Nature’s Darkside

Nature’s Darkside

Nature’s Delights and Disappointments   I have been photographing an Osprey family of three chicks in Maple Ridge over the past few weeks. Today I was reminded of the delight and disappointment that Mother Nature brings us. Some Osprey info: They mate for life and lay...

OSPREY (Pandion Haliaetus)

OSPREY (Pandion Haliaetus)

In the world of wildlife photography, it’s hard to keep a secret. I was chatting with a fellow wildlife photographer who mentioned a certain Osprey nest in Maple Ridge and the photos he was able to capture.  Lucky for me, he shared his “secret” spot.   I headed out to...

Terra Nova Nature Park

Terra Nova Nature Park

I awoke early today to try to get a few images of the birds foraging for their morning meals. I walked through this sunlit trail and was overwhelmed by the birds singing in the trees above. These Terra Nova trails are well marked and easy to follow through the park....

Annas Humming Bird, Great Horned Owl

Annas Humming Bird, Great Horned Owl

My wife and I had a great outing yesterday to Tsawwassen. I wanted to get a few more shot of the three humming bird nest I have been documenting over the last week.   The other two nest are a few days younger so I will have more time with watching the mom feed and re-...

Tips to Win Over Photography Judges

Tips to Win Over Photography Judges

Do you know your main subject? You might think it’s very simple, but many photographers struggle with being able to have a clear main subject. As a photography judge, I see this all time. Photos are complex and have a variety of elements but having an obvious subject...