Tag: Banff

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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