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Photographic subjects are virtually everywhere. Check your cupboards and drawers for old forgotten or discarded items that might have visual potential. Next time you’re visiting a corner store, buy some colourful candy, like a bag of Jelly Beans, take them home and arrange them into an aesthetically pleasing pattern. Then you can enjoy the candy after you’ve finished the photo session.

Photography During Physical Distancing by Tony Beck   After buying my first film camera back in the early 1980s, I found myself constantly experimenting, exploring and constructing creative ideas. Everything was fair game and worthy of being photographed. However, over the decades, I became focused on my favourite subjects – Nature and Wildlife. Luckily, I turned the […]

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Yelango A17 Gimbal Head Review by Tony Beck In the past, I rarely supported big lenses on a tripod. Instead, I hand-held my camera while adopting various field techniques that facilitate image sharpness. I only used tripods in low light situations where slow shutters were necessary. Sometimes I’d go for the flexibility and convenience of […]

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Rock Pigeons

Enjoying Nature During Quarantine by Tony Beck Enjoying nature is the simplest of activities. Being close to nature is its own reward. But, some people need a little motivation before carefully searching for wildlife. Thankfully, it’s easy to make it interesting and challenging, especially during these times of self-isolation and social distancing. Make it a game. […]

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Closure Announcement

Due to the unprecedented speed in which Covid-19 is being spread in the Ottawa area, regretfully, Always an Adventure Inc. is suspending all activities until further notice. In the meantime, please practice disciplined precautions against this nasty virus. Social Distancing alone is not enough. Please stay safe, and hopefully, we will all be back to […]

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Golden Eagle (captive) – Southern Ontario

Nikon D500 with AF-S Nikkor 200-500 F5.6 VR zoom ~ ISO 400 – Shutter 1/500 – Aperture F6.3 Eagles have the best vision of any animal alive today. Golden Eagles can spot small prey from more than a mile away. Some eagles have sight that’s eight times as good as humans. With binoculars, you’ll have eyes […]

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Always An Adventure is a family company run by Tony Beck & Nina Stavlund. We provide a variety of services & tours focusing on Nature, Wildlife, Birding & Photography. We teach Birdwatching and Photography both independently and through a variety of institutions...........Read More

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Nina Stavlund

Nina is Norwegian by blood, an extensive world traveler, and is now living in Ottawa, Canada. She's also a passionate birder and nature lover, and has logged hundreds of hours of birding the last couple of years. She's a....... Read More

Tony Beck

* PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER and TOUR GUIDE since 1993. * Located in Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA * Sponsored by NIKON of CANADA. I've always loved to share my experiences of the natural world, especially ..........Read More

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