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Deep freeze

February 04, 2017 - January has been a very unusual month for Victoria. What the rest of Canada would consider a warm-up, for this city is a...
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Winter is coming

December 04, 2016 - Being incredibly busy with new project, I am a bit behind with my photography. Here are my latest autumn shots, and in m...
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Mid-fall update

October 16, 2016 - Let's start this mid-autumn collection with something not many people observed up close and personal: harvesting cranber...
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Farewell to summer

September 04, 2016 - Signs of fall... As always in August, we have this amazing treat: Perseid Meteor shower Wh...
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July Heat

August 05, 2016 - I thought this time I would simply post images with no comments. After all, they are photographs, and if they are well-e...
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June Joy

July 04, 2016 - When the summer comes, things look... well, summery. See for yourself. Sidney, Canada day celebrations. Sea King he...
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May we be done with spring

May 29, 2016 - Some tulip leftovers: I'll pretend I don't even see you... ...aaand, eye contact!...
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April: spring still or summer already

May 01, 2016 - Basking in the sun: And for these, not so much sun: April can't be without tulips: or cherry blossoms...
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Spring has sprung

February 26, 2016 - January 29th spring has fired first shots: Moss Lady is still sleeping though Spring Prelude at the Butc...
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Quiet January

January 31, 2016 - This was mostly relaxing month with not much going on, after the holiday rush was over. So, the images reflect just that...
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Holiday cheer

December 31, 2015 - Let's start with the very last November image and then move to all the illumination and Christmas shots. There are Butch...
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November crop

November 29, 2015 - November, as expected, yielded deep autumn colors, fallen leaves and some close encounters with peacocks. Let's go over...
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Autumn Blues

November 08, 2015 - It's rather autumn reds and yellows, as you can imagine, but let's pretend that we are sad about summer end - even thoug...
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September mix

September 28, 2015 - Let's start with flamingo, for no other reason that they are cute Little E, ready for take-off Awww S...
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Summer draws to an end

August 27, 2015 - Let's start with a cat, for no other reason than I like them Sombrio Beach Oak Bay Elk Lake...
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May flowers

May 25, 2015 - As April showers promised, May flowers arrived right on cue Oak Bay marine Willows Beach. Heavy construc...
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April showers

May 08, 2015 - April means... you guessed it, tulips first of all. Tulips in Sidney, tulips in The Butchart Gardens...
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Beware the March flurries

March 25, 2015 - Well, this being Victoria our flurries consist of petals mostly. Let's begin with some crocuses ...and make sharp...
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Cruelty of February

February 24, 2015 - My East Coast and prairies friends will have to forgive me for the humorist title. Yes, February in Victoria IS cruel -...
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January blah

February 09, 2015 - Well, no so blah - January in Victoria is not exactly your typical "dead of the winter" view. Let's start with downtown,...
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Christmas lights

January 05, 2015 - December, as always, provides a lot of opportunities to shoot holiday lights, so large part of this collection will be a...
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Fall in bloom

October 31, 2014 - “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ― Albert Camus. October brought in abundance of the fall col...
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September Roundup-2

October 03, 2014 - Let go over the rest of September catch, to be done with it and move to real fall colors. Sample will be shown here as w...
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September Roundup

September 11, 2014 - It's just 10 days of a new month but images start accumulating so I better post some, to keep the size manageable, right...
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Moon, birds and whatnot

March 29, 2014 - It's been longer than usual for me to update this blog with new shots. Main reason for that was being a bit busy with de...
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Snow Day at The Butchart Gardens

January 08, 2014 - Being a rare occurrence, snow brought very different look to the familiar scenes. Different, fairy-tale-like and quite m...
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Lights of December

December 31, 2013 - December is a great month for photography - with all the illumination everywhere how can it not be? I really like night...
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A lot of fog and some more fall colors

October 30, 2013 - Time to end the fall theme I guess, so here are some more colorful shots, but first - a few taken during a very foggy we...
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Autumn colors assault

October 28, 2013 - Are you ready to be blinded? After this collection the world will look black and white to you for a few days. There i...
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Rainbows, sunsets, unrelated animals,

October 23, 2013 - and some non-categorized subjects. Before I unleash barrage of autumn colors on you, let me show you variety of images -...
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September marvels

September 20, 2013 - Let's start with some rainy photos, to establish the season change: ...but since it's still nice out th...
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Spring, unleashed

April 03, 2013 - Not that we had much of the winter, mind you - but when spring jumped from around the corner, it did so with eagerness o...
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