"Mt Currie shed a layer and made a big rumble a few days ago," says Polek Rybczynski, who caught the action. "It was humbling and a reminder of the raw environment we live in. But it's all about the One Mile Lake Water Lilies this time of year for me. They steal the show. With subtle … Continue reading The yin and yang of summer, so far, is caught by Polek Rybcyznski’s lens
This was a glimpse, said Polek,... I was streching in the living room when Tae, my 2 year old, was napping, and this was the glimpse when I opened my eyes between stretches. If the feature photo is a glimpse of life between stretches, the second one, below, is a glimpse of life between naps. … Continue reading What we see when we open our eyes… with Polek Rybczynski
by Polek Rybcyznski: I had to shoot this frame of a Tulip in the garden as i had never seen a spider like this. I was amazed. It was not amazed at me, though - as as soon as i got within 2-3 feet of this spider, it would go up on its rear legs … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Polek Rybczynski meets a chameleon, the goldenrod crab spider
Yesterday, Polek played on some new rocks, and managed to capture this self-portrait while he was at it. Feel the seasons shifting.
I’m sitting at the Blackbird Bakery across from 33-year-old Polek Rybczynski, and his almost two-year-old son Tae, leafing slowly through a proof of his coffee table book, Valley of Light. It’s the final stage of a project that began in 2014, when he committed to a personal practice of taking one photograph of the Pemberton … Continue reading Making light of the ask
I never get sick of this view. Polek shot it almost exactly 2 years ago. It was actually a reject from his daily photo blog, Valley of Light. Says Polek: For me this one represents taking a step back. Often times we get the low fog/mist in the valley and it gets to me sometimes … Continue reading Photo of the Week: Polek Rybczynski’s take on Mt Currie
Wellness Almanac regular, and local photographer, Polek Rybczynski, embarked on a beautiful creative adventure in 2014. With a brand new baby in his life, he challenged himself to take one photograph a day. I love to look back on all the photographs now. They speak volumes to me. Our first son being born during the year … Continue reading Your coffee table wants you to support the Valley of Light photo project!