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    Best Food for your Birdfeeder

    Note: This guide applies to North-Eastern North America, but the general principles apply elsewhere with some variances in the names of birds. There is a lot of joy to be found watching birds in your backyard, and it’s a great way to get photographs. Birds will get used to you once you have been at this for a while, allowing you to get a little closer. With a half decent camera and lens, and a tripod, you’ll have plenty of opportunities. When you first start feeding birds, things can be a little slow. It can take some time before birds develop a routine for visiting your feeder. This page will…

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    How to take photos at an Aquarium

    I recently took a family trip to Ripley’s Aquarium in downtown Toronto, and hoped to get some neat photos of the creatures there. Now be prepared; An aquarium is an extremely challenging environment to take photos, but I will share some tips and tricks so that you can make the most of your shooting time. A quick note before I start. I’m not an activist, but I am keen that we take care of our environment, respect the creatures we share it with, and generally keep it clean. I don’t want to get too bogged down in this, but I also don’t want to feel like a hypocrite. There are many concerns…