The Power of Overcast for Water and Fall Colours

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While this might be the fourth weekend in a row with unsettled weather in metro Vancouver, from a photography standpoint there are benefits to overcast conditions. Highly reflective surfaces such as water and fall colours in bright light will often wash out, so overcast offers ideal conditions. With fall colours underway here on the west coast and overcast conditions, I …

Here and There in South Burnaby and Port Royal

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Here and there indeed as I rambled through various sites in south Burnaby and Port Royal last weekend. In search of fall colours, I took a walk through Burnaby’s Central Park on Saturday. While the vine maple there was mostly green, there were several patches that had turned orange to red. On Sunday, I walked through Byrne Creek Ravine Park …

Road to the Big Bars

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Clinton is a great jumping off point to see the unique landscape and forested regions west towards the Fraser River. On this day outing I visited the three Big Bars, the Big Bar Reaction Ferry at the Fraser River, Little Big Bar Lake, and Big Bar Lake. Driving southwest from Clinton along the paved Clinton-Pavilion Road leads through ranch land …

ON to MB Road Trip – Inland Section

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In this second article on the road trip I recently took from Thunder Bay Ontario to Winnipeg Manitoba, I wanted to share the photos from the last section inland and west of Lake Superior (first article is here). Near Thunder Bay is Trowbridge Falls, an interesting series of short cascades down layers of sedimentary rock. At first light I walked the …

ON to MB Road Trip – Lake Superior Section

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This is a two part article on the road trip I recently took from Thunder Bay Ontario to Winnipeg Manitoba. I have never visited Ontario so it was a good opportunity to explore the southwest section as I joined a friend for 10 days as he traveled back to BC in his RV. In this first article I wanted to …