Golden Ears Provincial Park

Golden Ears Provincial Park

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Golden Ears Provincial Park

Wandering around provincial park never fails to amaze me. We’re so lucky to live amongst an abundance of natural beauty. Here we wandered through the lower regions of the park. It accommodates travellers of all walks, whether you’re a man with a troller or a hardcore camping climber you can find trails right off the parking spots. Gotta love winter here

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Cypress Mountain Ski Area

Cypress Mountain Ski Area

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Cypress Mountain Ski Area

First proper of the season today. We ventured a little off the beaten track on to find some untouched. While filming different perspectives I took a top down of the covered trees and was blown away. A really does open your eyes and make you appreciate familiar sights in the world @vancity.buzz @dailyhivevancouver @vancityphotoz @viawesome

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

<p to the visit we paid to the beginning of the year. We’ll be headed back there again this summer so looking forward to seeing this ridiculously beautiful architecture again

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Product Photography

Some product photography for work today. Nothing complicated. Just spent a quick 10 minutes staging and taking the shot, and 10 minutes in post.

Back to Realism

After spending some time with different forms I decided to create an old fashioned realism painting. Having taken numerous photographs of the Vancouver skyline of late I used that for inspiration. Sunsets around the city have always been spectacular. The bright bold colours are used by a multitude of artists around the area. I decided to use a sunset taken during the smoggy forest fire season, as the colours were glowing in an eerily sci-fi orange. The medium I used was acrylic…. again. I decided to insert snowy mountains instead of the seasonal green for added effect. I mainly used a palette knife and brush. The frame was made using a standard angle saw and wood from home depot; with adhesive to ceil.

Don’t get Lippy with Me

We got some new artwork delivered to the office a few months back. Several pieces were photographs of lips, pulling different expressions. Simple but I loved it. I grabbed my paints last weekend and spent a few hours throwing together a colourful interruption of this work. The end product was a bit cartoony… bit someone bought it so I retract my criticism. The piece was put together rather quickly. 2 hours using acrylic and chalk. Im not sure Im going to use the splatter effect for much longer as it doesn’t feel like my style. Still Im glad I experimented with it for a period.

David Attenborough I Salute You

Another one finished. So this painting took me a few months to complete. The layers and different mediums used meant it had to be done in stages. The main mediums are Acrylic, Gesso and Spray Paint (using spray paint makes me cool right?). Im not a portrait painting person but this man is my idol, through and through. Hope David approves. #davidattenborough#blueplanet2 #planetearth2

Texture Painting Experimentation

First attempt at #acrylic #texturepainting. The idea was to use my hands and a palette knife. There’s a lot of technique that I’ll change for the next time but I’m pretty pleased with the result. The idea was to be as minimalistic as possible. Research lead me to a few artists who’s work I enjoyed but the overall outcome used my own techniques.


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Campbell River

#tbt to my trip up the #sunshinecoast near #Campbellriver. We spent a few days filming in one of the most beautiful places with a mass abundance of #wildlife. Swarms of #hummingbirds farted around us amidst the sea of #flowers. Can’t beat the wilderness for making you appreciate the world we live in .
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 #britishcolumbia #traveldairies #travelphotography #hiking #rockies #wanderlust #nature #ig_color #adventure #thisisvan #canadianwilds #planetearth #natgeo #canon #canon5dmarkiii #parkscanada #picoftheday #natgeo #explore @vancity.buzz @dailyhivevancouver @bbcearth @viawesome #explorecanada #canadagems #mycrusade #natgeoyourshot #natgeotravel

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Campbell River, British Columbia

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Mount Seymour Provincial Park

Mount Seymour Provincial Park

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Mount Seymour Provincial Park

After a snowy ❄️ cold hike we eventually reached the peak of overlooking. And even Managed to catch the sunlight just as it was disappearing. I may have lost feeling in my hands but That’s a damn good view if you ask me @vancity.buzz @dailyhivevancouver @vancitywild @viawesome

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Mount Seymour Provincial Park

Mount Seymour Provincial Park

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Mount Seymour Provincial Park

Follow the sunset. Sometimes you have to tempt fate to experience the most memorable views @vancity.buzz @dailyhivevancouver @vancitywild @viawesome @hollieeggy

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Golden Ears Provincial Park

Golden Ears Provincial Park

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Golden Ears Provincial Park

November 1, 2017 (9:51 pm)

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Golden Ears Provincial Park

Golden Ears Provincial Park

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Golden Ears Provincial Park

Part 2. Fast forward tot he choice of hike and we hit a snag. During winter months, which evidently include end of fall and some of spring, the park closes at 5:30pm. Bolting its gates so that reckless 7pm hikers get trapped in its belly, never to be seen again…. until the following morning. Sadly we could only do a. The lucky winner turned out to be. Ill be honest, Im not the-spotting type but the forest and Ive heard are pretty damn impressive. So we set off on the short and sweet 5km falls hike. Beginning at the car park, the trail takes you through an eerily quiet mossy, reminiscent of dorothy’s yellow brick journey @vancity.buzz @dailyhivevancouver @vancitywild @viawesome

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Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Part 1. Due to wind, skydiving got cancelled. The video would sadly have been breathtaking, encompassing a sea of rustic colours spread across the. Unfortunately this will have to wait until next season. As a fall back we decided to get the map out, check the area and ensure the day wouldn’t be lost. Recalculating. To my surprise, we were right next to. The park is synonymous with the of. Having not ventured into the legendary, the decision was made. On approach, we cut a path through the crunchy river of yellow maple leaves. The towering goat mounted park entrance reminds us that you can actually see these long white haired fluffy animals while clambering around the peaks @vancity.buzz @dailyhivevancouver @vancitywild @viawesome

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On Top Of The Lions!!!

On Top Of The Lions!!!

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: On Top Of The Lions!!!

Finally reached the lions. Is was a cruel long hike but the view is undoubtedly worth it @vancity.buzz @dailyhivevancouver @vancitywild @viawesome

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St. Marks Summit

St. Marks Summit

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: St. Marks Summit

Took me a while to get out again but here’s a birds eye view of, as seen from and. Wanted to include the lions but the hid it from us. Maybe next time. On the upside the effect on film looks beautiful. I hope you all like it as much as I enjoyed filming it @vancity.buzz @dailyhivevancouver @vancitywild @viawesome @britishcolumbiamagazine @natgeoyourshot @paradise.canada @canada150 @parks.canada

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Unnecessary Mountain

Unnecessary Mountain

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Unnecessary Mountain

What better way to celebrate than tackling a 20km plus hike over. We took a short break on the third peak of the day north. Some popped by to keep us company… in exchange for eating all our food. The backdrop in the background shows and the. If you haven’t tried this little gem of a hike, do it! One of my favourite hikes around for sure @vancity.buzz @dailyhivevancouver @vancitywild @viawesome

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Elfin Lake Trail

Elfin Lake Trail

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Elfin Lake Trail

A solo adventure for a change. Decided to make my bank holiday productive and head to. A moderately easy that starts near. The location is a prime destination if you’re thinking of doing some. Plenty of tent pitches, a dinner lodge, swimming, drinking water and tons of continuing hikes that head onward into the medical mountains…. and the view isn’t half bad either @squamishhikes @viawesome

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San Jacinto, Leon, Nicaragua

San Jacinto, Leon, Nicaragua

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: San Jacinto, Leon, Nicaragua

Local near the hot mud pits, on our way to, playing in the shadow of an active. The bubbling vents, that surround the area, are testament to how volatile the terrain is. Yet, without a care in the world, these seemed oblivious as they chased each other, leaping across the boiling sync holes. Now that’s tough…. or reckless?

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León, Nicaragua

León, Nicaragua

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: León, Nicaragua

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León, Nicaragua

León, Nicaragua

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: León, Nicaragua

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Our Lady of Grace Cathedral, León

Our Lady of Grace Cathedral, León

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Our Lady of Grace Cathedral, León

The of, also known as cathedral of the assumption of Mary is a significantly important and historic landmark of the country. You can wander around this amazing piece of free! You can see a volcano from its bell towers. Well worth a stop over @explorenicaragua @discovernicaragua

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León, Nicaragua

León, Nicaragua

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: León, Nicaragua

Throwback to my in. This shot was taken in the hub. The street was bustling with locals perusing the stalls for food, art and countless other treasures @natgeotravel @discovernicaragua

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Chatham, Ontario

Chatham, Ontario

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Chatham, Ontario

The Blonde Farm has stood over the surrounding land for over a century now. Handed down through the generations, the site embodies traditions of countless families in the Southern area. The buildings hold seed, heavy duty farming machinery and infrustructure. The home was lived in for decades but now stands as a reminder to where it all began. Again, thanks to Brad for showing us around and filling full of insightful information on the industry. Oh, and for feeding us the freshest vegatables we’ve ever had @dailyhivetoronto @viawesome

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Mount Seymour Provincial Park

Mount Seymour Provincial Park

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Mount Seymour Provincial Park

Took a while to edit it but here’s a short video of our mini adventure to in north @dailyhivetoronto @viawesome

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Erieau, Ontario

Erieau, Ontario

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Erieau, Ontario

The ominous size of the blows my mind no matter how many times I see them. Wandering down the at near. Such an amazing place and a perfect sunny day to compliment it @dailyhivetoronto @viawesome

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The Moot Lake St. Clair

The Moot Lake St. Clair

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: The Moot Lake St. Clair

Different perspectives. A shot from our visit to to visit family can be as exciting as venturing to a new country is what you make it @dailyhivetoronto @viawesome

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Erieau, Ontario

Erieau, Ontario

Project Type: Celtic Crusade, Travel & Adventure Feed

Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Erieau, Ontario

Taking a cruise along the shoreline of in; with the lurking just over the horizon. As we set off into the bay we could see numerous islands, hosting Taking a cruise along the shoreline of in; with the lurking just over the horizon. As we set off into the bay we could see numerous islands, hosting homes, dotting the water. The location definitely requires a well stocked beer fridge @dailyhivetoronto

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Erieau, Ontario

Erieau, Ontario

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Equipment used: Canon 5D Mark III, Mavic Pro

Photo taken at: Erieau, Ontario

His week we’re visiting the overpowering heat of. First stop was in the quaint town of. We visited the, filled up on and walked off our beer bellies along the golden shoreline. The fact this is a still blows my mind. Massive doesn’t cut it @dailyhivevancouver @viawesome

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