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From sea to shining sea: 13 photos that showcase Canada’s grandeur

Happy Canada Day from all of us at Canadian Geographic!

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People & Culture

Douze photographes canadiens partagent la nature qu’ils adorent

Nous avons demandé à certains des photographes les plus remarquables du Canada d’expliquer pourquoi ils dédient leur temps à capter des images de la nature. Voici ce qu’ils ont révélé.

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Wildlife

Behind the image: the cover of Best Wildlife Photography 2018

Photographer Daisy Gilardini talks about polar bears in Wapusk National Park and her Best Wildlife Photography 2018 cover shot

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The grand prize winner of the 2018 Wildlife Photography of the Year competition, an eastern coyote crossing a road, by Brittany Crossman

People & Culture

Announcing the winners of the 2018 Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition

The best of the best images of Canadian wildlife from the annual competition hosted by Canadian Geographic in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Nature

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People & Culture

12 Canadian photographers share the nature they love

We asked some of Canada’s most accomplished photographers why they dedicate their time to capturing images of nature. Here’s what they said.

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Scarlet ibises fly above flooded lowlands, near Bom Amigo, Amapá, Brazilian Amazon.

People & Culture

12 incredible images from the 2018 World Press Photo Contest

Tour of winning images to make four Canadian stops, starting July 20 at the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa

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Travel

Travel

Real Canadian places that resemble Star Wars planets

Canada has just as much geographic diversity as a galaxy far, far away.

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A humpback whale breaches in the Broughton Archipelago

Travel

Photos: Whale encounters and island scenery in B.C.’s Broughton Archipelago

Kingfisher Wilderness Adventures brings you face-to-face with the wildlife in one of North America's most biodiverse marine areas

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Travel

Six iconic views from ‘The 6’

In celebration of Drake's imminent return to the charts, here are some iconic views of Toronto captured by our readers

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Travel

Churchill photo tour

Take a walk with photo editor Jessica Finn and associate editor Michela Rosano as they explore Churchill, Manitoba during polar bear season on assignment for Canadian Geographic

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Image of a woman from the 1960s

Travel

Gear Review: Epson FastFoto FF-640 Photo Scanner

A great scanner for photo collectors to organize and preserve memories

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History

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Wildlife

Fabulous photos to help you identify Canadian foxes

How well do you know your fox species? These photos will help you tell them apart in the wild

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Places

Photos: The stunning biodiversity of Algonquin Provincial Park

Photographer Megan Lorenz shares her experience shooting in Canada's oldest provincial park

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Mapping

Emergency services using precise three-word locator system

What3Words app gives 3m squares an identifying series of words, across the world

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A red squirrel helps itself to a snack in Algonquin Park

Wildlife

7 fascinating facts about squirrels

In praise of squirrels big and small.

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People & Culture

Photos: Together to the Tundra expedition

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Environment

Seven important things to know about wetlands

In honour of World Wetlands Day 2016, here are seven facts you may not have known about these vital ecosystems.

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Photo: Jessica Finn

People & Culture

Photo Editor tips: Five ways to improve your photos

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Environment

Intriguing photos of an Alberta lake’s famous bubbles

The frozen methane bubbles of Alberta's Abraham Lake are a favourite winter subject for photographers.

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The winners of the Hydro Power Photo Competition

Science & Tech

How we chose the winners of the Hydro Power Photo Competition

Contest submissions revealed unexpected and unique angles on hydro power

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Fisgard Lighthouse National Historic Site at Fort Rodd Hill, B.C..

Kids

Canada’s Coolest School Trip winners head to B.C.

From visiting historical sites to watching orcas, it was an unforgettable experience for this Grade 8 class

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Mother and baby bear curl up like kidney beans in a mirror image of eachother in a grassy meadow

Wildlife

Canadian-Slovak photographer Martin Gregus wins Wildlife Photographer of the Year portfolio award

Gregus received the Rising Star Portfolio Award in this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition. Canadian Geographic caught up with him for the story behind the photos.

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Travel

Photos: west Texas

From the beauty of Davis Mountains State Park to the legacy of Big Bend National Park, Javier Frutos captures the parks of the Lone Star state

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A huge flowerpot made from rocks and trees at Hopewell Rocks Provincial park during low tide. (Photo: Jean-Charles Thouin/CG Photo Club)

Travel

10 Fundy facts

Learn more about the Bay of Fundy's famous tides

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June 1938 cover featuring a saw-whet owl

History

Nine decades of bird photography

In honour of the National Bird Project, here's a selection of Canadian Geographic bird covers from the magazine's 86 years of print

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Photo: Michelle Valberg

People & Culture

Canadian photographer Michelle Valberg to host a mountain-based photo workshop

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Science & Tech

Taking photos may decrease memories of things

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People & Culture

Photos: Young family paddles from Edmonton to new home in Montreal

The goal was simply to get home. Except, there was nothing simple about it.

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Untitled Vietnam photo

History

The representation of war shown in Toronto photo exhibit

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Wildlife

Five fascinating facts about beavers

Love them, hate them or love to hate them, this industrious animal takes the spotlight on April 7 for International Beaver Day

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Pokémon inspired by Arctic wildlife on an Arctic landscape photo by Robert Bergeron/Can Geo Photo Club

People & Culture

Seven Pokémon that would be right at home in the Canadian Arctic

These seven Pokémon characters have attributes and powers inspired by real Arctic wildlife

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Environment

Eerie photos show ‘steam devils’ rising over Lake Ontario

Last week’s extreme cold in Ontario provided an opportunity to witness a rare lake phenomenon

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History

Throwback Thursday: The pioneering photography of George T. Taylor

"Let other photographers work in ill-smelling studios if they wished … [Taylor] would take his unwieldy gear outdoors."

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People & Culture

Photos: Meet Canada’s maple syrup makers

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People & Culture

Canadian wins Young Outdoor Photographer of the Year

Q&A with 10-year-old Josiah Launstein of Pincher Creek Alberta, who was recently named Young Outdoor Photographer of the Year by Outdoor Photography Magazine

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Alpine heli approaches Powder Pig Ridge for an evening shoot

Travel

Heli-hiking in B.C.’s Bugaboo Mountains

A glimpse into the world of heli-hiking in B.C.’s Bugaboo Mountains, some of the most inaccessible peaks on Earth

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People & Culture

Photographing Toronto’s diversity

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Travel

Exploring Skoki

Travelling through Alberta’s storied mountaineering and ski-touring past and present

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People & Culture

How to photograph the northern lights at lower latitudes

This photog lives in southern Ontario, but still gets amazing photos of the northern lights. Here’s how.

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The marsh boardwalk through Point Pelee National Park at sunset

Places

Photos: Point Pelee National Park at 100

Established in 1918, Canada’s southernmost national park is a haven for wildlife and nature lovers alike

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People & Culture

Enter the 2022 Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year competition!

Submit your best wildlife photos for a chance to win cash prizes and see your work published in Canadian Geographic

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People & Culture

Q&A: Nature photographer Mark Moffett on the hidden lives of ants

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Alex Trebek stands on a lawn with the Royal Canadian Geographic Society headquarters in the background

People & Culture

Alex Trebek and the Royal Canadian Geographical Society in photos

A collection of photos showcase Alex Trebek's contributions to the Royal Canadian Geographical Society during his life

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People & Culture

Representing Canada’s geography on the new $5 bill

With eight names on the slate for the new bill, what geographical features should make the shortlist?

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Wildlife

Announcing the winners of the 2020 Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition

From plants to ants, Canadian Geographic’s 2020 Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Competition showcases the best of the year’s wildlife photography

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Kids

Photos: Highlights from One Ocean Expeditions’ 2019 East Coast Fins and Fiddles voyage

Three finalists in this year’s Canadian Geographic Challenge enjoyed the trip of a lifetime as part of their prize, and we were there to capture the fun

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People & Culture

Photos: Life inside the Tsá Tué Biosphere Reserve

Photographer Angela Gzowski shares her experience shooting within the Deline community

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History

Snapshots of a century: Women in the pages of Canadian Geographic

Photos of women spanning nine decades of Canadian Geographic Magazine

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Travel

Photos: Stratford’s abandoned rail shop

Explore the people and places that make up the Ontario town's old Grand Trunk Railway

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History

Rail photographer celebrated in new book

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Canadian Tulip Festival Majors Hill Park Ottawa

Mapping

Keep calm and tulip on: Canadian Tulip Festival goes virtual during COVID-19

Although much of the live festival programming has been cancelled due to the pandemic, flower fans will still be able to celebrate online

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auroras northern lights collage

People & Culture

10 amazing aurora photos from Can Geo’s Instagram community

A roundup of the best photos of the northern lights submitted to our hashtag this week

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Wildlife photographer Daisy Gilardini

Wildlife

Q&A: Wildlife photographer Daisy Gilardini on her travel plans, essential gear and “3 Ps”

Canadian Geographic's newest Photographer-in-Residence gives us a glimpse at her process

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Icebergs in Pond Inlet, near Bylot Island

Travel

Gear review: Photographing Baffin Island with a Nikon D4S

See photos that will inspire you to put Baffin Island on your list of summer getaways, and read a review of the camera equipment (provided by Vistek and Nikon Canada) used to capture them.

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John E. Marriott, wildlife photographer, in the rainforest

People & Culture

Behind the covers: My journey as a published wildlife photographer

A noted Canadian wildlife photographer who often contributes to Canadian Geographic shares the story of his big break

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People & Culture

Announcing the winners of the 2021 Canadian Photos of the Year competition

Canadian Geographic is proud to recognize 13 outstanding photographers who captured some of the best images of 2021

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People & Culture

Tips for photographing flowers

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Part of the World Press Photo 14 exhibition

People & Culture

World Press Photo 14 exhibition opens today at the Canadian War Museum

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Louie Kamookak stands with the students and elders participating in the 2015 Malerualik Expedition

People & Culture

10 RCGS updates from September

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Exploration

Photos from beneath Bell Island, Newfoundland

Diver and photographer Jill Heinerth shares a glimpse into the summer phase of The Royal Canadian Geographical Society's Expedition of the Year

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Exploration

Exclusive photos: A first detailed look at the wreck of Canadian schooner Queen of the Lakes

RCGS Explorer-in-Residence Jill Heinerth and dive partner Teddy Garlock made the first dive on the Queen of the Lakes since her resting place in Lake Ontario was confirmed in 2011

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Harland Smalleyes, a dancer representing the Stoney Nakoda and Blackfoot First Nations, performs during the 2017 Stampede

People & Culture

Photos: A celebration of First Nations at the Calgary Stampede

Beyond the rodeo and the chuckwagon races, the Calgary Stampede is one of the country’s longest-running public celebrations of Indigenous cultures

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Grizzly bears, cubs, b.c.

Wildlife

Photos: Grizzly bears of B.C.’s Khutzeymateen

Photographer-In-Residence Michelle Valberg takes us on her photography expedition to the famed grizzly sanctuary 

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People & Culture

Q&A: Wildlife Photographer Mike Beedell

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