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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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Genesis

I entered  photography in the 1970’s while living in South Africa. Just a teen, I was lucky to receive as my first camera an old Exa (version 4, manufactured between 1956 and 1959) that my […]

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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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Thinking Out Loud: The Year Ahead

1 January, 2014 Formal public New Year’s resolutions are an all too rigid way of committing yourself to change, and very likely to fail. Throughout the year I am constantly planning ahead; remixing, responding and […]

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Spring Dreaming

Still battling inertia in 2013… Like others I am going through a bout of the doldrums now. While I always look forward to winter to catch up with the many tasks I ignore in the warmer months, […]

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Book Review – Digital Outdoor Photography by Heather Angel

Earlier this year I did a feature on Heather Angel, one of the photographers who had a strong influence on me when I first began doing nature and macro photography. At the time I had […]

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Update…

My old site, The Bug Whisperer, is now closed. Long Live Splendor Awaits! Importing some of the posts will have caused a lot of failed links. I will be updating them, but if you come […]

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Apologies…

Did a xml import from The Bug Whisperer, but discovered too late that there are no controls, and the site is now a jumble of pages and posts. I will be cleaning this up as […]

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