Photography

Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography

Ellen Lyons, A Pioneer In The Art Of Collecting Photographs

The William Lyons Gallery of Photography opened in 1979

  • Dec 18, 2020

 

Two giant grizzly bears engaged in a territorial fight. (Wayne Duke photo)

Trouble’s a bruin: B.C. photographer’s images of grappling grizzlies garner international acclaim

Amazing photos taken on trip to Tahumming River in Toba Inlet picked up by Daily Mail in Britain

 

Two giant grizzly bears engaged in a territorial fight. (Wayne Duke photo)

Trouble’s a bruin: Parksville photographer’s images of grappling grizzlies garner international acclaim

Amazing photos taken on trip to Tahumming River in Toba Inlet picked up by Daily Mail in Britain

 

Samples of work by Nanaimo photographer Graham Romanovsky. Until the end of the year Romanovsky is raising money for the Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. (Photos courtesy Graham Romanovsky)

Nanaimo photographer raising money for charity

Graham Romanovsky supporting Loaves and Fishes food bank, Heart and Stroke Foundation

Samples of work by Nanaimo photographer Graham Romanovsky. Until the end of the year Romanovsky is raising money for the Loaves and Fishes Community Food Bank and the Heart and Stroke Foundation. (Photos courtesy Graham Romanovsky)
Tons of old photographs found scattered under a bridge near Port Hardy
Tons of old photographs found scattered under a bridge near Port Hardy
Three Vancouver Island photographers place in BC SPCA 2020 Wild-in-Focus photography contest

Three Vancouver Island photographers place in BC SPCA 2020 Wild-in-Focus photography contest

Out of 956+ submissions province wide, both winners place in separate categories

Three Vancouver Island photographers place in BC SPCA 2020 Wild-in-Focus photography contest
Samples of work by Harbour City Photography Club members include Abstract by Design by Wally Roth, Boxed In by Ian Warren, Best Friends by Lynda Stevens, Contemplation by Ricarda Brusegard, Morning Splash by Wally Roth and Petra’s Paradox by Geri Reamer (cropped, clockwise from top-left). (Photos courtesy the photographers)

Nanaimo’s Harbour City Photography Club goes virtual to adapt to COVID-19

Club’s exhibitions, meetings and presentations are now occurring online

Samples of work by Harbour City Photography Club members include Abstract by Design by Wally Roth, Boxed In by Ian Warren, Best Friends by Lynda Stevens, Contemplation by Ricarda Brusegard, Morning Splash by Wally Roth and Petra’s Paradox by Geri Reamer (cropped, clockwise from top-left). (Photos courtesy the photographers)
PQB News reader David Kaube’s latest project involves 4,800 time lapse photos of life in Parksville Bay. (David Kaube/screen cap)

Life by the bay in Parksville: 4,800 time lapse photos

David Kaube shares his latest project with VI Free Daily readers

PQB News reader David Kaube’s latest project involves 4,800 time lapse photos of life in Parksville Bay. (David Kaube/screen cap)
The green-winged teal, western kingbird, northern pygmy owl and Bohemian waxwing (clockwise from top-left) are among the birds included in Nanoose-Bay photographer Mike Yip’s new book, ‘Beginner’s Guide to Common Vancouver Island Birds, Vol. 4.’ (Photos courtesy Mike Yip)

Photographer self-publishes Vancouver Island birding guide

Mike Yip features more than 235 birds in new beginner’s birding book

The green-winged teal, western kingbird, northern pygmy owl and Bohemian waxwing (clockwise from top-left) are among the birds included in Nanoose-Bay photographer Mike Yip’s new book, ‘Beginner’s Guide to Common Vancouver Island Birds, Vol. 4.’ (Photos courtesy Mike Yip)
Lantzville-raised artist Karen Moe presents her new photography exhibition ‘The Born Again Nature Photographer’ on Aug. 22. (Photos courtesy Stasia Garraway/Karen Moe)

Lantzville-raised artist returns home, holds nature photography show

Karen Moe showcases local flora in ‘The Born Again Nature Photographer’

Lantzville-raised artist Karen Moe presents her new photography exhibition ‘The Born Again Nature Photographer’ on Aug. 22. (Photos courtesy Stasia Garraway/Karen Moe)
This image of Comet NEOWISE, taken near Pipers Lagoon Park by Tony Puerzer, Nanaimo Astronomy Society vice-president, illustrates the quality that can be achieved with basic photographic equipment. The image was shot with a 50 millimetre, f/1.4 lens on a Canon digital camera for an exposure time of six seconds, at a sensitivity setting of 1600 ISO, Puerzer’s recommended recipe for imaging the comet with minimal equipment. (Tony Puerzer photo)

Vancouver Island skywatcher offers tips on how to capture Comet NEOWISE

Fancy equipment not needed to photograph comet on 6,800-year orbital journey, says society VP

This image of Comet NEOWISE, taken near Pipers Lagoon Park by Tony Puerzer, Nanaimo Astronomy Society vice-president, illustrates the quality that can be achieved with basic photographic equipment. The image was shot with a 50 millimetre, f/1.4 lens on a Canon digital camera for an exposure time of six seconds, at a sensitivity setting of 1600 ISO, Puerzer’s recommended recipe for imaging the comet with minimal equipment. (Tony Puerzer photo)
Mosaic’s annual photo contest is now open. One of the winners from last year was Barbara Hooper with this photo of the Nanaimo River Estuary. (submitted)

Vancouver Island summer wilderness photo contest opens

Mosaic Forest Management launches its annual photo contest for wilderness images

  • Jul 17, 2020
Mosaic’s annual photo contest is now open. One of the winners from last year was Barbara Hooper with this photo of the Nanaimo River Estuary. (submitted)
William Allen with his guitars. (Photo submitted)
William Allen with his guitars. (Photo submitted)
Oak Bay resident Jacques Sirois happened upon an eagle hunting a yearling seal. (Photo courtesy Jacques Sirois)

Oak Bay resident stumbles upon eagle hunting seal, grabs camera just in time

The eagle did ‘a perfect butterfly stroke to shore’ with its prey, photographer says

Oak Bay resident Jacques Sirois happened upon an eagle hunting a yearling seal. (Photo courtesy Jacques Sirois)
All playgrounds in Port Alberni and the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District have been closed. (ALEXIS KELLY PHOTO)

Young Island photographer captures small town life during a pandemic

Alexis Kelly has been documenting the COVID-19 changes in the Alberni Valley

All playgrounds in Port Alberni and the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District have been closed. (ALEXIS KELLY PHOTO)
Isolation produces iconic photo recreation fun for Island photographer and daughter

Isolation produces iconic photo recreation fun for Island photographer and daughter

David Bowie, David Rose, Ellen included in Ali and Dylan Roddam’s photo recreations.

Isolation produces iconic photo recreation fun for Island photographer and daughter
A Vernon photographer gave away 20 newborn sessions to babies whose photography bookings have been disrupted by COVID-19. (Image Studios photo)

Babies born during pandemic miss out on precious moments

One North Okanagan photographer gives away photography sessions to babies born during pandemic

A Vernon photographer gave away 20 newborn sessions to babies whose photography bookings have been disrupted by COVID-19. (Image Studios photo)
Parksville council discussed the idea of creating a selfie bench at their most recent council meeting on March 2. (News file photo)

Parksville council ponders a ‘selfie bench’ for tourists

Mayor Mayne pitches idea, some worried about cost

Parksville council discussed the idea of creating a selfie bench at their most recent council meeting on March 2. (News file photo)
Viktor Davare recently returned from the arctic as one of the official photographers for the Yukon Quest - a 1,000-mile international sled dog race. Photo by Viktor Davare

Vancouver Island photographer captures spirit of the north with Yukon Quest experience

Viktor Davare concludes: ‘the Yukon has some kind of magic’

Viktor Davare recently returned from the arctic as one of the official photographers for the Yukon Quest - a 1,000-mile international sled dog race. Photo by Viktor Davare
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Images to warm the heart and shock the viewer

Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Images to warm the heart and shock the viewer

Annual exhibition, opening Feb. 14, on loan to Royal BC Museum from London Museum of Naural History

  • Feb 1, 2020
Wildlife Photographer of the Year: Images to warm the heart and shock the viewer