They say a book can’t be judged by its cover, but a photographer can be judged by his work. My name is Ariel Estulin and I’m a travel and landscapes photographer. I’ve selected exactly 100 images captured over the years that I think best represent my work as an artist and photographer.
A close-up detail of a statue in Kathmandu, Nepal.
A Buddhist prostrates at Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu.
Detail of buddha’s hand at the Monkey Temple in Kathmandu.
storm on franklin
Alpenglow in the Khumbu mountains of Nepal.
A porter is slaughtering a local chicken for our dinner. Eastern Nepal.
Solo canoeing in the heart of Temagami, Ontario.
A classic view of the Georgian Bay shoreline.
Entrance to an ancient monastery in Ladakh, India.
A monastery in Ladakh overlooking the valley below.
A monastery perched high atop a cliff. Ladakh, India.
Boy looks on in village of Suketar, Kangchenjunga region.
Lenticular cloud formation in Torres del Paine National Park, Patagonia.
Lenticular cloud formations, Patagonia.
Phillip Edward island
Water flow formation on Phillip Edward Island, Ontario.
going for a stroll
Women on the trail in Kangchenjunga region, eastern Nepal.
lit up tent
A tent is illuminated as the evening light fades, Temagami, Ontario.
Taking a ceremonial dunk at the end of the Coppermine river.
Finding balance in Joshua Tree National Park.
grotto by night
Exploring the Grotto by starlight in Bruce Peninsula National Park.
A tree shadow at sunset, Joshua Tree National Park.
painting the night
A dark night, perfect for stars and light painting, Georgian Bay.
monkey temple details
On the steps of the Monkey Temple in Kathmandu Nepal.
A Buddhist in deep prayer at Boudhanath stupa, Kathmandu.
Hiking the Narrows in Zion National Park, Utah.
The Subway in Zion National Park, Utah.
Rapids on the Dumoine river, Quebec.
Falls colours in Kelso Conservation Area, Ontario.
Winter and icebergs on Jokulsarlon (glacier lagoon), Iceland.
A slot canyon in Zion National Park, Utah.
Young girl in Suketar, eastern Nepal.
A Nepali man resting on the well used mountain paths.
Cascade Falls drops right into Lake Superior on the Pukaskwa NP coastline.
Yaks returning from pasture in Lhonak, eastern Nepal.
Camping on Georgian Bay
Camping on Georgian Bay rock, Ontario.
Walking into a headwind on the pampas in Torres del Paine, Patagonia.
Our guide testing the glacier integrity on the Perito Moreno Glacier in Patagonia.
fitz roy glacier
Glacier in Fitz Roy National Park, Patagonia.
A porter in Suketar returning from his journey, eastern Nepal.
peek a boo
Playing peek-a-boo with a young boy in the village of Ghunsa, eastern Nepal.
sunset on trail
Hiking in Yosemite National Park at last light.
Light Painting on North Dome with Half Dome in the background, Yosemite Park.
valley of fire
Landscape lit up at sunset in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada.
The Badlands salt flats in Death Valley National Park.
Last light at Torrance Barrens, Ontario.
Women porters on their way to the village of Lhonak in eastern Nepal.
cabin with a view
A view of the heavens in this remote northern cabin, northern Ontario.
The view of Kongde Ri from the village of Namche Bazaar in Nepal.
A man fills candle holders with butter lamp oil in Kathmandu, Nepal.
A Sadhu prepares for his day in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Statue detail at Monkey Temple in Kathmandu.
Buddhists circumnavigate the Boudhanath stupa in Kathmandu.
on the trail
On the trails to Namche Bazaar a young boy looks on.
A suspension bridge overlooking the Dharapani river, Manaslu Nepal.
contrast & light
Contrast of light and textures spill across a mountain in Nepal.
A students at the Buddhist monastery at Lho in Manaslu, Nepal.
A mother and son on their way home after a Puja ceremony in the region of Manaslu Nepal.
A youth having fun in the village of Kugluktuk (Coppermine), Canada.
Tsampa, a traditional Nepali staple made from barley flour and mixed with Tibetan butter tea.
Ancient scripts carved out onto rock Chortens in Manaslu, Nepal.
A young boy coming home after gathering firewood in Manaslu, Nepal.
The last light atop a Himalayan mountain peak in Manaslu, Nepal.
A paddler in the morning mist in Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario.
A shy young girl in Manaslu, Nepal.
A young boy entranced at the game being played in Manaslu, Nepal.
A shy girl is curious to see the tourists in her village.
A helicopter shuttles Schools on Board participants to the Amundsen in Kugluktuk, Nunavut.
A youth in the village of Kugluktuk, Canada.
Aerial view of the Smoking Hills in Canada’s Arctic.
Flying over the Smoking Hills in Canada’s Arctic Ocean.
A women is separating the wheat from the chaﬀ in Manalsu, Nepal.
A view from the air overlooking Georgian Bay.
A photographer capturing the night show of stars.
Pounding waves gather force on a stormy evening on Franklin Island.
A long exposure of the storm pounding the beaches at the Grotto in Bruce Peninsula National Park.
A monk invites us in for lunch on the trail in Manaslu, Nepal.
A Buddhist monk prays at the Boudhanath Stupa temple in Kathmandu, Nepal.
A street barber giving a haircut to one of the locals.
Mt. Everest lit up at sunset from Gokyo Ri.
hiding in the clouds
A mountain top is visible through the clouds.
An offering of food at Boudhanath, Nepal.
A calm moment on Georgian Bay, Ontario.
Sunset at Little Cove. Tobermory, Ontario.
walk in the woods
A path in the forest lined with birch trees.
A long exposure shows the streaking clouds.
A Joshua tree lit up by a full moon in Joshua Tree National Park.
Painting the rocks with a flashlight at dusk.
A magical display of northern lights in Bruce Peninsula National Park, Ontario.
Sunset on Franklin Island in Georgian Bay, Ontario.
A rustic cabin that looks out onto the forest in Northern Ontario.
A young boy and his mother paddle through the overgrown lilypad lake on Frobel lake in Northern Ontario.
canoe in the reeds
A canoe paddling through the reeds on Frobel Lake, Ontario.
An iceberg on Iceland’s famous Jokulsarlon beach.
black pebble beach
A winter storm gathers force on the black pebble beach in Vik, Iceland.
iceberg on shore
An iceberg that has broken off from the glacier in Jokulsarlon, Iceland.
Light painting the contours of the shoreline rocks, Georgian Bay, Ontario.
Chutes Provincial Park
The Sables River in Chutes Provincial Park.
A ceremony to ward off evil spirits in the village of Samagaun, Nepal.
A local boy stares into my camera in Manaslu, Nepal.