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Aurora by Robert Berdan ©

Arctic Adventure Photography Workshop 2017 by Robert Berdan At the end of each summer Peterson's Point Lake Lodge in the Northwest Territories offers an arctic adventure photography workshop. The lodge is located on the caribou migration route - read more.

Diatom Focus stacked with Photoshop by Robert Berdan ©

Focus Stacking comparing Photoshop, Helicon Focus and Zerene by Dr. Robert Berdan A focus stack is a photograph that is made up of a combination of 2 or more images that were focussed at different points and then after combining the stacks the final image has a much greater depth of field - read more.

Desmid photomicrograph Robert Berdan ©

Photographing Microscopic Plant and Animal Life - Pond Scum II by Dr. Robert Berdan I am having so much fun exploring miniature universes filled with aliens - microscopic life - in water that this is my 6th article on photomicrography this year - read more.

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Wild Arctic - book review by Dr. Robert Berdan
Wild Arctic is a highly informative
book with lavish full-color illustrations throughout and up-to-date biological accounts of 119 mammals, 113 birds and 23 wildflowers. Travelers to the Arctic will find a wealth of information encompassing life in the far north - read more.

Burrowing Owl by Wayne Lynch ©

Burrowing Owls in Alberta by Dr. Wayne Lynch The burrowing owl is a small owl, just 23 centimetres (9 in) tall, with legs nearly a third as long as the length of its body. Typically, it roosts on the ground, but sometimes perches on fence posts.- read more.

Newfoundland by Megan Newman ©

Wherever my Camera brings me - Newfoundland by Megan Newman Newfoundland is a marvelous place to live,  it has so much to offer and there is always an adventure at your doorstep - read more.

Desmid by Maret Mis ©

The Hidden World - My Look at Photomicrography by Marek Miś The way I remember it, my interest in the micro world and for the microscopy began when I was very young teenager (thirteen or fourteen years old). The great inspiration for it was the book which I found in my father's cupboard - read more.

Scanning electron micrograph of Aphid by Robert Berdan ©

Scanning Electron Microscopy - Photography by Dr. Robert Berdan Most of us don't have access to a scanning electron microscope (SEM), but I was fortunate when I was doing research to be able to take photographs with this microscope - read more.

George Byrybcin by Robert Berdan

Tribute to George Brybycin Canadian Photographer
1934 - 2017 by Dr. Robert Berdan & Friends of George Brybycin
Nicknamed "Ansel Adams of the Canadian Rockies and Canada", George Brybycin was a mountain climber and photographer extraordinaire - read more.

Snowy Owl by Robert Berdan ©

The Art & Science of Photomicrography with Polarized Light by Dr. Robert Berdan Many subjects when viewed through a microscope are unfamiliar and appear abstract. In this article I would like to share with you some pictures of crystals and other substances that bend polarized light - read more.

Rotifer by Robert Berdan

Microscopic Life in Ponds and Rainwater by Dr. Robert Berdan It may look like pond scum until you look at it through a light microscope - to a Geek these microorganisms are jewels and they can be found in your backyard - read more.


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