Quiet Ladner

Chris Wright Photo Trips

Recently I spent a Sunday morning looking for photo opportunities in Ladner (south Delta). The weather and lighting were perfect, sun with wispy clouds and warm morning lighting. This is my second time exploring in this area and it is enjoyable just how quiet and rural this part of Metro Vancouver is. It was quiet at the Ladner boat launch …

January’s Fortnight of Urban Views

Chris Wright Photo Trips

I spent the first two weeks of this year exploring urban areas of Metro Vancouver. The weather at this time of year can be a mixed bag so urban outings allow me to take advantage of the optimum weather windows.JOn one of the trips along River Road, I headed down a side road and spotted these Seaspan rail ferries on …

November Sights along Highway 7

Chris Wright Photo Trips

Last Saturday we went exploring some areas along Highway 7, including the sunrise at the Alouette River, Fraser Valley views from Mount Woodside, blueberry fields near Dewdney, and the Westminster Abbey. Sun rising over the Alouette River in rural Maple Ridge. After the sunrise, we walked a short distance down river. I noticed two deciduous trees framing the silo on …

Here and There in the West Fraser Valley

Chris Wright Photo Trips

Over the last few weeks I have explored various areas in the western Fraser Valley . This is really the first year that I have spent any time poking around here and I must say there are some interesting areas and vantage points. Devon Falls is tucked behind residential housing on the south-west side of Sumas Mountain. The conditions were …

Pitt and Fraser Chilled

Chris Wright Photo Trips

When it comes to my take on the recent cold spell in Metro Vancouver, I would say that the glass is certainly half full…and in this case, with the other half filled with ice! Prolonged periods of cold temperatures do not happen that many times in a winter and in some years not at all here on the south coast. …

Reflections in the North Arm

Chris Wright Photo Trips

On a recent Sunday morning I walked along the North Arm of the Fraser River in the Burnaby Foreshore Park looking for interesting compositions. The river was surprisingly smooth and the reflections with the morning winter light were very pleasing. This row of cottonwood trees has always looked impressive on previous visits. I decided to capture them again given how …