16Oct/17

Celebrating Nikon’s 100th Anniversary with Digital Photo Magazine

For Nikon’s 100th Anniversary, Flavia Dalmasso from Oracom in Paris approached me with an interesting offer. An 8-page interview in the French Magazine “Photographie Facile les Essentiels”, an off series release of

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03May/17

Shooting Infrared with the Opteka 6.5mm f/3.5 Fisheye Lens

For the last year I’ve been playing with the 2016 update of the Opteka 6.5mm f/3.5 Manual Focus Aspherical Circular Fisheye Lens. Once manufactured side by side with the Samyang and Rockinon fisheye lenses

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18Dec/14

The Barred Owl in the Snowy Forest

I like to explore remote areas in search of wildlife and a variety of Nature subjects. Finding a beautiful Owl can be very rewarding, especially when you get to spend some one

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17Dec/14

The Scary Northern saw-whet owl

There we were in a little urban wooded area. The American Robins were acting in a bizarre way, sort of softly yodeling. All of a sudden they all took off. In the

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14Nov/14

ROLLEI INFRARED IR400 FILM WITH HOYA R72 FILTER

I’m no film addict but once in a while I like to shoot film. It slows me down and makes me think more about my photography. I decided to get back into

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01Aug/14
Juvenile Cooper’s Hawks are out of the nest – video

Juvenile Cooper’s Hawks are out of the nest – video

At the beginning of May I published an article on the Cooper’s Hawks mating in the Greater Montreal Region : The Cooper’s Hawks are Mating in the Greater Montreal Region During July the young Cooper’s Hawks quietly started venturing out of

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31Jul/14
Spotted Sandpipers in Action along the Saint Lawrence River

Spotted Sandpipers in Action along the Saint Lawrence River

It seems like just yesterday we could see these little fluff balls scooting along the banks of the St. Lawrence River. Little Spotted Sandpipers barely visible in the tall grass. Spotted Sandpiper chick hiding in the tall grass In the blink of an eye they grew up. Suddenly, theses Spotted Sandpipers have invaded the

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24Jul/14
The small green caterpillar and the Nikon R1 Speedlight Wireless Flash System

The small green caterpillar and the Nikon R1 Speedlight Wireless Flash System

I subdued the light from above by installing a diffuser covering the subject. This also greatly eliminates the reflections of the sky on the caterpillar. I also installed a reflector to open up some shadows by reflecting natural light and that of one of the SB-R200 flashes of the Nikon Speedlight R1

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19Jun/14
The Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

The Eastern Cottontail Rabbit

Eastern Cottontail Rabbit Just the other day I had a chance encounter with an Eastern Cottontail Rabbit. To my surprise it was large, easily twice the size of our Brush Cottontail Rabbits

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18Jun/14
I CAN SEE YOU – Damselfly

I CAN SEE YOU – Damselfly

I CAN SEE YOU – Damselfly Here’s an image I was happy to get. You don’t always find a Damselfly ready to cooperate and pose for you. Cooperate is a big word, I was

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