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Fri 16 Dec 2016 admin Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography Comments Off on Finding the Right Mix -Hiking Cameras / / /

Finding the Right Mix -Hiking Cameras

I am a hiker who enjoys long distance hikes but who is searching for the right camera(s) for hiking.  Hiking 12- 14 miles a day with gear makes it hard to carry alot of camera gear especially my DSLR camera with lens. Recently I saw two cameras that caught my eye. The Nikon Coolpix A900...Read more

Sun 05 Apr 2015 admin Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography Comments Off on Nikon S9900 / / / / / /

Nikon S9900

Nikon has come out with a number of new cameras this spring. The latest is the  Nikon Coolpix S9900 . It is a great camera for hikers. It is lightweight and can fit in your pocket or small camera bag that can be attached to your hiking pants or daypack. The camera features a 30 […]Read more

Fri 17 Oct 2014 admin Photography Comments Off on Photography Gadgets for Hikers / / / /

Photography Gadgets for Hikers

  Hikers who like taking pictures find it hard to use poles and be able to access their camera quickly. Recently, I found two interesting gadgets for hikers – the strapshot and  stickpic. Could make for some great Christmas gifts.     The strapshot by cottoncarrier.com hooks...Read more

Sun 24 Mar 2013 admin Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography Comments Off on Nikon New Cameras – S9500 and P520, Great for Hikers / / /

Nikon New Cameras – S9500 and P520, Great for Hikers

Nikon recently announced in late January its new point and shoot cameras – two cameras that caught my eye were S9500 (see above photo) and P520 (see below). Both cameras have made improvements to each from its predecessors  S9300 ) and P510.  And they were popular with hikers. As with any...Read more

Mon 25 Feb 2013 admin Cabot Trail / Cape Breton Island / Photography / Red ISland Hiking Trail / snowshoeing Comments Off on Red Island Trail – Snowshoe Hike, Feb 16th / / /

Red Island Trail – Snowshoe Hike, Feb 16th

One of my favorite trails for snowshoeing in the winter is the Red Island Trail at Indian Brook, along the Cabot Trail in Victoria County. Why ?  Because it is nearby, 4km long, but provides you with 3 bodies of water – Barachois River, Atlantic Ocean and MacDonald’s pond and lots of...Read more

Sat 19 Jan 2013 admin Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography Comments Off on Wide Angle – Landscape Photography / / /

Wide Angle – Landscape Photography

Like so many photographers starting out, I fell for and got hooked on optical zoom in my point and shoot cameras and DSLR. The more zoom, the better. My biggest zoom was 18X with point and shoot cameras and 15x with my  18-270 mm Tamron lens for my DSLR camera.  Today you can purchase point...Read more

Fri 14 Dec 2012 admin Cape Breton Highlands National Park / CBHNP / Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography Comments Off on Nikon P7700 Review / / / / / /

Nikon P7700 Review

I thought I would begin this post with a short video of the Nikon P7700 to introduce you to the camera and some of its features. This camera replaces the Nikon P7100, 7000, 6000 and 5000 models. I owned the Nikon P6000 model and used it extensively when hiking as it was easily & quickly...Read more

Sat 08 Dec 2012 admin Hiking / Nature & Landscape Photography / Photography / Walkabout Comments Off on The Review & Report of 2012 Resolutions / / /

The Review & Report of 2012 Resolutions

  As the year comes to an end, it is time to look back at the wish list- the new year’s resolutions and see how I fared out. I believe like most, many if not all were achievable. Now it is time to take the list out and see what was actually accomplished… 1) 1000 […]Read more

Wed 28 Nov 2012 admin 2012 Hike the Highlands Festival / Nature & Landscape Photography / Photo Contest / Photography Comments Off on Hike the Highlands 2012 Photo Contest Winners / /

Hike the Highlands 2012 Photo Contest Winners

Wow some amazing photographs were submitted at this year’s Hike the Highlands Festival 2012 Photo contest. The quality of the photos keeps getting better each year. There were two ties and several close votes. This year’s contest involved five categories – fauna, flora, humour,...Read more