoma Environmental Film Festival

Sonoma Environmental Film Festival

This past weekend Kip’s film “A Wave of Change” was screened at the Sonoma Environmental Film Festival. Following the films of the day, Kip was invited to participate in a panel discussion on the topic of marine protected areas. Below is an excerpt from an article featured in the Sonoma Tribune, which interviewed Kip at […]

2010 Expedition Recap

2010 Expedition Recap

As the Director of Photography and Expeditions for Dr. Sylvia Earle’s SEAlliance Foundation, Kip has traveled around the world documenting “Hope Spots”, special ocean areas that are critical to protect and that highlight the need for marine protected areas. During 2010, Kip and the SEAlliance Team visited Belize, Cuba, and Mexico in their quest to […]

Subs for Science

Subs for Science

In a recent article written for SEAlliance, Kip Evans shares his views on the use of manned submersibles to explore the ocean’s depths. “In 1977, Alvin, the first untethered manned submersible, was used to confirm theories of seafloor spreading along the Mid-Atlantic ridge. Much to the amazement of scientists, the area was home to a […]


Whale Shark Island wins award at BLUE Ocean Film Festival

Whale Shark Island wins award at BLUE Ocean Film Festival

Dr. Sylvia Earle’s Foundation, Mission Blue, is delighted to announce that “Isla Holbox – Whale Shark Island”, has been selected as the 2010 winner for non-broadcast documentary at the BLUE Ocean Film Festival. Over 350 entries were submitted in 19 categories from around the world. The BLUE Ocean Film Festival was held in Monterey, California […]

Isla Holbox

Isla Holbox

Isla Holbox was featured at the 2010 San Francisco Ocean Film Festival. This article highlights the importance of this film and also features a video with Kip answering questions about whale sharks. Check it out!

Using your digital SLR for video production

Using your digital SLR for video production

Kip Evans will be offering a special, private workshop demonstrating how to use your digital SLR camera for video production.


Ocean Conservancy and Marine Protected Areas

Ocean Conservancy and Marine Protected Areas

Kip’s photography has been featured on the Ocean Conservancy’s website highlighting the new Marine Protected Areas that have recently gone into effect in the state of California. By exploring the media libraries within each coastal region, you can view aerial images of each MPA.

Aerial Photography

Aerial Photography

I just finished shooting a series of proposed marine protected areas along the northern California coast with expert pilot Mike Sutton. Point Cabrillo Light Station Punta Gorda looking South False Cape Mike Sutton and I have been able to photograph the entire California coast from the air!!

Google Ocean

Google Ocean

Kip is a Google Ocean Partner. Check out some of his posts!


Mission Blue

Mission Blue

Kip Evans  joined Dr. Sylvia Earle’s Mission Blue in 2008 as the Director of Photography and Expeditions. Cuba: Jardines de la Reina Marine Nature Park Jardines de la Reina, or the Queen’s Gardens, is the biggest Marine Nature Park in the Caribbean. It was named by Christopher Columbus for Queen Isabel of Spain and is […]

Anzo Borrego Desert SP

Anzo Borrego Desert SP

This year for the kids spring break the family and I packed up and headed South to Anzo Borrego Desert State Park for a week of camping and hiking! We picked the perfect time to enjoy the desert just as the wildflowers were beginning to bloom. And we were lucky enough to spot an endangered […]

Chile/Patagonia

Chile/Patagonia

Just back from a trip to Argentina and Chile. Patagonia was just fabulous. We traveled from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia Chile, around Cape Horn, and then up through the straights of Magellan to Punta Arenas. From there we flew up to Porto Montt to enjoy Chiloe Island and a taste of the Andes.  Check out […]