Category Archives: Education

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Photography Workshops for Spring/Summer 2015

The photography workshop schedule for 2015. Please click the links for more details. June 13, Getting to know your Canon. Ellis Bird Farm. July 4, Intermediate Macro Photography. Ellis Bird Farm. July 7, Garden Photography at […]

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Bees and Baptisia

Another reliable plant in our front garden is the perennial Blue False Indigo, Baptisia australis, a member of the family Fabaceae (legumes) that contains other garden plants such as beans, sweet peas, lupines and the shrubby […]

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Update

Due to the September course Introduction to Close-up and Macro Photography that I led at MacEwan, I had a late start this year and I only managed to depart for my regular southern Alberta tour on September 23. I ran into […]

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First ‘Splendour Awaits’ Survey

You can influence the future of this blog by filling out a short survey. Thank you!

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Photography Workshop Update

Alberta Summer Photography Workshops 2014 Click the links for more details! 5 August. Ellis Bird Farm: Introduction to Photography with the Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (DSLR) 19 August. Ellis Bird Farm:  Close-up and Macro Photography with the […]

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Day of Pink

  This is the Day of Pink, the International Day against Bullying, Discrimination, Homophobia and Transphobia in schools and communities. I would have ignored it if it wasn’t for the news this morning, and my […]

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Updates: Workshop Calendar and more…

♦ It almost seems strange that my business plan is actually on track! As I mentioned last year, that besides the small-group macro workshops, I also hoped to be offering classes in 2014. Well, it has […]

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Approaches to Macro Photography

How many paths to macro photography? Let me count the ways… the impulse shooter:  “Wow. Quick, grab a picture of that beautiful/weird/yucky bug! ” BugGuide receives many examples this kind of image every day. the natural […]

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