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Landscape Photography at Johnston Canyon

Landscape Photography at Johnston Canyon

Landscape Photography at Johnston Canyon : In this landscape photography vlog, I’m visiting Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park to photograph the canyon’s famous waterfalls.  In particular, I was hoping to photograph the Lower Falls in a partially frozen state.   As you will see, there are two main waterfalls in Johnston Canyon. These two falls are known as the Lower Falls and the Upper Falls. The Lower Falls are the first set of falls that you reach on this hike…

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Landscape Photography at Canmore’s Three Sisters

Landscape Photography at Canmore’s Three Sisters

Landscape Photography at Three Sisters : In this landscape photography vlog, I’m visiting Policemen’s Creek outside Canmore to photograph the Three Sisters.  In particular, I was hoping to photograph the Three Sisters at sunrise.  Each of the Three Sisters has its own name. From biggest to smallest they are known as Big Sister (Faith), Middle Sister (Charity) and Little Sister (Hope).  In the traditions of the local first nations people, the Îyârhe Nakoda or Stoney, the peaks are also known as the three sisters. …

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Landscape Photography at Lake Minnewanka

Landscape Photography at Lake Minnewanka

Landscape Photography at Lake Minnewanka : In this landscape photography vlog, I’m visiting Lake Minnewanka in Banff National Park.  In particular, I was hoping to photograph a spot referred to locally as “Lonely Tree”.   This scraggly little tree just barely survives on a rocky ridge that sticks out into the lake. The nice part is that the tree can be photographed from the west facing east, which happens to be the direction facing the rising sun. So this is…

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10 Amazing Photographs of Banff National Park!

10 Amazing Photographs of Banff National Park!

10 photos that will make you want to visit Banff National Park : I‘m spoiled. I live within an hour’s drive of Banff National Park. Whether its weekends in Banff or early morning sunrise photography road trips, Banff never disappoints. But I don’t want Banff all to myself. I want you to visit and enjoy the natural wonder of Banff as well. So I choose 10 of my most recent photographs to inspire you to visit Banff National Park. These…

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Glasgow Photography Guide – Part 2

Glasgow Photography Guide – Part 2

Glasgow Photography Guide – Part 2 : Glasgow may just be the best kept secret in Europe.  Glasgow oozes with grand Victorian architecture built during the glory years between 1870 and 1914 while Glasgow was one of the richest cities in all of Europe and second only to London within the British Empire.  With the decline of Glasgow’s role in the industrial revolution and the collapse of the ship building industry, Glasgow fell on hard times and the grand buildings…

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Edinburgh Photography Guide

Edinburgh Photography Guide

Edinburgh Photography Guide : Edinburgh, Scotland is no secret. And there is good reason for that.  Visiting the  Scottish capital is like jumping off a diving board into a pool of history, drama and architecture.   From the Old Town to the New Town, from Arthur’s Seat to Calton Hill, Edinburgh is a feast for the eyes and the senses. In a city as beautiful as Edinburgh, there are so many incredible places to take photographs.  And while you won’t be…

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8 Larch Tree Hikes in Banff National Park

8 Larch Tree Hikes in Banff National Park

8 Larch Hikes in Banff National Park :  Every fall the Larch Valley Hike at Moraine Lake is hugely popular with tourists and locals alike.  Its almost become an annual pre-winter event for many.  In this year of celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday, the number of larch pilgrims has only increased. Hikers are waiting as much as 2 hours to catch a shuttle bus just to reach the trail head. 

Top-shelf Instagram Spots in Calgary

Top-shelf Instagram Spots in Calgary

Top-shelf Instagram Spots in Calgary :  These days most people have social media accounts, whether it’s Instagram or Facebook or something else entirely.  If you’re like me, then you will likely post some of your travel and holiday photos on Instagram or Facebook.  And if you’re not like me, then you’re likely planning on posting selfies on Instagram or Facebook at those exact same spots.  

Magic Kingdom Photography – A Holiday Guide

Magic Kingdom Photography – A Holiday Guide

Magic Kingdom Photography – A Holiday Guide :  When someone says Disney World or Magic Kingdom you might think about Mickey Mouse (or maybe Elsa), Cinderella’s Castle, princes dresses and exciting rides.  It also happens to be an outstanding place to take photographs.  In fact, there are very few places where you can take children and your camera equipment and have so much fun with both. General Magic Kingdom Tips If visiting during peak times and you can afford to…

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Joshua Tree National Park Is Beautiful

Joshua Tree National Park Is Beautiful

Joshua Tree National Park Photography Guide : If you don’t live in the desert and you just happen to be in the neighborhood of Joshua Tree National Park then you need to stop here and spend some time exercising your photographic muscles.  I grew up in rural Saskatchewan and now live in Calgary Alberta. The landscape of Joshua Tree is as far from Canadian prairies as you can get. So the opportunity to photograph Joshua Tree National Park was something…

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