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April Update-Meet Casey the Black Bear Cub

Posted on 19. Apr, 2011 by .

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Happy Spring!!! I recently returned from Utah, just outside Zion National Park, where I hosted a workshop (that was held in conjunction with the folks at the Triple “D” Game Farm) with a tremendous group of students. As spring is the time of year when a lot of animals have their youngsters, we had the good fortune of photographing…

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Learning wildlife photography – Shoot in RAW or JPEG mode?

Posted on 05. Feb, 2009 by .

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Learning wildlife photography – RAW or JPEG? – Much discussion is bound to occur when photographers get together and the question arises: “Do you shoot in RAW mode?”

Many photographers prefer to have their camera produce RAW files because they consider them to be…

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Winter Photography – Video from my winter wildlife workshop

Posted on 27. Jan, 2009 by .

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My Winter Wildlife Photography Workshop had a total of six participants plus myself. It was a really great group of people from a wide range of backgrounds from all over North America. During the workshop the participants photographed a…

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January Update

Posted on 12. Jan, 2009 by .

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If you, like a lot of North Americans, are suffering through a long cold winter, you’ll hopefully get some warmth from this month’s update that focuses on some spring wildlife of Alberta, and specifically Red Fox and their Kits.

With the help of the…

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December 2008 Update

Posted on 05. Dec, 2008 by .

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It is a chilly day here in central Alberta. We woke up to -15 degrees celsius (5 degrees Fahrenheit) and a brisk wind. We also had our first skiff of snow the other day. Why is is that everyone forgets their winter driving skills until after the first day of tricky driving conditions?

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A Red Fox of a different colour

Posted on 03. Dec, 2008 by .

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Do some research on the Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) and you’ll quickly discover that this relatively common canine comes in an amazing number of colour varieties. And this past Thanksgiving weekend, I got to photograph a silver coloured red fox at the Triple “D” Game Farm. Amazingly, at least to me, this strikingly beautiful fox is the offspring of two, very red coloured Red Foxes. From what I’ve read, only about 5% of Red Foxes have the silver colouration.

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October 2008 Update

Posted on 28. Oct, 2008 by .

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I have been extremely negligent in not updating my email newsletter more frequently. I can’t go back and time and fix that but I’ll recommit myself to being more consistent in my monthly updates.

Fall is well underway in central Alberta. We’ve even seen a little snow flying here and there although thankfully, none has decided to stick around so far. The geese and swans are moving through in tremendous numbers, a sure sign that winter is quickly approaching.

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