Tag Archives: Photography

Hiking the Heart Creek Trail near Canmore

We went for a nice walk along the Heart Creek Trail on Thanksgiving weekend. Louise's mom and Sister were in town (with little Baby Zoe) and we all needed to get out of the house. A trip out to the mountains was definitely in order. It is a very pretty hike and it was a beautiful fall day!

Camping at Glacier National Park

We took a family vacation to Glacier National Park in Montana last weekend. The park is incredibly beautiful and we had some really stunning views and some nice hikes. It's a really windy place though and we would have enjoyed a little bit nicer weather. The kids had great fun and it was really nice to get away!I had lots of fun doing some landscape and nature photography. It's been a long time since I've taken the time to do it and it felt really good. I was actually pretty rusty though … Continue Reading ››

Yellowstone Vacation — Hayden Valley and Old Faithful

This is another really long post, so feel free to jump straight to the bottom to see the photos. But don't forget to come back later to read the story!For our second day in Yellowstone we decided to get up early and hit the highway right away instead of cooking breakfast at the campsite. There is a gas station adjacent to the Canyon campground so we went there for fuel: gas, coffee, tea, milk, and cinnamon buns. We wanted to be on the road in the early hours of the morning in order to have the best chance at seeing big game (and of course for … Continue Reading ››

Zoo Photography 101

For my birthday Louise signed me up for a photography course at the Calgary Zoo. It was one session in the classroom, followed by a morning at the Zoo. I’m not sure I learned all that much, but I had lots of fun at the zoo and I have to present some photo’s at a critique session later this week. Hopefully I will get some valuable feedback from the instructor, and I should be able to pick up some good stuff from the feedback for the other students too.It was quite a thing to be in a group of 15 people heavily loaded with cameras, lenses, tripods, and lots of … Continue Reading ››