Photographing Canada in the spring (when Mother Nature thinks it’s still winter)

Photographing Canada in the spring (when Mother Nature thinks it’s still winter)

An icy wind clawed at my face as I rushed from the car to the water’s edge. I was glad of the layers of clothes I had on, including two pairs of gloves. Through the blizzard my eyes searched for the spectacular sight I had waited to see for many years, but I could only see a tiny section of water immediately in front of me. The falling snow obliterated the rest. This was not the first sight of Niagara Falls I had hoped for.

Dazzling winter scenes of Lake Superior on the Trans-Canada Highway

Dazzling winter scenes of Lake Superior on the Trans-Canada Highway

As the sun sinks low in the sky, a soft warm light falls on the trees that edge the shore of this mighty lake. The frozen water is covered in freshly fallen snow. It stretches out before me like an icy canvas in pastel shades of blue and lilac. Flecks of pink edge the...
Visiting the Causeway Coast in winter

Visiting the Causeway Coast in winter

We went in search of the Giant’s Causeway, and found ourselves in Game of Thrones. With icy winds, hail, and warming whiskey, Northern Ireland was magical.

Snowed in!

Snowed in!

With Halloween and Bonfire Night having come and gone, autumn will soon be turning to winter. While I love the warm sunny weather of the summer there’s nothing as invigorating as a walk in the autumn sunshine when the air is crisp and clear or a walk in the...