Volunteer Spotlight- February

Sandra is a volunteer through and through. From early in life she has been involved in some form of volunteerism. Starting with Student groups and other community forums she is now the current president of Greenways Land Trust. This is a position she is proud of and...
Top 16 of 2016

Top 16 of 2016

My 16 Favorite Ocean Underwater images from 2016 2016 was a great year for me in underwater photography. In the early part of the year I spent lots of time in the river with juvenile salmon. But the summer and fall months I was happily exploring the ocean realm with a...
Rockfish Explosion

Rockfish Explosion

Record Rockfish recruitment year One of the highlights this last year as an underwater photographer was witnessing and documenting the unprecedented Rockfish explosion. There has not been a recruitment of young rockfish like this for decades that anyone can recall. Up...
Under the Dock

Under the Dock

Life abounds among the pilings of the Argonaut Wharf in Campbell River. From above water it is just a bunch of wooden and concrete pilings descending into the water. Below it is a haven for fish life and invertebrates that cling to the myriad of structures that lie...
Nimmo Bay Exploration diving

Nimmo Bay Exploration diving

Exploring British Columbias Emerald Seas. Exploration dives are always a lot of fun for me. But when you get asked to go to Nimmo Bay Wilderness Resort to spend a few days exploring the area its even better. This luxury resort is in the “middle of nowhere”...
Bullfrog Invasion

Bullfrog Invasion

Bullfrogs- coming to a pond near you…..    An invasive threat to local pond ecology that comes hopping on hind legs.   Recognized in the top 100 most invasive species, the American Bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus, is now reaching the Campbell River area....
Salmon Spawning Event caught on camera.

Salmon Spawning Event caught on camera.

Salmon Spawning events finally recorded. Many hours spent with my underwater camera After a couple of years and countless hours of stalking river beds and pools in the fall of 2015 I was able to finally photograph and video several actual salmon spawning events from...
Salmon Fry Out Migration

Salmon Fry Out Migration

The 2016 Salmon Out Migration is well underway now in rivers on the Pacific Northwest coast. Since March there has been an spectacle of nature ocurring that most people never see. From land it can be witnessed by loads of birds in the estuary mouths and rivers. But...
2015 Salmon Top Ten

2015 Salmon Top Ten

Best of Salmon from last year. 2015 was a good year for me salmon wise. I had some goals when it came to some images I wanted to get. I got some of them and others I never even expected. June through October was spent mostly in river systems both by myself and guiding...
2015 Landscape Top Ten

2015 Landscape Top Ten

Best of Landscape from last year 2015 was a good year of small road trips to many places near and far. This collection of images is sorted from so many adventures that it is really not my ten best. (too hard for me to judge)  Just a collection to show some of the...
2015  Underwater Top Ten

2015 Underwater Top Ten

Best of Underwater  (Ocean) from last year. Another year has come and gone. I didn’t do as much ocean diving last year as I normally do but I spent a ton of time in various rivers system around Vancover Island and beyond.  Three notable ocean diving trips were...
Frozen- A world of ice.

Frozen- A world of ice.

Ice, snow, frost. Waters wonderous winter forms. …..And as Winter takes a Grip, of this quarter of year, you’re torn as to whether to cry or to cheer. As you play in the snow, in day and in night as the retreating temperature, begins to bite… -Brian...
Groundbreaking Long HD Video Recording.

Groundbreaking Long HD Video Recording.

New to TV production filming.  Ten Hours long HD video 1080p recording. In early November we did a groundbreaking experiment for a new type of TV production. The goal was to record a long HD video with continuous footage without a break, throughout the day. This pilot...
2015 Salmon Season End.

2015 Salmon Season End.

Well the 2015 salmon season ended for me on a good note. The last of the coho salmon seem to have done their thing in the Quinsam River. I was able to finally get footage of a Pink Salmon spawn after many hours laying in the river over the last 3 years. I also managed...

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