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An Introduction To Macro Photography

An Introduction To Macro Photography

Have you ever want to explore the world of macro photography? It’s an addictive portal for discovering unimaginable microcosms – and with a bit of practice, macro photography can be heaps of fun. In this video I’ll cover the basics so that you can get […]

Grasslands National Park

Grasslands National Park

The majority of maple-syrup wanderers limit their Saskatchewan exposure to cruise-controlling across Highway One, stopping only for a Moose Jaw mega-moose selfie. However, there are those willing to abandon the pavement and for them – Canada’s breadbasket quickly defies its horizontally-challenged stereotype with an unfamiliar […]

Freezing Bubbles

Freezing Bubbles

With temperatures dropping well below 0°C bubbles freeze in mere seconds – and as they freeze, spectacular striations of swirling ice crystals create literal works art.

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The Charismatic Patients Of WEAMS 2017

The Charismatic Patients Of WEAMS 2017

The Wild and Exotic Animal Medicine Society (WEAMS) is a non-profit organization operated by student volunteers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) and together with the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre, they provide care for injured wildlife and exotic animals. Just as last year, […]

An Introduction To Video Tripods

An Introduction To Video Tripods

What’s the single most important piece of equipment you need to capture video … besides a camera? The trends of cinematography change as frequently as the seasons, from slow motion to gimbals, to drones, but remaining consistent is the importance of a good tripod. This […]

Snakes Of Fort Livingstone

Snakes Of Fort Livingstone

Remember the scene from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade when Junior plummets from the rickety train catwalk into a horrifying crate of wriggling snakes? Well, there are many who share Indy’s fear of snakes, but there are also those who curiously seek out cold blooded critters. With the arrival of spring and warmer temperatures snakes begin seeping out of crevices where they’ve spent the winter hibernating. A few kilometres north of the Pelly, Saskatchewan, overlooking the Swan River a subterranean den filled with red-sided garter snakes awakens. Tens of thousands of snakes ooze from pores in the hill side – blanketing the forest undergrowth with a slithering carpet of scales and forked tongues.

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Photography In Extreme Cold

Photography In Extreme Cold

As winter temporarily reaffirms its frigid grasp on the Northern Hemisphere, it seems like a good time to review the basics of photography in extreme cold. From cold batteries to proper white balance, learn what it takes to capture photos while battling winter’s wrath.

Canon EOS 5D mark IV Review

Canon EOS 5D mark IV Review

The Canon 5D series of cameras holds a reputation as a robust  camera capable of adapting to the most demanding scenarios. However, after waiting four years and a release that garnered more criticism than fanfare – has the new 5D mark IV broken tradition?

Greater Short-horned Lizard

Greater Short-horned Lizard

Throughout the animal kingdom there are a variety of animals that have bizarre methods of deterring predators: squid eject clouds of ink, skunks exude clouds of stank, and sea cucumbers eviscerate clouds of their internal organs. But even stranger is the defense mechanism of the greater short-horned lizard (Phrynosoma hernandesi). No bigger than a credit card, this miniature dinosaur lives in Canada’s very own Jurassic park. Sadly, just like the dinosaurs 65 million years before it, extinction is a real possibility for the greater short-horned lizard.

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Wild and Exotic Animal Medicine Society

Wild and Exotic Animal Medicine Society

The Wild and Exotic Animal Medicine Society (WEAMS) is a non-profit organization operated by student volunteers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM) and together with the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre, they provide care for injured wildlife and extoic animals. What follows is a […]