August 24, 2013
Bob Taylor, world-renowned nature photographer, painter, woodcarver, poet and ever the consummate naturalist, died on Thursday, August 15, 2013 after a valiant struggle with colon cancer.
While Bob was best known for his images of polar bears, great gray owls and prairie bison, he photographed a wide variety of wildlife around the world. Bob loved to travel and he led numerous photo tours and workshops for countless nature photographers and nature enthusiasts. He led trips to northern Canada in Wager Bay to photograph polar bears in summer habitat, to Cambridge Bay to photograph muskox and to Igloolik to photograph walruses and bowhead whales. He also traveled to Alaska, the Galapagos Islands, Pribilof Islands, Egypt, Holland, England,Ecuador, Trinidad, Tobago, Kenya and Tanzania. His African Safaris were very popular and he led tours there for some 29 years. I think all the folks I know in Winnipeg have been on one Bob Taylor trip of one type or another!