16Oct/17

Celebrating Nikon’s 100th Anniversary with Digital Photo Magazine

For Nikon’s 100th Anniversary, Flavia Dalmasso from Oracom in Paris approached me with an interesting offer. An 8-page interview in the French Magazine “Photographie Facile les Essentiels”, an off series release of

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03May/17

Shooting Infrared with the Opteka 6.5mm f/3.5 Fisheye Lens

For the last year I’ve been playing with the 2016 update of the Opteka 6.5mm f/3.5 Manual Focus Aspherical Circular Fisheye Lens. Once manufactured side by side with the Samyang and Rockinon fisheye lenses

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08Apr/15

A bevy of Herons – A Great start to Spring

This weekend we got to witness some Great Blue Herons that had just arrived around the Greater Montreal area. The usual spots along the St Lawrence. Overly crowded with weekend park-goers and photographers,

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18Dec/14

The Barred Owl in the Snowy Forest

I like to explore remote areas in search of wildlife and a variety of Nature subjects. Finding a beautiful Owl can be very rewarding, especially when you get to spend some one

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24Jul/14
The small green caterpillar and the Nikon R1 Speedlight Wireless Flash System

The small green caterpillar and the Nikon R1 Speedlight Wireless Flash System

I subdued the light from above by installing a diffuser covering the subject. This also greatly eliminates the reflections of the sky on the caterpillar. I also installed a reflector to open up some shadows by reflecting natural light and that of one of the SB-R200 flashes of the Nikon Speedlight R1

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12Jun/14
Feeding White Bread to Wild Ducks and Geese is Killing Them

Feeding White Bread to Wild Ducks and Geese is Killing Them

Lately the local Canada Geese and ducks have been parading with their newly hatched offspring. In local nature parks, you can’t keep but notice people feeding them white bread. Bread they shouldn’t

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04Jun/14
Kabania – Nature Treehouse camping in a Cabanita

Kabania – Nature Treehouse camping in a Cabanita

Kabania is nestled in a cozy little wooded area in Notre-Dame-de-la-Merci, along the Ouareau Regional Forest Park (Parc régional de la Forêt Ouareau) in the Province of Quebec. Separating Kabania from the Ouareau Forest

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16Oct/13
Summer’s Gone! Fall Colors Are In! – Landscape Photography

Summer’s Gone! Fall Colors Are In! – Landscape Photography

Fall colors along Montreal’s Back River Summer came and Summer’s Gone! It went by so quickly that all I can seem to think about are the missed opportunities. What did I forget to

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10Jun/11
Red Fox Kit With Blood Swollen Mosquito Under Left Eye

Red Fox Kit With Blood Swollen Mosquito Under Left Eye

Red Fox Kit with Blood Swollen Mosquito Under Left Eye – by Steve Troletti What ever happened to the West Nile Virus? Like H1N1 it was taken out of proportion and a

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31May/11
They call me Mr. Personality…

They call me Mr. Personality…

They call me Mr. Personality… by Steve Troletti

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