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Photographer’s Lifestyle – Asking Locals About Little Known Photo Hot Spots (preview)

Story and Photography by Roy Ramsay I recently embarked on a four-day photo adventure to Yoho National Park in beautiful British Columbia with friend and fellow columnist, Kelly Funk. We had a number of great spots planned for our trip and we were eager to set off and photograph the area. We decided to stay […]

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Editor’s Assignment – March 2016 (Conservation) (full story)

March 2016 winner — Roger Casement (Conservation) Title: Logging on Vancouver Island Photo: ©Roger Casement Gear/Settings: Nikon D7100, 18-200mm lens shot at 50mm, ƒ16@1/20 sec., ISO 640, shot using a polarizer to saturate colour Conservation The morning mist in the distant trees has the look of smoke coming from the barren ground. It’s sad to […]

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Photographer’s Lifestyle – Breakfast, Exercise & Rest for a Healthier Photographer (full story)

Story and photography by Roy Ramsay (unless otherwise noted) I’m now approaching 50 and things are changing; my eyes, my hair, my strength and the list goes on. My hairline seems to be receding from the earth at the rate of one inch per year, but not even in a straight line — I could […]

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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 […]

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Photographer’s Lifestyle – Are You a Fair-Weather Photographer? (preview)

By Roy Ramsay Shooting during the magic hour is something we discuss much of the time. That beautiful, warm light is so engaging that we should take advantage of it as often as we can. But bad weather happens, and for many, we pack up our gear and head for shelter, potentially losing the opportunity […]

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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 […]

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May 2015 Editor’s Assignment

May 2015 – In Bloom Deadline: May 31, 2015 Assignment is now closed. Images already submitted: Spring is a time for Mother Nature to shine. This is the season that everything comes alive and nature begins fresh. The evidence is all around us, but for this assignment we will concentrate our lenses on things in […]

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Dreaming in Macro — Free up your mind and create (preview)

 Story and Photography by Roy Ramsay Are you mentally bogged down by your equipment? Sometimes your equipment can block your creative inner self. “Always use a tripod” is something that has been instilled in all of us for nature and landscape photography and we obediently do as we’re told. For 99 percent of my work […]

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Heat 3 Smart Glove — Reader’s Review

Editor’s Note Before winter began, the Heat Company reached out to us to see if some of our readers would like to use and review their Heat 3 Smart Gloves in our harshest Canadian winter conditions. Five lucky readers who won the opportunity, through our Facebook page, rose to the challenge and provided some great […]

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