Closeups in the Hood

Chris Wright Photo Trips

I had a productive Sunday morning wandering around the neighbourhood capturing closeups of the flowers and other interesting items. I started off in the City in the Park gardens and captured the roses with moisture still on them from the overnight watering. The gardens are paved in square and rectangular blocks and with my wide angle lens, it forms an …

Good Friday In The Hood

Chris Wright Photo Trips

With the clearing weather conditions near noon as forecasted on Good Friday, it was time to explore the area where I live in south Burnaby. At this time of year, the area is so green and lush. It was a beautiful afternoon wandering around the neighbourhood capturing an ecliptic set of photos. The tulips were in bloom in the small …

Lower Eagle Ridge Ramble

Chris 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 …

Deer Lake Park

Chris Wright Photo Trips

Nestled in a natural bowl in central Burnaby and virtually hidden by the surrounding neighborhoods is Deer Lake Park.  The park has numerous trails, boardwalks, forested and grasslands, and of course the lake itself.  I headed into the park at dinner time on Friday after the rain storm had cleared off and was amazed to see this beautiful rainbow over Deer …

Queen Elizabeth Park

Chris Wright Photo Trips

The rainy weather this past week and through Saturday dried up on Sunday morning, leaving only the question of where to go for my next photographic outing.  With the cherry blossoms starting to bloom here in Metro Vancouver, I thought that Queen Elizabeth Park would be a good setting.  This 52 hectare (128 acre) urban park is located on Little Mountain and is …