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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 – Panasonic Lumix G9 (full review)

Reviewed by Jason DiMichele Panasonic has recently released the Lumix G9, which is full of wonderful technology. In such a competitive industry, it’s becoming more difficult for manufacturers to make products that stand out from the crowd. Has Panasonic done their magic with the Lumix G9? Drum roll ….  It’s easy to look up technical […]

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Posted in Articles, Gear, Jason DiMichele

Photographer’s Lifestyle – Conservation Through Photography (preview)

When we photograph an outdoor subject, whether it’s landscapes, nature or wildlife, we do it for enjoyment. Each of us has a passion for photographing the outdoors. Maybe it’s a time for us to get away from our busy day-to-day lives, even for just a few hours, or maybe we have a deeper connection for […]

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Posted in Articles, Roy Ramsay

Photographer Profile — Daisy Gilardini (full story)

Story by Stephanie Hounsell Photography by Daisy Gilardini Seek and you shall find (unless it finds you first) Photographer who specializes in polar regions knows patience is the key to getting a great shot. But sometimes special photos just appear Wildlife photographer Daisy Gilardini knows all-too-well the need for almost super-human patience when it comes […]

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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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Posted in Articles, John E. Marriott

Life in the Yukon – A photo essay by professional landscape and wildlife photographer Peter Mather (preview)

Photo essay by Peter Mather with narrative by Roy Ramsay See Canada’s far north like never before through landscape and wildlife photographer Peter Mather’s breathtaking images of the Yukon. From scenic mountain vistas to an up-close-and-personal view of the wildlife that call the Yukon home, Mather has covered it all … Peter Mather’s inspiration began […]

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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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Posted in Articles, John E. Marriott

Wild Side – The Right Lens For the Job (preview)

Story and photography by John E. Marriott One of the questions I’m asked the most as a wildlife photographer is: What lenses do you recommend for beginners, intermediates and even advanced photographers as they search for ways to become better at the craft of wildlife photography? The most obvious answer is that I recommend you […]

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2016 Online Spring Wildlife Photo Contest

Contest Theme: Canadian Wildlife Contest deadline: June 30, 2016 Contest is now closed. Images already submitted: Show us your best Canadian wildlife images. There’s a $15 entry fee (includes taxes), with up to 10 photos uploaded to our gallery per entry. An additional entry fee is required for 11-20 photos and so on. Your name and photo […]

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March 2016 Editor’s Assignment – Conservation

March 2016 — Tell a Conservation Story Deadline: March 31, 2016 Assignment is now closed. Images already submitted: (NOTE: images must be approved by the administrator before they appear here. If you recently submitted an image, please wait for it to be approved) The Editor’s Assignment is back in time for Spring Break! And now […]

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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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Posted in Articles, Mike Grandmaison

Wild Side — It’s All About the Body (preview)

  Story and Photography by John E. Marriott There it was on social media for the world to see — her first great red fox shot. The problem was the image really wasn’t all that great. Yes, it was a wild, unbaited fox, and yes, it was in some fantastic light. She had even nailed […]

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Posted in Articles, John E. Marriott

Profile — Don Johnston (Exclusive online interview)

Story by Stephanie Hounsell Photography by Don Johnston Whatever it takes Nature photographer Don Johnston knows the easy way isn’t always the best way Outdoor photographer Don Johnston has a simple mantra: Photography trumps everything. He’ll do whatever it takes to get the best shot (so long as it’s safe and does not endanger or unduly […]

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Out of Focus — Glorious Locations for Wildlife Photography (preview)

There’s nothing I love more than photographing wildlife at inspiring locations that stimulate my senses with the glory of nature. Places where I can breathe deeply the aroma of a spring forest carpeted with purple and orange wildflowers. Where colourful songbirds flit above my head and serenade me with bubbly melodies. Where I can feel […]

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Posted in Articles, Ethan Meleg

Profile — Sarah Furchner (Exclusive online interview)

Full of surprises Wildlife subjects never fail to keep this outdoor photographer guessing By Stephanie Hounsell When it comes to photographing wildlife, there’s something Sarah Furchner has learned time and again: Expect the unexpected. Furchner, a northern Ontario-based nature and wildlife photographer, remembers vividly the spring day a couple of years ago when she came […]

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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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Posted in Articles, John E. Marriott

Wild Side — Tell a Story and Turn Ordinary Photos into Extraordinary Ones (preview)

Story and photography by John E. Marriott They cling to tiny precipices on our loftiest, snow-clad peaks like high-altitude daredevils, walking minute ledges on sheer rock faces and leaping from crack to crack, their lives always dependent on never making a single misstep. Yet most pictures we see of mountain goats, our most sure-footed mountain […]

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