Author Archives: Neil

David Thompson Country

A few weeks ago I spent an enjoyable 3 days photographing in David Thompson Country with my friend and photographer David Buzzeo ( Buzzeophotography.com ) David Thompson Country is located in west central Alberta, basically along Highway 11 west of … Continue reading

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Mushroom

Just a single image this time. A simple mushroom in a patch of clover. A Leccinum boreale, I am told, Alberta’s provincial mushroom. Taken while I was laying flat on the ground. I love the warm orange contrasted with the … Continue reading

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Waterfalls

I love photographing waterfalls. Unfortunately, life on the Canadian Prairies doesn’t offer a lot of nearby opportunities. So on my recent trip to Jasper National Park I took advantage of a hike up to Stanley Falls. The great thing about … Continue reading

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Jasper in July

Late in July I spent a couple of nights camping in Jasper. I had booked my campsite before the wildfires in BC really started sending smoke into Alberta, so I anticipated some clear weather for photography. I few days before … Continue reading

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Summer Flowers

Summer is a great time to photograph flowers, especially if you have a botanical garden nearby. St. Albert Botanical Park is truly a hidden gem and is only about a five minute drive from my home. It’s easily accessible, open … Continue reading

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Watch the Birdie

My main project this Spring seemed to be photographing birds. Generally I went out early morning, before the light got too harsh, and spent a pleasant hour or two photographing whatever I could find. I think my favourite photo during … Continue reading

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Still Life

Still life images are not something I do a lot of. So over the winter I endeavored to learn a bit more about some techniques for photographing such scenes. The first few images I created were photographed in my tabletop … Continue reading

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Out and About – in Black and White

A few weeks ago I went for a drive in the countryside with two thoughts in mind. One was to look for wildlife, in particular, to see if any of the sloughs or ponds had melted enough to start attracting … Continue reading

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Revisiting Elk Island NP

In late February, I paid a visit to Elk Island National Park. It had been a while since I had been to the park, and even longer since visiting the park in winter. For those not familiar with this National … Continue reading

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Bubbles

In my last post I talked about bubbles caught in a frozen lake (click HERE to go to that post). In this episode I will talk about a different type of frozen bubbles – ones you can create in your … Continue reading

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