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Photo by Reinhard Thomas ©

Madagascar – A photographer’s experience of a lifetime! by Reinhard Thomas Madagascar is a photographer’s paradise because of the immense biodiversity of flora and fauna, the local cultures and traditions of the Malagasy and the stunning landscapes this island nation in the Indian Ocean has to offer - read more.

Horseshoe Canyon Alberta by Robert Berdan

Horseshoe Canyon - part of Alberta's Badlands by Dr. Robert Berdan Alberta offers a number of places to hike and photograph the Badlands. One of the easiest Badlands to visit is Horseshoe canyon located only a 90 min trip from Calgary - read more about horseshoe canyon.

Night Sky with crop duster by Bhaskar Bowmik ©

Photographing the Night Sky by Bhaskar Bhowmik But night photography does not have to be just about the starry sky; there are endless possibilities for beautiful images. I shoot with a Nikon D750 and use either 14-24mm, 20mm or the 24-70mm lens at night depending on the scene - read more about night photography.

Jazz Musicians by Robert Berdan

Jazz and the Sounds of Nature by Dr. Robert Berdan What does nature photography and Jazz have in common? They both have rhythm, complexity and they are both fun to participate in and they both make me feel good - read more .

Kestral by Mark Williams ©

The Most Spectacular Raptor Recovery Program in the World by Mark Williams Once deemed critically endangered in the mid seventies with only 4 wild birds remaining, the Mauritius Kestrel now ranks as one of the most spectacular of any raptor conservation and recovery programs anywhere in the world - read more.

Hiker Gardner Creek, BC

Outdoor Lifestyle Photography by Dr. Robert Berdan Life style photography simply aims to photograph people in situations doing things they like and presenting it in an artistic manner. The goal is to tell stories about the people's lives or to inspire people - read more.

Sand Dunes Robin and Arlene Karpan

New Book - Photographer's Guide to Saskatchewan by Robin and Arlene Karpan What's so special about Saskatchewan for nature photography? Answering that question is the theme of our newest book, Photographer's Guide to Saskatchewan. It is intended to alert photographers to the tremendous opportunities - read more.

Spirit Island Jasper National Park, Alberta by Robert Berdan ©

Photographing in Jasper National Park by Dr. Robert Berdan After visiting Banff National Park many folks drive 290 km north of Lake Louse along highway 93 (Icefields parkway) to Jasper. This route is one of the most scenic drives in Canada - read more about Jasper National Park in Alberta.

Walking with wolves by Robert Berdan ©

Walking with Wolves by Dr. Robert Berdan. Photographing wolves is hard, wolves are difficult to find, they are secretive and most are wary of people. Still some photographers have captured great photos of wolves like Peter Dettling, but only after a very concerted effort. In Golden BC you can walk and photograph wolves - read more.

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Calgary, AB Last Updated September 22, 2016