Category Archives: Links

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A look at Canon’s New Twin-Lite MT-26EX-RT Macro Flash

The Canon MT-24EX Macro Twin Lite Flash has long been a mainstay for Canon macro photographers, especially those using the Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x macro lens. However, it has not been without some issues (such as […]

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Halfmoon Lake Natural Area

One of my favourite locations is the sandy jack pine ecosystem of the Halfmoon Lake Natural Area north of Edmonton. I began visiting in the spring of 2013 and I have been returning for regular visits […]

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Linkfest – A World Guide to Macro Photography

  Some of the best macro photographers in the world take the time to share their equipment choices and the techniques they use. I’ve attempted to gather some of these informational posts in the links […]

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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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Running Crab Spider, Thanatus sp.

Another upload to the gallery, this time a female Running Crab Spider (Philodromidae), Thanatus sp., possibly T. formicinus. At the time, I wondered about the ‘split’ on the abdomen, and it was only when I […]

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Update. Wasps and more…

◊ The gallery on Dolichovespula arenaria (previously blogged here) has been updated with more photos that were taken in July 2014, including some of the inside of the nest. Go take a gander. ◊ I’ve been working […]

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Supporting Pollinators

Why worry about pollinators? Pollinators fertilize flowers that produce fruit and seeds that many animals need to survive, including ourselves! Recently, with bees in the news due to colony collapse disorder, many are concerned about honeybee decline, and […]

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Shout-out for Plant (and Bug!) links for Berry Go Round!

I’ll be hosting the August 2014 edition of  Berry Go Round, the plant-science blog carnival! Can bug and plant bloggers rise to the occasion and submit links to posts on the theme of Plant and Bug Interactions? The […]

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