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Hope on a Sunny Day | Kodak Portra 160

I love Portra 160 on a sunny day and it’s one of those film stocks where I know exactly how it’s going to look on film when I’m lining up the shot in my camera. When I look at scenes I have often thought that I have my own built-in filter that sees in hues […]

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Coquihalla River | Hope BC

Last weekend we walked a short walk down to where Suckers Creek runs into the Coquihalla River. We’d heard that river otters had been seen around there, but as we’d not seen them before we didn’t set too much store in seeing them. Shortly after arriving, sure enough I saw my first river otter as […]

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Yale BC | Aerial Photos

We’re lucky that Yale is just a 20 minute drive from where we live in Hope. It’s lucky because (a) I can legally recreationally fly my drone there , and (b) because the river is a great place to walk along. In tourist season there is also the ‘Ward Tea House’ based in a house […]

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Silver Lake | Hope BC | Aerial Photos

We finally made it back to Silver Lake; we were last there towards the end of autumn and then the snow came. And came. And came more. The Silver Skagit Rd is an unmaintained road that leads to Silver Lake and further on to Ross Lake, and at the best of times it’s a rough […]

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Sunset over Hope | British Columbia

Before drone laws changed in Canada I could fly from the deck of our house. The view from directly above our house is stunning in all directions so I am lucky to have taken quite a number of shots with my drone before the new laws came into effect. One evening when driving back from […]

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A Rainy Walk by the Coquihalla River | Hope BC

If you walk down our driveway, turn right and right again, after a few minutes you reach the Coquihalla River on its way to its confluence with the Fraser. It’s a pleasant, forested walk that borders the river and eventually loops back around to make a nice circuit route. I had some Ilford FP4 in […]

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