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…

 

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)
(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
‘Thrall of the 21st Century’ by Happy Amarkah. (Image submitted)

Harbour City Photography Club announces Photo Salon winners

Exhibit with 100 images was held at VIU’s View Gallery

‘Thrall of the 21st Century’ by Happy Amarkah. (Image submitted)
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
(Peter van Dongen photo)

Youth photography exhibit on at Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre

Work by members of local Snapshots 4-H Photography Club

(Peter van Dongen photo)
PQB News reader Don Tessier shares this unique shot. “Looks like the rainbow starts in French Creek and goes to Lasqueti Island,” he said.

YOUR PHOTOS: Readers share colourful rainbow shots

Don Tessier and David Kaube capture unique views

PQB News reader Don Tessier shares this unique shot. “Looks like the rainbow starts in French Creek and goes to Lasqueti Island,” he said.
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)
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LETTER: PQB News wildlife photographers among the best

Once again an outstanding photograph appears on your front page of the…

  • Mar 5, 2022
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One early February 2022 morning, Parksville artist Noah Russi captured the moment of a proposal on Tallows Beach in Byron Bay, Australia. (Submitted photo)

VIDEO: Parksville man captures drone footage of beach proposal in Australia

Noah Russi looking for overhead shot of own artwork when he caught special event

One early February 2022 morning, Parksville artist Noah Russi captured the moment of a proposal on Tallows Beach in Byron Bay, Australia. (Submitted photo)
‘PERSPECTIVES’ exhibit at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville will be shown until March 31, 2022. Works by artists (clockwise from left) G. A. (Tony) Fuller, Barbara Davidson, Chelsie Xavier-Blower, Jean Bruneau, Brenda Castonguay and Jim Decker. (Submitted photo)

Parksville’s McMillan Arts Centre to host photography exhibit in Cloakroom Gallery

Show, in collaboration with Exposure Photography Festival 2022, will run until March 31

‘PERSPECTIVES’ exhibit at the McMillan Arts Centre in Parksville will be shown until March 31, 2022. Works by artists (clockwise from left) G. A. (Tony) Fuller, Barbara Davidson, Chelsie Xavier-Blower, Jean Bruneau, Brenda Castonguay and Jim Decker. (Submitted 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)
Jacqueline Windh and David Gilbert in June 2019 teamed up with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the Spanish Embassy and some Nuu-chah-nulth partners to undertake an historical expedition of Vancouver’s northwest coast. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)

Vancouver Island scientist gets national honour for coastal exploration

Royal Canadian Geographical Society honours Jacqueline Windh with medal

Jacqueline Windh and David Gilbert in June 2019 teamed up with the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, the Spanish Embassy and some Nuu-chah-nulth partners to undertake an historical expedition of Vancouver’s northwest coast. (SUSAN QUINN/ Alberni Valley News)