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June 7, 2014

7 Paris Instagrammers You Must Follow

Whether you are planning a trip to Paris, you are an avid francophile or are just plain in love with the city of lights, here are 7 of the best Paris instagrammers to follow, ones who will surely spark your passion for the most beautiful and most visited city in the world! Superchinois801 Always fantastically composed […]

March 17, 2013

Out & About in Berlin: Photography Workshop

Katrina James is an Australian documentary and travel photographer living in Berlin. She also provides photography workshops and mentoring sessions just like the one a few of us bloggers enjoyed last weekend.  Learn how to translate what you see into a really great photograph; read more about Katrina’s sessions here. Our photography workshop started off warm […]

January 26, 2013

C’est la Vie: 2012 in Pictures

I’ve been meaning to take a brief inventory of the last year, my favourite memories and subsequently my favourite photographs. In chronological order, here is a visual recap of what was an incredible year including an itinerary something like this: Canada, Italy, France, Italy, France, England, France, Canada, France. Oh la la! C’est trop!   […]

November 2, 2012

People Pics Competition

A fun photo competition hosted by Holiday Extras and judged by Melvin at Traveldudes may just help me win that iPad 2 I’ve been after! Or a wallet full of travel vouchers from Thomas Cook! Here’s hoping! Two of my favourite Harajuku shots taken on a Sunday afternoon, show the cosplay and fantasy that young Japanese […]

July 2, 2012

Free Art from Burnaby Heights

I’m a big, big fan of my North Burnaby neighbourhood, The Heights.  While I’m away from home, I miss my Hastings Street apartment, the friendly people at the nearby shops and restaurants, the Eileen Dailly leisure centre as well as regular chats with my dear, sweet neighbour and long-time Burnaby resident, Maria. I shot this […]

June 30, 2012

Photo 17 – Ubuntu Special – Free Art

This image is special because it was chosen last year as Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal wallpaper.  While it is popular on the screen, there is only one hard copy print available and I would like to mail it to one person who comments on this post! If you would like to have an original print of […]

June 24, 2012

Photos 15 & 16 – Free Art

The next 2 photos are a set. Probably only those that live in Vancouver know that these belong together.  The colosseum-like building that takes up one city block in downtown is the beautiful Vancouver Central Library.  Just outside the library you will find this light installation by Vancouver artist, Ron Terada. I am using this […]

June 21, 2012

Photo 14/30 – Free Art

Today’s photo (#14) up for grabs is a snapshot of someone’s creativity in the streets of Zurich, Switzerland. I love this picture and am reminded of myself when I see this girl in the doorway. I am using this free artwork project to connect with people from around the world, share my photography and hopefully […]

June 21, 2012

Photos 13 – Free Art Project

Photo 13 is a surprise photo to remind a former student and friend from Mexico of the beauty of Vancouver! I hope she enjoys the view of False Creek below.  

June 19, 2012

Photo 12 – Free Art

Today’s photo for this free artwork project comes from Rainbow Family Village in Taichung, Taiwan.  This little neighbourhood has been painted from top to bottom by a little old man; the colours are vibrant and the illustrations hieroglyphic and ominous. I am using this project to connect with people from around the world, share my […]