• Cariboo
  • Churn Creek – it’s rising quickly

    For the past three weeks I have made a trip out to Churn Creek Protected Area to photograph in the grasslands. Churn Creek drains from the Camelsfoot Range, travels through the protected area, and empties out into the Fraser River near the Gang Ranch. During this time period, warm summer weather has come to central […]

  • Art
  • Photography is more about the Experience

      Photography is more about the Experience Last week, friend Mike Duffy and I headed out to Churn Creek which empties out of the Chilcotin Ark into the mid-Fraser River Canyon. It was a relaxing drive, and we stopped whenever one saw something that piqued our interest photographically. Slowly driving through bench lands above the […]

  • Art
  • Creative Vision and a Sense of Place

    Creative Vision and a Sense of Place A key aspect to developing one’s personal vision in photography, is to acquire a profound Sense of Place for a chosen landscape.  Deep understanding comes by frequently visiting and exploring a place that is personally meaningful over a long period of time. One becomes familiar with different weather patterns […]

  • Chilcotin
  • The Story Behind the Image

    Flickers arrived on our property last week and the sounds of them pecking trees, telephone poles and roof tops, made me thing of the time I captured this image along the shores of the Fraser River. I watched this flicker come and go from her nest and I remember marveling at how perfectly sized the […]

  • Cariboo
  • The Story Behind the Image

    High above the mid-Fraser River Canyon between Clinton and Williams Lake to the north, there is a spectacular back-country road which winds it way, often precariously, through the Cariboo Chilcotin grassland canyonlands.  I have traveled this road often over the years while searching for beautiful grassland compositions. One of the sights I often see are the dead vehicles […]

  • Cariboo
  • Intensity of Springtime Colour

    The intensity of colour; I was pouring through my grassland images in connection with my upcoming book, and I came across this amazing display of arrow-leaved balsamroot. It reminded me to head out to the Farwell area grasslands in the very near future to see if they are at their prime. I made this image […]