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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

Victoria, Before and After – Photo Essay

A very fun, beautiful, and amazing look at Victoria and what once was, all told through a fun, interactive Swipe photo essay. Discover before and after glimpses of Old Victoria as you view an image from the 1800’s over-laid with today’s view of the same scene, sometimes amazing, sometimes depressing! Regardless, this site is awesome! … Continue reading

September Rains in Victoria

Sure, September may be here, however, the rain should only appear briefly this month if history holds true. Don’t forget, just because summer may be winding down it doesn’t mean that all is lost! September in YYJ is one of my favorite months for snapping photos. The colors are vibrant, periodic rains brighten things up … Continue reading

Wildlife Photographer of The Year Exhibition 2012

Yes indeed, the exhibit is back in Victoria once again! The Wildlife photographer of the year exhibit opened at the Royal B.C Museum, Victoria British Columbia, Canada on Friday, Nov 30. The exhibit features about 100 of the best photos (and winners) from this International photography competition that attracted some 45,000 entries!  The exhibit is … Continue reading

10 Awesome Ways to Enhance Your Instagram Experience

A slideshare of 10 great ways to enhance and extend your Instagram user experience… 10 Awesome Ways To Enhance Your Instagram Experience from Gletham

Fall Photography In Victoria – 10 Awesome Colorful Photo Shoot Locations

Fall is definitely my favorite time of the year for taking photos. The vibrant, fall colors, the red, yellow, and orange leaves, the bright yellows, the striking sunrise and sunsets, the hanging mist in the air, they all make for a great photo opp! Portraits aren’t really my thing but I will say that if … 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

Photo Gallery – B.C Ferries Trip Swartz Bay to Tsawassen

A trip for anyone, tourist or a local, is always a good time on the B.C Ferries, particularly on the run between Victoria (Swartz Bay) and Vancouver (Tsawassen). Heck, even in the rain the journey is awesome and beautiful! For the most part, the ferries are perfectly clean, comfortable and offer excellent amenities including open … Continue reading

Wildlife Photographer Exhibition, Royal B.C. Museum

In December, 2011 The Royal BC Museum hosted a small group of local social media connected bloggers and photographers to a special sneak preview of the Wildlife Photographer of The Year exhibition. The exhibit featured photos from photographers from all corners of the Globe. The exhibit is open to the public at the Museum from … Continue reading