Tofino Road Trip

Andrew was back in town for another week after busting his ass up north. It also just so happened that Lee was heading down to the coast, so we decided to drag Oliver along and do a quick weekend camp trip out to Tofino. It was my first time out in Tofino in in about …

My New Ride a 1995 Mitsubishi Delica

Apart from a 6 month stint when I was 16, I have never owned a vehicle*. That all changed on Wednesday when I bought this Mitsubishi Delica, freshly imported from Japan, and newly named the Delinquent. Ever since Touring Van, I have dreamt of buying a 4×4 van, that I could drive the Americas in, …

Mystic Beach Hike

I don’t visit my brother Tony enough. Especially considering he only lives a short ferry ride away in the beautiful (and craft beer haven) city of Victoria. When I do visit however, we usually go for at least one hike. This go around we did the short walk into Mystic Beach up the coast from …

Snowshoe Lake Adventure

After Christmas I thought it would be fun to organize a snowshoe trip before heading back home to Vancouver. Due to time limitations, I decided on sticking somewhere close, and explore Snowshoe Lake near Edgewood in the Inonoaklin Valley. Andrew, his sister, my brother Rob, and Helmut all made it out for the trek around …

Northern Lights in the Kootenays

On my last few days in the Kootenays I wanted to get out with my friends Lee and Andrew to take some landscape photos. Lee came up with the idea to go to Idaho Lookout, as it was a close drive and not too much of a hike to get up to a really nice …

Kinsley & Tierre’s Nakusp Wedding

While visiting my parents in Fauquier, my good friend and accomplished wedding photographer, Lee Orr, invited me to second shoot on a wedding with him in Nakusp. After shooting the wedding of Brandi & John earlier that summer, I jumped at the chance to learn from a master. It was an absolute blast to get …

Kootenay Eagles, Ospreys and Red Fish

Every year near the end of August/beginning of September the Kokanee (a type of land locked salmon) leave the Arrow Lakes and make their way up all the local creeks to spawn. It is a fun event to watch as there is often really good wildlife watching. Eagles, Ospreys, Herons, bears, and countless other predators …

Brandi and John’s Wedding

My good friend Ryan asked me if I would be willing to shoot his sister Brandi’s wedding. While I hadn’t shot too many weddings before, I agreed to shoot it for them, with the understanding that I was still a bit of a novice. The wedding ceremony was held at St. Anthony’s Parish in West …