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Great Horned Owl in Barn Window in Winter by Robert Berdan ©

Photographing Owls in Winter Around Calgary by Dr. Robert Berdan Photographing owls isn't difficult - its finding them that is the challenge. Understanding a little bit of their biology and when and where to look is the key to success. In winter the trees are bare making them a little easier to spot - read more.

Devils Island by Reinhard Thomas

Photographing Peru – Part 2 Cuzco to Lake Titicaca by Reinhard Thomas We are leaving the puma shaped city of Cuzco and traveling North on our way to the Sacred Valley of the Incas - read more.

Great Gray Owl in flight by Sharif Galal ©

What makes a Good Bird Photograph? by Dr. Sharif Galal As a child, I spent most of the weekends with my father wandering on the country side and river banks observing different birds and critters - read more.

Peru Reinhard Thomas ©

Photographing Peru – Part 1   Lima to Cuzco by Reinhard Thomas Peru is a fascinating, culturally rich country with stunning man-made and natural attractions. From the High Andes Mountains with peaks of over 6700m to the jungle of the Amazon basin - read more.

Photoshop2017CC screen shot

Photoshop 2017CC - What's New by Dr. Robert Berdan Photoshop CC 2017 was released in December of 2016. If you are subscriber you simply update the software with the Adobe cloud tool and you will have its' new features - read more.

Jumping Spider by Adrian Thysee ©

Photographing Arthropods by Adrian Thysse Since the age of 9 I have been fascinated with nature, and in my early teens, I received my first film camera and began learning to use a camera to record my interest in the natural world. Until the digital era, I was a generalist - read more.

Jeep on winter road by Robert Berdan ©

Photographing Winter & Wildlife Around Calgary  - Part I by Dr. Robert Berdan In this article I would like to share with you some of my favourite winter photography locations around Calgary. I have broken this article into two parts - read more.

Snowy Owl by Robert Berdan ©

Photographing Winter & Wildlife Around Calgary - Part II by Dr. Robert Berdan Snowy owls can be elusive. To find snowy owls the best locations near Calgary are around Beiseker and then south of Calgary around Mossleigh in my experience. I drive on average of a 100 km in order to spot a single snowy owl - read more.

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