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Gear – ViewSonic VP2785-4K Monitor

Colour Calibration Tips for Professional Photographers with the ViewSonic VP2785-4K Monitor Sponsored Content by Jason DiMichele The ViewSonic VP2785-4K monitor provides professional quality colour accuracy and uniformity. Although the VP2785-4K ships in a calibrated state from the factory, as a professional you’ll want to take full control.  In order to harness the power of the VP2785-4K, […]

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Out of Focus – So You’re a Photographer? (preview)

Story and photography by Ethan Meleg Outdoor photographers are often extremely specialized in their field. There are the Don Komarechkas zoned in on snowflakes for months at a time, John Marriotts living with grizzly bears and wolfpacks more than he’s at home, and the Glenn Bartleys who can identify a Crested Bush Thrush fart from […]

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Discovering Canada – Eastern Coast of New Brunswick (preview)

Story and Photography by Mike Grandmaison The eastern coastline of New Brunswick, Chaleur Bay, Lameque and Miscou islands offer photographers shoreline landscapes dotted with things like fishing boats, wildflowers, lighthouses and churches. Mike Grandmaison recounts his times on the Acadian Peninsula. To read and see more of Mike Grandmaison’s adventure to the eastern coast of […]

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East Coast Colour (preview)

Story and photography by Adam Hill The Cabot Trail, Cape Breton Island and the Acadian Forest are all well-known features and areas of Nova Scotia. Hiking, spectacular vistas, waterfalls and an array of flora and fauna can be found at the eastern end of the Maritime province. Adam Hill highlights the region. To read and […]

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Urban Spaces – Parks and Forests Near the City (preview)

Story and photography by Joe Cantin Landscapes, forests, wildlife, national and provincial parks are common subjects for professional and amateur photographers. Perhaps the road less travelled for avid shooters is the one leading to points of interest in their own urban backyard. The city can provide intimate and interesting photographic settings. To read and see […]

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#OPCMAG INSTA WINNERS – Fall/Winter 2018 (full story)

Each issue we will feature five winners from the Outdoor Photography Canada Instagram page (#OPCMAG). We will choose one overall winner and four runners-up. The winner receives $100. All winners and runners-up receive a free one-year subscription to Outdoor Photography Canada magazine. Here are this issue’s recipients: OVERALL WINNER Dave Zimmerman (@davez906) Winnipeg, MB — Juvenile […]

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Posted in Articles, Viktoria Haack

Elevated Perspectives (preview)

Story and photography by Stuart Retallack See our exclusive drone video HERE   Drones have been the rage in Canada for a couple of years. Like any technology that begins to creep into the realm of use by the average citizen, the benefits and potential drawbacks must be considered. Stuart Retallack takes things to another […]

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Your Image – Mini-Adventures, Big Rewards (preview)

Story and photography by Kelly Funk Does the thought of getting up a couple of hours before dawn to trek to the same tried and true local areas have the appeal of brushing your teeth, washing your car or taking out the garbage? On a planned shoot day, do you roll over in bed and […]

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Bird Photography Tips — Bird Photography Road Trip (full story)

Story and photography by Glenn Bartley For all the photo trips I take to exotic tropical destinations I have to admit that my absolutely favourite type of bird photography excursion is a good, old-fashioned Canadian road trip. I love the freedom and flexibility of road trips. I love that I don’t have to spend time […]

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Pushing Limits — Delving into Another World (preview)

Story and photography by Don Komarechka Macro photographers know that once you get a glimpse of the detail in an insect’s eye or the inside of a flower, you want to get even closer. Some subjects have unending detail and no matter how close you get, there’s still more to see. A surprising number of […]

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Gear — Apple iMac Pro (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele Let’s face it, computers are a necessary part of life for most of us. Regardless if it’s for work or entertainment, many people have at least one in their home. Spending money on computers is not a list topper for most people, but it becomes a real pain when your computer […]

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Close To Nature — Giving Back to Nature (full story)

Story and photography by Patrick Di Fruscia I consider myself very fortunate to have found what makes me feel alive.  My passion for nature photography has permitted me to travel to some of the most amazing places on Earth, to have amazing life experiences, to express my creativity and meet amazing people along the way. […]

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Editorial — Fresh Perspectives (full story)

Story and photography by Roy Ramsay Welcome to the Fall issue! Another summer has come and gone, but that’s okay because outdoor photographers like us love every season — right? Don’t we? In the last issue, I put the teaser out that we were bringing on a new columnist to become part of the OPC […]

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Wild Side — Species Profile: Dall Sheep (preview)

Story and photography by John E. Marriott Looking for a new wildlife photography challenge? One that will force you to travel to a remote corner of the country and test every muscle fibre in your body? Then focus your efforts on one of the continent’s most elusive ungulate species, the stunning, all-white, dall sheep. These […]

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Beginner Basics — What Kind of Photographer am I? (preview)

Story and photography by Viktoria Haack Within the photography world there seems to be the expectation that one will be a specialist in a particular field: ‘I am a landscape photographer’, ‘I’m a wedding photographer’. I often receive emails or direct messages via social media from photographers who have been made to feel lacking in […]

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Profile: Andrew Collett (full exclusive web content)

When things don’t go as planned   Nature photographer Andrew Collett embraces the unexpected moments and happy accidents that frequently come his way — and make his photography all the better Story by Stephanie Hounsell Photography by Andrew Collett As much as Muskoka-based photographer Andrew Collett recognizes the value of a good plan, he also […]

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Gear — Fuji X-H1 (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele There seems to be a never-ending delivery of new products from camera manufacturers. It takes a lot of time keeping up with it all. Some of these new offerings include minor updates and some just add gimmicky features. However, sometimes a new camera brings with it some bold changes making its […]

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Gear — ProGrade Digital Memory Cards (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele Memory is an essential component of almost all the electronics that we use. Any time an electronic device remembers our settings or stores our photos, it’s using memory. Many photographers often don’t consider the quality of memory card they use in their cameras, but it should be given some consideration. There […]

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