Category Archives: photography

A dark and stormy day at Swartz Bay

A dark and stormy day at Swartz Bay A bit of image processing with Photoshop – I masked out the dock crew member, and then adjusted the colour levels while converting the image to black and white. Related Posts:Skeena QueenBC … Continue reading

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Black and white – Nanaimo rail dock

CP Rail’s MV Princess of Vancouver (from During her service with Canadian Pacific, Princess of Vancouver made three round trips daily between Vancouver and Nanaimo, carrying rail cars, automobiles, tractor trailers and passengers. At one point she carried my … Continue reading

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Black and white – the E&N

Wellcox Yard – Nanaimo The Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway (E&N) has a lengthy and controversial history that extend well beyond the 234 kilometre long line. With the closure of the Englewood Railway in November 2017, the E&N became the only … Continue reading

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Black and white – logging

There are parts of logging operations that the public is not meant to see, namely the aftermath of falling the trees and then hauling them out of the timber lands. There’s also the roads and bridges that need to be … Continue reading

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Reflections – self portraits

A reflective self portrait – Jordan River surf shack Related Posts:Reflections – Powell RiverJordan River Surf ShackThe Jordan River Surf ShackA reflective selfie sort of thing

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The cemetery

Part of the cemetery at St. Peter’s Anglican Church – Duncan Related Posts:St Peter’s Anglican ChurchSt Ann’s Catholic Church and CemeteryCumberland Japanese CemeteryCampbell River Indian Band cemetery

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Cowichan River Estuary

The Cowichan River Estuary on a wet fall day Logs come in, wood products go out. That’s the basic process but it’s far from the entire story as the logs were cut in one location, loaded onto a ship or … Continue reading

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Ships and planes and trains – How I do it

A fish boat at Fisherman’s Wharf in Comox Besides taking pretty pictures of all things natural and man made incursions into nature, I also find myself shooting stills of planes, trains, and ships of all sizes and types. Photography is … Continue reading

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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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A reflective selfie sort of thing

Just a self portrait in downtown Courtenay Related Posts:A selfie at the beachReflections – Powell RiverBC Ferries – Victoria DayReflections on life

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