Inland and Coastal Water Wildlife Workshops in Canada

Inland and Coastal Water Wildlife Workshops in Canada

Today on our blog we take a look at coastal water and inland water wildlife and birds that we take people to visit every year. If you like to photograph whales, eagles, loons and shorebirds, you might want to check out todays blog post.

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Canada Spotlight - Beautiful British Columbia

Canada Spotlight - Beautiful British Columbia

With nearly 1,000 Provincial Parks, National Parks, Marine Parks, Regional Parks, Protected Areas, Conservancy Areas, and Ecological Reserves. Some from volcanic rock and full of beauty and natural splendor, Vancouver Island and the BC Gulf Island and Discovery Islands offer magnificent rain forests, towering mountains, sparkling blue seas, remote shell beaches, and secluded bays. Rugged Central and North Vancouver Island feature a largely uninhabited wilderness of forests, lakes and snow-capped peaks. The Pacific Rim on the West coast delivers wild landscapes, old-growth forest, and never-ending sandy beaches, with wildlife residents such as black bear, cougar, Elk, bald eagles, a variety of whales, Vancouver Island is a unique, natural paradise awaiting exploration through your lens.

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There are not many places left on the planet that are virtually untouched by tourism... but i know one special one.

There are not many places left on the planet that are virtually untouched by tourism... but i know one special one.

Are there many areas left on this planet virtually untouched by tourism? Can you think of any off the top of your head?

I can, and I have had the pleasure to be traveling there for half a decade with small groups of photographers just like you.

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Mongolia - ancient traditions, welcoming people, untouched landscapes

Mongolia - ancient traditions, welcoming people, untouched landscapes

If you could take a martini shaker and add a dash of vast landscapes of the Gobi, sprinkle in a twist of the snow capped mountains of Bayan-Ölgi and the dramatic gorges and lakes of Khovsgol and then add in the Ger tents of the nomad and the cry of a soaring golden eagle… Shake it all up and top it off with some of the oldest Buddhist temples and ruins, abundant wildlife and legendary hospitality you will find anywhere, and you come up with a recipe for one of the most inviting and beautiful countries in the world.

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Canadian Wildlife species - Mountain Goat

Canadian Wildlife species - Mountain Goat

The mountain goat is a very unique mammal. Their ability to climb and travel on steep rock cliffs is superior to all other large mammals and keeps them safe from predators.

Mountain goats survive winter temperatures down to -50 C and wind to 90 kph along with deep snow, avalanches, rock falls and ice. Mountain goats have survived extreme conditions during  ice ages in western North America over the last 40,000 years.

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How to photograph "Northern Lights"

How to photograph "Northern Lights"

In light of recent solar activity, I thought I would repost a blog entry from last year on how to photograph northern lights...

The spectacle known as the northern lights is something I promise you will never forget, and if you are prepared to photograph them, you will be able come home and share your photos you are proud of with friends and family.

 

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What is a better beamer and when would I need one?

What is a better beamer and when would I need one?

We have compiled a list of the TOP50 questions that we hear on our workshops. From gear, to settings, to composition, and shooting styles, we have decided to post three questions and answers a week till we get through them all.

We hope they answer some of the questions that you may have. Here is today’s question.

Question: What is a better beamer and when would I need one?

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What shutter speed should I be using for…?

What shutter speed should I be using for…?

We have compiled a list of the TOP50 questions that we hear on our workshops. From gear, to settings, to composition, and shooting styles, we have decided to post three questions and answers a week till we get through them all.

We hope they answer some of the questions that you may have. Here is today’s question.

Question:What shutter speed should I be using for…?

Please read David Toppings suggestions today

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