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26 responses

  1. As a fellow Albertan, I’ve really enjoyed the photos on your website. I’ll be following you for more inspiration. Thanks.

    August 8, 2014 at 9:40 am

  2. Laura Sample

    Hi Christopher, I was just pointed to your site by a friend who saw your Grizzly cub post. I just had posted almost the exact same shot of the same cub! I guess you were with the SunChaser group and I was with the Ocean Lite ll shooting the same bear! What a great experience in there!
    Laura

    June 12, 2014 at 12:47 pm

  3. Just had a deja vu experience! Started following you here the other day and just seen some of your stuff popping up on YourShot. Happy to see your work there! Great shots.

    June 3, 2014 at 1:37 pm

  4. SG

    I was searching for bird sightings, etc, at Frank Lake. I really enjoyed finding your site! SG

    May 25, 2014 at 10:45 pm

  5. Thomas

    Great pictures! Thank you for this site.

    May 1, 2014 at 6:19 pm

  6. PR Tooke

    Hi Chris, Beautiful photographs. Do you allow people to use your photography on websites, with your name for their pages? I’m a filmmaker and my company name is Fluke Films. Look forward to hearing from you.

    April 28, 2014 at 1:23 pm

    • Hi PR,

      I do allow my images to be posted on websites but it depends on what type of website it is and how the images are used. If it is on a commercial site and/or used for advertising, promotion, etc. then I license the images for a fee based on the usage. If it is for educational purposes or by a non-profit (or similar altruistic endeavour) then I often allow images to be used royalty-free. However, I need to know more before I can confirm. For your company, I would start out with the assumption that images would be licensed for a fee. If you provide information about how the images would be used that indicate it is for the benefit of others, I can be easily swayed towards royalty-free use. However, until I provide approval directly, all images have all rights reserved and are not usable in any form without my consent.

      Thank you for your email and your interest in my work.

      Best regards,

      Chris

      May 1, 2014 at 4:02 pm

  7. LLB

    Hi Chris, I just stumbled upon your website while looking for something in google images, and I have to say i think you are one of the most phenomenal photographers i’ve ever seen, and my mind is pretty much blown after having a little browse on this site. Thanks.

    December 28, 2013 at 3:33 pm

  8. I just got an alert from Aurora Watch. Looks like a strong chance of activity. Are you going to be heading out there tonight to do some shooting?

    August 15, 2013 at 10:29 pm

    • Hi Nic,

      Saw the alert but wasn’t able to head out last night.

      Did you have any luck?

      Cheers,

      Chris

      August 16, 2013 at 10:13 am

  9. pat

    beautiful, marcellous aurora pictures!!! thanks for posting!

    July 23, 2013 at 2:37 pm

  10. Incredibly beautiful photos, Christopher. I lived in Russia for 6 months and took some shots of fire and ice. Now I live in Turkey and walk on castle walls by the Mediterranean Sea. I’m doing an eBook of my Turkish adventures. Here is my photo of details I agonized over, putting my camera near the top of the castle wall in Alanya to catch it: http://lonnalisawilliams.wordpress.com/2013/03/04/on-the-road-walk-with-me/

    I added photos in my “Digital Journal” photo essay (I write for them). What do you think? http://www.digitaljournal.com/article/344743

    My photos are not as large, beautiful, and flawless as yours are. But I write simple stories to go with them and invite people simply to Walk with Me.

    Keep up the great work! I’ve been to parts of British Columbia in winter. It is lovely there!

    March 4, 2013 at 9:47 am

  11. Just a quick comment regarding the Word Press Weekly Challenge: Lost in Details.

    Terrific topic, well documented, and enjoyed you images. Good job!

    March 3, 2013 at 7:22 pm

  12. Joy

    Chris,
    Your work is exceptional. I’m so glad that I found you through the weekly photo challenge. While looking through the images of the monks, so many emotions stirred. To say your art is moving would be a gross understatement. It transports one into the moment captured. Thank you. I look forward to exploring your site and learning from your gift.
    Blessings and Light,
    Joy

    March 2, 2013 at 8:04 pm

  13. westseventhfreelance

    Hello again! I just wanted to add that your photographs of the monks and nuns…there really are no words. The monks at sunset- the contrasts of color in some of the other shots. So, so, incredible and breathtaking. You must have won awards for these??

    March 2, 2013 at 4:14 pm

  14. Christopher – I just wanted to send you a quick note of thanks for the Photo Challenge topic! I love getting lost in the detail with just about every photo that I take! I find myself prostrate on the ground quite a bit to get some great shots! Thanks again! – B

    March 2, 2013 at 8:56 am

  15. Amazing photos! Just one question about ISO 6400. Doesn’t make the picture blurry (if you want to enlarge it)?

    March 1, 2013 at 12:54 pm

    • Hi Svetlana – it really depends on the sensor in the camera. With a small sensor (like those in point and shoot cameras), ISO 6400 will very likely look terrible particularly if you want to print them large. With SLR sized sensors (APS-C, full frame, increasingly with Micro 4/3 format, etc.) they handle low light, high ISO so well these days that you can enlarge, print, etc. with a lot of flexibility. For the night image in question, I needed a high ISO in order to get the short exposure time and still have decent depth of field gained by using f/8. As I noted in the related post, I would not have been able to make this image the same way with an older model of dSLR. The high ISO did get too noisy – the image linked to in my post from a couple of years before was much noisier than I would print or enlarge. With the 5D Mark III, or any of the latest dSLRs and equivalents from Nikon, Canon, Pentax, Sony, etc., the sensors are great at gathering light in dark scenes and the processors are very good at reducing noise while leaving the images sharp. For this particular night image of Elbow Falls, it has good sharpness and I would have little hesitation enlarging it for print or display.

      Cheers,

      Chris

      March 1, 2013 at 1:06 pm

  16. I really dig the work that you do; check out my blog for a token of my appreciation for your beautiful photos!

    December 6, 2012 at 2:24 pm

  17. Amazing photography. Thank you for sharing it. I’m particularly fond of dragonflies. Those photos made it feel like I was standing there watching them fly.

    September 22, 2012 at 7:29 pm

  18. I love your photography, Amazingly beautiful. Thank you for sharing them.

    September 22, 2012 at 7:24 pm

  19. Thomas Kennedy

    Stunning…

    September 6, 2012 at 1:48 pm

  20. breathtaking photos!!

    August 19, 2012 at 3:52 am

  21. Chris, I nominated you and your blog for the Genuine Blogger Award (no strings) and the Sunshine Award (sorry about the strings). I enjoy your work and thought you should know. – Sid

    May 10, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    • Hi Sid – Thank you for these nominations – cool! I’m most happy to hear that you enjoy the images. Very much appreciated.

      Cheers,

      Chris

      May 11, 2012 at 7:13 am

  22. pascale audergon

    No words to say… just wonderful. thank you

    May 10, 2012 at 1:46 pm

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