The Empress Hotel 35

This hotel in Victoria, British Columbia is outstanding! I love old buildings and this one does not disappoint. Normally I would have shot photos of this place a little wider than the 35mm I was shooting, but I only brought my Fujifilm x100T (with a fixed 35mm lens) with me to Victoria so 35 was …

Peaceful City View

There is something about city shots at night that I love. Everything looks so peaceful, but you know the city is alive. These are the types of views I can stare at for hours. I cant say I’ve ever lived in a house or an apartment with a real skyline view before, but I’d image …

Better at Night

Cities always look better at night. I shot this photo from the exact same spot as the last photo I posted. I took this picture with a Minolta 50mm f/1.4 and the last one was with a Nikon 105mm f/2.5. We were only staying at this place for a few days, but I kinda miss …

A Dark Night in Victoria

I was hanging out one night visiting with some family and around 10:30 everyone was off to bed. I was pretty tired, but I knew it was good opportunity for me to go out and shoot some photos. It was cold and snowy, so it wasn’t exactly a nice time to be out and about, …

Gate No.3 in Kelowna

When I shot this photo I was actually looking for a spot to get a shot of a couple buildings. This gate with all the weird metal behind it kind of caught my eye. The old Gate No.3 sign and the metal structure behind the fence work well together and I though it’d make a …

Watching The Lights

This massive Christmas tree of lights is so great! I’ve driven by it so many times since I moved to Kelowna, but this was actually the first time I went up close to it. I’ve been meaning to shoot a photo of this light tree for a couple years now, so I’m happy I finally …

City Lights in Calgary

I took this picture on my last trip to Calgary. I like pictures like this were the entire frame of the photo is consumed by buildings and city lights. This photo in-particular as a lot of interesting architecture in and I think that’s a big part of what I like about this image. Thanks for …

Summer Streets

The streets in Kelowna during the summer months are great. Lots of people around, things are happening and the trees are green again. Those leaves really do add a nice touch of colour to pictures. The trees would probably look better with a little less movement in them, but I’m ok with out this one …

Since I was Out

I was on a location photoshoot this past weekend and when we left the location I accidentally left at light stand on location. The photoshoot went a little long and by the time I got home and realized I forgot the stand it was already dark. I figured since I was out I might as …

Quiet View

I shot this photo from a quiet little path a by the ocean in Hadden Park. The view is of the West End in Vancouver, BC. I’m sure during the day there are loads of people around here, but at night it is pretty quiet. I love looking at the city at night and I …

A Night on Knox Mountain

The weather is finally getting warm enough (for me) to go out at night again around here. I took that as my cue to get out and shoot some long exposures. I decided to head up to Knox Mountain Park and see if could come up with any thing good. I brought my dog Juneau …

Dark by the Lake

I was walking around shooting photos in my neighbourhood over the weekend. On my way home I stopped by the lake to see what it looked like. I got there just as the last bit of light was about to leave the sky. I didn’t have a tripod with me so I just rested my …

A Dark Night on the Beach

I was bored and awake late one night in Puerto Vallarta, so I decided to grab my camera and take a stroll along the beach. I didn’t have to walk too far till I saw this scene and thought it might make a good picture. My favourite part of the picture is the two people …