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Catherine Simard also known as @mydetoxtravel is a Canadian-born self-taught travel/landscape photographer and digital artist with a passion for the outdoors and the wilderness. After quitting her job as a fashion stylist and model, she left Quebec and spent 4 years exploring Western Canada, Australia, New-Zealand, Hawaii, Indonesia, Argentina, Chile & Peru while showcasing her travels to her audience, mainly on her Instagram page.
She is now travelling the world full-time, on a mission to share her passion and vision, while creating unique photography and art while teaching photography workshops around the world.
Her passion for photography goes beyond simply creating beautiful images. For her, photography is like a therapy that gives a sense of purpose and self-expression. With her work Catherine wishes to inspire people to go outdoors more so they can get a better sense of how our planet is beautiful how we must protect it. By frequently showcasing her solo adventures on her social media, she hopes to inspire people to take more alone time in nature for self improvement and healing.

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Catherine Simard also known as @mydetoxtravel is a Canadian-born self-taught travel/landscape photographer and digital artist with a passion for the outdoors and the wilderness. After quitting her job as a fashion stylist and model, she left Quebec and spent 4 years exploring Western Canada, Australia, New-Zealand, Hawaii, Indonesia, Argentina, Chile & Peru while showcasing her travels to her audience, mainly on her Instagram page. 
She is now travelling the world full-time, on a mission to share her passion and vision, while creating unique photography and art while teaching photography workshops around the world. 
Her passion for photography goes beyond simply creating beautiful images. For her, photography is like a therapy that gives a sense of purpose and self-expression. With her work Catherine wishes to inspire people to go outdoors more so they can get a better sense of how our planet is beautiful how we must protect it. By frequently showcasing her solo adventures on her social media, she hopes to inspire people to take more alone time in nature for self improvement and healing.

Be sure to subscribe to the Art of Visuals podcast! A weekly inspiration for creators.
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
3170 0 3 hours ago
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Japan

Japan and all of its glory. Have you been here before? 🇯🇵 Shot on @lexarmemory #ShotOnLexar
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Japan and all of its glory. Have you been here before? 🇯🇵 Shot on @lexarmemory #ShotOnLexar
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2606 0 4 hours ago
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Jasper, Canada

@mydetoxtravel I'd like to finish off this takeover with a series of photos I took in Jasper during a canoe-camping trip 2 years ago. To reach this place you have to paddle 4-6 hours one way depending on the weather conditions and stay at a campground nearby in order to catch sunrise. If you arrive early in the morning or stay for sunset the wind will usually drop down and the lake will transform in this incredible mirror reflecting the impressive mountain range.
Hope you guys enjoyed this takeover and do not hesitate to communicate with me personally via DM on @mydetoxtravel, I am always happy to help as much as I can.

On another note, if you plan on going outdoors, please review the Leave No Trace principles and share it with your friends and family, I believe that social media has an impact on nature preservation so let's use Instagram in a positive way and bring awareness on this important topic. See you in the mountains!

Let me know if everything is OK!
Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#leavenotrace #naturephoto #landscapephoto
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@mydetoxtravel I'd like to finish off this takeover with a series of photos I took in Jasper during a canoe-camping trip 2 years ago. To reach this place you have to paddle 4-6 hours one way depending on the weather conditions and stay at a campground nearby in order to catch sunrise. If you arrive early in the morning or stay for sunset the wind will usually drop down and the lake will transform in this incredible mirror reflecting the impressive mountain range. 
Hope you guys enjoyed this takeover and do not hesitate to communicate with me personally via DM on @mydetoxtravel, I am always happy to help as much as I can.

On another note, if you plan on going outdoors, please review the Leave No Trace principles and share it with your friends and family, I believe that social media has an impact on nature preservation so let's use Instagram in a positive way and bring awareness on this important topic. See you in the mountains!

Let me know if everything is OK!
Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#leavenotrace #naturephoto #landscapephoto
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28225 0 17 hours ago
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Scotland

@mydetoxtravel here! After my trip with the @sonyalpha crew in Scotland last October I decided to stay a few more days and go back to the Old Man of Storr on my own to do some night shots I had in mind. The night before I put on all my clothes on since I didn’t have a sleeping bag or warm clothing with me and I slept on the passenger's seat. No need to explain how cold it was but I made it through the night, gotta love the dirtbag life! I woke up at 4am to start the hike. On the way up I got rain, snow, hail and my hopes for star photography were pretty low. When I finally arrived at the first view point I was completely soaked and frozen. I was the only one up there, but that experience of being alone surrounded by these mountains made me feel everything so vividly and made me forget about all the hassle I just went through. I spent the next hours photographing the otherworldly scene, pushing through the cold and the wind to get the shots I wanted. The first image is a single shot showing the city light on the right and faint northern lights on the left. Hope you like this set!

Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#sonyalpha #scotland #naturephotography
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@mydetoxtravel here! After my trip with the @sonyalpha crew in Scotland last October I decided to stay a few more days and go back to the Old Man of Storr on my own to do some night shots I had in mind. The night before I put on all my clothes on since I didn’t have a sleeping bag or warm clothing with me and I slept on the passenger's seat. No need to explain how cold it was but I made it through the night, gotta love the dirtbag life! I woke up at 4am to start the hike. On the way up I got rain, snow, hail and my hopes for star photography were pretty low. When I finally arrived at the first view point I was completely soaked and frozen. I was the only one up there, but that experience of being alone surrounded by these mountains made me feel everything so vividly and made me forget about all the hassle I just went through. I spent the next hours photographing the otherworldly scene, pushing through the cold and the wind to get the shots I wanted. The first image is a single shot showing the city light on the right and faint northern lights on the left. Hope you like this set!

Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#sonyalpha #scotland #naturephotography
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21217 0 20 hours ago
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Alberta

@mydetoxtravel here, Alberta is my second home. It is where my passion for landscape photography started and it's definitely my favorite place in the world to go hiking and scrambling. I've had my wildest solo adventures over there, running into grizzly bears multiple times, getting a little lost, doing scrambles a little too advanced for me, but it taught me so much about doing my research and being prepared when going one hikes and backpacking trips. The Canadian Rockies being another very popular photo destination, I've always been motivated to explore lesser-known places or bring a new perspective on over-photographed spots with my photography. Here's a series of some of my favorite images from there!
Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#alberta #nightphotography #landscapephotography
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@mydetoxtravel here, Alberta is my second home. It is where my passion for landscape photography started and it's definitely my favorite place in the world to go hiking and scrambling. I've had my wildest solo adventures over there, running into grizzly bears multiple times, getting a little lost, doing scrambles a little too advanced for me, but it taught me so much about doing my research and being prepared when going one hikes and backpacking trips. The Canadian Rockies being another very popular photo destination, I've always been motivated to explore lesser-known places or bring a new perspective on over-photographed spots with my photography. Here's a series of some of my favorite images from there!
Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#alberta #nightphotography #landscapephotography
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20842 0 22 hours ago
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Peru

@mydetoxtravel here for my third post! On my last trip to Peru I wanted to explore beyond the classic photo spots and capture as many sunrises, sunsets, and nights as possible. On most days we woke up at 2 a.m. and walked between 15-25 km at altitudes between 4000-5000 meters in order to get at the best spots at the right time. When I go on hardcore photo trips like this one, I have no problems scarifying sleep and working hard physically, I always go all in. It was an amazing feeling to be standing there in the middle of the mountains with the bright milky way shining above me. For the first 2 images of this carousel I chose to shoot the foreground and background separately and adjust the position of the stars in post-processing to get a better composition, a more impactful photo and illustrate better the feeling of grandiosity I got being there.
Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#peru #astrophotography #landscape
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@mydetoxtravel here for my third post! On my last trip to Peru I wanted to explore beyond the classic photo spots and capture as many sunrises, sunsets, and nights as possible. On most days we woke up at 2 a.m. and walked between 15-25 km at altitudes between 4000-5000 meters in order to get at the best spots at the right time. When I go on hardcore photo trips like this one, I have no problems scarifying sleep and working hard physically, I always go all in. It was an amazing feeling to be standing there in the middle of the mountains with the bright milky way shining above me. For the first 2 images of this carousel I chose to shoot the foreground and background separately and adjust the position of the stars in post-processing to get a better composition, a more impactful photo and illustrate better the feeling of grandiosity I got being there.
Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel 
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#peru #astrophotography #landscape
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25244 0 19 September, 2019
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Iceland

@mydetoxtravel here again! I have visited Iceland three times now, and every time I go I give myself the mission to find new compositions, get outside of the classic spots and create something unique. There is something about the northern lights that gets me deeply and reminds me how insignificant most of our problems can be. There is just something about nature's beauty that soothes the soul and brings you inner peace.
Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#iceland #icelandicphotography #reykjavik
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@mydetoxtravel here again! I have visited Iceland three times now, and every time I go I give myself the mission to find new compositions, get outside of the classic spots and create something unique. There is something about the northern lights that gets me deeply and reminds me how insignificant most of our problems can be. There is just something about nature's beauty that soothes the soul and brings you inner peace.
Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#iceland #icelandicphotography #reykjavik
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17210 0 19 September, 2019
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Patagonia Chile

For this #ThursdayTakeover we have the one and only @mydetoxtravel who is self-taught photographer and digital artist specializing in astro/landscape photography. Cath is now traveling full time and telling her story through her stunning images. Stay tuned throughout the day to to hear more about Cath's story and see her inspiring work!
Hey Guys! Cath here from @mydetoxtravel taking over the account for the day. I am a passionate landscape photographer, digital artist and lead photography workshops around the globe. Over the next few posts I'll share with you some of my favorite images I've taken and created over the years. A great part of my work includes soft composite images, which is a way to express my inner self and reproduce the feeling I had in a scene rather than just documenting what I see. I am fascinated by the line that lies between fiction and reality and aim to translate emotion in my work. I hope that my images make you feel calm, serene, humbled and inspired to go play outside. I'd love to know if an image is speaking to you!

I wanted to start with a set of images taken in Patagonia, my favorite place in the world to do photography. Even if this place has been more and more visited over the years, there is a feeling of remoteness that remains and its wilderness can't compare to anything I've experience. Patagonia is absolutely huge and I encourage anyone who like exploration to look outside of the popular parks and trails.
Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#thursdaytakeover #astrophotography #naturephotography
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For this #ThursdayTakeover we have the one and only @mydetoxtravel who is self-taught photographer and digital artist specializing in astro/landscape photography. Cath is now traveling full time and telling her story through her stunning images. Stay tuned throughout the day to to hear more about Cath's story and see her inspiring work! 
Hey Guys! Cath here from @mydetoxtravel taking over the account for the day. I am a passionate landscape photographer, digital artist and lead photography workshops around the globe. Over the next few posts I'll share with you some of my favorite images I've taken and created over the years. A great part of my work includes soft composite images, which is a way to express my inner self and reproduce the feeling I had in a scene rather than just documenting what I see. I am fascinated by the line that lies between fiction and reality and aim to translate emotion in my work. I hope that my images make you feel calm, serene, humbled and inspired to go play outside. I'd love to know if an image is speaking to you!

I wanted to start with a set of images taken in Patagonia, my favorite place in the world to do photography. Even if this place has been more and more visited over the years, there is a feeling of remoteness that remains and its wilderness can't compare to anything I've experience. Patagonia is absolutely huge and I encourage anyone who like exploration to look outside of the popular parks and trails. 
Be Visually Inspired! Photos by @mydetoxtravel
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#thursdaytakeover #astrophotography #naturephotography
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30654 0 19 September, 2019
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Zermatt Matterhorn

The Mighty Matterhorn 🙌
Be Visually Inspired! Photo by @josh.perrett
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The Mighty Matterhorn 🙌
Be Visually Inspired! Photo by @josh.perrett
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#citykillerz #theimaged #creativesculture
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18916 0 19 September, 2019
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Taking a great action picture isn’t just about stopping motion, but also about capturing the story behind that motion. A great action picture also isn’t just about shooting a person in motion, but anything that moves and create a dynamic action shot.

For this fourth challenge, upload your best action photos to your Instagram account with the #TPCslamdunk and #TopPhotographer tags by October 11. Be sure to also follow and tag @adorama and @nigelbarker for a chance to win an @getolympus camera package worth over $5,000!* For full contest rules and details go to http://adorama.com/tpc *Only open to US residents who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.

A big shoutout @thegavinhoey for sharing his tips on action photography!
@nigelbarker @antmvh1 @profotousa @canonusa @lumixusa @fujifilmx_us @sonyalpha @getolympus









#topphotographer #photography #nigelbarker #adorama #ExploreHisearth| #AlifeAlive| #PhotographyArt| #LetsWander| #OpenMyWorld| #HypeBeast| #PhotographyisLifee| #WanderLust| #PhotographerLife| #SimplyAdventure| #FadedSpirits| #RoamToCreate| #SharpenMyFilm| #BleachMyFilm| #TravelStoke|| #PhotographyLover| #TravelAwesome| #GoExplore| #HuffpostGram| #CollectivelyCreate| #Inspire| #HighSnobiety| #CreateScenery| #EarthFocus

Taking a great action picture isn’t just about stopping motion, but also about capturing the story behind that motion. A great action picture also isn’t just about shooting a person in motion, but anything that moves and create a dynamic action shot.

For this fourth challenge, upload your best action photos to your Instagram account with the #TPCslamdunk and #TopPhotographer tags by October 11. Be sure to also follow and tag @adorama and @nigelbarker for a chance to win an @getolympus camera package worth over $5,000!* For full contest rules and details go to http://adorama.com/tpc *Only open to US residents who are 18 years of age or older at the time of entry.

A big shoutout @thegavinhoey for sharing his tips on action photography!
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2432 0 18 September, 2019
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Singapore

The largest indoor waterfall in the world 😱💦
Be Visually Inspired! Photo by @cassheridan
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#singaporelife #architecturephotography #travelphotography
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The largest indoor waterfall in the world 😱💦
Be Visually Inspired! Photo by @cassheridan
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#singaporelife #architecturephotography  #travelphotography
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23867 0 18 September, 2019
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Planet Earth

Check out this preview of the visually stunning hyperlapse/timelapse film from @shainblumphotography
Make sure to watch the full 4K version! Link is in his bio. 🎥

Be Visually Inspired! Video by @shainblumphotography
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#landscapephotography #naturestoke #timelapsephotography
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Check out this preview of the visually stunning hyperlapse/timelapse film from @shainblumphotography 
Make sure to watch the full 4K version! Link is in his bio. 🎥

Be Visually Inspired! Video by @shainblumphotography
#artofvisuals #bevisuallyinspired #aov
#landscapephotography #naturestoke #timelapsephotography
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7617 0 18 September, 2019