DJI Ronin-S Field Review

Whether you’re an experienced cinematographer or a stills photographer exploring your camera’s video functionality - the challenge of creating smooth dynamic camera movement isn’t insignificant…

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Neil Fisher
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 outside and start enjoying macro photography…

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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 beauty…

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Neil Fisher
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. In the cold dark depths of winter, the chances of discovering commercially pre-made bubble solution at a local retailer are pretty slim…

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The Charismatic Patients Of WEAMS 2017

The Wild and Exotic Animal Medicine Society is a non-profit organization operated by student volunteers at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine and together with the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre, they provide care for injured wildlife and exotic animals...

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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…

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Neil Fisher
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…

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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…

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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?

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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...

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Burrowing Owls

When moving into a previously occupied house or apartment, most will take time to spruce it up and make their new dwelling feel like their own. However, not even Martha Stewart is accomplished enough to tackle the challenge of dung-based home decor...

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The Three Amigos And Steve

As the vehicle rumbles across the first of three teeth-rattling Texas gates a small herd of white-tailed deer scatter, bounding effortlessly along the ridge line. A quick stop to survey the land is immediately greeted by a hundred black-tailed prairie dogs playing a massive game of telephone…

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Bison bison bison

Imagine yourself in Saskatchewan’s beautiful Prince Albert National Park in the middle of winter. The cold crisp air nipping at nose and cheeks. The winter sun low on the horizon, barely peeking above the treeline and providing little radiant heat…

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Athabasca Glacier

A few years ago I overheard a second hand story involving an Inuit whose logic is irrefutable. The story is that of an elder’s argument pertaining to climate change and the impact of scientific exploration. If two equal volumes of ice are placed in water, a solid block of ice will melt more slowly than crushed ice…

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The Badlands

If you know of Dr Alan Grant, you should visit Drumheller, Alberta at least once in your life. In Michael Crichton's Jurassic Park, the fictional bad-ass paleontologist is first introduced digging in the Montana badlands. For those dino-die-hards living in Canada, Montana might be rather inaccessible…

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West Coastin'

ere you will find more Volkswagens than in Germany, more dreadlocks than Jamaica, more unshaven body parts than France. Where are you? Believe it or not this is Canada’s West Coast. It’s a place where cooking all three meals off a tailgate is part of the culture…

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Black Tusk

The literature details an eleven hour round trip with an elevation gain of roughly 1700 metres over 28’ish kilometres – the first 6km are the roughly part! The summit of Black Tusk sits at around 2,300 metres and provides some truly spectacular views – sometimes…

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Bowron Lake Provincial Park

Bowron Lake Provincial Park is one of those hidden gems in our province that the majority yoga-pant-wearing tribal-band-tat weekend warriors have yet to discovered, but somehow it still draws thousands of people every year from all across the world.

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