Anybody who's ever tried to photograph these apparently slow and dozzy birds will tell you it's no picnic. I'm delighted to have captured some rare shots shown in this gallery. For information on use of these images contact Bruce Kemp Photography.
The last voyage of the season on the Great Lakes is a tense one as captains and crews race against the weather. Ice closes in fast on the Upper Great Lakes. Everything is done as quickly as possible to make sure the ships make it home to winter harbour.