Posts Tagged ‘Aerial Photos’

New Pacific Northwest aerial photographs

Aerial view of beach sand, Parksville, British Columbia

Spring is a fantastic time to fly in the Pacific Northwest and I recently took advantage of a stunningly beautiful day to shoot some new aerial images. These new images are primarily ocean based, many updates to the Gulf Islands, specifically Saturna Island, Mayne Island and Gabriola Island as well as many of the communities […]


Aerial photos of Colwood and Esquimalt

Aerial image of  Esquimalt Harbour and the CFB Esquimalt Naval dockyard

Colwood and Esquimalt are located just west of Victoria, British Columbia. Esquimalt is home to the Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt. CFB Esquimalt is Canada’s Pacific Coast naval base and home port to Maritime Forces Pacific and Joint Task Force Pacific Headquarters. Colwood has the interesting Esquimalt Lagoon and the well respected Royal Roads University. As […]


Aerial Art – a few new images

Aerial Photo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

I always keep an eye out for interesting abstract images when I’m doing aerial photography above Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. While the main purpose of the flights is not necessarily to produce artistic photographs, I have managed to put together a nice collection in the past few years. Here’s a sample from the […]


New Vancouver Island Aerial Images

Aerial Photo, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

We have a large selection of aerial photos of Southern Vancouver Island that we will be adding to our galleries in the next week. These aerial images cover Shawnigan Lake, Sooke Lake, Sooke, Metchosen, Langford, Victoria, Saanich, Brentwood Bay, Mill Bay and Cowichan Bay. As well, photographs of many of the lighthouse near Victoria are […]


Saltair aerial photos

Saltair aerial photos

Saltair is a quiet rural community with a population of 1,800 on the east coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. The town, located between Chemainus and Ladysmith has seen a lot of growth recently and while it’s loosing some of the old charm still manages to keep a rural feel Saltair has an artist […]


Kinsol Trestle aerial photos

Kinsol Trestle aerial photo

The historic Kinsol Trestle also known as the Koksilah River Trestle, is a wooden railway trestle located on Vancouver Island north of Shawnigan Lake in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. Originally completed in 1920, the Kinsol Trestles dimensions measure 44 m (144 ft) high and 188 m (617 ft) long, making it the largest […]


South Pender Island Aerial Photos

South Pender Island aerial photos

South Pender Island is located near the Washington State border in the Southern Gulf Islands. While connected to North Pender Island by a bridge, South Pender Island has a very different identity. The island is primarily forested and boasts a small population. Much of the island is now set aside as both community parks and […]


Crofton Aerial Photos

Crofton Aerial Photos

Crofton is situated on Osborne Bay in the Cowichan Valley just north of Maple Bay. A ferry, the Howe Sound Queen, provides service from the BC Ferry terminal in Crofton to Vesuvius on Salt Spring Island. While tourism is important to the town the primary employer is the Catalyst Pulp and Paper mill. Aerial photos […]


Crofton Pulp and Paper Mill Catalyst Paper’s Crofton Division aerial photos

Crofton Paper Mill

The Crofton Pulp and Paper Mill Catalyst Paper’s Crofton Division is a world-class, paper and pulp facility that produces newsprint, directory paper and market pulp for customers around the world. Crofton began operation in 1957 as a single-line kraft pulp mill. Today, three paper machines and two pulp machines have an annual capacity of 739,000 […]


Ladysmith Aerial Photos

Ladysmith Aerial Photos

Ladysmith is a pretty town located on the 49th parallel on the east coast of Vancouver Island just south of Nanaimo in British Columbia, Canada. The local economy is primarily forestry, tourism and agriculture. In recent years Ladysmith has become a quiet retirement community and is a popular destination for pleasure boaters as well. Ladysmith […]


Maple Bay and Bird’s Eye Cove

Maple Bay marinas and Maple Bay

Maple Bay and Bird’s Eye Cove are a favourite destination for boaters both local and from abroad. Home to the Maple Bay Yacht Club, Maple Bay also has two private marinas, Maple Bay Marina and Bird’s Eye Cove Marina. A public Government dock is located in the town of Maple Bay providing short term stays […]


Chemainus Aerial Photos

Chemainus, Vancouver Island Aerial Photography, British Columbia, Canada.

Chemainus, a small coastal town of 550, is located on Vancouver Island’s east shore between a mountain range and the ocean. With a failing resource-based economy in the early 1980’s, the town decided to create giant outdoor murals to revitalize the town and increase tourism in the area. The strategy worked and Chemainus earned the […]