There aren’t too many places in Calgary which are truly “gritty”, but I’ve been working on a collection of images for years which seem to fit the definition in a visual way.
Ralph Klein Park is one of Calgary’s newest parks, named in honour of former Premier of Alberta and mayor of Calgary, Ralph Klein who passed away in 2013. This man-made wetland was built to improve stormwater quality before it enters the Bow River.
Ralph Klein Park is still not very popular as many people don’t really know about it yet, so it was a relaxing place to visit and explore. It also has a few notable things to see. I had been planning to go for quite a while, and recently decided to finally drive out to visit the park. Continue reading
I’d like to share a few photos of my favourite areas around Saint John taken during my visits at Christmas as well as in May.
St. Andrews, New Brunswick was recently recognized by USA Today as the top Canadian destination to visit. I thought it would be a great time to blog about my recent visit to the historic Van Horne Estate on Minister’s Island which is near St. Andrews.
You can only access Minister’s Island by driving across the ocean floor during low tide. As a result, the tourist site’s hours of operations vary daily. You can end up trapped on the island if you fail to return to the mainland before the tide comes in! Continue reading
Inglewood is Calgary’s oldest neighbourhood, containing the city’s oldest surviving building (Fort Calgary), and is the city’s original downtown centre. Today, it is primarily a shopping and arts district, in addition to being a beautiful place to photograph at night.
In this post, I share a few of my favourite photos taken during a recent weeknight walk through the neighbourhood. Continue reading
The spring weather is now here, so it’s been a great time to explore the streets and parks of Calgary. I’ve tried to check out a variety of locations at all times of the day. Here are my favourites! Continue reading
Earlier this year, I had the chance to visit Toronto again. I explored the Yonge Street and Dundas Square area at nighttime, which I think is one of the busier areas of Toronto. Continue reading
Winter visits Calgary several times each year with short bursts of cold weather bringing snow and minus 30 degree temperatures. It can be an unpleasant time to explore the city, but also a rewarding one for photographers! Here are some of the favourite photos of the season.