Great Day Hikes in Pukaskwa National Park

Pukaskwa National Park, Ontario

What we liked best about Ontario’s Pukaskwa National Park is that it offers outstanding remote wilderness but is easily accessible. Tucked away along the northeast shore of Lake Superior, it lies roughly halfway between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie, and only 15 km off the Trans Canada Highway. The one and only road to […]

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Saskatchewan Ideal for Landscape Photography

Adams Lake, Cypress Hills, Saskatchewan

What’s so special about Saskatchewan for landscape photography? The possibilities are as boundless as the Saskatchewan sky, with everything from herds of primeval bison roaming open grasslands of the deep south, to jaw-dropping remote waterfalls of the far north. In between are some of Canada’s baddest badlands, drifting dunes, enchanting river valleys, whimsically sculpted sandstone […]

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Where to Find Saskatchewan’s Baddest Badlands

Badlands in Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan, from Photojourneys.ca

Badlands are among the most compelling and photogenic landscapes — solitary buttes standing in defiance of centuries of erosion, stone-capped hoodoos, sage and cactus seeking moist cracks in sun-baked soil, and weather-beaten formations mimicking abstract art. Fortunately, many of Canada’s baddest badlands are right here in Saskatchewan. Big Muddy Badlands The Big Muddy Badlands combine […]

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Spitzkoppe Namibia – Photography on the Rocks

Spitzkoppe, Namibia from photojourneys.ca

Namibia abounds in dramatic landscapes – deep canyons, sand dunes, arid desert terrain, and plains and grasslands thrown in for good measure. One top highlight from our recent visit was Spitzkoppe Nature Reserve, about 150 km north-east of the Atlantic coastal city of Swapkomund. It consists primarily of bald, granite peaks rising about 700 metres […]

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18 Favourite New Landscape Photos from 2018

Kaskawulsh Glacier, Kluane National Park, Yukon

In 2018 we were fortunate to get to some fantastic places for landscape photography. Namibia was definitely a highlight, especially the incredibly reddish-orange dunes of Namib-Naukluft National Park and the fairytale rock formations of Spitzkoppe. Just as compelling was Kluane National Park in Yukon, and in particular flying over the awesome Kaskawulsh Glacier. The Sumidero […]

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Trekking on the Roof of Africa

Simien Mountains, Ethiopia, from www.photojourneys.ca

Our hearts pound and lungs gasp for air with each upward step. The air thins as our path tops altitudes over 4,000 metres, but jaw-dropping views more than make up for any discomfort. Standing on the edge of the escarpment, we gaze over soaring jagged peaks, stone columns, and gorges dropping into oblivion. We’re on […]

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