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Welcome!  to the website of Don Johnston/Dawns Images Nature Photography, a premium stock photos site offering photographic images from across Canada and North America. Licenses are available for commercial, corporate, advertising, and editorial use as well as for fine art prints of varying sizes. The web site features photographs from the natural world including landscapes, environmental subjects, animals, plants, impressionistic images and natural patterns. Our site features unique, artistic images with strong, natural colour, made with up-to-date professional camera equipment, computers and software. 

Summer Newsletter

The summer newsletter Part 1 is available to you as a pdf. And here is Part2

This just in!

Don's winter photo made the cut for the 2017 Inner Reflections engagement calendar, one of the most prestigious calendars in the world.

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Don Johnston is a professional wildlife and landscape photographer based in Lively, Ontario, Canada. He is an accredited member of the Professional Photographers of Canada PPOC.

Info for photo buyers. Now you have an option to search my images exclusively on the stock photography site. Clicking the link below will take you to Alamy's search engine that will provide search results from over 19 000 images I have on the Alamy site. You have the opportunity to create lightboxes and use Alamy's calculator to determine licensing prices. An image license may then be purchased through Alamy.

Stock photography by Don Johnston at Alamy


Our site offers the following features:

  • Large zooms of our stunning nature images, with accurate subject and location captions
  • A stock list available for download
  • A search engine to find exactly what you need
  • An expanded database with over 13 000 photos
  • A variety of new galleries to browse
  • A lightbox to save your ‘short list’ of selected photos (login required)
  • Payment options through PayPal

Legal Stuff

Copyright to all photos, text, & designs on this site owned by Don Johnston.  You may not use, copy, sell, publish, license, or otherwise distribute any of these photos, text, & designs without the written permission of Don Johnston. None of the images on this site are in the public domain and none may be downloaded or copied by screenshot or any other means, for any use such as blogs websites, electronic, print media etc., unless a license for the use has been agreed to and paid in full.

Just Added!

June 22-Recent Work (as of this week in June) now contains Galleries for Texas, Arkansas, California and other western states for 2014. Images have been added to a Close to Home Gallery for 2014. Travel abroad features Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands , for which there are two Recent Work Galleries.

Some Changes to note:

June 22- All of the galleries have been updated (as of this week in June) to include images from older Recent Work Galleries. These galleries are larger now so you may wish to use use the Search feature to view a targeted group of images, if you are looking for something specific.

Coming soon

Texas birds and Texas Hill Country 2015. Northwest Territories, Nunavut Territory (Arctic Haven Lodge), BC and Alberta 2014 and of course local autumn, winter and spring 2014-2015




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