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Canadian landscape photographer Scott Forsyth at Beechey Island in the Canadian Arctic

Canadian landscape photographer Scott Forsyth at Beechey Island in the Canadian Arctic. (Photo: Lynn Moorman)

Photo courtesy Scott Forsyth
The Calgary-based landscape photographer shares memorable moments in the field and his advice for aspiring photographers
We asked some of Canada’s most accomplished photographers why they dedicate their time to capturing images of nature. Here’s what they said.
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.
With 200 hidden treasure boxes to find across Canada, what will you discover this summer? 
Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum

A bust of Louis Riel sits outside Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum in the Winnipeg neighbourhood of Saint Boniface. (Photo: Cal Hills)

Photo: Cal Hills
One writer’s journey to explore the life of Louis Riel
Climbing Hallam Glacier

A team of mountaineers picks their way up Hallam Glacier in the Monashee Mountains, north of Revelstoke, B.C. Held each summer since 1906 in a different remote mountain locale, the Alpine Club of Canada’s annual General Mountaineering Camp is a chance for mountaineers to hone their skills.

Photo: Paul Zizka/Canadian Geographic
Camaraderie, conversation and conservation are key at the Alpine Club of Canada’s annual General Mountaineering Camp
a collage of photos of Canadian places including Cape Breton, Fogo Island, Gatineau Park, Charlottetown, Calgary, Nunavut

Photos to inspire your summer adventures from the new Ultimate Canadian Instagram Photos special issue, on newsstands now. (Photos, left to right, top to bottom: @ms.chels, @roryffarrell, @eyeforthis, @j_macindoe, @theradicalc, @nick_osbourne, @brianwlackey, @ronniekinnie, @anatoletuzlak, @nicolebutzphoto, @gord_follett_photography)

Photos, left to right, top to bottom: @ms.chels, @roryffarrell, @eyeforthis, @j_macindoe, @theradicalc, @nick_osbourne, @brianwlackey, @ronniekinnie, @anatoletuzlak, @nicolebutzphoto, @gord_follett_photography
From fiery sunrises over Fogo Island, N.L., to surf-worthy waves in Pacific Rim National Park, B.C., catch wanderlust from Can Geo's Instagram community 
A common loon glides through a lake

How well do you know the birds of Canada? Read on to learn more about 10 species you can find in our provinces and territories, such as the common loon, pictured. (Photo: Alexis Hayes/Can Geo Photo Club)

Photo: Alexis Hayes/Can Geo Photo Club
The search for these iconic Canadian birds will take you to some of the most scenic locations the country has to offer
a collage of images of Nunavut, including an Inuit child, Aaju Peter, a polar bear, the community of Pond Inlet, Lamech Kadloo, the community of Kugluktuk, ice

Clockwise from bottom left: A common murre takes flight in the Northwest Passage; ice in the Northwest Passage; a young boy in Cape Dorset; the community of Pond Inlet, on northern Baffin Island; Lamech Kadloo gives a traditional drum performance in Pond Inlet; the road to Kugluktuk; Aaju Peter in Iqaluit; a polar bear on Sentry Island, west of Arviat. (Photos: Michelle Valberg)

Photos: Michelle Valberg
Reflecting on 20 years of Canada's newest territory, Nunavut
Mist rises from the Kipawa River, framed by frosty trees

Steam rises from the Kipawa River on a -35 C morning in Parc national d’Opémican, Que. (Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic)

Photo: Alexandra Pope/Canadian Geographic
Opening to the public in June, Parc national d’Opémican near Temiscaming, Que. preserves a unique chapter of Ottawa River history
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