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The Fix 16: Lone Tree in Vinales

The Fix 16: Lone Tree in Vinales

Focus of Episode: Editing Photos of Dark Spaces The Story Behind the Photo: In this episode of The FIX, I show you the editing behind a shot that was posted as Photo of the Week on September 3rd, called Lone Tree in Vinales. I took the photo in 2016 on a trip to Cuba....

New Zealand: Skydiving and Stewart Island

New Zealand: Skydiving and Stewart Island

After a busy few months, I thought it might be about time to post a quick update on what we’ve been up to. For the past year, we’ve been working and living in New Zealand on working holiday visas. These visas ran out at the end of September, however, which meant that...

The Fix 15: Standing on Top of Turtle Mountain

The Fix 15: Standing on Top of Turtle Mountain

Focus of Episode: Editing DJI Phantom Drone Photos The Story Behind the Shot: In this episode of The FIX, I show you the editing behind a shot that was posted as Photo of the Week on December 18th of 2016, called Standing on Top of Turtle Mountain. I took the photo in...

Photo of The Week

POW: A Morning in Venice

DESCRIPTION   When I think of Venice, I think about the old buildings, canals, cathedrals, gondolas, and the vivid colours. And somehow, I think this picture captures everything in one shot. Well, maybe not the gelato, but that deserves a picture all to itself...

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Video: Flying Over Lindis Pass

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After spending nearly a year in New Zealand, we’ve seen pretty much all of the seasons. Although the winters here are quite cold and the days are short, they aren’t nearly as bitter and exhausting as the Canadian winters that I’ve grown up with. Snow falls up on the mountains and at the ski fields, but rarely ever reaches town level, which means that the first snow that we actually saw and walked on this winter was on a recent trip to Mount Cook National Park.

We’ve been to Mount Cook in the past, but only in the summer. On this trip, we wanted to see the mountains where they were covered in snow and decided to head up when we had a few days off. Along the way, we drove over Lindis Pass and decided to get out of the vehicle at the summit. Because the summit is quite high, there was snow on the ground and dusted across the hills surrounding us. I never really get very excited about snow on the ground, and it’s usually around this time in the winter that I’m actually getting quite tired of it. But, with this mild New Zealand winter, it was pretty awesome to see and feel it crunch under our feet.

We decided to walk to the top of a small hill from the summit of the pass and I quickly flew my quadcopter around. It’s pretty hard to beat these views.

Music: Emancipator – Soon it Will Be Cold Enough to Build Fires

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