fibonacci in nature

The Fibonnaci sequence is nature’s numbering system. This sequence appears everywhere in nature, such as the leaf arrangement in plants, the pattern of the florets of a flower, and the scales of a pineapple. And it’s all because plants just grow… Continue Reading…

port-cochère

When the new owners of the Empress Hotel took over six years ago, they undertook a massive $60 million renovation of this grand old lady, restoring the Empress to her former glory. They restored the original architectural elements with modern,… Continue Reading…

big leaf

The gunnera leaf can measure up to 8 ft. across. This leaf is hiding a wicked stem and plenty of spiny thorns! It is considered an invasive species in Ireland and New Zealand. This plant was found in Cathedral Grove,… Continue Reading…

snowbirds

In honour of today’s tragic accident of one of our iconic snowbirds, I am sharing images taken back in 2015. Many of us just call them the Snowbirds (their official name is the Canadian Forces 431 Air Demonstration Squadron) and… Continue Reading…

abandoned powerhouse

This old powerhouse sits derelict and gutted, suffering the ravages of time and neglect. Street art has found its way onto the building’s structure and nature is slowly claiming its surroundings and exterior.  This powerhouse is found in Jordan River.  Jordan River… Continue Reading…

tall ships

I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky,And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by… John Masefield Tall ships are traditionally-rigged sailing vessels. This image is one of my… Continue Reading…

beach jewels

One benefit of living in Victoria is the plentiful access to beaches. However, the beaches here are not fine sand, soft to the feet. These beaches are usually populated with stones of various sizes mixed into the sandy base. These beach stones are… Continue Reading…

belfry full moon

Visualizaton is the single most important factor in photography.In my mind’s eye, I visualize how a particular…sight and feeling will appear in print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is… Continue Reading…

rubblework

Rubblework is masonry of unhewn, naturally shaped stones. The masonry style in this picture uses mortar to bind them together to support the multiple levels. It is a boundary wall with a fence on top of it. Is this the… Continue Reading…

mystic

What do you do when sitting on a beach under a bright moon? You take out your camera and set it up for a beautiful image. The location is Mystic Beach, an anchor of the Juan de Fuca Marine Trail along the… Continue Reading…

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