On a grey, wet winter day, we sometimes escape the gloom to spend the day at the Bloedel Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver. For bird lovers, it’s a mini tropical paradise that’s close to home. I had intended to take macro shots of the plants while my husband photographed the birds but the … Continue reading Summer in a Dome
A few years back, I was wasting time on social media, when a friend posted this message to all her friends: Step away from the computer and take a look outside. I followed her advice and witnessed a sunset that etched itself onto my mind’s gallery. Photos commemorated the sight but only the one in … Continue reading It doesn’t do it justice, but…
In June, Dana Andrew shared her perspective on the world, as our guestagrammer at instagram.com/thewellnessalmanac. Last week, she summed up the experience as a good reminder to herself to practice her art. The week that I spent running the Instagram account was a turning point for me. I was not doing my art and I … Continue reading Dana Andrew captures the mood down at Lillooet Lake in today’s feature photo
Shayla Wallace took this image on the Lost Lake trails in Whistler. "I hadn't realized how many trails tehre are. I've gotten lost more than once on this adventure. I also had a fun time getting this photo - nearly feel in countless times." One must suffer for the shot. Right? And she got it.
Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower. ~ Hans Christian Anderson Offers Shayla Wallace, as she submits today's photo: "This is for everyone who is in need of some summer love. It's an old photo, but with all of these grey skies and snow, I've been missing … Continue reading If the weather didn’t deliver what you needed today, Shayla Wallace has something for you
Do you know what I hear a lot? "I have almost no photos of myself with my children". What?! You're with them practically 24/7. You're together for every adventure, every milestone, and every family dinner. How is that possible? Mom's the one taking the photos. (Okay, sometimes it's Dad - but this post is for … Continue reading Hey mamas, get yourselves in front of the lens.
What do you think of when someone mentions "logging"? When I was growing up in Pemberton, I often heard very strong opinions about the industry; some said it was unnecessary and harmful, while others that it put food on their tables. I've seen peoples' faces morph into opposition when I mention that I come from … Continue reading What we don’t necessarily think about when we talk about logging… Amie LeBlanc gives a clearer picture