Category: Wildlife

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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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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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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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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Guiding Polar Bear Wildlife Photography Tours. Another piece in the annual photography tour cycle filled!

Guiding Polar Bear Wildlife Photography Tours Another piece of the annual photo tour cycle filled!   It’s official, I’ll be guiding several polar bear wildlife photography speciality tours up in Churchill, Manitoba late this Fall for Frontiers North Adventures.  Yep,

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The ILPA Landscape and Wildlife Photography Weekly Newsletter for Feb. 10, 2017, the Bison issue, is published!

Follow the link to read this week’s edition of the ILPA weekly .  Some of the highlights include articles about the reintroduction of bison into the wild in Banff National Park, a new 48MP sensor developed by Panasonic that allows recording of

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The Polarizing Filter in landscape Photography – Pros and Cons of their use

I sincerely believe every landscape photographer NEEDS a polarizing filter.  It’s arguably the most important filter in your camera bag, but why do I think that? I’ll discuss the pros of using a polarizing filter first followed by a few cons.  I’ve

Landscape Photography Moose Meadows on the Banff Bow Valley Parkway – Location Profile

     Landscape photography on the Banff Bow Valley Parkway Moose Meadows is simply amazing.  The parkway has a high concentration of world class landscape photography locations.  Other more popular ones, such as the Lake Louise shoreline, are easily found,

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Five important steps for successful winter landscape photography

Winter can creatively be a slow time of year if you’re a landscape photographer.  You may even photographically feel like joining the grizzly bears in hibernation until Spring.  However, there are significant advantages to photographing in March that many landscape photographers often

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