Photography

Bull Moose in Motion!

Here is a bull moose in motion along highway 60 in Algonquin Park.  The spring snow melt brings out the moose to drink the salty water along the road.  This photograph was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a Sigma 150-600 mm lens set at 191 mm.  The shutter speed was set at 1/800 second, the aperture was set to f5.6 and the ISO was set to 500.

Spring Moose Walk

Spring Moose Walk

Red Fox

The red foxes are out playing in the woods.  Have you seen any? I am looking for a family of red foxes to photograph.  This photograph was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a Canon 70-300 mm lens set at 170 mm. The shutter speed was set to 1/800, the aperture was set at f5.0 and the ISO was set at 320.

Red Fox Standing

Red Fox Standing

First Male Osprey of the Year!

Many of the birds have returned to the Ottawa area. Here is my first photo this year of a male osprey sitting on the nest.  It was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a Sigma 150-600 mm lens set at 600 mm.  The shutter speed was set at 1/1000 second, the aperture was set at F6.3 and the ISO was set to 320.

Male Osprey on Nest in the Spring

Male Osprey on Nest in the Spring

First Female Osprey of the Year!

Early this morning I found a female and male near their nest.  Here is my first photograph this year of a female osprey perched in a tree surveying her territory.  This photograph was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a Sigma 150-600 mm lens set at 600 mm.  The shutter speed was set to 1/1000 second, the aperture was set at f8.0 and the ISO was set at 400.

Female Osprey Perched on a Branch

Female Osprey Perched on a Branch

Female Osprey

Manotick Arts Association Art Show & Sale!

REMINDER THIS WEEKEND!!!
Manotick Arts Association Art Show & Sale at the Manotick Curling Club!
Come and join us - Enjoy all the Artworks! smile emoticon
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Manotick Arts Association Spring Show

Come see my latest photographs at my first show of the year!

Portrait of a Young Deer

Yesterday, in the woods off of Eagleson Road I found this young deer searching for food in the early spring.  This photograph was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II and a Sigma 150-600 mm lens set at 300 mm.  The shutter speed was set at 1/400 second, the aperture was set at f6.3 and the ISO was set at 250 in the early morning light.

Portrait of a Young Deer

Portrait of a Young Deer

Green Heron Fishing

The green heron is a small heron found in the waterways of Ontario and Quebec.  He is a avid fisherman seen here on the banks of the Rideau River near Manotick, Ontario.  These photographs were taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a 400 mm lens.  The shutter speed was set to 1/2000 second, the aperture was set to f8.0 and the ISO was set to 800.

Green Heron Fishing 1

Green Heron Fishing 1

Green Heron Fishing 2

Green Heron Fishing 2

Green Heron Fishing 3

Green Heron Fishing 3

 

Trouble at the Bird Feeder

Birds have competition for food at the bird feeders.  This red squirrel is having his breakfast on this cold winter morning.  These photographs where taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a 400 mm lens.  The shutter speed was set to 1/400 second, the aperture was set at f5.6 and the ISO was set to 160.

Some Good in There!

Some Good in There!

That was Good!

That was Good!

Great Blue Heron Fishing

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Here you can see an example of the Great Blue Heron catching his lunch.  Heron's are great fishermen, they stand in the shallow waters for 5, 10 and sometimes 20 minutes perfectly still waiting for a fish to come close enough to strike and in an instant they are in the water catching their lunch.  These photographs where taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a 400mm lens.  The shutter speed was set at 1/1000 second, the aperture was set at F5.6 and the ISO is set to 400.

Heron diving for the fish

Heron diving for the fish

Heron's lunch

Heron's lunch

Winter Snow & Ice!

Early on a winter's morning the snow and ice clings tightly to the branches of the trees.  This photograph was take with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a 400 mm lens.  The shutter speed was set to 1/1000 second, the aperture was set at f6.3 and the ISO was 100.

Winter Shnow & Ice

Winter Shnow & Ice

Updated WIldlife & Nature Website

Please come and take a look!  Tell me what you think.  Let me know what else you would like to see.  www.jhcphoto.ca 

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Buck Deer

Buck Deer

Timber Wolf

Timber Wolf

Winter Birds?

Help!  Can you identify the winter birds in the following photos?
Thanks for your help.

Gold Finch

Gold Finch

Male Purple Finch

Male Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch

Female Purple Finch

Buck Deer

I found a new eight point buck deer early in the morning last week.  Here a three photographs of the buck taken off eagleson road, Ottawa.  I used my Canon 7D Mark II and a 400 mm lens to take these photos.  The shutter speed was set to 1/400 second, the aperture was set at f5.6 and the ISO ranged from 2000 to 5000 depending on the available light.

Buck 1

Buck 1

Buck 2

Buck 2

Buck 3

Buck 3

Winter Farm!

A cold winter day on the farm taken outside of Ottawa.  This photograph was taken with my Canon REBEL T2i camera and a 50 mm lens.  The shutter speed was set to 1/640 second, the aperture was set to F8 and the ISO was set to 100.

Winter Farm

Winter Farm

Red Fox2

Here is a photograph of a red fox from last fall, keeping a close eye on me.  This photograph was taken with my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a 70-300 mm lens at 188 mm.  The shutter was set at 1/800 second, the aperture was set at f5 and the ISO was set to 640.

Red Fox Sitting on the Grass

Red Fox Sitting on the Grass

Hey! Who's That?

Two young white-tail deer in the winter forest.  Deer tend to gather is herds of 10 to 30 or more in the winter for protection and search for food in a group. This photograph was taken with a my Canon 7D Mark II camera and a 400 mm lens. The shutter speed was set at 1/160 second, the aperture was set at f6.3 and the ISO 800.

Two Young Whitetail Deer

Two Young Whitetail Deer

Timber Wolf

The timber wolf is found throughout Ontario and Quebec but is more plentiful in the north areas.  They usually live in packs of up to 8 wolves with one alpha male, one alpha female and a number of younger wolves.  Only the alpha's mate and produce offspring. This photograph was taken with my Canon 7D camera and my 400 mm lens.  The shutter speed was set at 1/800 second, the aperture as set at f5.6 and the ISO was set at 125.

Timber Wolf Running

Timber Wolf Running

Cottage Sunset & Manotick Arts Association Fall Show

This beautiful sunset on the Rideau River captured the bright sky colours in the water as the sun disappeared below the horizon.  The waves glistened in the sunlight as they disbursed in the shallow water by the weeds and grasses near the shoreline.  I captured this photograph my Canon 7D and a 400 mm lens.  The shutter speed was set at 1/1600 second, the aperture was set at f16 and the ISO at 800.

Cottage Sunset

Cottage Sunset

Come and see my photographs at the Manotick Arts Association Fall Art Show - Insperations

Art Show

Art Show

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