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Interpreting with Topaz Impressions

February 18, 2017 - Interpreting with Topaz Impressions Examples from Simms Park, Courtenay, BC The slideshow gives a quick view of photog...
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Classic Car Show - Topaz Effects

August 01, 2016 - This was my sixth year at the Classic Cars display in Courtenay, BC, and I wanted to do something different. So I decide...
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Serenity Along Courtenay Riverway

February 04, 2016 - After nearly five years, I seem always to find some aspect of the light, water or life along the Courtenay River to catc...
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Courtenay Estuary - a Sunny November Day

November 26, 2015 - I love November light in northern latitudes, whether grey or sunny skies predominate. In the last few days the sun has b...
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Courtenay Riverway Reopened

December 15, 2014 - After a massive downpour last week, the Courtenay Riverway along the estuary is now fully open. However, there is now a...
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Millard Creek After the Deluge

December 11, 2014 - Over 200 mm of rain fell in the Courtenay area by Wednesday morning when several areas of the city were closed due to fl...
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Walking on the Courtenay Riverway

February 21, 2014 - It's been an easy winter in Courtenay as you can see from these photographs taken along the Courtenay Riverway, which is...
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Eagle at Crystal Shores

February 20, 2014 - I was returning from a walk when I noticed this eagle sitting almost motionless on the branch of a tree beside the build...
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November Light

November 10, 2013 - Today came with the special light of November when at this latitude (49 N) the sun is often low and the cloud formations...
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Capture One vs. Lightroom vs. Capture NX2 raw conversions

January 24, 2013 - Since posting the red light shots, now at the end of this blog, I have done quite a bit of additional work using the var...
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Millard from Ground Level

January 17, 2013 - All these shots in Millard Conservation area were taken with a point of view at or very close to ground level. In Courte...
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Glacier Kings vs. Cougars

January 14, 2013 - A few days ago I joined some CVCC friends to photograph the ice hockey game between the Comox Valley Glacier Kings and t...
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In and Around Simm's Park

January 11, 2013 - Simm's Park is located in central Courtenay between the Courtenay River and the Slough (Vancouver Island, BC). The park...
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Christmas Parade Courtenay 2012

November 27, 2012 - It was a surprisingly sunny day in late November (25th) for the Courtenay Christmas parade. I went early to take photos...
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Autumn Rain in Millard Creek

November 18, 2012 - In late October, 2012, I took some photos of leaves near the mouth of Millard Creek during a period of steady rain. The...
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Dove Creek Sawmill

November 17, 2012 - At the Dove Creek sawmill, near Courtenay (BC, Canada) there were many industrial photo opportunities when I visited on...
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Telethon 2012 Musicians

November 06, 2012 - There are many accomplished musicians and dancers in the Comox Valley (Vancouver Island) who volunteered once more in 20...
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Rainy Afternoon on the Riverway

October 31, 2012 - Today was wet - heavy rain - where Gladys and I usually walk along the Courtenay estuary. In BC we learn not to stop act...
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