Weekly Photo Challenge: Place in the World

You will never be completely at home again, because part of your heart always will be elsewhere. That is the price you pay for the richness of loving and knowing people in more than one place.

― Miriam Adeney

I’ve moved a lot during my life, so my place in the world is made up of all the people and places I’ve loved over the years. At the same time, it’s also the place where I am at the moment. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Story (Upon a Sunset Ocean)

This week’s challenge from The Daily Post is to “do some visual storytelling with your photography.”

Imagine a cool, crisp evening with the ocean air in your lungs. There’s an ordinary story unfolding on the Salish Sea near Dallas Road, a dance between boats and ocean wake that’s fun to photograph in the changing light. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge – 2017 Favorites

To celebrate the end of the year, The Daily Post has asked us bloggers to share the most meaningful photo(s) we’ve taken in 2017.

This year I spent a lot of time asking my cellphone, “Why can’t you take better pictures?” But sometimes it surprised me by doing a pretty good job, so I’d say my favourite photos of 2017 are these ones. Read more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Cheeky

I feel blessed to live on the west coast of Canada, a beautiful spot with beautiful weather (most of the time). Sometimes when many parts of Canada are experiencing freezing temperatures and snow, we Vancouver Islanders are strolling around, barely upgrading our footwear from flip-flops. I exaggerate a bit, but you get the idea.

In that spirit, I often cheekily share a “winter” photo like this from my little corner of the world to brag about our mild temperatures. So, since this week’s photo challenge through the Daily Post is to share something “Cheeky,” here’s my cheeky photo of an “I-bet-our-weather-is-better-than-yours” sunset on Dallas Road in Victoria, BC. Read more

The Many Skies of Dallas Road, Victoria, BC

Going for a walk on Dallas Road can be like visiting an art gallery, especially in the summer and winter. Before blossoms or coloured leaves become the stars of the show here in Victoria, the skies put on fantastic shows of light, and our eyes are drawn upwards.

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