Cariboo in May

Chris Wright Photo Trips

Green Lake and the surrounding forest and ponds is one of my go to places in the Cariboo. Adjacent to Green Lake is an unnamed pond that I have enjoyed photographing on other trips. This time the high spring melt water was flooding some of the adjacent land and fences. I liked the idea of placing this clump of aspen …

Expressionism and Abstraction May 2020

Chris Wright Photo Trips

Pulling Back the Blue Curtains. Intrigue at what is behind the blue curtains. Seated Absence. Exploring themes of absence; the empty chair and the partly rendered chair. Empty Frames, Empty Performances. The empty billboard at the QE Theatre with the pandemic cancellations. Geometric Inscribed Layers. I liked the complex geometry created here and how the strong centre elements balance and …

Expressionism and Abstraction September 2019

Chris Wright Photo Trips

As I started off this month looking for expressionism and abstract compositions, I will share that I had a nagging concern on how many more unique compositions I could find. This style of photograph is so new to me that I do sometimes wonder “how many more unique swirls and panning shots are there?”. I guess that is an unanswerable …

Expressionism and Abstraction July 2019

Chris Wright Photo Trips

In a change from my usual articles which are strictly location based, this will be the first of what I expect to be a regular monthly feature highlighting expressionism and abstract photography and my development in that. The recent workshop in which I learned the skills for expressionism was truly eye opening and I want to ensure that I continue …

Road to the Big Bars

Chris Wright Photo Trips

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 …

Sunny Saturday at Green Lake

Chris Wright Photo Trips

I wanted to share the photos of Green Lake that I captured last weekend while in the Cariboo. This is an area I have written about in past articles and one that I always find inspirational. No matter how many times I have visited, I always come away with unique photos. It was a beautiful sunny Saturday afternoon as I explored …