Category Archives: Alberta

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First Spring Field Trip 2017

With an unruly spring–further delayed by an eight-day trip to New York with She Who Must be Obeyed, my usual April launch into the ice-free wilds became a May day. Ignoring the unkempt garden for a […]

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State of the Stack

At the end of last year, I began revising my focus stacking system to make it more portable and to be able to produce higher magnification work. At the same time, I decided it was […]

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Last Scheduled Macro Workshop of the Year.

Introduction to Close-up and Macro Photography Totaling 11 hours, this course covers all the macro essentials. We meet at the Centre for the Arts and Communication at MacEwan University on Thursday, October 1 for three hours to […]

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Ellis Bird Farm Photography Workshops

Two repeat workshops are happening at the lovely Ellis Bird Farm in August! Tuesday, August 5, 9AM to 4PM: Introduction to Photography with the Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (DSLR) For new and prospective owners of a DSLR, this […]

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Pollinator Week Begins!

Pollinator Week takes place June 16 – 22, 2014. This is a U.S event, now followed worldwide, first initiated by the Pollinator Partnership, the “largest organization in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of […]

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Monochamus Take-off

This Spruce Sawyer is the same beetle that visited me during Rooted in Nature Art Show at Devonian Botanic Gardens. I later took him home for a series of white-background shots, and then released him into the back-garden […]

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September in the Cavell Meadows

The winding Edith Cavell road leads up to Mt. Edith Cavell and the Angel Glacier. The trail-head leading away from the parking lot allows fairly easy access to alpine meadows, making it one of the […]

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My Top 10 Macro Photographs in 2013

Here are my top photo choices for 2013. The selection is based somewhat on public response, but mostly just because they are my personal favorites. Like most years, these are wild Alberta bugs, photographed alive and kicking, without cooling […]

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