The Power of Overcast for Water and Fall Colours

CK Wright Photo Trips

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 …

Two and a Half Waterfalls and a Lake

CK Wright Photo Trips

On Saturday with overcast conditions, a friend and I headed out for some more waterfalls and exploring the Fraser Valley north attractions. The first stop was Cascade Falls, a spectacular 30 metre waterfall on the Cascade Creek. It was good to see an adequate water flow over the falls with the more recent period of warm to hot weather. The …

Kanaka Creek Regional Park – Cliff Falls

CK Wright Photo Trips

Yesterday evening I headed over to Maple Ridge to photograph the water falls along Kanaka Creek in the Kanaka Creek Regional Park, Cliff Falls section. I have photographed here before, though it has been over 15 years. The lighting was perfect when I arrived with the canyon in the shade, though it did make for some long exposures. Flowing water …