Gambier Island

CK Wright Photo Trips

August Sabbatical: As we close out July, I wanted to mention that there will be little to no postings for August.  I am moving residence in Metro Vancouver in early August and with the move, decorating, and unpacking, along with out of town guests, most of my weekends in August are full.  I do have a trip planned to Vancouver Island …

Brothers Creek

CK Wright Photo Trips

I have written before on my interest in photographing coastal mountain streams and on Friday I had the opportunity to visit Brothers Creek, located in West Vancouver. This stream has some notable differences from other coastal mountain streams such as Noons Creek.  Those being that Brothers Creek has so much exposed rock, contains an almost continuous set of cascades, and has very …

Seeking Inspiration

CK Wright Photo Trips

On rare occasions I find my motivation and inspiration for photography lacking, and such was the case this weekend. It’s partly the long days of summer with the bright lighting conditions that runs counter to my preference for soft lighting and partly from wanting a change from recent outings. At times like this, it is important to simply get out and be open to …

Where the Forest Meets the Sea

CK Wright Photo Trips

On Sunday I spent some time along Burrard Inlet exploring the shoreline and adjacent forest at Cates Park and at the Inlet Park-Shoreline Trail. I started early in the morning at Cates Park, located on the North Shore, and concentrated on the intertidal area while it was still shaded. After a few hours and with the sun rapidly rising over Cates Park …