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Northern summer in Churchill

When we hear a reference to “the north” an image of windswept tundra blanketed by snow and ice immediately rises to mind.  That, or maybe Santa Claus.  Even in the high arctic though, summer does arrive; the land takes on a very different look than that which we imagine and attracts seasonal animals that travel great distances to get there.

This past August I witnessed the brief northern summer for the first time with my own eyes and, of course, my camera.  Returning…

Postcard from Festival du Voyageur

Today marks the last day of Winnipeg’s annual Festival du Voyageur. This festival celebrates Canada’s fur-trading past and her unique French heritage and culture through entertainment, arts and crafts, music, exhibits, and displays. It is also Western Canada’s largest festival. If you haven’t had a chance to check it out over the past 10 days today is a beautiful sunny day to change that. Personally, I volunteered this year as one of their official photographers…