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Fall Colors, Rain, Fog make for Awesome YYJ Photos!

October is here (wow, where did that summer go??) and with the fall comes cooler temperatures, rain, fog, drizzle, and all the other elements that combine to make for a great photo. Case in point, a morning visit to the rowing club at the south end of Elk Lake where the calm water, mist, and … Continue reading

Fall, The Best Time To Shoot Landscapes

A best of in Victoria for me has got to be September as I find the month is perhaps the best time of the year to shoot landscape photos, particularly in the early morning or at dusk. With the cooler temperatures and the spectacular lighting when the sun is low in the sky the effects … Continue reading

Go Climb A Tree… in Beacon Hill Park!

Haven’t you ever wanted to climb a tree? I sure have, however, as luck has it I only have cedars around my place so there’s not many good options for tree climbing. No worries though as one of our favorite things to do on a boring day is to hang out in Beacon Hill Park … Continue reading

Start Counting Your Flowers Victoria! YYJ @FlowerCount 2012

Yes indeed Victoria, the calendar has turned over to March and that means time to start counting those blooms. From March 1-7, 2012 the Victoria Flower count is taking place and locals are asked to submit their counts online at http://www.flowercount.com/  People reporting flower counts will have their number attributed to their community. Whether they … Continue reading

Feasting on Mt. Douglas Park Beach

Victoria, being surrounded by coastline on almost every side, has many awesome choices for parks and beaches to visit. Chances are though, unless you happen to live or drive through the Gordon Head or Cordova Bay areas that you may hardly ever visit Mt. Doug Park. The park is an awesome green space with a … Continue reading

Photo Gallery – Centennial Park Central Saanich

The Greater Victoria area has plenty of fine parks and a huge plus for dog owners is the large number of pet friendly parks that have popped up over the years. Centennial Park in Central Saanich (close to the Prairie Inn) is one such dog friendly place on the Peninsula. The park is an awesome … Continue reading

BC Canada, Pacific salmon run – Goldstream Provincial Park

Salmon spawning in Goldstream river near in Goldstream Provincial park, Vancouver Island Canada. This year the river is swelling with Chinook salmon in the annual migration as the salmon swim upstream to lay their eggs – Victoria BC Canada – filmed November, 2011. View the photos from Goldstream Park in this Google+ Photo Gallery

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