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Discovering Canada — The Digby Neck and Islands of Nova Scotia (preview)

Story and photography by Mike Grandmaison While the Digby Neck and islands comprise a small geographic region, they offer splendid scenery for those who venture off the beaten path. From quaint coves to lighthouses and a plethora of wildlife, OPC’s Mike Grandmaison shows us where to go to capture the best images on Canada’s east […]

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Discovering Canada – Newfoundland’s Western and Northern Shores (preview)

Story and photography by Mike Grandmaison The landscapes of Newfoundland and Labrador are vast and diverse. They include soaring granite cliffs, deep fiords, dramatic coastlines, ancient rock formations, boreal forests and extensive barrens. Join OPC’s Mike Grandmaison as he shows us how to make the most of a photography trip to Canada’s east coast … […]

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Discovering Canada – Lake of the Woods Region of Ontario (preview)

Story and photography by Mike Grandmaison Come along with OPC’s roving shutterbug as he explores the beautiful area around Lake of the Woods in the northwestern reaches of Ontario. Mike Grandmaison tours off the beaten path to discover the great variety of habitats that abound in this region near Kenora, ON, from forests to a […]

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Discovering Canada – British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast (preview)

Story and Photography by Mike Grandmaison It stretches for 180 km along Canada’s west coast, passing through a number of small, charming coastal communities, as well as a maze of inlets, straits and channels. Photo opportunities abound as Mike Grandmaison discovers one of British Columbia’s best-kept secrets, the ‘Sunshine Coast.’ To read more of this […]

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Discovering Canada – Riding Mountain National Park (preview)

Story and Photography by Mike Grandmaison Described as “an island of wilderness surrounded by a sea of farmland,” Riding Mountain National Park doesn’t disappoint. Join OPC‘s roving photographer Mike Grandmaison as he guides us through the shallow lakes, hills, wet meadows and mixed forests that await in this Manitoba Escarpment habitat. To read more of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Discovering Canada – New Brunswick’s Grand Manan (preview)

Story and photography by Mike Grandmaison In this issue, OPC’s Mike Grandmaison is off to the East Coast to explore New Brunswick’s Grand Manan — the largest of the Fundy Islands in the Bay of Fundy. From fishing harbours to the Sardine Museum, beautiful lighthouses to breathtaking cliffs, Grand Manan offers a plethora of photographic […]

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Discovering Canada — Saskatchewan Ghost Towns (preview)

Story and Photography by Mike Grandmaison Exploring old buildings has never been a passion of mine, but from time to time I’ve been known to explore the occasional deserted homestead or ghost town. My interest in exploring these abandoned structures is partly due to my curiosity; wondering what happened over the years that motivated someone […]

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Discovering Canada — Algonquin Provincial Park (preview)

Story and Photography by Mike Grandmaison Mention the name “Algonquin Provincial Park” and most people will surely recognize it. Mist rising from the calm waters of a northern lake, a lone moose feeding in a marsh by the roadside and dazzling autumn colours reflected in a quiet pond are all iconic images of the park […]

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Discovering Canada — Quebec’s North Shore (preview)

Story and Photography by Mike Grandmaison In the Fall/Winter 2010 issue of OPC we explored the Gaspe Peninsula, the south shore of the St. Lawrence River and Gulf. In this installment of Discovering Canada I want to explore part of the north shore of the St. Lawrence. We start our journey just north of Quebec […]

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Discovering Canada – Pacific Rim National Park (preview)

The forest environment was my workplace for nearly 20 years travelling throughout the Prairies, the far north and the Rocky Mountains. When I left the profession of biology for a new career as a professional photographer in 1996, it was only natural that I would continue to work in the forest environment. It was not […]

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