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Adventures in Iceberg Alley (preview) How and When to Photograph Grizzlies (preview) Discovering Canada — Canada Out of Focus Your Image — 2016 Dare to be Challenged (With Assignments) (full story) Bird Photography Tips — Northern Gannets on Bonaventure Island (full story) Digital Chat — RIP, Paul Burwell — Friend, Mentor and Companion (full story) Wild Side — The Art of the Stalk (preview) Advanced Shooter — Lessons in Photography from Paul Burwell (preview) Beginner Basics — A Beginner Profile — Fine Art Photographer Keeping Things Fresh (exclusive content) Gear — Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens (full review ) Photographer December 2015 Editor Discovering Canada — Jasper National Park (preview) Magical Monochrome New Zealand — Landscapes of Wild Side
 

Adventures in Iceberg Alley (preview)

Story and photography by John Sylvester With their sculptural beauty and breathtaking way of reflecting light, it’s no wonder photographer John Sylvester routinely travels to the east coast to capture icebergs in all their glory. Learn where to go for the best iceberg experience, when to go and how to overcome the challenges of photographing […]

How and When to Photograph Grizzlies (preview)

Story and photography by Paul Burwell Take a trip through British Columbia’s Interior with the late Paul Burwell as he seeks an up close and personal photography experience with a large and potentially dangerous predator — the grizzly bear. With the “Grizzly Whisperer” as his tour guide, Burwell finds what he’s looking for and tells […]

Discovering Canada — Canada’s Dempster Highway (preview)

Story and photography by Mike Grandmaison Join OPC’s roving photographer as he ventures off the beaten path in the northern reaches of Canada on a 736-km, all-weather gravel thoroughfare — the Dempster Highway. Grandmaison takes us on a guided tour through the remote wilderness of the Yukon, sharing his photography tips and tricks along the […]

Out of Focus – Obsessive Camera-Pack Disorder (full story)

Story and Photography by Ethan Meleg I generally cannot resist poking fun at people who are collectors of sorts, whether it’s shoes or purses, ball caps or beer mugs. Some people can’t resist the allure of miniature porcelain figurines of cats or ducks or whatever. I mean, what a ridiculous thing to do. Hoarders! Then […]

Your Image — 2016 Dare to be Challenged (With Assignments) (full story)

Story and photography by Kelly Funk As photographers, we can talk about technical issues, composition, directional lighting and depth-of-field until we’re so blue in the face that people call 911. But I’ve always felt it’s part of my job to inspire people to improve their work, and I also think this can be the key […]

Bird Photography Tips — Northern Gannets on Bonaventure Island (full story)

Story and photography by Ethan Meleg Developing your skills and having the right gear are necessary elements for being successful in bird photography, but sometimes just going to the best places can make all of the difference! Every now and then, I’ll feature an epic Canadian bird photography destination in this column and share strategies […]

Digital Chat — RIP, Paul Burwell — Friend, Mentor and Companion (full story)

Editorial by Roy Ramsay with Photography by Paul Burwell When I first created Outdoor Photography Canada I searched high and low across this great country of ours to find the best and brightest writers and photographers to help illustrate the theme and concept of the magazine. The columnists and other photographers you see before you […]

Wild Side — The Art of the Stalk (preview)

Story and Photography by John E. Marriott   The stalk began before we even hit land. As soon as I spotted the six bulls on the tundra, my little group of photographers on the boat swung into action. Big lenses came flying out of bags and onto tripods, camo got pulled on hastily and extra […]

Advanced Shooter — Lessons in Photography from Paul Burwell (preview)

Story and photography by Darwin Wiggett One of the things that’s great about photography is that it brings you together with really interesting people. Paul Burwell was one of those individuals who influenced those around him and had a wide circle of people he touched. I was one of them. I first knew of Paul […]

Beginner Basics — A Beginner’s Look at Tripods (preview)

Story and photography by Don Komarechka   Tripods can be a blessing or a curse. In much of my work they are an essential piece of equipment, and in other situations they simply get in the way and obstruct my creativity. When and where to use a tripod is a personal choice and one often […]

Profile — Fine Art Photographer Keeping Things Fresh (exclusive content)

Story by Stephanie Hounsell with Photography by Deborah MacEwen Deborah MacEwen is happiest when she’s trying something new — whether that’s embarking on a trip to Africa or mastering a new computer technique. “I get bored easily. I’ve got to keep challenging myself,” says the Saskatchewan photographer. Two years ago, MacEwen travelled to five countries […]

Gear — Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens (full review )

Review by Mark and Leslie Degner We were quite surprised, for a couple of reasons, when Nikon announced its new AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR back in late summer of 2015. The first reason was because Nikon already produces two well-respected super telephoto zoom lenses that have somewhat similar focal lengths: the AF-S NIKKOR […]

Photographer’s Lifestyle — Benefits of Taking a Workshop (preview)

Story and photography by Roy Ramsay   I had the opportunity to “shadow,” for the magazine, the 2015 Giant Digital Workshop led by professional shooter Barry Wojciechowski at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, located southeast of Thunder Bay, ON, on the shores of Lake Superior. Barry is a professional photographer and teaches photography at Confederation College […]

December 2015 Editor’s Assignment Winner

Congratulations to our December 2015 Editor’s Assignment winner!   Laure Wilson Neish with “Sno Go!”   Laure’s image will appear in the Spring/Summer 2016 issue! Thank you to all of our entrants and finalists. Stay tuned for our March 2016 Editor’s assignment! Roy Ramsay – Editor-in-Chief  

Discovering Canada — Jasper National Park (preview)

Story and photography by Mike Grandmaison Join our roving photographer on a journey through the gentle giant of the Rockies — Jasper National Park. With its majestic peaks, pristine wilderness and stunning landscapes that feature waterfalls, clear lakes, glaciers, deep canyons, caves and expansive valleys, the Alberta-based park is a photographer’s dream come true. To […]

Magical Monochrome – Drama and Mood for High Impact (preview)

Story and photography by Darwin Wiggett and Samantha Chrysanthou Take a step out of our colour-saturated world for a moment to discover the beauty of monochrome imagery and its inherent ability to impart drama and mood. Find out how to make a little monochromatic magic with your photography through helpful tips on everything from composition […]

New Zealand — Landscapes of “Middle Earth” (preview)

Story and photography by John Sylvester There are few places in the world that offer the rich variety of scenery in a compact area like New Zealand does. From volcanoes to sub-tropical rainforests and flightless birds, the small-but-mighty country has everything a photographer could ask for in one spot. Explore the faraway land with PEI-based […]

Wild Side – Wear Your Ethics On Your Sleeve (full story)

By John E. Marriott Wildlife photographers play a unique role in today’s social media-crazed world. A captivating picture of a bear cub can raise thousands of dollars for a wildlife organization; an engaging shot of a wild wolf can reach hundreds of thousands of online eyeballs, bringing attention to an environmental issue; and a photograph […]

Adventures in Iceberg Alley (preview)

11 March 2016

Story and photography by John Sylvester With their sculptural beauty and breathtaking way of reflecting light, it’s no wonder photographer John Sylvester routinely travels to the east coast to capture icebergs in all their glory. Learn where to go for the best iceberg experience, when to go and how to overcome the challenges of photographing […]

Read more

How and When to Photograph Grizzlies (preview)

11 March 2016

Story and photography by Paul Burwell Take a trip through British Columbia’s Interior with the late Paul Burwell as he seeks an up close and personal photography experience with a large and potentially dangerous predator — the grizzly bear. With the “Grizzly Whisperer” as his tour guide, Burwell finds what he’s looking for and tells […]

Read more

Discovering Canada — Canada’s Dempster Highway (preview)

11 March 2016

Story and photography by Mike Grandmaison Join OPC’s roving photographer as he ventures off the beaten path in the northern reaches of Canada on a 736-km, all-weather gravel thoroughfare — the Dempster Highway. Grandmaison takes us on a guided tour through the remote wilderness of the Yukon, sharing his photography tips and tricks along the […]

Read more

Out of Focus – Obsessive Camera-Pack Disorder (full story)

11 March 2016

Story and Photography by Ethan Meleg I generally cannot resist poking fun at people who are collectors of sorts, whether it’s shoes or purses, ball caps or beer mugs. Some people can’t resist the allure of miniature porcelain figurines of cats or ducks or whatever. I mean, what a ridiculous thing to do. Hoarders! Then […]

Read more

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Your Image — 2016 Dare to be Challenged (With Assignments) (full story)

11 March 2016

Story and photography by Kelly Funk As photographers, we can talk about technical issues, composition, directional lighting and depth-of-field until we’re so blue in the face that people call 911. But I’ve always felt it’s part of my job to inspire people to improve their work, and I also think this can be the key […]

Read more

Bird Photography Tips — Northern Gannets on Bonaventure Island (full story)

11 March 2016

Story and photography by Ethan Meleg Developing your skills and having the right gear are necessary elements for being successful in bird photography, but sometimes just going to the best places can make all of the difference! Every now and then, I’ll feature an epic Canadian bird photography destination in this column and share strategies […]

Read more

Digital Chat — RIP, Paul Burwell — Friend, Mentor and Companion (full story)

11 March 2016

Editorial by Roy Ramsay with Photography by Paul Burwell When I first created Outdoor Photography Canada I searched high and low across this great country of ours to find the best and brightest writers and photographers to help illustrate the theme and concept of the magazine. The columnists and other photographers you see before you […]

Read more

Wild Side — The Art of the Stalk (preview)

11 March 2016

Story and Photography by John E. Marriott   The stalk began before we even hit land. As soon as I spotted the six bulls on the tundra, my little group of photographers on the boat swung into action. Big lenses came flying out of bags and onto tripods, camo got pulled on hastily and extra […]

Read more

Advanced Shooter — Lessons in Photography from Paul Burwell (preview)

11 March 2016

Story and photography by Darwin Wiggett One of the things that’s great about photography is that it brings you together with really interesting people. Paul Burwell was one of those individuals who influenced those around him and had a wide circle of people he touched. I was one of them. I first knew of Paul […]

Read more

Beginner Basics — A Beginner’s Look at Tripods (preview)

11 March 2016

Story and photography by Don Komarechka   Tripods can be a blessing or a curse. In much of my work they are an essential piece of equipment, and in other situations they simply get in the way and obstruct my creativity. When and where to use a tripod is a personal choice and one often […]

Read more

Profile — Fine Art Photographer Keeping Things Fresh (exclusive content)

11 March 2016

Story by Stephanie Hounsell with Photography by Deborah MacEwen Deborah MacEwen is happiest when she’s trying something new — whether that’s embarking on a trip to Africa or mastering a new computer technique. “I get bored easily. I’ve got to keep challenging myself,” says the Saskatchewan photographer. Two years ago, MacEwen travelled to five countries […]

Read more

Gear — Nikon AF-S Nikkor 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR lens (full review )

11 March 2016

Review by Mark and Leslie Degner We were quite surprised, for a couple of reasons, when Nikon announced its new AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR back in late summer of 2015. The first reason was because Nikon already produces two well-respected super telephoto zoom lenses that have somewhat similar focal lengths: the AF-S NIKKOR […]

Read more

Photographer’s Lifestyle — Benefits of Taking a Workshop (preview)

11 March 2016

Story and photography by Roy Ramsay   I had the opportunity to “shadow,” for the magazine, the 2015 Giant Digital Workshop led by professional shooter Barry Wojciechowski at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park, located southeast of Thunder Bay, ON, on the shores of Lake Superior. Barry is a professional photographer and teaches photography at Confederation College […]

Read more

December 2015 Editor’s Assignment Winner

09 March 2016

Congratulations to our December 2015 Editor’s Assignment winner!   Laure Wilson Neish with “Sno Go!”   Laure’s image will appear in the Spring/Summer 2016 issue! Thank you to all of our entrants and finalists. Stay tuned for our March 2016 Editor’s assignment! Roy Ramsay – Editor-in-Chief  

Read more

Discovering Canada — Jasper National Park (preview)

24 December 2015

Story and photography by Mike Grandmaison Join our roving photographer on a journey through the gentle giant of the Rockies — Jasper National Park. With its majestic peaks, pristine wilderness and stunning landscapes that feature waterfalls, clear lakes, glaciers, deep canyons, caves and expansive valleys, the Alberta-based park is a photographer’s dream come true. To […]

Read more

Magical Monochrome – Drama and Mood for High Impact (preview)

24 December 2015

Story and photography by Darwin Wiggett and Samantha Chrysanthou Take a step out of our colour-saturated world for a moment to discover the beauty of monochrome imagery and its inherent ability to impart drama and mood. Find out how to make a little monochromatic magic with your photography through helpful tips on everything from composition […]

Read more

New Zealand — Landscapes of “Middle Earth” (preview)

24 December 2015

Story and photography by John Sylvester There are few places in the world that offer the rich variety of scenery in a compact area like New Zealand does. From volcanoes to sub-tropical rainforests and flightless birds, the small-but-mighty country has everything a photographer could ask for in one spot. Explore the faraway land with PEI-based […]

Read more

Wild Side – Wear Your Ethics On Your Sleeve (full story)

24 December 2015

By John E. Marriott Wildlife photographers play a unique role in today’s social media-crazed world. A captivating picture of a bear cub can raise thousands of dollars for a wildlife organization; an engaging shot of a wild wolf can reach hundreds of thousands of online eyeballs, bringing attention to an environmental issue; and a photograph […]

Read more