People · Photography · Summer

Trampoline hair and posies to warm up for a wedding

One of the main reasons I’ve been shooting people so much recently is that I’m getting ready to shoot a wedding. And, to be honest, wedding photography is anything but my forté. And so I am practising. (Whatever you do, don’t tell the wedding party!) Ah, just joking – they read my blog and know… Continue reading Trampoline hair and posies to warm up for a wedding

Night time · Quesnel · Summer

Playing with fairground movement on a Saturday night

A few days ago I featured the photography of a teenager with whom I spent some time shooting the Billy Barker Days Carnival one Saturday evening recently. I showed her a few tricks in terms of what aperture to use, how to use the shutter priority mode to create movement in her photos, and photo framing. I,… Continue reading Playing with fairground movement on a Saturday night

Summer · Travel

A meal, then sunset high-jinks at West Vancouver’s Whytecliff Park

Did I mention in yesterday’s blog post that my Vancouver friends live in Horseshoe Bay? Yes, the one from which many a ferry sails. Over the years I’ve visited them in two different homes, both of which overlook Howe Sound and Whytecliff Park. This was my view from their balcony when I first arrived in Canada… Continue reading A meal, then sunset high-jinks at West Vancouver’s Whytecliff Park

Photography · Summer · Travel

On your marks, get set, go!

Over two weeks ago I invited you to join me on my latest adventure Cruising Canuckistan, and then I promptly went quiet. One of the reasons was that I went camping with church friends a few days after writing that blog post (into wifi-less barren lands). What happened while there brought my blogging to a complete,… Continue reading On your marks, get set, go!

Summer

Thankful

I’m thankful. “Is there a specific reason,” you may ask. And no, there isn’t. I’m thankful for so many things about my year in Canuckistan. It hasn’t been the easiest of years, that’s for sure, but it has been good. I’m thankful for the friends I’ve made and the support of my family and friends back home. And,… Continue reading Thankful