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How to take better photographs at night

Heading to the Yukon and shooting the Northern Lights is no easy feat, but that was the top item on Kathleen’s bucket list. Shooting at night in very low light requires a good DSLR camera and the ability to manipulate the...

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Kathleen McAulay experiences the Great White North

As a child growing up in Toronto, Kathleen McAulay dreamed of travelling to Canada’s territories, feeling they were a world away from the hustle and bustle of her hometown. “Since I was a young girl, I’ve wanted to see...

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Capture exhilarating action shots through framing and movement

It was Bruce’s dream to drive an F1 car, and when his top bucket-list item became a reality, he knew he’d want to capture that moment to remember it forever. Knowing that an experience like this is best captured with a DSLR,...

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5 tips for photographing landscapes with your DSLR

Finding a great landscape either close to home or on your travels is the obvious first step to snapping a great outdoor shot, but a great backdrop doesn’t guarantee a memorable photo. Using David’s bucket list item of Navy...

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Nancy Sakauye walks in her grandmother’s footprints in Japan

In the small Japanese village where Nancy Sakauye’s grandmother was born and lived until the age of 10, she was known as Chiyo. To the celebrity clients who brought their high-end garb to her Toronto tailor shop, she was known...

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13 songs that will pump you up for your next journey

The anticipation of adventure is almost as exciting as adventure itself, whether you’re counting down the moments before a flight to an exotic destination or haphazardly packing your bag for a spontaneous road trip. When...

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Minimalist design meets maximalist style in this barn-inspired getaway

Don’t be fooled by the barn house-style pitched roof. Inside this family vacation home in Stockholm, the interiors are neat and tidy with an abundance of natural wood—and not a barn cat in sight. Read more about the Husarö...

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What you’ll find in the Winter 2015 issue of Cottage Life magazine

The Winter issue is mailed to subscribers November 13 and is on newsstands November 24. In the Winter issue of Cottage Life: The winners of our 25th annual photo contest! Chris Hadfield: He’s a cottager too Game day...

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