Author Archives: Neil

Springtime in Jasper

Towards the end of May I spent 3 nights camping in Jasper National Park. Naturally my prime reason for the visit was to do some photography. The first morning I got a couple of different views of Geraldine Peak. The … Continue reading

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Banff in April

At the end of April I spent a couple of nights in Banff, hoping to get some good opportunities for photography. Unfortunately it was snowing much of the time and the sky was mainly a dull gray – not great … Continue reading

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Route 66 – California (Part 2)

Barstow marks the boundary between the “sparsely populated” and “heavily populated” sections of Route 66 in California. And it marks a visible shift from businesses that are just hanging on (or have long gone) to businesses that capitalize and thrive … Continue reading

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Route 66 – California (Part 1)

I don’t know why I have this “thing” for Route 66. As a Canadian, my interest may seem a bit odd. After all, it is a US highway and a decommissioned one at that. And much of it doesn’t even … Continue reading

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Zion and Bryce

It’s a rainy day here so it seems like the perfect day to add another blog post. The Spring trip with my camera club buddies was to Zion and Bryce National Parks. I had previously been to Zion but Bryce … Continue reading

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Eye Opener

This past winter I had the opportunity to take a photo workshop, actually more of a photo tour, with Sandi Wheaton http://sandiwheaton.com of the Salton Sea and area. I had met Sandi a year earlier when I took a Route … Continue reading

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Some Debts Can Never Be Repaid

Remembering the brave Canadians who gave their all 75 years ago at Juno Beach. We can never repay their sacrifice. Remember D Day, June 6 1944.

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Joshua Tree Sunrises

Sometimes its fun to return to the same spot on different days to take essentially the same photo in different conditions. Last December I drove up to Joshua Tree National Park on four different mornings to take sunrise shots. On … Continue reading

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Maligne Lake 2018

Once again it seems I am sharing a trip long after it occurred. Between taking photos, processing them, and life in general, blogging often seems to take a back seat until I finally decide to get caught up. Last September … Continue reading

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Backpacking Trip

When forest fires in BC closed The Rockwall Trail, our 5-day backpacking trip for August had to undergo a last minute change in location.  Fortunately, one of our group was familiar with a hike in the Bighorn Country, west of … Continue reading

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