These two photos of a flock of sheep were taken on Sarah’s parents’ farm. They have since sold the farm. I’m not sure what happened to the sheep.
These are the last of my photos from my exploration of New Zealand’s Queen Charlotte Sound by air, sea and land. Motuara Island is home to the Little penguin and there are many man-made nesting boxes scattered throughout the island for their use. Each nesting box has a lid that you can flip open to […]
These photos from Motuara Island are from a weekend where Sarah and I explored New Zealand’s Queen Charlotte Sound by air, sea and land. Historically, Motuara Island is the location where, in 1770, Captain James Cook and his officers raised the British flag and claimed New Zealand for the use of the British Empire. Today, […]
In 2019, when Sarah and I were in China, we had the opportunity to visit a tea plantation in Emeishan. Patrick, our guide, drove us to the home of an old high school friend who was the owner of a tea plantation. Upon arriving, we were kitted out with traditional Chinese conical hats, tea baskets […]
These are all from the day I proposed to Sarah. We went horseback riding from Lake Louise up to the Lake Agnes Teahouse and I nervously carried the engagement ring in my pocket all day. In the end, I did not propose at Lake Agnes (too many people and no privacy) and instead proposed to […]
Over the years, I’ve shot a lot of photos at Union Cemetery. Most of the old headstones were made from sandstone and they have not stood the test of time. Sandstone is a very soft sedimentary stone and it is a poor match for Calgary’s climate. These photos were taken with LomoChrome Purple film and […]
Sarah and I took a bicycle tour around the Yangshuo countryside when we were in China. It was a spectacular day and we had a lot of fun. I shot these with my Superheadz Ultra Wide & Slim loaded with B&W film. I would have prefered colour film, but that was all I had with […]
Twenty years ago, I went back to university to get a second degree. These were taken on a field trip as part of a geology course I was taking at the time. From Vancouver, we drove up the coast on the Sea to Sky Highway and stopped along the way to look at rocks and […]
A few years back, I photographed a Lancaster bomber running its engines. Afterwards, I wandered into the hangar and, to my delight, discovered a model making competition. Rows of tables covered in all sorts of model planes, tanks, cars, and spaceships were set up in the hangar. While the adjudicators were busy judging the models, […]
A few years ago, I had the chance to feed the giraffes at the Calgary Zoo and snapped these photos. Who knew their tongues were so long and agile?
These are from a day trip to San Sebastián in Spain. When I travel I often take a number of cameras with me and plenty of film. On this trip, however, I only shot two rolls of film (compared to the nearly 40 rolls I shot in France). In my defense, I met my wife […]
I took a trip to Glenbow Ranch Provincial Park a few years ago with a few other photographers. As we wandered around the ranch, we came upon a dog tied to a fence post. Naturally, we stopped to take photos. Soon after, the the family that owned the dog took notice and two children joined […]
The Historic Village in Tauranga, NZ is a “collection of original and replica buildings from early Tauranga”. It’s a sort of museum for old buildings — similar in concept to Heritage Park here in Calgary except on a much smaller scale and without the re-enactors or key attractions such as a steam locomotive or vintage […]
In 2015, I went to France on a World War I & II history tour. We visited many of the Canadian, British and American battelfields in Normandy. These photos were taken at Pointe du Hoc, which is the highlest point of land between Utah Beach to the west and Omaha Beach to the east. On […]