Welcome to, your source for the finest in outdoor photography and writing. Marchel is one of North America's foremost outdoor and wildlife photographers. His images have graced the covers of many of the most-prestigious magazines, such as Audubon, National Wildlife and Ducks Unlimited, as well as countless calendars, postcards and books.

Marchel's work has been highly recognized. He is a six-time winner of a worldwide, monthly, online nature photo contest at He has twice been honored by the Outdoor Writers Association of America—once with the President’s Choice Award: The Best of the Best, and again with the People’s Choice Award. One of Marchel’s images was a nature nominee for Life Magazine’s Eisie Award: The Best Magazine Photography of the Year. His love for the outdoors and his intimate knowledge of nature shows in his images. As you examine the images on this site, Marchel hopes you, too, can experience some of the excitement and wonder he feels when photographing nature.