Why did I shoot them two-by-two? What kind of inspiration is this? Glaucous gull (Larus hyperboreus, Goéland bourgmestre). Dundas Harbour, Nunavut, Canada. August 2016.
Arctic bunny too far for a photo
Sometimes, the animal you want to shoot is a bit too far for a good picture (even with a long tele-lens), but its camouflage totally failed to hide it, like this arctic hare whose pelt is still white while Winter snow is long gone: Big lens, good camera, not enough… picture blow out of proportion:…
Northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis, Fulmar boréal). Navy Board Inlet, Nunavut, Canada. August 2016.
Sunset in Buchan Gulf
Buchan Gulf, Nunavut, Canada August 2016.
Snow goose (Chen caerulescens, Oie blanche du Canada) Navy Board Inlet, Nunavut, Canada. August 2016.
Gibbs Fjord in the fog
The entrance into Gibbs Fjord was a great nice surprise. The fog, instead of creeping down the bottom of the cliffs, stayed hanging to the summits, the glaciers suspended to the top top of the plateau surrounding the fjord. So, navigation was relatively easy while delighting us with a most unusual display. We found a…
Finally, a nice picture of Mom and her little one, cruising together in calm waters: Short-finned pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus, Baleine pilote, Globicéphale). Davis Strait, Nunavut, Canada August 2016.
Flowers in Sunshine Fjord
Sunshine Fjord, Nunavut, Canada. August 2016.
Whales on Davis Strait
Sunset encounters: Beaked whales according to the specialists, pilot whales do not really fear even large ships. They travel in small groups which offer nice photo opportunities. Short-finned pilot whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus, Baleine pilote, Globicéphale). Davis Strait, Nunavut, Canada August 2016.