A Tip, Hockey Fun, and Kid Logic

Mar 31, 2015Category: Comments: 0
 Some clips are worth fist bumping, or getting sore cheeks from laughing and smiling over. These are some of them.  [image]  Whoever dreamed up the duvet came up with one of the best night time creations ever. That was, until washing the cover ...

The Greater Vancouver Zoo - Part 2

Mar 25, 2015Category: Comments: 0
 Sometimes black and white shots add punch to images. With this trip to the zoo, I filtered a number of images, reducing the colour, or eliminating it in all but certain areas to give a little drama to the shots. [image]  In full colour, you don't ...

The Greater Vancouver Zoo - Part 1

Mar 19, 2015Category: Comments: 0
 I would much rather see animals in their native environments than in zoos, but that isn't convenient in many situations. With shrinking populations around the globe, zoos and game farms are backups for rare and endangered species. And we were lucky ...

Reifel Bird Sanctuary - 2

Mar 13, 2015Category: Comments: 0
 The long past shorter and cooler days of fall and winter brought with them a variety of colourful changes - starting with the rich parade of colours painted across the landscape as trees change their dress, to the changing guard of wildlife around us.  ...

Reifel Bird Sanctuary - 1

Mar 03, 2015Category: Comments: 0
 Though they may tuck themselves into hidey holes, or find other shelter when it gets too rainy or cold, there are still enough critters swimming, perching, creeping, and squawking to make pretty well any trip to the Reifel Bird Sanctuary a hit. [image] ...

Christmas Island, Salmon Arm

Feb 24, 2015Category: Comments: 0
 Sometimes a walk through a park or reserve is just a walk. Other times it's an invitation to enter a world of new surprises. Christmas Island was one of those places that opened the door to more. [image]  How people find the sweet spot for a group ...

From The Mouths Of Kids

Feb 20, 2015Category: Comments: 0
 Reader's Digest always has cute reader-submitted stories, and this one was no exception. I hope it makes you smile as much as I did ... and thanks to my friend Louise for letting me use a picture of her son Sam for this. The shot just made the piece: ...

Bald Eagles and Trumpeter Swans

Feb 12, 2015Category: Comments: 0
 Harrison River in Harrison Mills is an excellent place to see Bald Eagles through the late fall and into the new year. They hug the trees and crowd the sandbars looking for Salmon, and with the right lens you can catch quite a show. Besides the Eagles ...

Colourful Bounty

Jan 28, 2015Category: Comments: 0
 The days are certainly shorter, but the rich chilly weather colours are a brilliant addition to the landscape. Add a little afternoon light, and cool walks are spectular breaks. [image]   Female Hooded Mergansers are some of the prettier birds ...

Feel The Chill at Green Timbers Urban Forest

Jan 15, 2015Category: Comments: 0
  It's time for bundling before going out. Scarves, earmuffs, gloves - they all play an important part in keeping warm. But some are lucky enough not to have to worry about the chill. [image]  The warm Barred Owl (left) is a bit of an interloper from ...