Hockey Night in Hay River

by Scott

posted 31 Jan ’14

category photography, sports, video

Time to re-acquaint myself with the blogging world. It’s silly that I haven’t posted anything here in nearly 10 months. I’ve been focusing lately on honing my videography skills. Last weekend I shot a men’s hockey game between the Yellowknife Flyers and the local Hay River Huskies. Given the geographical challenges in the NWT, these […]

Finally something to write home about

by Scott

posted 7 Mar ’13

category aurora borealis, photography

We night sky watchers had a bit of a boring winter here in Hay River this year. A mix of bad weather, bad geomagnetic conditions and bad luck have led to some dark skies. March so far has been a good month for aurora viewing and photographing, though. The 2nd of the month looked to […]

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Red Green Aurora

by Scott

posted 3 Feb ’13

category aurora borealis, photography

I went out for a short while to see if I could hunt down some aurora borealis (northern lights) tonight, as it was a perfectly clear sky and fairly mild temperature (yes I consider -33 to be fairly mild). It never totally exploded in the kind of fashion we’re lucky to see on the best […]

Kayak Polo

by Scott

posted 29 Jan ’13

category photography, sports

I had my first opportunity to shoot Kayak Polo for the first time this past Sunday. The sport is played largely the same as water polo, except the players are all sitting in small specialized kayaks. The ball is played with a combination of hand, paddle and vessel. The object as always, is to score […]

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Northern Lights in Northern Saskatchewan

by Scott

posted 24 Apr ’12

category aurora borealis, photography

Had my first chance last night to get out and capture the Northern Lights here in Stony Rapids. It was a beautiful clear night and we saw a good burst of colour. Our staff house here is only footsteps away from the Fond du Lac River, so I made my way down to the river’s […]

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Relocation, relocation

by Scott

posted 22 Mar ’12

category photography, travel

This is my first blog post from Saskatchewan! A week ago today (March 15), Leanne and I boarded a plane in Fort Chipewyan, Alberta and flew off to our new home in Stony Rapids, Saskatchewan. We had been living in Fort Chip for the previous nine-and-a-half months working for the North West Company and were […]

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