Columbia River Wetlands

Despite wild animals making such great photographic subjects, I have decided to feature something different for the September Photo of the Month. This month’s winner is John McCrae with his beautiful landscape photo of the Columbia River Wetlands. The photo includes the valley sides framing the winding river and wetlands below. The colours in this … Continue reading

Pacific Tailed Frog

This week, we chose to get a close-up on one of our favourite wetland species – the Pacific Tailed Frog (Ascaphus truei). Neil Fisher – our selected photographer – displays the complexity and delicacy of these tiny frogs in striking detail. The frog’s bulging golden-flaked eyes reflect the intricacy and their unique personality and, like … Continue reading

Marshmallow Marsh

'Marshmallow Marsh' by Flickr Username Cindy-lou-boo

As the light contours around the billowing snow we begin to respect winter’s delicacy, rather than cursing how cold it makes us feel. We’re starting off our BC Wetlands Photo of the Month 2013 by selecting Marshmallow Marsh from Flickr user Cindy-lou-boo, whose use of light to shape the landscape really drew our attention. This photo … Continue reading

Mount Hope Reflecting

Well it’s that time of year again; time of celebration, festivities, and reflection. This week, we chose to cap off a great 2012 and a seemingly-quick-December with ‘Mount Hope Reflecting’ by Justin Brown. Taken on a brisk January day in Hope, Justin has captured a crisp image of Mount Hope reflecting majestically in a wetland … Continue reading

Count the Frogs

A wetland can be many things through the lens of a camera. Here it is an ‘all-over-composition’ reminiscent of a Jackson Pollock painting. The artful “Count the Frogs”  impressed many of our judges with it’s unusual view of a wetland and the unfolding surprise of its subject matter. The photographer, Ralph Palmer, is a retired … Continue reading

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