Wildlife of the Oldman River Documentary Film

February 25, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
I love being immersed in nature, whether it's trudging through woodlands with my camera and tripod slung across my shoulder, or sitting concealed in a blind during a “wildlife stakeout,” it doesn't really matter. It's being out there that counts, and if I'm lucky enough to get one or two good shots, then that's the icing on the cake. Over the past...
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2016 - A Year in Review

December 23, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
Following an enjoyable yet arguably hectic year last year, I managed to take a little time away from wildlife photography during the winter months to recharge the creative batteries. But I didn't let the dust settle for too long on the camera as I still managed a couple of outings to photograph mule deer bucks in the coulees of southern Alberta....
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The Spirit Bear - Animal of Legend

September 26, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
“Come with me” says Marven Robinson, our Gitga’at bear guide, gesturing to our small group of wildlife photographers to follow him. He leads us to another location just a little further upstream, but as we approach, we discover that it is already occupied by a black bear eating a very large pink salmon. Although I live in western Canada, it has ta...
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Osprey

August 21, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
As a large brown wing falls lazily over the edge of this gigantic nest it marks the first movement I have seen in over an hour. It is a signal that at least one of the young nestlings is beginning to stir. A few moments later it is followed by the appearance of two heads bobbing from side-to-side with such smoothness they would be the envy of any B...
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A Tough Year for Grebes

August 02, 2016  •  Leave a Comment
The sun is still a few minutes away from rising on this mid July morning, but already I lay awake in my sleeping bag listening to the sound of red-necked grebes (Podiceps grisegena) calling each other from the bay beside my camp. They would have returned to the lake several weeks ago from their wintering grounds in the sheltered bays and inlets of...
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