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Photographing Swift Foxes: What I’ve Learned So Far

By Layne / May 23, 2020

Over the past two years I have been searching for a family of foxes to photograph, with little success. I live in southern Alberta and we have red foxes aplenty, but my search for them has not been fruitful. A few weeks ago I was looking for burrowing owls in the Manyberries, Alberta area. I was driving along when suddenly a pair of pointed ears popped out of the … Read more

Aerial Photography Tips

By Layne / May 23, 2020

This post is all about learning to set up your drone and camera to get the best possible picture quality out of your sensor, whether you are shooting on the tiny Mavic or an M600 carrying a full sized DSLR. With the recent surge in affordable drone technology there are plenty of aerial photos popping up online. Many people are taking pictures, but few are taking great photos.  (Don’t like … Read more

Macro Photography of Jumping Spiders

By Layne / May 23, 2020

I first dabbled in some macro photography about 2 years ago. I saw some Thomas Shahan videos of him shooting jumping spiders and was hooked. Since then I have shot many different insects, and want to share some macro photography tips I have learned along the way. To be honest I have a bit of a love/hate relationship with macro photography. It is very technically challenging and frustrating but … Read more

Mistakes I Made Shooting Aerial Photos From a Helicopter

By Layne / May 23, 2020

Looking for some aerial photography tips? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve been shooting aerial photos using drones for years, but never really ventured into shooting aerials from full sized helicopters or planes. I decided to give it a shot in November of 2017 as I really wanted to try shooting with a proper camera from a higher altitude (I’m still a huge fan of drone aerial photography, … Read more