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June 24th, 2014

Photo Of The Day by Jason Wilde

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Magenta Desires' by Jason Wilde
Today’s Photo of the Day, “Magenta Desires,” was captured and submitted to the Brooks, Streams & Rivers Assignment by Jason Wilde. This stream was created during the early spring as snow melted and flowed into Jones Lake in Fraser Valley, British Columbia. Wilde shot this image with a Pentax K-5 and Pentax DA 21mm f/3.2 at … 
October 14th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Jellyfish in Browning Pass’ by David Hall – Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Moon jellyfish (Aurelia labiata) and cross jellyfish (Mitrocoma cellularia) near Browning Passage off the northern tip of Vancouver Island. Look carefully and you can see the dive boat waiting to pick me up. Browning Pass, Queen Charlotte Strait, British Columbia
After many years of diving and photographing marine life in tropical water around the world, I decided to explore the photographic potential that existed in cold temperate water, focusing my efforts mainly on the pristine coastal waters of British Columbia, Canada. Eventually, those efforts resulted in the publication of a book, Beneath Cold Seas: The … 
August 26th, 2013

Behind The Shot: ‘Shoulder Check’ by Henrik Nilsson – North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Posted By David Alexander Willis
Short eared owl in flight over a field fast shutter speed
Every year we are fortunate to have short eared owls travel through the region. For most wildlife photographers, owls are an irresistible subject. In this particular field, there were up to six owls flying about at any given time. Now, I’m not a big believer in chasing wildlife to get a shot, so how did … 
June 15th, 2012

Steller Sea Lion 18

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Steller Sea Lion 18
As I have been recently editing all of my older trips, I keep finding surprising gems like this image from my last scuba diving trip to Hornby Island, BC in January 2009. If you are a diver you absolutely need to plan a trip to dive with the Steller sea lions at Hornby Island. They are incredibly … 
October 19th, 2010

Sockeye Salmon 01

Posted By Jon Cornforth
Sockeye Salmon 01, Roderick Haig-Brown Provincial Park, British Columbia
I spent last Thursday and Friday photographing the sockeye salmon migration on the Adams River in central British Columbia. It was a miraculous sight to behold! Every 4 years the salmon return in huge numbers. However, they had not returned in as great a numbers as this year since 1910. The relatively short life cycle …