A walk in the woods
the path from French beach

A walk in the woods

  • December 25, 2020

I went for a drive and a walk up the west coast of Vancouver Island. It has been raining lately, but this morning, the sun was out. This path had…

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December 2020

  • December 20, 2020

So we are coming to the end of a very interesting year. From politics to pandemics, many people will be happy to see the end of the year. For me,…

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Fall Tapestry

  • October 16, 2020

Since I have a seasons pass to Butchart Gardens, I went for a walk to see the fall colours. I really like some of the patterns I found. Sometimes a…

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My First YouTube Video
Still from my first Youtube Video

My First YouTube Video

  • October 4, 2020

OK, I've done it. I uploaded my first video to Youtube. Recently I got an action cam for my 5 year work anniversary. It came with a ton of attachments,…

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Found Photos
Eating a bug

Found Photos

  • October 2, 2020

There are a few ways to approach a potential photographic scene. Sometimes the area will need a bit of exploring to find the best images (see my last post about…

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Fall Leaves

  • September 29, 2020

I went for a long walk yesterday and came across a small park with a few small trees losing leaves onto the grass Of course I had to stop and…

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Flaming Backlight
backlit leaves in Butchart Gardens

Flaming Backlight

  • July 26, 2020

A long time ago a company named Kodak (remember them?) used to give tips on how to take better photographs. One of the tips was to keep the sun over…

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Live vs. Photo

  • July 12, 2020

One thing beginner (or non-) photographers don't understand is that we humans see things differently than a camera does. This seems, on the surface, to be impossible, as we still…

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Remembering Old Images

  • May 18, 2020

I have set up a slide copy system to digitize my old slides.To put it is perspective, I have not shot any film, including slides since the early 2000's. I…

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A Sad Day

  • May 1, 2020

I found out today that the gentleman who was the best Santa Clause has passed away. I only really knew "Santa Gerry" through various paid and volunteer jobs around Christmas…

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