It’s cold. It’s snowing. Everything is covered in frost. Days are short. What could be a better time to get outside for some photography? Winter gives us some great photo opportunities we don’t find at other times of the year. It’s all about the light While winter days are short, the light tends to be […]
It’s all in the eyes. It’s human nature for us to to be drawn to the eyes first, whether we’re looking at people or animals. In wildlife photography, the goal is usually to focus on the eyes. A wildlife image that is partially out of focus might still be effective as long as the eyes, […]
Just after dawn, the constant chatter that carried on all night suddenly gets louder, a sure sign that something is about to happen. A few seconds later it reaches a crescendo of raucous “whouk, whouk” calls as countless wings flap and thousands of snow geese lift-off en masse. The flying frenzy covers such an immense […]
Each December, we usually do a posting on our favourite new landscapes of the year. But this year was a year like no other, with the pandemic setting the agenda as to where and when we could go. Since we spent a lot of time close to home, we decided that this year we’ll concentrate […]
Near the end of each year we usually do a posting on our favourite wildlife photos that we got during the year. As it turned out, birds dominated most of our wildlife photography this year, so we decided to keep the list focused on our feathered friends. It would be an understatement to say that […]
A canoe trip takes us into the Land of the Giant Beaver – the Athabasca Sand Dunes of northern Saskatchewan. We explore pristine wilderness, rare plants, and a unique and fragile ecosystem.