Photography

Anthony Bucci photographed a bald eagle in Blackfish Sound last fall as it swooped down on a herring ball. (Anthony Bucci Photography)

B.C. photographer’s bald eagle photo Canada’s choice for international contest

Anthony Bucci lives on northern Vancouver Island and has his own wildlife touring business

 

Maurizio Palmulli, also known as “Mister Ok”, of Italy, dives into the Tiber river from the 18 meter (59 feet) high Cavour Bridge to celebrate the New Year Day in Rome, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2023. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

The week in news photos from around the world

A selection of top news photos from around the world, from a…

 

A trio of winter swans forage through the old corn maze at O'Keefe Ranch Jan. 5, 2023. (John Gallant Photography)

Swans captured wintering in North Okanagan

Photographers get birds on camera and video

 

With an abundance of salmon in 2022, Helen Sandy enjoys the process of smoking salmon at her home in Sugar Cane near Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
With an abundance of salmon in 2022, Helen Sandy enjoys the process of smoking salmon at her home in Sugar Cane near Williams Lake. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
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

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)
Baby Neil from Lake Country won the B.C. baby photo contest for August 2022 (The Baby Contest)

Lake Country mom on cloud nine as son wins monthly B.C. baby photo contest

Each monthly finalist is entered into a grand prize round for $1,000

Baby Neil from Lake Country won the B.C. baby photo contest for August 2022 (The Baby Contest)
Lisa S. Johnson’s new book, Immortal Axes: Guitars That Rock pays homage to the history of rock and roll. Johnson is an alumn of Penticton Secondary. (Photo- Courtesy of Lisa S. Johnson)

‘Guitars that rock’: Okanagan woman travels world to uncover music’s greatest stories

Lisa Johnson’s most recent book features more than 160 original photos of iconic guitars

Lisa S. Johnson’s new book, Immortal Axes: Guitars That Rock pays homage to the history of rock and roll. Johnson is an alumn of Penticton Secondary. (Photo- Courtesy of Lisa S. Johnson)
(Josh Wielinga photo)

Stunning rainbow photo captured in Vernon, B.C.

Josh Wielinga snapped a rainbow reflected in perfect symmetry Friday evening

(Josh Wielinga photo)
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
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
Left to right: Carl Johan Pedersen, Lorraine Provan’s great grandfather, Pauline Hjerdis Carlsen Provan, Lorraine Provan’s mother also wearing the Olympics sweater, Gertina Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s grandmother, Johnny Selmar Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s uncle holding Lorraine Provan, Pamela Bonar’s grandmother. (Contributed photo)

90-year-old photos from B.C. recovered

Photos from White Rock developed by B.C. photographer and reunited with family member in Edmonton

Left to right: Carl Johan Pedersen, Lorraine Provan’s great grandfather, Pauline Hjerdis Carlsen Provan, Lorraine Provan’s mother also wearing the Olympics sweater, Gertina Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s grandmother, Johnny Selmar Carlsen, Lorraine Provan’s uncle holding Lorraine Provan, Pamela Bonar’s grandmother. (Contributed photo)
One day after celebrating a very warm Canada Day in Trail on Friday, Brenda Haley and her hiking pals set out on a trek through the snow to take in the majestic views of Kootenay Glacier Provincial Park. Photos: Brenda Haley

Got snow? Summertime in the Kootenays sure does

PHOTOS: Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park is one of the oldest major parks in the provincial system

One day after celebrating a very warm Canada Day in Trail on Friday, Brenda Haley and her hiking pals set out on a trek through the snow to take in the majestic views of Kootenay Glacier Provincial Park. Photos: Brenda Haley
This historic photo is of a a large herd of cows moving from one field to another in front of the Rainsford Ranch in 1907.

Kalamalka Lake is in the background. The Goulding family lived in Oyama from 1907 to 1929. George Cassilis Goulding (1886–1943) was a horse breeder and an orchardist who first owned the Rainsford Ranch, and then moved, in the early 1920’s, to Iris Point (now Kaloya Park).

Historic photo: Rainsford Ranch

A look back at Lake Country’s history

  • May 12, 2022
This historic photo is of a a large herd of cows moving from one field to another in front of the Rainsford Ranch in 1907.

Kalamalka Lake is in the background. The Goulding family lived in Oyama from 1907 to 1929. George Cassilis Goulding (1886–1943) was a horse breeder and an orchardist who first owned the Rainsford Ranch, and then moved, in the early 1920’s, to Iris Point (now Kaloya Park).
The aurora borealis lit up the skies over Vernon Sunday, April 10, as seen from the Kalamalka Lakeview Drive Lookout. (Kevin Zaw Photography)

Northern Lights dance over Vernon

Photographer’s patience pays off

The aurora borealis lit up the skies over Vernon Sunday, April 10, as seen from the Kalamalka Lakeview Drive Lookout. (Kevin Zaw Photography)
This historic photo is of Wood Lake Resort. The resort was a popular tourist destination for many years in what is now Lake Country. The Wood Lake Resort consisted of several small square cabins adjacent to the beach, a large lodge, and a camping area behind the lodge, flanking the south side of Bottom Wood Lake Road. 
(Photo provided by the Lake Country Museum & Archives)

Historic photo: Wood Lake Resort

A look back at Lake Country’s history

  • Apr 7, 2022
This historic photo is of Wood Lake Resort. The resort was a popular tourist destination for many years in what is now Lake Country. The Wood Lake Resort consisted of several small square cabins adjacent to the beach, a large lodge, and a camping area behind the lodge, flanking the south side of Bottom Wood Lake Road. 
(Photo provided by the Lake Country Museum & Archives)
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)
The Grand House of Photography is the newest space to grace downtown Vernon. (Dawn Mace photo)

Grand House of Photography captures creativity in Vernon

Studio puts fine art photography in focus, offers studio and editing space

The Grand House of Photography is the newest space to grace downtown Vernon. (Dawn Mace photo)
Greater Victoria photographer Don Denton is working to discover and preserve the history of B.C.’s forgotten photographers. (Justin Samanski-Langille/News Staff)

B.C. photographer working to unearth province’s forgotten camera 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)