“Ondaatje enlightens us with an alternate way of seeing.“

-Rose Shoshana, Founder, ROSEGALLERY

"I find David Ondaatje's photographs beautifully disorienting and hypnotic. As views from the sky are not a perspective that humans can have without the aid of machines—they make me dizzy with dreams of being a soaring bird, privy to these almost secretive views. They are dreamscapes, moody air and nervous waters frozen in time, yet dynamic with color and form. New visions of our beautiful earth on every page, many of them reflections of our environments, the mirrored surface being the first form of representation, drawings made by nature.”

-James Prosek, artist, writer, and environmentalist

"Ondaatje's stunning photos perfectly capture the pristine beauty of salmon rivers and the importance of protecting these watersheds in the face of our rapidly changing climate, not just for the sake of the salmon, but ourselves too. Ondaatje’s message is one of hope, but only if we act now.”

-Bill Taylor, President, Atlantic Salmon Federation

"Beyond the sublime aesthetics, Ondaatje's work captures a segment of the all-encompassing relationship our lives share with water... and the fundamental dependence therein.”

-Big Hole River Foundation

"David Ondaatje has the unparalleled ability to capture the true wilderness environments of the legendary Steelhead rivers of British Columbia’s Skeena System. The magical view from above really puts these impressive landscapes into perspective."

-Billy Labonte, Babine River Foundation

“Ondaatje's Water Views gives us a bird's eye perspective of the magnificence and fragility of our most important resource. In photographing our rivers, he captures both their beauty and our reverence for clean, flowing water, echoing our mission to conserve, protect, and restore Montana's world-class fisheries and their watersheds.”

-Chris Edgington, Jefferson Watershed Project Manager, Montana Trout Unlimited