Osprey nest at Iroquois Island

On July 11th and 20th I traveled an hour south of Ottawa to Iroquois & Harkness Islands with my Pentax K-3 mk.II and my Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM to view and photograph an Osprey (Pandion haliaetus) nest with chicks. All photos are hand-held using OS mode 2. Adult arriving at nest … Both […]

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Spingtime first journey to Mud Lake

Earth Day, Sunday April 22, 2018 Spring has continued in the National Capital Region. I loaded up my gear and headed out to Mud Lake (Britannia Conservation Area).  During my field trip I crossed paths with numerous friends. Immediately upon entering the trail from Cassells Road was this Midland Painted Turtle (Chrysemys picta marginata) Pentax K-3II […]

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Springs late arrival

A week ago we were scrapping ice off our cars, salting our walkways and shivering over sub-zero temperatures. All of a sudden it’s Spring. Time to shake off the winter blues, and take photographs again. First up are the spring crocus (crocii?) in the front yard. Pentax K-3II w/ Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS […]

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Bigma goes to Remembrance Day 2017

I took the amazing Pentax K-3II with the equally amazing Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM for Remembrance Day 2017. The snappy auto-focus captured these fast movers. The RCAF and a pair of CF-18 jet fighters (Quill 11 callsign) from 433 Tactical Fighter Squadron nicknamed the Porcupines out of 3 Wing Bagotville, Québec. RCAF CF-18 Remembrance Day flypast, over […]

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