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Larches at Lake O'hara by Dr. Robert Berdan ©

Photographing in Autumn at Lake 0'hara by Dr. Robert Berdan On September 17 and 18, 2016 I assisted Brian Merry on a Photography workshop at Lake O'hara. We brought a cook, two parks mountain guides and stayed at the Elizabeth Parker hut - read more.

Gas station Reinhard Thomas ©

Photographing in the Western Prairies by Reinhard Thomas Our prairies make up the northern regions of the North American Great Plains and the soil beneath is one of the most fertile in Canada. Visitors and photographers frequent touristic and historic sites - read more.

Fall colours on the Oxtongue River by Robert Berdan ©

Photographing Autumn Colours in Georgian Bay & Muskoka by Dr. Robert Berdan There are several challenges when photographing fall colours 1) you need to be in the right place a the right time for the best colours and 2) the light needs to be good - read more.

Deer by Jack Farley ©

Photographing Wildlife in Ontario by Jack Farley. When I was 10 years old I got my first camera, it was an Olympus OM-10 with an assortment of lenses (mostly macro). It had been my dad’s since he was a teenager, he had recently switched to a compact point and shoot - read more.

Hiker Gardner Creek, BC

My First Newfoundland Trip by Suzanne Roberts Let me start off by saying that, as I write this I have a huge smile on my face! Newfoundland exceeded my expectations in so many ways. First of all, the landscape photography is phenomenal ... read more.

Iceland by Bhaskar Bhowmik ©

Photographing Iceland Februrary 2015 by Bhaskar Bhowmik The weather is an unknown variable when planning a trip 6 months in advance. My Iceland trip will not yield as many keepers as I had hoped. Iceland is not cold (to Canadians anyway), but the combination of all the elements can make it rather nasty in winter and it would stay that way for the next 12 days - read more.

Photo by Reinhard Thomas ©

Madagascar – A photographer’s experience of a lifetime! by Reinhard Thomas Madagascar is a photographer’s paradise because of the immense biodiversity of flora and fauna, the local cultures and traditions of the Malagasy and the stunning landscapes this island nation in the Indian Ocean has to offer - read more.

Horseshoe Canyon Alberta by Robert Berdan

Horseshoe Canyon - part of Alberta's Badlands by Dr. Robert Berdan Alberta offers a number of places to hike and photograph the Badlands. One of the easiest Badlands to visit is Horseshoe canyon located only a 90 min trip from Calgary - read more about horseshoe canyon.

Night Sky with crop duster by Bhaskar Bowmik ©

Photographing the Night Sky by Bhaskar Bhowmik But night photography does not have to be just about the starry sky; there are endless possibilities for beautiful images. I shoot with a Nikon D750 and use either 14-24mm, 20mm or the 24-70mm lens at night depending on the scene - read more about night photography.

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