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West Dyke Trail, Richmond Jul 21, 2024 Out and About & 'Scapes & Coasting & Color The West Dyke Trail runs along the Fraser River tributary just south of YVR, the Vancouver Airport before it turns south and runs along wetlands Burrard Bridge Looks Jul 10, 2024 'Scapes & Out and About & Color & Coasting The Burrard Bridge is a Vancouver landmark, completed in 1932 it’s rapidly approaching it’s centenial. With it’s art deco styling and views of Caught The Light, Beat The Heat Jul 8, 2024 Everyday & Color & Coasting I was up early this morning before a busy Monday full of client workshops and meetings. I took advantage of the extra time and the morning’s Feels Like Summer Jul 7, 2024 Everyday & Color & Coasting This past week has been the first one with consistently warm temeratures and I’ve found myself really enjoying the heat. Here are a few photos from Sunshine and Rainbows Apr 28, 2024 'Scapes & Out and About & Color & Coasting The world may not be all sunshine and rainbows but sometimes you are in the right place at the right time. The rain let up for a while this Low Tide Evening Mar 16, 2024 Coasting & 'Scapes & Color Sping-like weather, low tide and Spanish Banks beach combined for a great evening. Feels like Spring has sprung! Fuji XT-2 & 70-300mm + a couple Rain Respite Jan 30, 2024 Out and About & Monochrome & 'Scapes & Coasting A weeklong stretch of rain was briefly interupted today. The sky still threatened rain but it held off. The late afternoon was complimented by warm Jericho Golden Hour Oct 11, 2023 Color & Out and About & 'Scapes & Coasting Some lovely fall colors and beach scenery before sunset made for great subject matter this evening at Jericho & Locarno Beaches. Leica SL2 & Sigma Seawall Sunday Morning Oct 8, 2023 Color & Out and About & 'Scapes & Coasting It was an absolutely gorgeous autumn morning to walk the seawall at Stanley Park. I probably shoud have edited this colection down a bit more but I When September Ends Sep 30, 2023 Color & Out and About & 'Scapes & Coasting A sunset walk along the beach at Spanish Banks seems like a very good way to mark the end of September! Leica M10 & Zeiss 50mm f2 C Sonnar lens Overcast Jericho Morning Sep 28, 2023 Color & Out and About & 'Scapes & Coasting I was out for a walk this morning with a camera and lens that both haven’t had much love from me lately. The 2015 Fujifilm XT-2 is still a great Sidney Pier Sep 18, 2023 Monochrome & Out and About & 'Scapes & Coasting I found myself with an hour or so before my ferry back to Vancouver this morning. My first thought was to stop for a coffee but I was already Iona Jetty, Color Selects Jun 4, 2023 Coasting & 'Scapes & Color A few selected photos from today in color rather than black & white. Leica SL2 & Sigma 45mm f2.8 Iona Jetty Monochromes Jun 4, 2023 Coasting & 'Scapes & Monochrome Last July I took a few photos of the Iona Jetty in the distance from the Marine Drive viewpoint. In the 1990s the land around the jetty was turned A Complicated Relationship May 28, 2023 Sets & Coasting & Monochrome & Color Everyone has some complicated relationships in their life. My relationship with color is complicated. I love color but I also love it’s absence. I’m 9 to 5 Sailings May 28, 2023 Coasting & Out and About & Monochrome I was in Victoria for the day on Wednesday for both work and fun. The fun started with the 9AM sailing to Victoria. The weather was perfect and Busy Couple of Weeks May 11, 2023 Coasting & Out and About & Monochrome Updates to this site have been absent for the past couple of weeks as life gets in the way. A bit of travel, work, busy family have all contributed April Beach Weather Apr 29, 2023 Coasting & Out and About & Monochrome The last Saturday in April felt more like a Saturday in July. Christine and I hung out for a while at Jericho beach to enjoy the summer-like The Lens At Hand Apr 14, 2023 Coasting & Out and About & Monochrome & 'Scapes I had an errand to run this evening and grabbed the first camera within reach just before I headed out the door. The camera is the wonderful little Locarno Beach With Reach Mar 22, 2023 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes I took advantage of another lovely spring evening and headed out to Locarno Beach. I brought my Fujifilm X-T2 and the 70-300mm telephoto zoom. I Mikkelene Aground Mar 15, 2023 Coasting & Out and About & Color Another beached sailboat, this time on Kits Beach. If running aground wasn’t enough of an indignity, the boat has been covered in Graffiti Bayswater Feb 20, 2023 Coasting & Out and About & Color At the north end of Bayswater Street in Point Grey are some steps down to a rocky little beach. I don’t go there often but it’s one of my favorite Friday Morning Monochromes Jan 27, 2023 Monochrome & Out and About & 'Scapes & Coasting Some Friday evening monochrome edits of this morning’s outing. Leica M10 & Voigtlander 75mm f2.5 Color Heliar & Ricoh GR3 Friday Morning Beach Break Jan 27, 2023 Coasting & Color & Out and About & 'Scapes Some good weather and a break in my schedule this morning gave me the motivation to get out for a walk. The break from both the wet and grey weather Photo Beachcombing Jan 6, 2023 Coasting & Color & Out and About I ended up with a break in my schedule this afternoon and headed to the beach for a walk (and to try out my new hiking shoes). It was warm but Full Circle Dec 8, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color I’m not sure what happened that resulted in this boat’s grounding on Jericho beach. It looks like it was placed there somewhat carefully and seems Solar Charging Nov 1, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color Sometimes an hour in the sun is all it takes to recharge your batteries. Jericho Beach this afternoon between 4 and 5 PM. Fujifilm X-T2 & Fujinon A Walk In The Rain Oct 30, 2022 Coasting & Everyday & Out and About & Color Here in Vancouver, we had been spoiled by dry and sunny weather for the first month or so of Autumn. Things are back to normal now as the rains have Thanksgiving at the Beach Oct 10, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color We had our feast earlier this weekend so I took advantage of the continued warm weather for a walk at Spanish Banks and Jericho Beach this evening. Getaway Cut Short Oct 2, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color Christine and I booked this past week off for some much-needed downtime. We decided that rather than get on a plane we would take advantage of the Last Summer Saturday Sep 17, 2022 Coasting & Monochrome & Out and About Today was a little cooler, cloudier and windier than we’ve been used to all summer. Autumn is definitely on the way. Still, it was a nice day to be Summer Haze, Color Edition Sep 12, 2022 Coasting & Color & Out and About A few color versions from yesterday’s Summer Haze photos. The smoke today has let up a little bit! Fujifilm X-T2 & Fujinon 23mm f2 R WR lens Summer Haze Sep 12, 2022 Coasting & Monochrome & Out and About Smoke from forest fires rolled into Vancouver over the weekend bringing poor air quality and smoky haze with it. So far this summer, we have been Vancouver Seawall Aug 27, 2022 Coasting & Monochrome & Out and About A warm but blustery late August morning on the seawall at Coal Harbour and Stanley Park. Leica M10 & Zeiss 50mm f1.5 ZM Sonnar Perspectives Aug 22, 2022 Coasting & Color & Out and About I often find spending some quiet time at a favourite viewpoint can be helpful in clarifying my perspective. Other times it’s just nice to be outside A British Columbia Day Aug 1, 2022 Coasting & Color & Out and About & 'Scapes It’s the BC Day stat holiday here in British Columbia, also known as the “Civic Holiday”, most provinces observe a day off on the first Monday of Out Early To Beat The Heat Jul 27, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes Vancouver is going through one of it’s rare hot spells. Today is forcast to reach 29°C which is well past the melting point for most Vancouverites. Saturday Seaside Scenes Jul 23, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes I was out for a short drive this morning before heading to Spanish Banks to take some low tide photos. The first two photos here are from the Golden Half Hour Jul 20, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color A 30 minute walk on a perfect summer evening. Leica M10 & Zeiss 50mm Sonnar Cruising Jul 14, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Monochrome When I was downtown on Sunday I wandered down to the crusie ship terminal. It felt a lot like pre pandemic summer as there were three enormous Viewfinder Time Jun 30, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes It’s been a busy couple of weeks where I’ve spent a lot of time in chairs in front of screens. When I get busy I often have trouble making time to Grey Morning, Grey Photos Jun 21, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Monochrome & 'Scapes I was up early and down at the beach by 6:30AM for a walk before starting a busy work day. I’ve been shooting a lot with my X-T2 & 70-300 telephoto Marine Morning, Monochrome Jun 18, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Monochrome After posting color photos from this morning, I had a second pass throught the files and processed some of the photos as black and white’s. There Rainy Marine Morning Jun 18, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color Saturday morning around the Burrard Civic Marina Fujifilm X-T2 and Fujinon XF 70-300mm R LM OIS WR Kitesurfer Jun 13, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color It was a windy morning with waves breaking in English Bay. I imagine these were good conditions for this Kitesurfer to be up early. They certainly Cloudy Kitsilano Jun 6, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color The rain held off and it turned out to be a nice afternoon for a late lunch and a walk with my wife along Kits Beach and Kits Point. While at the Beachcomber May 30, 2022 Coasting & Sets & Out and About & Color A set from yesterdays outing. I’m not exactly sure what he was looking for out there but I came across him several times as I walked back and forth Mid Afternoon Low Tide May 29, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes After visiting the UBC Botanical Gardens, I headed over to Spanish Banks to continue enjoying the sunny Sunday afternoon. I seem to have good luck Golden Hour, Spanish Banks May 21, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes A beautiful evening for a golden hour walk and some photos at Spanish Banks. I wanted a bit of reach and compression so I brought the longest lens I Low Tide, Spanish Banks May 20, 2022 Coasting & Color & 'Scapes While most of my photos from my walk this evening were made with the Leica CL and 75mm Voigtlander, this landscape was made with the Ricoh GR3 and Rain City Saturday May 14, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes It was a rainy Saturday morning but that didn’t stop me from getting out for a walk in Point Grey & Jericho Beach. I took the tiny and weather Maria on the Sea May 7, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes This ship is the Glovis Maria. One of about 9 ships a day or more than 3,000 a year that call into the Port of Vancouver. She looks well worn Once Trees, Now Debris May 6, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes What look to be a raft of a hundred or so scrap logs appear to have washed up on Jericho Beach. I’m sure they will be removed but it peaked my Staycation May 4, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes I made a last minute decision to take some vacation time last week. A small lull in my work schedule made the timing seem right. I had no real plans 8 AM Sailing Apr 24, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Monochrome & 'Scapes Fujifilm X-T2 & Fujinon XF 18-55 lens A Good Friday Apr 15, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes The rain and clouds cleared this afternoon and made way for a a nice spring evening at Jericho Beach. Leica M10 & 50mm Zeiss Sonnar f1.5 Last Day of Winter Mar 19, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color Spring arrived a day early here in Vancouver. A great day for a long walk and a lot of people had the same idea. Cherry blossoms have started to Sun Day Feb 6, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color A few photos from this morning while out on a walk with a good friend. In my experience great friendships are a lot like sunny February mornings. Departure From Gray Jan 31, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color January has been pretty gray and wet so it was a welcome change to end the month and lift my mood with a sunny day. Perfect weather for a walk along Jericho Snow Jan 1, 2022 Coasting & Out and About & Color & 'Scapes About twice a decade we get a substantial amout of snow in Vancouver that sticks around for more than a day or two. There were quite a few people Gulf Islands of Two Novembers Past Nov 4, 2021 Window Seat & 'Scapes & Recollection & Monochrome & Coasting It’s been almost 2 years since I was on a seaplane travelling a couple times a month between Vancouver and Victoria. I miss those flights, Zombies in Paradise Nov 1, 2021 Coasting & Out and About & Everyday & 'Scapes & Monochrome I was out for a walk at Kits Beach around dusk yesterday. I wish I could say I went with a subject or project in mind but I was mostly just out for Time Moves On Oct 23, 2021 'Scapes & Out and About & Monochrome & Coasting I’m constantly drawn back to this little stretch of Vancouver shoreline. Often I think I should be more adventurous and return less often to this Brief Afternoon Getaway Oct 7, 2021 'Scapes & Color & Coasting It’s been a very busy couple of weeks complete with some of the stresses of life. I managed to steal away for an hour this afternoon for a walk on Seaplane Terminal Aug 14, 2021 Coasting & Out and About & Color People and plane watching this morning at the Vancouver Harbour Flight Centre seaplane terminal. Fujifilm X-T2 & Fujinon XF 50mm f2 R WR lens Spanish Banks Mid-Summer Morning Jul 30, 2021 Coasting & 'Scapes & Everyday & Color I’m still getting used to the Zeiss 50mm 1.5 Sonnar lens but I do really enjoy the look of images that is produces! When I was reviewing these Black and White Stamps Jul 15, 2021 Coasting & Out and About & Everyday & Monochrome This mornings’ outing was around Stamps Landing, west of the Cambie street bridge. Some nice early morning light! Leica M10 & Voigtlander 75mm Color Lots to Work With Jul 14, 2021 Coasting & 'Scapes & Color & Out and About Back for a walk at Kits Beach this morning and headed west toward the Marine Museum and the small beach there that is apparently known as Teatotaler Jericho Summer Morning Jul 6, 2021 Coasting & Color & Out and About & 'Scapes It felt like a good morning for some color photos in the early morning summer light. I never get tired of these views. Leica M10 & 75mm Color Heliar 2016 White Rock Pier May 28, 2021 Recollection & Out and About & The Street & 'Scapes & Monochrome & Coasting A collection of photos from a visit to the White Rock Pier on a nice spring day in March 2016. The pier was severley damaged during a windstorm in Low Tide Afternoon May 2, 2021 'Scapes & Everyday & Monochrome & Coasting Low tide at Locarno Beach. I’m quite happy with these photos in the late afternoon light from this spur-of-the-moment walk on the beach. This lens Jericho Shore Scenes Apr 24, 2021 'Scapes & Monochrome & Coasting A few landscapes from Jericho Beach on an overcast April morning. Fujifilm X-T2, 18-55mm, f8 Spanish Banks Dog Beach Mar 20, 2021 'Scapes & Everyday & Monochrome & Coasting Spanish Banks Off Leash Dog Area. Leica M10, Zeiss Biogon 35mm f2. More photos from this location in a Flickr album