Lower Eagle Ridge Ramble

CK Wright Photo Trips

On Saturday I spent time exploring the lower Eagle Ridge slopes walking the various mountain bike trails, all with very descriptive names that often indicate the perils for the riders; The Dentist, Sidewinder, Fat Bastard, Four Lost Souls, and Massage Therapy. It was an overcast day so I figured that forest and creek photography would be a good fit and …

Canada Place to Robson Square

CK Wright Photo Trips

Along the Vancouver waterfront, jutting into Burrard Inlet, is the popular cruise ship terminal and convention centre, Canada Place. This an attractive location to photograph with clear views of the harbour and the North Shore mountains, the cruise ships, and the building itself with the fabric roof that resembles sails. I arrived early on Sunday morning before the tourists arrived and …

Sleeklens Through the Woods Preset for Lightroom

CK Wright Technical

The digital darkroom and what happens between the photo shoot and the presentation of the photos here is not something I have previously posted on.  While that is a topic worthy of its own article, today I wanted to talk about presets for Adobe’s Photoshop Lightroom and in particular a set offered by Sleeklens. Presets are just as the name …

Brohm Lake Interpretive Forest

CK Wright Photo Trips

On Saturday I headed out with the Burke Mountain Naturalists to hike the Brohm Lake Interpretive Forest trails, located just north of Squamish.  Normally on a club hike I wouldn’t bring the camera gear as hikes are not really conducive to the slow pace needed for photography.  This hike was likely to be a bit more relaxed and not a huge …