Category Archives: Georgia Strait

Gallows Point Light

Gallows Point Light – Protection Island Gallows Point (originally Execution Point) takes its name from the fact that two native murderers were hanged there in 1853. Sixty years later, just offshore in the same immediate area, the dynamite carrier S.S. … Continue reading

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Memories of Moorecroft

Low tide at Moorecroft Regional Park – looking toward Gerald Island from the lagoon Related Posts:Moorecroft BayMoorecroft Regional ParkMansons Landing Provincial ParkPiping in the tide

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Coastal Clouds

A time-lapse video of clouds over the Comox Glacier Related Posts:Comox Glacier cloudsA coastal moment – Comox EstuaryCoastal CloudsCoastal Clouds

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Coastal Clouds

A time-lapse video of clouds and rain over Mount Washington and Georgia Strait Related Posts:Coastal CloudsCoastal CloudsTime lapse – Highway 19 – northboundTime lapse – Highway 19 – southbound

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Duncan Bay Main time-lapse

The view of Black Creek, Georgia Strait and beyond to the Coastal Mountains from the Duncan Bay Main logging road was spectacular, so I decided to stick around for a bit and shoot a time-lapse video – not a bad … Continue reading

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MV Rhododendron

Not your normal of the MV Rhododendron – Fanny Bay Usually, when I’m heading out I drive through Fanny Bay without stopping, but most of the time I stop at the government wharf on the way home to see what’s … Continue reading

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Tsable River Estuary Geese

Geese being geese in the safety of the Tsable River Estuary I could have cropped the heck out of this shot to show just the geese, or I could have walked up closer to get a tighter shot. Walking up … Continue reading

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Tsable River Estuary

Looking toward Denman Island from the Tsable River Estuary Related Posts:E&N Victoria Subdivision – Mile 125.50…Cowichan River EstuaryCowichan River Estuary – Stone Butter ChurchCowichan River Estuary – Fall reflections

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Sea lions – a bit too close

A stand-up paddleboarder and kayakers getting way too close to the sea lions hunting row herring off Point Holmes. This interferes with the hunting, stresses the sea lions, and could easily turn into a tragedy if the sea lions decide … Continue reading

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Nanaimo Harbour

A week previous I shot this view shortly after a snowfall – as much as the snow is a bother for moving about in, it does provide a nice finishing touch to a scenic shot. Looking down at downtown Nanaimo … Continue reading

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