Paraboarding

Paraboarding

This scene was discovered on a generally beautiful day in mid March. There were about 8 of these people racing around here and it was fun to watch them. It was a constant challenge for me to stand upright due to the fierce and  relentless wind at the ocean front. I also found it a challenge to capture interesting compositions as they constantly went unexpected directions. I watched them with my wife for about 15 minutes but the wind eventually...

Read More

Going Whole Hog!

Going Whole Hog!

This demonstrates  the importance of being loaded for bear all of the time; carrying a decent camera instead of just a smart phone. I was strolling the streets and spotted this pig being cooked on an outdoor grill at a restaurant in Victoria BC – The Local Bar. It makes me salivate every time I look at this image. The colours were amazing and the smoke occasionally drifted out of the nostrils of the delicious looking critter. It took a...

Read More

Island Tranquility

Island Tranquility

Photography can be a lot like hunting and fishing. You go out hoping to find something to bring back but often you only return with only great stories of the one that got away or you found nothing to capture. This island has been an elusive target for me for about 6 years. I wanted to capture it in snow with the background land fogged out. Snow is so rare here (I am not complaining!) and then getting the atmospheric conditions right and me...

Read More

Low-maintenance Lawn!

Low-maintenance Lawn!

As you can see it is spring here on the Island. If you are buried in snow I know a really great REALTOR° –  my contact information is ….. Actually I took this photo last June as I wandered around the ocean front in Victoria. I always have a weakness to take pictures of humour. It was located on a house boat and it was amazing and entertaining how creative a lot of the decorations and the paint schemes were on the floating homes....

Read More