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Chasing the Northern Lights: FAQ

I’ve gotten quite a few accommodation questions from people looking to go to Yellowknife to view the aurora borealis. I thought it would be expedient to compile a list of frequently asked questions here so that it can serve as handy reference for everyone. If you still have any questions regarding a Yellowknife trip, feel free to get in touch by clicking on the Contact button in the menu bar ... Read More »

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How I Got the Shot: Canon 7D 24-105mm f/4 IS L Manfrotto 190CX3 Camera Settings: 30 secs f/4 ISO 3200 Read More »

Camera Gear: What to Pack for a Safari Trip – Page 2

Unfortunately, I didn’t get the chance to use this lens during my Namibia safari. But if I could do it again, there is no doubt which lens I’d take for the trip. For those with a lower budget, consider the lighter Canon 70-200mm f/4 L IS. When mounted on a 1.6x crop body, this lens was sufficient for 80% of my safari shots in Namibia. However, there were definitely moments when ... Read More »

Camera Gear: What to Pack for a Safari Trip

More so than for almost any other type of trip, camera gear selection for a safari trip needs to be precise. Unlike city vacations or beach holidays, on safaris your movement will be severely limited. Most of your time will be spent on a truck for game viewing, the animals will be very far away, and there will be  to maneuver around to adjust your photo angles or composition. So if ... Read More »

The Portal

[Prague, Czech Republic] I was absolutely mesmerised by this lift (and what I personally like to call a “space portal”) found within the ancient tower at the Old Town Hall in Prague. The tower was originally built in 1364, and has been the site of momentous occasions both large and small throughout Czech history – the selection of a king, imprisonments, executions, and weddings. Just like the portal, the true ... Read More »

The Fallen

[Si Chuan, China] Fallen trees rest in their watery, turquoise grave in Si Chuan’s Jiuzhaigou Valley. The bright blue of the lake comes comes from a rich mix of dissolved minerals. Photo details – Camera: Canon PowerShot Settings: 1/125 sec f/5.0 7.8mm focal length   Read More »

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