CAMPING UNDER STARRY SKIES ON GAMBIER ISLAND

I set out for the weekend with the idea of heading to one of the nearby Howe Sound islands to check out the peak on a 10k hike, and see what I could come back with. I was hoping for a good sunset,...

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ICELAND CYCLE TOUR

Back in January whilst daydreaming about travelling, I stumbled upon an article by adventurer and travel writer Alastair Humphreys. One of those online 'must-experience' bucket lists: How about...

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ICELAND TOUR DIARY / DETAILS

If you're interested in reading a little more about the trip or are planning a similar one of your own, I'd like to share some useful resources along with my experiences. These photos are from my...

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CHOOSING A TOURING BIKE

For the purpose of my trip to Iceland, I had to get clued up quickly about bikes. You don't need to spend lots of money on a fancy bike. If you have a mountain bike, or are travelling without a huge...

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BURNABY MOUNTAIN AT SUNRISE

A goal I have set this year is to make a greater effort to take photos in good light whilst discovering new places to shoot. At 4.40am this morning, as my alarm sounded, I wasn't quite so sure this...

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SUNSET ON THE SEA WALL

I don't think I'll ever grow tired of the views around the city sea wall. The foot and cycle path encircles downtown Vancouver, looping around Stanley Park - an old growth temperate rainforest with...

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COLOUR / BW EXPERIMENTS

Just a little experiment on a photo I took on my phone yesterday evening. Cycling past the imposing Pacific Central Station terminal building, the sun was low and I liked the light.

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SCANNING FILM: ADVANCED WORKFLOW PART 1

Some years ago I became curious about scanning film, as I wanted digital copies of some old prints. Research showed that the price range for scanners very quickly spikes once you start straying over...

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