the shuofang headlamp

Shuofang Headlamp Review

In the market for a new headlamp for your camping and hiking adventures? Look no further than the Shuofang headlamp with a built-in USB rechargeable 2000mAh battery. I’ve had this headlamp for a few months now and it’s used on hiking excursions, nights out camping and on night sky photography…

The Bald Eagle

The Bald Eagle

While on an excursion searching for and mapping out abandoned buildings in Central Alberta, I spotted a large bird perched in a tree off in the distance. I swapped out camera lenses – opting for my 600mm zoom – perfect for my interest in bird photography. I haven’t seen too…

use a bit of common sense when taking photos of wild animals

Your Safety Around Wild Animals

As a human being, you should always be aware of your surroundings and your personal safety. Purposely doing something extremely stupid isn’t always the best of decisions, and when dealing with wild animals, you have to remember that no matter how calm that animal seems, it is still wild and…

frustrations of airline travel

Airport Annoyances

If you are an air traveler, I’m certain you can relate to these airport annoyances. Here is an open letter to “that” traveler that was in front of me at the #yeg airport a few weeks ago. Dear inconsiderate air traveler, Have you never flown before, or perhaps had an…

the Northern Lights (Aurora) and the Overland Jeep Wrangler

Chasing Aurora Borealis – My Top Ten for 2015

It would seem like I have picked up a new hobby. It consists of watching both the solar activity forecasts as well as lower atmospheric forecasts to determine cloud cover. Long sleepless nights are also a part of it all. The reward? Something that is on the “bucket list” of…