Category: Photography

How I Convinced Two Advancing Adult Grizzly Bears to Stand Down

A Close Call with a Pair of Grizzly Bears in Banff National Park      I had an interesting grizzly bear encounter on Thursday, June 27, 2018. My wife, Kazue, and I were backcountry camping at Norman Lake near Sunset

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Summer is my Slow Season for Photography Tours – But Why?

Summer is my Slow Season for Outdoor Photography Tours… But why?     Most people think that Summer in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, where I base my landscape photography tour business, would be absolutely hopping busy in the

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Does Wearing Camouflage Help Wildlife Photographers to get the Shot?… “Ask Brian…” Vol. 1 No. 1

 Does wearing camouflage help wildlife photographers to “get the shot,” and, do I use blinds? This is a great question From Kevan that I received via the contact form on my website.  And, it’s a good question to discuss here.

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The Banff National Park Landscape Photography Day Tour, June 3, 2018 Edition is Almost Sold OUT!

The Banff National Park Group Landscape Photography Tour on June 3, 2018        Yep.  It’s probably going to sell out again.  The Banff National Park Day Tour only has a few spots left on it as of 12

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Polar Bear at Sunset in Churchill Manitoba

Polar Bear

Polar Bear Photography at Sunset in Churchill, Manitoba     Last Fall I was graciously given the opportunity to help lead the Polar Bear Photography Specialty tours in Churchill, Manitoba for Frontiers North Adventures.  It was a great a experience. 

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Pre Visualize the Perfect Landscape Photograph, then wait 22 years…

Rainbow over the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel An example of the classic technique:  Pre Visualize the Perfect Landscape Photograph and then relentlessly pursue it until you get it, Photographic Excellence achieved! Finding paradise I moved to Banff a few weeks after completing

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How to Create an Abstract Vertical Pan Blur Landscape Photograph – Part 1 of 2

How to Create Amazing Vertical Pan Blur Abstract Photographs – Part 1   What is a Vertical Pan Blur Landscape Photograph? We’ve all been seeing cool vertical pan blur photography all over the internet recently.  They’re the latest and the

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The Canadian Rockies Top Five Winter Landscape Photography Locations; Part 1 – Banff

The Canadian Rockies Top Five Winter Landscape Photography Locations Part 1 – Banff National Park        I can hear all the dyed in the wool veteran landscape photographers out there saying, “Who made you the authority on landscape

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The Canadian Rockies Big Five Wildlife Photography

The Canadian Rockies Big Five Wildlife Photography Photos The Canadian Rockies are known for spectacular wildlife photography.  Few photographers would probably disagree with that.  But, what is the trophy list of species that visiting photographers should seek out?  With my

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Location profile, Takakkaw Falls, Yoho National Park

Takakkaw Falls in  Yoho National Park Location Profile     Takakkaw Falls is one of the tallest waterfalls in Canada and it is a perfect destination to include in a landscape photography tour of the Canadian Rockies.  But, this location

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