Greg Blaney's PhotoBlog

I saw on the news recently that the Perseid Meteor Shower was occurring in our area. The Perseids are a prolific meteor shower associated with the comet…

I took my camera to an annual event held within the District of Oak Bay on their main street – Oak Bay Avenue (who’d have figured?). This event is called the…

Recently, I went backpacking in Banff National Park with my friend, Mike. Our destination was Egypt Lake. The hike was one day in, one day there and one day out…

This week I was downtown with the photography club that I belong to and we were given a short period of time to shoot the urban landscape, or urbanscape as it…

At one point, Vancouver Island was full of ancient forests with huge old growth trees whose very size was hard to imagine. During the 20th century most of these…

Unlike the rest of Canada, it doesn't snow much where we live in Victoria. So, when we get snow it's a big deal for us and we tend to whine about it to our…

In late September we visited friends in Ottawa. One of the activities they had planned was to take us to Metcalfe to visit their fall fair. Metcalfe is a small…

Margaret and I traveled to the Province of Quebec, partly to visit our son in Montreal and partly to travel by ship to the Iles de la Madeleine (or the Magdalen…

Recently, I went with the Victoria Camera Club to visit Pacific Northwest Raptors in Duncan, B.C., about an hours drive north of Victoria. This place is…

After my stay in Holland (see 2 posts - "A Tribute to My Uncle (1)" and "Seven Photos in Deventer, the Netherlands") I journeyed to France, specifically to …

Recently, I traveled to Europe to attend the unveiling of a plaque to honour my uncle Frank, who was killed in WWII while fighting in the Netherlands. We…

Since I was already in Europe (see "A Tribute to My Uncle (1)) it seemed like a good idea to complete this trip of discovery and go to Normandy to see the…

We went on a cruise recently. We eventually ended up in French Polynesia, specifically the Society Islands, which includes Tahiti. What a wonderful part of the…

As part of our visit to Peru, we took a boat excursion to the Isla Ballestas, which has been described as a poor person's Galopagas Islands. The Ballestas are…

Visited Peru recently. As part of our travels, we made our way to the Inca ruins of Machu Picchu. They have been beautifully restored since first "discovered"…

We recently went on a cruise that took us across the Pacific Ocean from Peru with a stop at Easter Island, or Rapa Nui as it is known by its local population.…
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