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41 Nova Scotia Lighthouses to Visit This Summer

Nova Scotia lighthouses are famous around the world. In this article, you’ll learn about 41 lighthouses to visit this summer. Many families make it a tradition to visit their favourite lighthouse at least one a year. And when company comes, that lighthouse is a must-see. Lighthouses are unique buildings that are full of history. And they …

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28 Nova Scotia Waterfalls For Your Bucket List

Looking for waterfalls to explore? You are in the right place! Here are 28 Nova Scotia waterfalls for your next adventure. Waterfalls are abundant here in Nova Scotia. Exploring them will take you from one end of the province to the other. So no matter where you are, there’s probably one nearby. Many require a hike through wooded …

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Wolfville Tide Time Lapse at Waterfront Park

Last fall, we explored Wolfville (Nova Scotia) on foot. When we arrived at the little picnic park, the tide was completely out. I quickly set-up my camera and begin filming a time lapse. Here’s what it looked like when we arrived: a huge, empty mud puddle. And here’s what we saw over the next 80 minutes. …

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Bay of Fundy Sunset Time Lapse Video (Morden, Nova Scotia)

I like the Bay of Fundy. Especially in Morden, a small village on the North Mountain. There is a small monument (French Cross) where you can take a staircase down to the rocky beach. Or you can drive further west to a much larger – but still rocky – beach. That’s where I shot this …

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Cape Split Aerial Drone Footage (Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia)

Hiking Cape Split is a family tradition. And as we planned our move back to Nova Scotia (from South America) hiking Cape Split again was at the top of our summer adventure list. It’s been eight years since we were there last. When I first saw this video, I couldn’t believe it. It’s just so …

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Nova Scotia’s Endangered Blanding’s Turtle (Underwater Video)

On our most recent trip to Kejimkujik National Park, we rented a canoe and paddled up the Mersey River. And while we expected to see some painted turtles, we were surprised to spot both a snapping and a Blanding’s turtle. The snapper was fast and dove down when we spotted him. But the Blanding’s turtle …

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The Blue Hour After Sunset: Oh, How I Love It!

The blue hour after sunset is an awesome time to practice night photography! It actually only lasts from about 20 to 40 minutes (depending on weather conditions) but I guess “the blue hour” just sounds better. It’s a term used to refer to the time just before sunrise and just after sunset when the sky shows …

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Fall Colours to Inspire You: 29 Photos From Nova Scotia

Fall is such a beautiful time of year here in Atlantic Canada! The changing leaves steal the show for sure, but there is more to autumn in Nova Scotia. In the mornings the frost and dew turn the fields into sparkling masterpieces. The water turns red, yellow, gold and orange as it reflects the leaves. …

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Photography Tip: Practice At Oaklawn Farm Zoo (Annapolis Valley)

Visiting Oaklawn Farm Zoo is a family tradition. It’s pretty cool to have a zoo with lions, cheetahs and zebras in the Annapolis Valley (Nova Scotia). The best time to go to Oaklawn may be around feeding time. You can check their site for more information. And it’s a great place to practice photography! The animals are used to people, …

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Long Exposure Fire Photography: Bay of Fundy Campfires

One thing we love about summer in Canada is having campfires with friends. Whether it’s at the beach, the campsite, or in the backyard, campfires are a cozy way to visit and catch up with family and friends. They are also a great time to play with long-exposure fire photography! Capturing great shots of the fire …

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