♦ Photograph a private garden for Nicole Beart, (the Memory Catcher) for a gift book, completed September 2017.


Two images published in Hosts, Nesting Behavior, and Ecology of Some North American Spider Wasps (Hymenoptera: Pompilidae), II (2017) Southeastern Naturalist, by Kurczewski, F.E., Edwards, and G.B., Pitts, J.P.


♦ Guest speaker at the Lacombe and District Garden Club, 18 April 2017


♦ Guest speaker at the St. Albert Photography Club, 8 March 2017.


♦ Ellis Bird Farm Bug Jamboree. Bug photography display booth in the new Ellis Bird Farm Visitor Centre. 7 August 2016.


Photographing Arthropods article at The Canadian Nature Photographer, 29 December 2016.


Nature Photography Arts and Communications Continuing Education, MacEwan University. July  9 to 23, 2016.


Introduction to Macro Photography for Beekeepers. CDC North, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. 28 April 2016


♦ Macro Photography in the Garden workshop. Ellis Bird Farm. 22 August 2015.


 Rooted: Perspectives on the Natural World.  Art show and sale at Devonian Gardens. 19 July 2015


Getting to know your Canon workshop Ellis Bird Farm.13 June 2015.


♦ Central Alberta Photography Society. Guest speaker: Macro Nature Photography: The Joy of Bugs and other Small Pleasures. 11 March 2015.


♦ Alberta Lepidopterists Guild. Speaker (one of five) at the Feralia Symposium on Lepidopterans and Art. Photographing Lepidoptera: From Snapshot to Fine Art. 28 February, 2015.


♦ Arts and Communications Continuing Education, MacEwan University. Lead the first Tabletop Photography class. 27 January, 2015.


♦ Arts and Communications Continuing Education, MacEwan University. Lead the first Intro to Close-up and Macro Photography class, 9 September, 2014.


♦ Ellis Bird Farm Bug Jamboree. Judge for Pollinator Photo Contest. Bug photography display booth in the new Ellis Bird Farm Visitor Centre. 9 August, 2014.


♦ Ellis Bird FarmLed the Close-up and Macro Photography with the DSLR workshop, 22 July, 2014.


♦ Ellis Bird Farm Led the Introduction to Photography with the Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera (DSLR) workshop. 8 July, 2014.


♦ Bugs in My Camera (article and photographs) published in the February/March 2014 edition of Photo Life magazine.

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♦ Photography for Pest Diagnoses: guest speaker at the Brooks and Vegreville sessions of the Pest Surveillance Update Conference, 18 & 19 March, 2014. (Organized by the Crop Diversification Centre South, Brooks, Alberta)

♦ Survived the intensive Instructional Skills Workshop at MacEwan University, February 18 – 21, 2014.

♦ A very special request: I worked with the Make-a-Wish Foundation (Northern Alberta) to help fulfill the wish of an amazing teenager who wanted to learn macro photography. (16 & 23 November, 2013)


♦ Provide three images for Nora Bryan’s article: Make room for spiders in your garden as published in the Calgary Herald29




♦ First Ellis Bird Farm Workshop:  Macro Photography with the DSLR (24 August, 2013)


♦ Display and sale at the Bug Jamboree at the Ellis Bird Farm, Lacombe, Alberta. (10 August, 2013)


♦ Display at Rooted II: Perspectives on the Natural World, a juried art show and sale at the Devonian Botanical Garden (21 July, 2013)


Full day Small-group Macro Workshop at the Crop Diversification Centre South in Brooks, Alberta. (16 May, 2013)


Interview article  by Felix Russo, editor and publisher of PhotoEd Magazine.


“PhotoEd is about Photography Education; both traditional and New Media. It is a useful resource for students, teachers and anyone desiring an education in photography. It is about motivation, inspiration and passion in photography. The magazine will showcase the work of emerging and established Canadian artists and be a vehicle for showing and sharing the great talent in Canada.”

PhotoEd Magazine is published 3 times yearly.


♦ First Small-group Macro Workshops begin. (7 April, 2013).


♦ Organizer and judge (with David Walter and John Acorn) for the Joint Annual Meeting of the Entomological Societies of Canada 2012 Photography Competition.

Visit JAM 2012 Photography Contest Winners! and JAM 2012 Photography Competition – Honorable Mentions.


PhotoLife Magazine (Oct/Nov 2012) Grasslands image for National Park article


2012 World of Insects Calender, Entomological Society of America.

Two photographs accepted, one of a Tachinid fly, featured on the introductory page and one for the month of November, a saffron-winged meadowhawk. This calender included images from well known photographers such as Piotr Naskrecki, Laurie Knight and Thomas Myers.
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♦ Open Photo 2011  At the Kaasa Gallery, Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium from Aug. 25 to Oct. 2.

Visual Arts Alberta presents the VAAA 4th annual photography competition & exhibition.



“OPEN PHOTO 2011 exhibits some of Alberta’s finest photographers. Visual Arts Alberta received an overwhelmingly positive response to this open call and all applications went through a selective jurying process.

♦ Photo Life Magazine (June/July 2011) The Great Sandhills of Saskatchewan, a 4 page article with 3 photographs.

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♦ Top 100 Birding Sites of the World, University of California Press; 1 edition (22Feb., 2009).

◊ Top 100 Birding Sites of the World, New Holland Publishers; 1 edition (26 Sep., 2008).

These books feature 2 of my fossil photographs, Sinornithosaurus millenii and Confuciusornis sanctus.


Arc Resources Ltd. Calgary. Image for Thanksgiving card, 2010.






♦ University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Ento 210 Website – Discus cronkhitei – Forest Disc (Habitat and Adaptation).


♦ University of Alberta – Community of Teachers Wiki (Private site) – Rural and Regional Health.


♦ GEOEC – Celebrating Community Voices, 2010.






Dawn image from Waterton Lakes National Park.


♦ Rural Roots Magazine – Fall 2010

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Phenology article and photo of autumn birch.


♦ Alberta Teachers’ Association Newsletter (photo and captions only).

♦ British Columbia Wildlife Viewing Guide, 1991 (3 images).

♦ The Discoverer’s Guide to Elk Island, 1991 (2 images.)

♦ Alberta Wildlife Viewing Guide, 1990 (3 images).