Log in | Register

Tag Archive | "how-to"

Photography Workshop

SCOTLAND: Isle of Skye & The Highlands October 5-12, 2019 This workshop will introduce you to some of Scotland’s most iconic landscapes, from the scenic mountains, glens, and lochs of Glencoe to the rugged mountain ranges and dramatic coastline of Skye. Along with our local driver/guide (a resident of Skye and a talented photographer who […]

Read the full story

Posted in Roy Ramsay

Wild Side – How to Pick a Photo Trip (full story)

Story and Photography by John E. Marriott It’s decision time. You have two weeks of vacation/free time coming to you in the near future and a country with endless possibilities for wildlife photography to choose from. So how do you decide where to go and what to spend your hard-earned money on? How do you […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, John E. Marriott

Advanced Shooter – Would You Photograph if You Couldn’t Share? (preview)

Story and photography by Darwin Wiggett I recently found myself pondering a rather strange question: Would I still photograph if I could never share the resulting images with another soul? This thought got me thinking about why people photograph in the first place. Certainly we do so to share our memories, stories, travels and life […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Darwin Wiggett

Captivating Landscape Photography – The right techniques for the best results (preview – cover story)

Story and photography by Jeff Bryce For photographer Jeff Bryce, capturing that perfect landscape image is all in the details. This travelling shutterbug shares the vast knowledge he’s gained while touring the globe, from ways to create more depth to focus stacking and more. Don’t miss his list of three must-dos for landscape photography! To […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Uncategorized

Beginner Basics – My Sunrise Photo Shoot Checklist (full story)

Story and photography by Viktoria Haack The first thing I consider when preparing to shoot a sunrise is what the weather will likely be doing. I often use an app on my phone for this. Depending on what I’m trying to achieve, I usually hope for some cloud that will catch the colour from the […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Viktoria Haack

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles

Photographer’s Lifestyle – Camping, B&Bs or Resort? (full story)

Story and photography by Roy Ramsay Fall is a very busy season for photographers, both amateur and professional alike. There is a specific window of time where the fall colours are at their peak. This window of time is largely determined by location, weather conditions in the area, and species of trees. In my home […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Roy Ramsay

Advanced Shooter — Atmospheric Haze: A Landscape Photographer’s Dream or Nightmare? (preview)

Story and photography by Darwin Wiggett Nature photographers like their landscapes pristine. Generally we don’t want to see any “hand of man” in our pictures, but rather we want to present nature in her purest and finest form. So we venture forth in hopes of recording clean and crisp mountain, desert and forest landscapes. When […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Darwin Wiggett

Wild Side – Destination Churchill (preview)

  Story and photography by John E. Marriott After spending all of your hard-earned money over the past several years/decades/lifetimes on camera gear and photographing Canada’s easy-to-get-to photo destinations, like Jasper and Algonquin, you finally have a few dollars to spend on a once-in-a-lifetime wildlife photography adventure. And rather than go on safari or chase […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, John E. Marriott

Digital Chat – Paul’s 10 Tips for Better Digital Photography (preview)

Story and photography by Paul Burwell I teach hundreds of students the basics of digital photography each year.  Through that teaching experience, along with my own trials and tribulations, I’ve been able to put together a list of tips that will help you get the most out of your digital photography.  Listed in traditional countdown […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Paul Burwell

Bird Photography Tips – Gear for Supporting a Big Lens (preview)

Tripods, Heads and More! Story and photography by Ethan Meleg Big lenses in the 500mm to 800mm range are standard fare in bird photography and it’s common practice to add teleconverters and use crop-sensor bodies to increase magnification. I routinely shoot at focal lengths that are equivalent to well over 1000mm. With such high magnification, […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Ethan Meleg

Photographer’s Lifestyle — Getting the Unique Shot (preview)

  Story and Photography by Roy Ramsay Last issue (Spring/Summer 2015 — issue #33) I wrote about preparing for your outdoor photo shoots. While writing that, I mentioned something I would need to write about in a future column. Well, there’s no time like the present. This column is about your physical fitness. Why is […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Roy Ramsay

Out of Focus — Sneaky Schemes to Get Out and Shoot (preview)

Story and Photography by Ethan Meleg One of the greatest dilemmas in the life of every outdoor photographer is being stuck on a trip with companions who aren’t photographers. The magnitude of the predicament, and thus the need for proven solutions, increases according to what’s nearby. If there’s a scenic mountain, a meadow with grizzly […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Ethan Meleg

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 […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Mike Grandmaison

Storm Chasing — How to safely photograph storms with impact (preview)

Story and Photography by Ryan Wunsch The weather has fascinated me for as long as I can remember. My first memory of severe weather was hiding in the basement of my uncle’s cabin during a tornado at Long Lake, SK. My uncle had a panic attack and while the other adults were afraid that his […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles

Mirrorless Camera Comparison (preview)

    Story and Photography by Paul Burwell You can’t go too far in today’s world of photography without hearing something about new “mirrorless” cameras. With all the hoopla, you’d think this was a recent ground-breaking invention finally released to the masses. The truth is a bit different, but there’s a lot to like about […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Paul Burwell

Your Image — How to Achieve Infinity Focus (preview)

  Story and Photography by Kelly Funk As it’s time for a question and answer column, in this issue I’ll cover an inquiry by Don. Q: I’ve been reading the latest issue cover to cover and in your article you talk about anchoring the image. It’s a great article by the way, but one thing […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Kelly Funk

Bird Photography Tips — Calling Birds in with Audio Devices (full story)

  Story and Photography by Ethan Meleg Using audio devices to call birds in close is a common technique in bird photography. Before explaining why it works and how to do it, I must preface it with a caution. This technique can be harmful to birds if it’s not done carefully, and it’s illegal for […]

Read the full story

Posted in Articles, Ethan Meleg