Nova Scotia Photography Tour eBook

We are pleased to announce that our Nova Scotia Photography Tour eBook is now available for purchase and download. This 375 page eBook has 64 featured locations, and contains over 625 original photographs, and is available for $12.99 CDN.

 

NOTE: Click on images to enlarge.

Burntcoat Head, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10mm, efov 27mm, f/8, 1/400, ISO-400

Nova Scotia Photography Tour is designed to appeal to people who love to combine their interest in travel photography with a driving holiday. It will also appeal to folks who enjoy learning about various  travel destinations.

Ballentyne’s Cove, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10mm, efov 27mm, f/8, 1/250, ISO-160

The book is divided into ‘driving days’ with featured locations placed in the order of when they were visited during our photography tour. This makes it easy for readers to use a map to follow our daily tours. There is also some general commentary about travelling in Nova Scotia.

Fortress of Louisbourg, Nikon 1 V3 + 1 Nikon 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD zoom @ 28mm, efov 75.6mm f/5.6, 1/1250, ISO-160

Some of our featured locations include popular tourist destinations such as Peggy’s Cove, Lunenburg, Fortress of Louisbourg, Halifax Waterfront, Baddeck, and the Cabot Trail.

John Neil & George Road, Nikon 1 V3 + 1 Nikon 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD zoom @ 10mm, efov 27mm f/10, 1/320, ISO-400

Featured locations also include some out-of-the-way spots like Neil’s Harbour, Cape St. Mary’s,  Little Dover, Iona, Tor Bay, Goose Cove, and the Port Bickerton Lighthouse.

Goose Cove, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm @ 10mm, efov 27mm, f/8, 1/50, ISO-400

Nova Scotia Photography Tour eBook is approximately 135 MB in size and may take 5 to 8 minutes to download depending on your internet speed. There will also be a short, initial delay of a few minutes before the download begins as a unique QR code marked copy of the book is being prepared for you during this time delay.

Grand-Pre National Historic Site, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10mm, efov 27mm, f/8, 1/320, ISO-160

Nova Scotia Photography Tour is priced at $12.99 Canadian. Based on current exchange rates that is approximately $10 US,  8.6 Euros, and is less than 8 British pounds.

Sunset at outskirts of Lunenburg, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10.9mm, efov 29.4mm, f/8, 1/50, ISO-400

Nova Scotia Photography Tour is designed as a B5 size eBook, and is best viewed at its native size of 176mm x 250mm (6.9 inches x 9.8 inches).

Peggy’s Cove, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10.9mm, efov 29.4mm, f/8, 1/400, ISO-160

EXIF data is supplied for the majority of images contained in Nova Scotia Photography Tour. These include focal length, aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Also included is equivalent field-of-view (efov) so readers can easily relate their camera gear to my Nikon 1 focal lengths.

Ferry dock en route to Iona, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10mm, efov 27mm, f/5.6, 1/200, ISO-160

During our photography tour of Nova Scotia my wife and I circumnavigated a good portion of the province. The eBook provides many views of rural Nova Scotia.

Halifax Waterfront, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10mm, efov 27mm, f/8, 1/125, ISO-160

Other than spending about an hour and a half at the Halifax Waterfront we avoided cities during our photography tour.

Old Cabot Trail, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 48mm, efov 129.6mm, f/5.6, 1/250, ISO-160

We made it a point to photograph every day, regardless of the weather conditions and included images captured under difficult conditions in the eBook.

Union Street Canso, Nikon 1 J5 +_ 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10mm, efov 27mm, f/5.6, 1/400, ISO-400

We photographed each day on a ‘catch as catch can’ basis regardless of the weather… replicating what the majority of people do when on a driving vacation.  Our goal was to produce a ‘true to life’ travel photography eBook that illustrates the kinds of images that are possible when shooting mainly between the hours of 9am to 5pm when touring by automobile. We kept our hikes into various locations to a minimum, usually less than 400 metres (~ 1/4 mile),

Shubenacadie River, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 6.7-13mm f/3.5-5.6 @ 6.7mm, efov 18mm, f/8, 1/160, ISO-400

We did take the odd opportunity to shoot later in the day, as seen in the Shubenacadie River image above, and early in the morning as illustrated by the Charlos Cove photograph below.

Charlos Cove sunrise, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10mm, efov 27mm, f/5.6, 1/80, ISO-160

All photographs were captured hand-held in available light. While I captured the majority of photographs contained in Nova Scotia Photography Tour, my wife Rosemary also has a number of images in the eBook, including several images in this article. Other than bird photographs, her images are the ones captured with a Nikon 1 V3.

Photographing waves at Tor Bay, Nikon 1 V3 + 1 Nikon 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD @ 24mm, efov 64.8mm, f/9, 1/500, ISO-160

Rosemary and I would like to thank all of you for your ongoing support of our photography blog! We hope that those of you who decide to purchase a copy of Nova Scotia Photography Tour enjoy the eBook!

Fort Point, Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 10mm, efov 27mm, f/8, 1/160, ISO160

Now that our Nova Scotia Photography Tour eBook is completed, I’ll be working hard to finish our New Zealand photography eBook… hopefully before year end. I’ll then be focusing on a range of other planned eBook projects. No rest for the wicked you know!

Note to readers regarding online theft protection.
To help guard against online piracy each purchaser will receive their own unique password. This can be used 2 additional times within 12 months of the initial book order, allowing readers to replace their copy of Nova Scotia Photography Tour should they have a device malfunction or a hard-drive crash. Once you purchase and initially save your copy of the eBook, you should be able to move the file onto a portable hard-drive if needed.

Keep your password as you will need it to open and read the eBook. Standard piracy protection has been encrypted in the eBook in terms of copying, printing and copy/paste content theft.

The QR code on each eBook helps to reduce the risk of piracy. With online theft of intellectual property being rampant these days, I hope you understand the need for creators of intellectual material to protect their work.

Technical Note:
All photographs in this article, and in Nova Scotia Photography Tour, were produced from RAW files using my standard process of DxO OpticsPro 11/PhotoLab, CS6, and the Nik Collection.

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