Nature Photography by Martin Ryer

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…I came to a realization over the course of the last couple of days. I’m surprised it didn’t occur to me earlier. The last few weeks have been the longest period of time that I have spent outside of Alberta or British Columbia since I moved west from Nova Scotia in 2004. I continue to be amazed by the enormity and diversity of Canada and am so thankful that I call this… Read More

Say or think what you will but you have to give Cape Breton, N.S. native Logan LaTulippe a lot of credit. Logan challenges himself to take calculated risks and though he doesn’t recommend cliff jumping for those without experience, he does encourage local youth to find their passion and follow their dreams, whatever they may be and to set the bar high. Here’s to many more successful jumps and may you continue… Read More

Wendy Crocker, an extremely talented Artist and Painter residing in Atlantc Canada depicted a beautiful rendition of an image of a purple starfish I photographed in 2009. I am honoured that this image served as a source of inspiration to Wendy. She has portrayed it magnificently! 

My cousin Kevin Ryer has made some pretty interesting discoveries in his pursuit of metal detecting and hidden gems in Nova Scotia, items long forgotten about or lost that hold historical significance. Below are some of his most impressive finds. I think this is a valuable and fascinating past time and I applaud Kevin for his sense of adventure and discovery. A cache of 23 Newfoundland nickels, 2 Canadian nickels and 1 Canadian… Read More

My most sincere thanks to Nova Scotia artist, painter and friend Wendy Crocker for our commission. Her chosen title “Elements” is reflected well in the synonyms of the word – aspect, detail, matter and principal all of which I pondered during this very moment in July of 2013 on Vargas Island in Clayoquot Sound. After being wind and ocean swept while kayaking I was stranded for the night on this remote island… Read More