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Top 10 Signs You Just Might be a Wildlife Photographer

Posted on 23. Sep, 2011 by .

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With appologies (and thanks) to Jeff Foxworthy, today I present my list of the Top 10 Signs You Might be a Wildlife Photographer. Wildlife photographer’s are a curious subspecies with a number of unique characteristics. I thought it might be fun to enumerate about ten of them…

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Prairie dogs, falcons and hawks with thanks

Posted on 19. Sep, 2011 by .

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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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Sprit Bear DVD re-release features my image shot at ISO 3200

Posted on 02. Sep, 2011 by .

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I was very happy to see the re-release of the Spirit Bear DVD at Amazon featuring my image on the cover.  I’m quite proud of this image because it was made at ISO 3200 with my Canon 5D Mark II and stands up extremely well to printing on DVD covers, magazine covers and as a […]

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Post-shutter activation light modifying with Lightroom and Viveza

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by .

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It has been a while since I put together a video tutorial and I thought it was time. In this video tutorial, I take a look at using a combination of Adobe Lightroom and Nik Software’s Viveza plugin to do some light modifying; after the picture has been made. I am sure a lot of photographers will scoff at this and tell me I should have…

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June Update

Posted on 07. Jun, 2011 by .

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I just finished a weekend workshop called Photography Fundamentals with a great group of people. We had a great weekend of weather which allowed the students to get outside and photograph on the beautiful grounds of the Providence Centre, the new home for my Burwell School of Photography. After the workshop was over I spent some time reviewing some of the images my students made during the course and it was very exciting to see the marked improvement in their photography…

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1400mm with the 5D Mark II done sharply

Posted on 24. May, 2011 by .

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I recalled an experiment I did a couple of years ago with my 500mm lens paired with BOTH the 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters (also known as stacking teleconverters) which yielded a 1400mm focal length at F11 as the largest aperture. I was able to achieve really good results…

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Front page news

Posted on 12. Jan, 2011 by .

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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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Fresh Snowflake Photography and a Happy New Year!

Posted on 30. Dec, 2010 by .

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There have only been a couple of days this winter when we’ve had the conditions necessary for great snowflake photography. Not only does it need to be snowing, but…

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Happy Holidays 2010

Posted on 21. Dec, 2010 by .

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Happy Holidays!!!…

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