Category Archives: nature

Comox Lake – Over the dam

Clouds over the forebay area of BC Hydro’s Comox Lake impoundment dam Related Posts:Comox Lake – A wet fall dayComox Lake Logging Road bridgeComox LakeComox Lake – July 2016

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Video geekery – stabilization

Ooops – I should have used a tripod for this video, but guess what? I didn’t so I shot some video that was pretty much useless before I did a bit of post-production work. Video geekery – post-production stabilization can … Continue reading

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Buttertubs Marsh

Buttertubs Marsh – a bit of protected nature in Nanaimo Buttertubs Marsh is a bird sanctuary in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. Located in the middle of the city of Nanaimo, the man made marsh covers approximately 100 acres. Related Posts:Lazo … Continue reading

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Over the field – clouds at Seiffert’s Farm

I noticed some storm clouds brewing and roiling while at Seiffert’s Farm – they were moving fast so I shot some stills and a bit of video, and just barely escaped a downpour that seemed to come out of nowhere… … Continue reading

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The first storm

I stopped at Point Holmes to sea what nature brought when the first storm of the season arrived on Vancouver Island. A spectacular day for wind surfers and photography… Related Posts:A stormy day at Point HolmesSea foamPoint Holmes – a … Continue reading

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Plants – a close up view

Sometimes the best way to enjoy plants is from a distance, where you have a sea of colour moving in the wind. Sometimes you need to get a bit closer so you can appreciate the amazing intricacy of simple things … Continue reading

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Plants – the mysterious purple?

The mysterious purple plant in my garden I decided to do a bit of research on this as I don’t have a clue what it is… Related Posts:Plants – yellow and purplePurpleChivesPurple

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Plants – yellow and purple

Yellow and purple flowers in my garden Related Posts:Flowers – purple, yellow, white, and orangePlants – the mysterious purple?PurpleYellow

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The road less travelled – Jim Mitchell Lake

The road to Jim Mitchell Lake Bedwell Lake in Strathcona Provincial Park is a very popular 12 km day hike – it was so popular during the last week of August that we decided to venture past the Bedwell trailhead … Continue reading

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Strathcona – Nystar Mine

The Nystar Mine in Strathcona Provincial Park I’m not against mining as long as it is conducted in a responsible manner that protects nature – sadly the track record within British Columbia is dismal and there have been some notable … Continue reading

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