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August 25th, 2014

Birds In Flight Assignment Winner Fred Lemire

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Arctic Ghost' by Fred Lemire
Congratulations to Fred Lemire for winning the Birds In Flight Assignment! “I had been visiting Amherst Island, Ontario, for three weeks in January 2014 hoping to get snowy owl in flight. The snowy owl is one of my favorite birds. They’re elusive and can be hard to be spot. I was fortunate to find this …
 
June 4th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Snowed In” by Bobo Bird – Ontario, Canada

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Wildlife portrait of a Great gray owl in Ontario, Canada against a backdrop of snow and winter conditions
The Great grey owl or Great gray owl (Strix Nebulosa) is a very large owl, documented as the world’s largest species. They are distributed across the Northern Hemisphere. I have been trying for two winters to get pictures of this amazing-looking bird, but without success. One day, a friend told me that one had been spotted …
 
May 20th, 2014

Behind The Shot: “Lake After Rain” by Henry Liu – Lake of Bays, Ontario, Canada

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Fog hanging over a dock in Lake of Bays, Ontario, Canada with fall colors from the changing seasons
The weather of the 2007 fall season was kind of dreadful for Ontario landscape photographers. It rained almost every day through the whole color-change season. On October 8th, I led a group of photography friends to Oxtongue Rapids. At that time, it was one of my secret shooting spots. We had a great time shooting …
 
March 18th, 2014

Photo of The Day by Justin Russo

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Rabbit Run' by Justin Russo
Wild Cottontail rabbits typically live along the perimeter of large open fields or meadows so they can enjoy the grass and vegetation. In today’s Photo of the Day, Justin Russo caught this cottontail mid-run making his way towards the forest near New Hamburg, Ontario, Canada. Cottontails can run up to 18 mph in a zigzag …
 
July 10th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Island Moon’ by Peter Scott Eide – Between Thunder Bay and Sault Ste. Marie on the North Shore of Lake Superior, Ontario, Canada

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Black and white double exposure of moon and landscape along the Great Lakes Lake Superior in Ontario Canada
My photograph titled “Island Moon” was taken along the northern shore of Lake Superior, within Ontario, Canada. This has been a favorite location of mine since I first came upon it well over a decade ago. I continue to use film for all of my photography, and this image was made using in-camera double exposure, …