Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Radium's Photos with Santa 2013

Sunday afternoon was spent taking photos of guests with Santa at the Tourism Radium Holiday Market. Here's my fav from the shoot:

Have a look at that rest here.

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Sunday, November 10, 2013

Never Ending Story

As most of you already know, I volunteer as a photographer for ICAN, the Invermere Companion Animal Network, taking photos of the clients (usually cats, but we've had a rabbit, a rat, and dogs, too!) for their website, flyers, calendar, etc.

This weekend was the first time in at a least a month that I've been there, due to our house move. Incredibly, the number of new kittens and cats at the shelter does not seem to have dropped - if anything, its busier than ever!

I don't understand how, in our relatively small area, there are still people who're irresponsible with their pets - allowing unplanned breedings, and not spaying/neutering!

Kudos to the team at ICAN, the real heroes who do the cleaning, feeding, socializing, fund-raising, trapping of ferals, etc, along with the ongoing education of the willfully ignorant. We owe a debt of gratitude to these people, who alleviate the suffering of the innocents.

In this post are a few of my favourite images from this weekend's session.

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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Something Old, Something New

Something old - our windmill - its been with us since we moved from South Africa to Canada, almost 20 years ago! Its moved several times within BC, to Australia and back to Canada again - and just got unpacked at our move recent move! Ah, it feels like home now!

The windmill was made by farm workers' children, from spare bits of wire and an old Koo tincan.

Something new - today was the first time since moving to our latest place a week ago, that we had the chance to walk around the block and check out our neighbours' view:

We live a little bit further down the hill - we can just see the mountains over the treetops, but can't see the lake from our place.

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Sunday, November 3, 2013

Rocky Mountain Rally 2013

The Rocky Mountain Rally came to the Columbia Valley for the first time this weekend.

In the middle of our house move, we managed to get up to watch Stages 1 and 2 just south of the town of Invermere on Friday.

Lots of Subaru fans - 75% of the cars parked at the spectator paddock were Subi's:

This was just the first few arrivals!
Some of the action:

Open Class winner, Antoine l'Estage with co-driver Craig Parry
Can't wait until next year's event! Meanwhile, the rest of my photos are here.

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