Scott Portelli is an international award-winning wildlife, nature and underwater photographer. A member of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography,  he has spent thousands of hours in remote locations across the globe filming and photographing wildlife, the underwater environment and wild places. He was a finalist in the  Wildlife Photographer of the year in London in 2016,  a national winner of the Sony World Photography awards 2016 and winner at Travel Photographer of the Year 2015. In 2018 he was the winner in the Underwater Category of the Asferico International Nature Photography awards. One of his favourite assignments is to photograph the humpback whales of Tonga. Scroll down and don't forget to pick your favourite to win a free digital subscription!


Mother and calf
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Close bonds
Diving down
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Eye contact
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Humpbacks on the move
Calf silhouette
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Species to species
Family gathering
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Under her fin
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You can see more of Scott's work at



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