Photography

The Town of Qualicum Beach invites shutterbugs to take part in a photo contest. (PQB News file photo)
The Town of Qualicum Beach invites shutterbugs to take part in a photo contest. (PQB News file photo)
PQB News reader Randy Hall set up a camera at the beach in Parksville, in the same spot every day in February, to capture the changing days and weather. (Randy Hall photo)

WATCH: Scenes from 28 days in February in Parksville

PQB News reader Randy Hall set up camera in same location each day

PQB News reader Randy Hall set up a camera at the beach in Parksville, in the same spot every day in February, to capture the changing days and weather. (Randy Hall photo)
Angela Waldick is the new team photographer for the Nanaimo NightOwls. (Nanaimo NightOwls photo)

Half-blind photographer will help new Island baseball team look picture-perfect

Nanaimo NightOwls say legally blind team photographer is making history

Angela Waldick is the new team photographer for the Nanaimo NightOwls. (Nanaimo NightOwls photo)
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography

Ellen Lyons, A Pioneer In The Art Of Collecting Photographs

The William Lyons Gallery of Photography opened in 1979

  • Dec 18, 2020
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography
Two giant grizzly bears engaged in a territorial fight. (Wayne Duke photo)

Trouble’s a bruin: B.C. photographer’s images of grappling grizzlies garner international acclaim

Amazing photos taken on trip to Tahumming River in Toba Inlet picked up by Daily Mail in Britain

Two giant grizzly bears engaged in a territorial fight. (Wayne Duke photo)
Two giant grizzly bears engaged in a territorial fight. (Wayne Duke photo)

Trouble’s a bruin: Parksville photographer’s images of grappling grizzlies garner international acclaim

Amazing photos taken on trip to Tahumming River in Toba Inlet picked up by Daily Mail in Britain

Two giant grizzly bears engaged in a territorial fight. (Wayne Duke photo)
People’s Choice Award: Sunsets and Cloud Gazing by Pauline Favero. (Submitted Photo)

PHOTOS: Regional District of Nanaimo announces contest winners

Inaugural competition draws more than 250 entries

People’s Choice Award: Sunsets and Cloud Gazing by Pauline Favero. (Submitted Photo)
PQB News reader David Kaube’s latest project involves 4,800 time lapse photos of life in Parksville Bay. (David Kaube/screen cap)

Life by the bay in Parksville: 4,800 time lapse photos

PQB News reader David Kaube shares his latest project

PQB News reader David Kaube’s latest project involves 4,800 time lapse photos of life in Parksville Bay. (David Kaube/screen cap)
The green-winged teal, western kingbird, northern pygmy owl and Bohemian waxwing (clockwise from top-left) are among the birds included in Nanoose-Bay photographer Mike Yip’s new book, ‘Beginner’s Guide to Common Vancouver Island Birds, Vol. 4.’ (Photos courtesy Mike Yip)

Nanoose Bay photographer self-publishes Vancouver Island birding guide

Mike Yip features more than 235 birds in new beginner’s birding book

The green-winged teal, western kingbird, northern pygmy owl and Bohemian waxwing (clockwise from top-left) are among the birds included in Nanoose-Bay photographer Mike Yip’s new book, ‘Beginner’s Guide to Common Vancouver Island Birds, Vol. 4.’ (Photos courtesy Mike Yip)
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#StayandPlayParksville photo contest starting up

Residents have a chance to win a prize while documenting their local community

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Pics from a photo album found near the fire hall in Parksville on July 22 (Submitted)

Anyone missing their treasured old photos?

Album found near fire hall in Parksville on July 22

Pics from a photo album found near the fire hall in Parksville on July 22 (Submitted)
William Allen with his guitars. (Photo submitted)
William Allen with his guitars. (Photo submitted)
Oak Bay resident Jacques Sirois happened upon an eagle hunting a yearling seal. (Photo courtesy Jacques Sirois)

Oak Bay man stumbles upon eagle hunting seal, grabs camera just in time

The eagle did ‘a perfect butterfly stroke to shore’ with its prey, photographer says

Oak Bay resident Jacques Sirois happened upon an eagle hunting a yearling seal. (Photo courtesy Jacques Sirois)
Hole album cover recreation. Photo by Ali Roddam of Bellaphoto.

Isolation challenge produces celebrity, musician photos for Island photographer and daughter

David Bowie, David Rose, Ellen included in photo recreations.

Hole album cover recreation. Photo by Ali Roddam of Bellaphoto.
A Vernon photographer gave away 20 newborn sessions to babies whose photography bookings have been disrupted by COVID-19. (Image Studios photo)

Babies born during pandemic miss out on precious moments

One North Okanagan photographer gives away photography sessions to babies born during pandemic

A Vernon photographer gave away 20 newborn sessions to babies whose photography bookings have been disrupted by COVID-19. (Image Studios photo)
The scene at French Creek Marina, with newly arrived seals and cormorants waiting with patient anticipation for the herring run. (Gordon Pritchard photo)

YOUR PHOTOS: Hunger Games begin for sea lions, cormorants

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  • Mar 9, 2020
The scene at French Creek Marina, with newly arrived seals and cormorants waiting with patient anticipation for the herring run. (Gordon Pritchard photo)
PQB News reader Pamela Buck shares this photo of eagles taken along the Coombs Trail. How many can you spot?

YOUR PHOTOS: How many eagles can you spot?

Share your own photos: editor@pqbnews.com

  • Mar 4, 2020
PQB News reader Pamela Buck shares this photo of eagles taken along the Coombs Trail. How many can you spot?
Parksville council discussed the idea of creating a selfie bench at their most recent council meeting on March 2. (News file photo)

Parksville council ponders a ‘selfie bench’ for tourists

Mayor Mayne pitches idea, some worried about cost

Parksville council discussed the idea of creating a selfie bench at their most recent council meeting on March 2. (News file photo)
PQB News reader Gordon Pritchard shares his photo of a curious river otter in the lakelet at St. Andrews Lane in Parksville.

YOUR PHOTOS: Curious river otter in Parksville

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  • Feb 16, 2020
PQB News reader Gordon Pritchard shares his photo of a curious river otter in the lakelet at St. Andrews Lane in Parksville.
Earnest Barker (front left) with the two unidentified figures. (Submitted)

Couple wonders who’s in a Cariboo photo that’s been hanging in their home for years

Charles and Lynn Dick believe the image was taken at the 70 Mile Road House

Earnest Barker (front left) with the two unidentified figures. (Submitted)