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Recent Articles

MICRO Four Thirds Cameras...What are they? What are the benefits and why would you want one?
September 17, 2018
 For those of us who  love to travel, take wildlife/bird photography or sports photography, now is the time to look at a MICRO 4/3rds camera like the Olympus or Panasonic cameras. 
The Magic of Macro Photography
July 20, 2018

Being able to take images close up, opens up a whole new interesting world of imaging, but if you are new to taking macro photography it can be frustrating.

So, the intent with the blog is to make your adventure in to this new tiny world less frustrating by giving you insight to understanding how to your adjust the setting on your camera for macro photography and what accessories will not only make your close up images sharper and but make the process easier.

5 Tips for Night Photography
February 27, 2018

There’s nothing more epic than taking in the Canadian Rockies at night. Between the huge skies, Milky Way, and northern lights,  there’s no shortage of amazing photo opportunities. Here are a few tips to make sure you can capture them completely!

Holiday gift giving guide to for nature photographers.
December 18, 2017

 Gift giving guide for Nature photographers... Do you have someone on your gift buying list that loves to take pictures outdoors but you do not know what to give them. Here are some great ideas based on your gift giving...