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The Canadian Nature Photographer is a resource for nature lovers, photographers and artists. You will find photography articles, tutorials, galleries, videos, online courses and workshops. All photographers and artists are welcome to contribute. Articles are not restricted to Canadian content. All photographs and articles on this site are copyright by their respective authors - to inquire about purchasing images contact the authors. This web site is operated by Dr. Robert Berdan and on January 1, 2016 it became mobile friendly (responsive) but because of the large number of articles many are still in the older web design format. To get back from the old layout just click the welcome link.

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Spirit Island Jasper National Park, Alberta by Robert Berdan ©

Photographing in Jasper National Park by Dr. Robert Berdan After visiting Banff National Park many folks drive 290 km north of Lake Louse along highway 93 (Icefields parkway) to Jasper. This route is one of the most scenic drives in Canada - read more about Jasper National Park in Alberta.

Saxophone player under the aurora Yellowknife by Robert Berdan

Warblers at their best! By Marie-France and Denis Rivard Warblers display their most colourful plumage in the spring, as they head towards their breeding grounds in northern areas.  It is also easier to see and photograph them as they congregate along predictable migration routes - read more about warblers.

Walking with wolves by Robert Berdan ©

Walking with Wolves by Dr. Robert Berdan. Photographing wolves is hard, wolves are difficult to find, they are secretive and most are wary of people. Still some photographers have captured great photos of wolves like Peter Dettling, but only after a very concerted effort. In Golden BC you can walk and photograph wolves - read more.

Summer Tanager by David Lilly

Editing your Bird Photographs in Lightroom by David Lilly. All bird photographers use some form of editing software to edit their bird photographs. I use Adobe Lightroom CC, latest version for my workflow - read article.

Summer Tanager by David Lilly

Photographing Warblers at Point Pelee by David Lilly. Warblers have always  fascinated me. They are beautiful, they are colourful, they are resilient, and they are very difficult to photograph. It takes years to get really good images - read article.

Wildebeests by Kamal Varma ©

Tips for Better Landscape Photography by Dr. Robert Berdan The nice thing about landscapes is that they don't run away. Once you have found something you would like to capture you just need to wait until the light looks great. There in lies the challenge - you have to be there when the light is great - read more.

Polar Bears by Jonathan Huyer ©

Polar Bears of Baffin Island by Jonathan Huyer “Arcticus Feverus” is the term given to an irresistable draw to the north, and I knew on my very first trip above the 60th parallel in 2009 that I had caught this incurable bug - read article.

Nik Software by Google now Free

Google Nik Photo Editing Software now Free by Dr. Robert Berdan This month Google announced its Nik Photo Editing software is now available for free. The software did cost $149.00 for both Windows and Mac. The software can work as stand alone program but works better when integrated as a plugin into Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom or Aperture - read article.

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