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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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Wild Side – Species Profile: Moose (preview)

Story and photography by John E. Marriott In this issue we’re launching a new feature in The Wild Side looking at some of Canada’s most iconic, as well as a few lesser known, species from a wildlife photography perspective. The goal is to provide you with great value in terms of knowing when, where and […]

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Wild Side – A Wildlife Photographer’s Dream Location: The Johnstone Strait (preview)

By John E. Marriott The first time I saw a sea otter in the wild, it was like a jolt of electricity had knifed through my body. I was off the north coast of Vancouver Island, at the top end of Johnstone Strait, and the sighting was brief — as in, “Oh my gosh, is […]

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Wild Side — Photographing Wild Canids in Winter (full story)

Story and photography by John E. Marriott Regardless of where you live in Canada, winter opens up a new world of wildlife to most of us photographers — both in terms of the weather we have to deal with and the ways in which we can find our subjects. Many of the hardest yet most […]

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Wild Side — Finding Compositional Balance (preview)

Story and photography by John E. Marriott Like mastering ancient Jedi skills, finding the right composition in your wildlife photography can prove to be a lifelong commitment. In previous issues, I looked at two of the most common errors wildlife photographers make when composing their images: ignoring the background behind a subject (and realizing afterwards […]

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Wild Side – Doing Your Background Checks (preview)

Story and photography by John E. Marriott During a recent critique session at one of my workshops in Jasper National Park, I realized there’s one key compositional misstep that continuously slides under the radar in wildlife photography, whether people are photographing bears, beavers or bald eagles. Most photographers, young or old, male or female, tend […]

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Nunavut – Wildlife and Landscapes of Ennadai Lake (preview)

Story and Photography by John E. Marriott Venture into Canada’s far north with OPC’s own John E. Marriott to experience the beauty that Ennadai Lake has to offer. From the abundant aurora borealis to the seemingly endless search for barren-ground caribou, the Alberta-based photographer takes us along for the ride and thrilling end results. To […]

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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 […]

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Wild Side — In Search of the Perfect ISO (preview)

“What ISO are you at?” It’s one of the most common questions among photographers in the field, and for good reason.  Pick the right ISO for the situation and you have a broader range of shutter speeds and apertures to play with to nail the perfect shot. But muck it up and you may find […]

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Wild Side — Skip the Darts, Avoid the Bullseye (preview)

Story and photography by John E. Marriott For five years now, you’ve patiently learned the ropes of wildlife photography. You’ve invested thousands of dollars in sparkling, sexy gear and hundreds of hours in the field trying this, that, and the other thing. You’ve read ebooks and articles and scoured photo forums and magazine columns like […]

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