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Photographing Wildlife in Winter – It’s Surprisingly Fun!

Perhaps this makes me a lousy Canadian, but I’ve never been a winter person. I hate being cold and see snow as an inconvenience that serves only to make my commute exponentially longer. Winters have always been for hibernating, reading books and binge watching Netflix…until now. I’ve just learned a secret. It turns out winter IS good for something, after …

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11 Things to Keep in Mind When Photographing Snowy Landscapes

For many landscape photographers, images of snowy landscapes often make up a very small portion of their portfolio.  Depending on where you live, snow man be nonexistent or make the landscapes you want to photograph difficult to access.  If you do have access to a fresh snowfall, do not miss out on the opportunity to get outside with your camera …

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Advanced Tips for Photographing Live Insects

A good macro photograph can reveal a world we would normally overlook. The texture of a flower petal, the rainbow swirl of oil in a puddle, or the intricacy of an insect can be seen in stunning detail with the right light, technique, gear, and a little patience and luck mixed in. To bring you the tips and techniques you’ll …

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Foggy Fundy, a Photographer’s Fantasy!

First, Some Nostalgia… It would be fair to say that the Bay of Fundy area in New Brunswick is the place where I received my first nibbles from the photography bug, although it would be many years before I fully succumbed. Hard as it is to believe nowadays when every kid carries a cell phone with a camera, back in …

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Point Pelee – A Bird Photographer’s Paradise

Point Pelee, Ontario is a long spit of land that runs south into Lake Erie. It is the southernmost mainland point in Canada (the very most southern point is on nearby Middle Island, also in Lake Erie). Many people may be surprised to learn that this part of Canada is on the same parallel as Northern California! (Or, perhaps they …

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11 Must Have Photography Items that Won’t Break the Bank

There are a lot of articles with suggestions for gadgets to buy yourself or gifts to buy your friends and significant others that are interested in photography, but a lot of them are filled with inexpensive gadgets and novelties that are, admittedly, very neat, but aren’t really what you (or they) need. On the opposite end of the spectrum, some …