Theme Park Animal Photography

Jim Hardiman Florida, Photography, Travel, United States Leave a Comment

In the Orlando/Kissimmee area there are many tourist attractions, none the least are arguably the best Theme Parks in the world.  Between Disney, Universal and Seaworld, there are many opportunities to make photographs. If you are an animal photographer, there are endless possibilities to photograph animals against realistic backgrounds, free of fences and wires.   Not only do the parks have ...

Avian Reconditioning Center

Jim Hardiman Florida, Learning, Photography, Travel, United States Leave a Comment

Located in Apopka, Florida is a wonderful facility that dedicates itself to the rehabilitation of raptors that have found themselves unable to survive in nature.  This location has been in operation since 2001 and has been open to the public since 2004.  Beyond rescuing birds-of-prey, they also conduct public education programmes and research. Carol and Scott McCorkle co-founded the Centre ...

Image Makers Photography Club Visits McNabs Island

Jim Hardiman Nova Scotia, Photography, Travel Leave a Comment

The Image Makers Photography Club located in Truro, Nova Scotia went on one of its field trips on Saturday 23 August 2014, to visit McNabs Island.  This 1000 acre island is located in Halifax Harbour.  It has a fascinating history with human habitation stretching back at least 5000 years.  It has been used as a fishing base, a military establishment and ...

Halifax Public Gardens – Dahlia Day

Judy Hardiman Events, Nova Scotia, Photography, Travel Leave a Comment

On August 27th, from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm, the Halifax Public Gardens is celebrating its 4th Annual “Dahlia Day”.  This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about dahlias and to enjoy this beautiful National Historic Site. The rain date for this event is August 28th and admission is Free. Some of the highlights for this event include: Arranging ...