Category Archives: Nature

Return to JTNP

Two weeks after returning to our second home in California, after the “Covid year absense”, I returned to Joshua Tree National Park for the first time in about two years. An early start, at 4:00 am, ensured that I got … Continue reading

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Fall Colors 2022

About a month ago I went camping in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, just south of Hinton, Alberta. For many years, this area has been one of the coal mining regions on the eastern slopes of the Rockies. There … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Day Trippin’

Over the course of the winter, I made a couple of long day trips, leaving early in the morning and returning late in the day. In January, my travels took me to Abraham Lake in central Alberta. Stretching 33 km … Continue reading

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Fall 2020

2020 will be a memorable year in so many respects: not all of it in a good way. But this Fall did offer some nice opportunities to get out to do some photography. For various reasons I didn’t venture out … Continue reading

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