This is why I do it. I go out in my little boat, Snoopy, in the summer months and sometimes I come home with a bad back as a result. I drag my camera gear out there and usually come home with some photos of splashes or maybe nothing at all. But sometimes ... I have the best day of my life. One of those days when, in the middle of the action, I realize it is a day I will … [Read more...] about Dolphin Acrobatics and Photography in British Columbia
I admit it. I have a split personality! While I’m mostly known for my landscape photography, my true love is really wildlife photography. The problem is, there is not always wildlife around. I’ll take it when I can get it, and if not I do landscapes. During the summer months when I am in British Columbia, not a day goes by when then are not wildlife opportunities. Eagles, … [Read more...] about Top 10 Wildlife Photos of 2018
Photography is a waiting game. A physically demanding waiting game too. Standing in one place, essentially sitting on a scene, waiting for magic light, or waiting for an animal to appear, makes your body stiffen up and leaves plenty of room for your mind to create doubt. In the Great Bear Rainforest, on the coast of British Columbia, I stood at the edge of a river in the … [Read more...] about Black Bears Matter Too – My Experience in the Great Bear Rainforest
Last winter I returned to one of my all time favourite bird photography destinations: Cibola National Wildlife Refuge which is on the border between California and Arizona. During my first visit to Cibola the previous year, I discovered some problems with my wildlife photography gear, which resulted in my not getting any long lens photos. Bummer! That was one reason why … [Read more...] about What is the Best Focal Length Lens for Bird Photography?
Each of my days with the grizzly bears in Khutzeymateen Provincial Park, British Columbia, was unique. Each day held its own mysteries and revealed its own surprises. On board the zodiac in the early morning hours, we puttered up to a spot where a creek comes out to the inlet, and discovered a mom with her three cubs! They were just hanging around eating grass as … [Read more...] about Learning to Clam – Grizzly Bear Cubs in Khutzeymateen British Columbia
It’s a Highland Cow! But in Scots (which is an actual language and different from Gaelic), they are known as Heilan’ Coo, and that’s what everyone calls them in Scotland. A little tangent about Scots. I’m a little embarrassed to admit that I didn’t know about Scots. I was expecting Gaelic, but I didn’t know there was also Scots. There’s some disagreement about … [Read more...] about Heilan’ Coo, Isle of Skye, Scotland