Welcome to the information website providing details about the abstract seascapes and photos by Stephen Palmer.
Professor Stephen Palmer BA PhD studied psychology, biology, art and environment with the Open University as a mature student. He found the art and environment course the most stimulating and rewarding part of his degree. His favourite painting medium is oils on canvas. Most of his paintings and photographs are of seascapes and his paintings have gradually become more abstract using fewer colours. His trip in 2005 on an icebreaker, The Polar Star, to the Arctic gave him the opportunity to take literally thousands of photographs of the awe inspiring views of glaciers and the wildlife. From 2001 to 2006 to had a permanent exhibition of his seascapes at the Centre for Stress Management in London, UK. He has authored or edited over 30 books on a range of topics. He is also interested in developing short 60 second videos. The video below is of a Sperm Whale diving caught in the act of diving, just off Kaikoura, New Zealand, filmed in November, 2005. The Sperm Whale (Physeter Macrocephalus) can grow up to 20m in length and can weigh up to 60t.