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Prairie dogs, falcons and hawks with thanks

Posted on 19. Sep, 2011 by .


It is always great to get together with a bunch of like-minded folks where I can share my passion for wildlife photography. We spent a full day in the classroom Saturday and then on Sunday morning we took a field trip to a number of locations to help the student’s practice what they’d learned during Saturday’s lecture. We visited the world’s northern most…

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Front page news

Posted on 12. Jan, 2011 by .


Wow! I can’t believe it. Me and my snowflakes are featured on the front page of the local Edmonton paper, the Edmonton Journal. Wow! Jamie Hall, the writer for the Journal, did an excellent job at writing the story and creating a compelling story…

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October 2010 Update

Posted on 06. Oct, 2010 by .


Although much of September was rainy and cool, our more typical sunny and warm fall weather has returned. I just finished conducting my Wildlife Intensive Weekend Workshop here in Edmonton with twelve great people. They all seemed to really enjoy themselves.

On Sunday, we took a field trip to photograph some Prairie Dogs at the world’s most northern Prairie Dog town and we visited a local falconer who allowed us to photograph a number of his beautiful birds. My students all came away with some tremendous images and I am proud of their accomplishments. I hope to offer this workshop again this coming…

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A trip to Edmonton’s Valley Zoo

Posted on 06. Dec, 2008 by .


The Valley Zoo in Edmonton’s beautiful river valley is an older style zoo. It was originally opened in 1959 and its design mirrors many of the zoos designed and opened at the time. While the animals all appear healthy and I’m confident they are well-cared for, many of the enclosures do not lend themselves to making photographs in a manner that excludes the enclosure.

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