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Yellowknife to Point Lake to Photograph the Aurora and Caribou by Robert Berdan. August 27 to Sept 14, I drove from Calgary to Highlevel, AB with friend Hälle Flygare, then from their to Yellowknife, an 1800 km trip taking two days. Along the way we saw a moose, black bear and several bison. We spent 2 weeks in the north and photographed some of the best aurora I have ever seen ... read more.
Abover - series of Aurora photographs showing its dynamic nature in Yellowknife September 2012
Aurora Max occurs this Spring and this winter should offer good opportunities to photograph the Aurora.Tthe Fall\Winter Issue of Outdoor Photography Canada features my article " How to Photograph the Northern Lights" is based on photographs I took during my previous trips to Yellowknife and Point Lake. This article describes when to head out to photograph the Aurora, what equipment you need and how to ensure your camera focuses on infinity so stars are pinpoint sharp. The cover features Amanda Peterson standing beside my tent alongside Pontoon lake with the Aurora above and reflected off the lake . I hope you will check out your local magazine store to get your own copy.
September Nature Photo Contest Winner is by Brenda Makin
Brenda Makin is an amateur photographer from Maidstone, Saskatchewan the image is titled "Glorius reflections"
Brenda wins access to Photoshop I online course.
There were lots of great photos submitted in September, if you did not win please try again, you can submit the same image or new images. Thanks to all those that sent in images.
Upcoming Photography Workshops by Robert Berdan
For local amateur photographers check out the Bragg About the Creek magazine - photo contest where you can win up to $750 worth of prizes. The submission deadline for the Winter/Spring 2013 Photography Competition is Friday December 14, 2012. Competition rules - PDF
Also check out the new Calgary Camera club - they already have 97 members: www.calgarycameraclub.org
Please Visit : www.canadiannaturephotographer.com