2019 Photo Shoots

May 5, 2019 ~ Glass on the Grass ~ Victoria Corvettes

Too Shiny © Paul Mahoney

It is May and summer has arrived bringing out the Corvettes to enjoy the hot sunny weather at Transfer Beach. This was an opportunity not to be missed by our club to capture the cars as well as the amazing design details on this shiny collection dating from a 1959 classic to the newest 2019 model.  It was hard to photograph without reflections in the paintwork. Alternatively work with it and just go for the reflections in the paintwork in a detail image. So many possibilities to explore.

Self Portrait © Terry Jones
Watching © Bill Brown
Blue Stingray © Charlie Schaal
Red Vette © Pat Haugen

March 30, 2019 ~ Nanaimo Waterfront Walk

Spill Response Boats © Paul Mahoney

Another perfect day to be out shooting. Two of our newest members plus one late arrival turned up to walk the Nanaimo Waterfront, Maffeo – Sutton Park, Swy-A-Lana Lagoon, and the Boat Basin, on Saturday.  There was a  variety of subjects to photograph from people, pets, landscape, airplanes, boats including the new spill response boats, architecture, sculptures, flowers and birds. It was a great exercise to pick something out from what was on offer.

Grate Detail © Pat Haugen
Swy-A-Lana Bridge © Terry Jones
What Am I? © Barb Brubaker

Cowichan Bay Estuary ~ February 25th

Cowichan Bay Estuary © Barry Elias

Another photo walkabout on a cold sunny day…actually a really, really chilly day with the brisk wind that was whistling through the Cowichan Bay Estuary. Seven brave souls turned up camera in hand and most managed to stay while we were at the estuary. There were a number of bufflehead ducks, a couple of green teals and one large mute swan who posed majestically. Also the water and old pilings add interest to any photograph. Cowichan Bay Village and Docks are a very eclectic place to photograph with a lot of eye candy on display…you just have to spot it which is always good practice.

Himself © Jim Mitchell
Canada’s Finest © Terry Jones
Flying Dog © Sue Williams
East or West © Erika Nadon
Cow Bay © Art Jurisson
Cowichan Bay Illusion © Pat Haugen

Duncan Walkabout ~ February 5th

Ten Old Books and One Young Woman © Barry Elias

Lured by sunshine and bright blue skies, five members braved the promised cold which became a balmy 7 degrees. We were all well rewarded with bright colours, funky buildings, totems and interesting nooks in downtown Duncan. Everyone agreed Duncan is a spot well worth another exploration possibly at night as well as daytime. We all obtained very different photos.

Duncan Walkabout #15 © Jim Mitchell
Wired © Pat Haugen
Duncan Perspective © Terry Jones
Colours of Tuscany in Duncan © Susan Williams