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POW: Coronet Peak Mountain Biking

POW: Coronet Peak Mountain Biking

DESCRIPTION   I've been really lucky during our trip to New Zealand to be able to do a lot of mountain biking. First, I got a job at a bike shop which allowed me to afford all of the gear as I hadn't brought anything with me from Canada. And second, we ended up...

Video: Flying Over Lindis Pass

Video: Flying Over Lindis Pass

https://youtu.be/1SlneSl0Qc4 Don't forget to change the setting to HD for the best quality! Video Description: 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...

POW: Island Lake Reflection

POW: Island Lake Reflection

DESCRIPTION   When you're somewhere really cool, it's hard to capture the feeling of the place in a picture. This is especially true when you're somewhere vast and epic like a quiet mountain lake surrounded by towering rocky peaks of mountains. In these cases,...

POW: Entering the Fog

POW: Entering the Fog

DESCRIPTION   On the North Island of New Zealand, there is a hike called the Tongariro Crossing that is very famous. It's around 20km's long and is a thru-hike which means that you have to either shuttle a vehicle or arrange transportation from one end to the...

POW: Charles Bridge in Prague

POW: Charles Bridge in Prague

DESCRIPTION   A few years ago, Hilary and I made our first trip through Europe with our last stop being Prague in the Czech Republic. Lots of people say that Prague is the most beautiful city in Europe and they're probably not wrong. Charles Bridge is one of the...

POW: Empty Road in Iceland

POW: Empty Road in Iceland

DESCRIPTION   Iceland is the kind of place that has awesome scenery and photo opportunities everywhere you look. I took this photo on a section of road just after we had pulled over to check out the Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall. There are so many stretches of road...

The FIX 09: Stargazing in New Zealand

The FIX 09: Stargazing in New Zealand

The FIX 09: Stargazing in New Zealand In this episode of The FIX, I show you the editing behind a shot that was posted as Photo of the Week on April 30th, called Star Gazing in New Zealand. I took the photo in the summer of 2017 while Hilary and I were driving...

Four New FREE Presets Available!

Four New FREE Presets Available!

New Presets Available on FREE STUFF Page: First off, if you haven't been over to my new FREE STUFF page, you should head there now and check it out. I'm still in the process of building it up and adding to it, but at the moment you can get some free high resolution...

POW: Big Cloud on the Prarie

POW: Big Cloud on the Prarie

DESCRIPTION   When I was going to school and working in Calgary, I used to drive a lot along the roads between Crowsnest Pass (where I grew up) and Calgary. There was one particular road called highway 540 where I often found myself stopping to take photos. One...

Video: Exploring the Catlins

Video: Exploring the Catlins

https://youtu.be/3xQXCwmv-yQ Don't forget to change the setting to HD for the best quality! Video Description: This video was shot in an area of New Zealand's south island called the Catlins. It's an incredible collection of waterfalls, epic coastline, and beaches. I...

Review: Crashplan Cloud Backup for Photos

Review: Crashplan Cloud Backup for Photos

Review of the Crashplan Backup Solution: I’ll admit that when I first heard of people paying fees each month to back their photos up to the cloud, I thought it all sounded a bit crazy. Part of this was because I thought that there would be some hidden catches and that...

Review: Bluehost Website Hosting

Review: Bluehost Website Hosting

Click to check out Bluehost now!   Review: Bluehost Web Hosting and Domain Registration So, first off, if you're not familiar with what web hosting and domain registration actually is, let me give you a quick idea. When you have a website, it needs somewhere...

The FIX 08: Island Lake Reflection

The FIX 08: Island Lake Reflection

The FIX 08: Island Lake Reflection In this episode of The FIX, I show you the editing behind a shot that was posted as Photo of the Week on August 6th, called Island Lake Reflection. I took the photo in the summer of 2016 on a quick trip to Fernie, BC. If...

Video: Driving Across Eglington Flat

Video: Driving Across Eglington Flat

https://youtu.be/cmVsFXe6p10 Don't forget to change the setting to HD for the best quality! Video Description: There's a place near Milford Sound called Eglington Flats that you cross on the drive. You leave a thick beech forest and suddenly emerge into a wide valley...

New Zealand: Climbing Mount Alfred in Glenorchy

New Zealand: Climbing Mount Alfred in Glenorchy

Mount Alfred Day Hike in Glenorchy With the end of another week of work, and lots to still explore in New Zealand, Hilary and I loaded up our campervan again and headed off for a few days. We seem to have a never ending list of things to do and see in New Zealand so...

Review: The Fizzle Membership Site

Review: The Fizzle Membership Site

Review of Fizzle:   I've recently started using a website called Fizzle. They also have a podcast called the Fizzle Show which I've listened to for a very long time. So, if you get nothing else from this review, you should absolutely check out their podcast...

POW: The Fields of New Zealand

POW: The Fields of New Zealand

DESCRIPTION   While we were driving back to Wanaka from Queenstown one day, we passes some fields that had a bunch of interesting patterns in them from the tires of farm equipment. I decided to get my DJI Phantom 4 Quadcopter out to see what they would look like...

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