Photography

Monica Reekie rides a camel near the Egyptian pyramids. (Contributed - Monica Reekie)

A photogenic eye for adoption

Sooke Fine Arts Show winner has a growing family of elephants

 

FILE - Luke DeGroote holds a Tennessee warbler for a closeup after getting caught in a long net at the Powdermill Avian Research center on May 8, 2018, near Rector, Pa. A new online atlas of bird migration, published on Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, draws from an unprecedented number of scientific and community data sources to illustrate the routes of about 450 bird species in the Americas. (Darrell Sapp/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP, File)

New atlas of bird migration shows extraordinary journeys

Online collection illustrates the routes of about 450 bird species in the Americas

 

(Josh Wielinga photo)

Stunning rainbow photo captured in Vernon, B.C.

Josh Wielinga snapped a rainbow reflected in perfect symmetry Friday evening

 

The Morkin property in Southern Alberta. (Brent Calver/Nature Conservancy of Canada)

Fill your pack with snacks, scientists need to know how neat B.C. nature is

The BioBlitz, through the iNaturalist app, runs from July 28-Aug. 1

The Morkin property in Southern Alberta. (Brent Calver/Nature Conservancy of Canada)
Photo: Ron Wilson

No Mothra, just a moth invasion Kootenay-style

Photos: The hatching of millions (maybe billions) of river moths the night of July 16

Photo: Ron Wilson
‘Thrall of the 21st Century’ by Happy Amarkah. (Image submitted)

Harbour City Photography Club announces Photo Salon winners

Exhibit with 100 images was held at VIU’s View Gallery

‘Thrall of the 21st Century’ by Happy Amarkah. (Image submitted)
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess

BC SPCA annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest ends soon

There’s still time to enter the BC SPCA’s annual Wildlife-in-Focus photography contest,…

  • Jul 7, 2022
2021 Wildlife in Focus first place winner Wild Settings. Photo credit: Steve Burgess
Longtime Port Alberni resident Jerry Fevens has been documenting the city and surrounding regional district one photo at a time for more than four decades. (PHOTO COURTESY JERRY FEVENS)

Port Alberni man capturing region’s history one photo at a time

Jerry Fevens can often be seen documenting construction projects around the city

Longtime Port Alberni resident Jerry Fevens has been documenting the city and surrounding regional district one photo at a time for more than four decades. (PHOTO COURTESY JERRY FEVENS)
The top prize in the inaugural Comox Valley Land Trust photo contest went to James Mackenzie for his photograph of a male red-winged blackbird singing in a local wetland.

Comox Valley Land Trust photo contest celebrates the beauty and importance of nature

By Tanis Gower Special to the Record This spring, the Comox Valley…

The top prize in the inaugural Comox Valley Land Trust photo contest went to James Mackenzie for his photograph of a male red-winged blackbird singing in a local wetland.
February 11, 2022 - Photographer Kate Seaborne holds a teacup in an Oak Bay back alley for a Tea With feature.  Don Denton photo

Tea with photographer Kate Seaborne

Artist creates Oak Bay Back Alley photo series

  • Apr 1, 2022
February 11, 2022 - Photographer Kate Seaborne holds a teacup in an Oak Bay back alley for a Tea With feature.  Don Denton photo
This photograph of the Great Bear Rainforest, Bella Coola, B.C., is a version of the one taken by Chilcotin photographer Jesaja Class and featured in National Geographic. (Jesaja Class photo - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge)

Chilcotin photographer’s Great Bear Rainforest images featured in National Geographic

Jesaja Class, 24, gets noticed for his work with Tweedsmuir Park Lodge

This photograph of the Great Bear Rainforest, Bella Coola, B.C., is a version of the one taken by Chilcotin photographer Jesaja Class and featured in National Geographic. (Jesaja Class photo - Tweedsmuir Park Lodge)
Two of the large pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins make their way along the strait. Photo by Sharon Yon/ Scene it Photography

Photographer spots pod of more than 100 dolphins off Campbell River

Sharon Yon of Scene it Photography saw the pod from Discovery Pier

Two of the large pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins make their way along the strait. Photo by Sharon Yon/ Scene it Photography
The Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society gives photographers a chance to help share the 110-year-old heritage site with the world, by competing for a spot in the 2023 calendar. (Courtesy Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society)

West Coast lighthouse photo contest entices photographers to capture B.C. beauty

13 images featuring B.C. coast to grace 2023 Sheringham Point calendar

The Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society gives photographers a chance to help share the 110-year-old heritage site with the world, by competing for a spot in the 2023 calendar. (Courtesy Sheringham Point Lighthouse Preservation Society)
One early February 2022 morning, Parksville artist Noah Russi captured the moment of a proposal on Tallows Beach in Byron Bay, Australia. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: Parksville man captures drone footage of beach proposal in Australia

Noah Russi looking for overhead shot of own artwork when he caught special event

One early February 2022 morning, Parksville artist Noah Russi captured the moment of a proposal on Tallows Beach in Byron Bay, Australia. (Submitted photo)
Nanaimo-based photographer Shane Gross is one of four winners of this year’s Save Our Seas Foundation Ocean Storytelling Photography Grant. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo photographer selected for ocean storytelling grant

Shane Gross’s images of marine life selected from field of 150 competitors from 47 countries

Nanaimo-based photographer Shane Gross is one of four winners of this year’s Save Our Seas Foundation Ocean Storytelling Photography Grant. (Chris Bush/News Bulletin)
Greater Victoria photographer Don Denton is working to discover and preserve the history of B.C.’s forgotten photographers. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

View Royal photographer working to unearth forgotten B.C. artists

Don Denton collecting and preserving details of mostly unknown photographers

Greater Victoria photographer Don Denton is working to discover and preserve the history of B.C.’s forgotten photographers. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)
The Harbour City Photography Club is seeking entries to its annual Photo Salon in the landscape, artistic/digital art, wildlife/nature and open categories. Examples of these include Woods by Yuling Lui, Pep Ventos Shed by Rooney Dumler, Tree Frog Hanging In by George Bowron and Indigenous Pride by Jane Sheers (clockwise from top-left). (Photos submitted)

Harbour City Photography Club’s Photo Salon returning

Submissions now open for first in-person edition of the event since 2019

The Harbour City Photography Club is seeking entries to its annual Photo Salon in the landscape, artistic/digital art, wildlife/nature and open categories. Examples of these include Woods by Yuling Lui, Pep Ventos Shed by Rooney Dumler, Tree Frog Hanging In by George Bowron and Indigenous Pride by Jane Sheers (clockwise from top-left). (Photos submitted)
Jacqueline Windh and David Gilbert in June 2019 teamed up with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the Spanish Embassy and some Nuu-chah-nulth partners to undertake an historical expedition of Vancouver’s northwest coast. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Vancouver Island scientist gets national honour for coastal exploration

Royal Canadian Geographical Society honours Jacqueline Windh with medal

Jacqueline Windh and David Gilbert in June 2019 teamed up with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the Spanish Embassy and some Nuu-chah-nulth partners to undertake an historical expedition of Vancouver’s northwest coast. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)
Great blue herons are often seen in Greater Victoria near wetlands. (Photo by Robert Fraser)

Saanich photographer captures photos of beautiful birds in a winter landscape

Taking photos and getting close to nature is a way to ease anxiety, he says

Great blue herons are often seen in Greater Victoria near wetlands. (Photo by Robert Fraser)
Conservation photographer TJ Watt has won the Trebek Initiative grant and named a National Geographic Explorer and Royal Geographic Society Explorer for his work to protect B.C.’s old-growth forests. (Contributed - TJ Watt)

Champion of old-growth forests wins prestigious awards

Program aims to promote emerging Canadian explorers, scientists, educators and photographers

Conservation photographer TJ Watt has won the Trebek Initiative grant and named a National Geographic Explorer and Royal Geographic Society Explorer for his work to protect B.C.’s old-growth forests. (Contributed - TJ Watt)