About Nikolas Pattantyus
Nikolas Pattantyus is an American photographer, filmmaker, (and massage therapist) whose documentation of the landscapes and wildlife of New Jersey has earned him the moniker "Nature Nik".
Nikolas has been in numerous media spotlights for his unique dolphin footage which he captures from his paddleboard. His photos and videos have been featured by Stowe Mountain, Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, The Reeds at Shelter Haven, and more.
Through his imagery, Nikolas inspires environmental awareness in New Jersey residents and beyond.
APAC Winner 2017, 2018
The works of over 50 professional artists and 8 emerging artists were juried by the Avalon Performing Arts Council. Nikolas Pattantyus was awarded "Best in Show 2017" the highest honor for this photo, "Ides of March".
Nikolas Pattantyus Ocean Videography
Transmissions from the Deep
2023 Art Shows
Nikolas Pattantyus in the Media
From a paddleboard, this man has become 'Dolphin Whisperer'
August 3 2017
Bird's eye view of dolphins swimming along Jersey Shore
April 6 2017
'Dolphin Whisperer' captures pod in full force at Jersey Shore
Turtle Nesting Tips
The Roasted Beat, Volume 2 Issue 1
by Nikolas Pattantyus
The Rules of Engagement
The Roasted Beat, Volume 2 Issue 2
Swimming with Dolphins
The Roasted Beat, Volume 1 Issue 2
Connect With "Natch"
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