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Wild Side — Destination Jasper (preview)

©John E. Marriott Tiny, cute baby black bear cub (young of the year) in a tree, Jasper National Park, AB, in the Canadian Rockies Settings: ƒ4.5@1/60 sec., ISO 200, 500mm focal length

©John E. Marriott
Tiny, cute baby black bear cub (young of the year) in a tree, Jasper National Park, AB, in the Canadian Rockies
Settings: ƒ4.5@1/60 sec., ISO 200, 500mm focal length

Story and Photography by John E. Marriott

It’s official. After following my column advice for the past three years and spending a kazillion dollars on shiny new gear, you’re now a full-fledged wannabe wildlife photographer. You’ve stalked your neighbourhood ponds, combed every forest for miles around your local town and you’ve even ventured to the provincial park a few hours from your house for days on end in search of owls, deer, bears… Ahhhh, who are we kidding, you spent six hours chasing squirrels, didn’t you?!

But now the moment has arrived; it’s time to step up your game, step out of your comfort zone and head to the mecca of Canadian wildlife photography, Jasper National Park in Alberta. You will put all your newfound skills to the test in a dream location, where …

To read more of John E Marriott’s column and other great how-to articles please pick up the January 2014 issue of OPC today, or subscribe!

 

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