Archive for January, 2014

Reaching For The Heavens

Posted: 31st January 2014 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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Most folks who think of Vancouver Island think of our beautiful beaches and shores.  You’re never far from the Pacific Ocean here wherever you may be on the island.  Even so, this is hardly the sole feature of the island.  With an adventurous spirit you can also find some of the most incredible forests with […]

When Julie Andrews sang of her favourite things all those years ago, it was as if she had given us all permission to do the same.  Suddenly we felt empowered to define ourselves not by quoting what we exceeded at or aspired to be, but by those things that inspired and delighted us and compelled […]

Greet The Morning

Posted: 27th January 2014 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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The morning shadows are long this time of year.  Frost is a frequent visitor, often taking hours to dissipate, especially in areas that are shaded.  The tone of the natural light also takes on a different feel, creating landscapes that are distinctly Canadian and distinctly winter.  People are often amazed to learn that we hardly […]

The Picturesque Victoria Harbor The picturesque Victoria Harbor is an amazing place to visit.  Photography opportunities are found everywhere with a great mix of things nautical sitting against a backdrop of the beautiful Pacific Ocean and the mountains in the distance.  In some cases, the best way to express a certain vision in terms of […]

We try to keep a pretty low profile here at Toad Hollow in regards to politically charged subjects.  When it comes to opinions on matters of politics, we believe that just like a nose everybody has one.  With our deeply rooted love for Fine Art and all that Vancouver Island has to offer it seems […]

Our ongoing adventures photographing and sharing the Anglican Churches here on Vancouver Island continues in today’s post as we feature The Anglican Parish of St. Peter and St. Paul.  Our latest running photoblog series “The Anglican Church Project” is one that we are working on with the Anglican Diocese of BC that finds us visiting […]

This is a place I am drawn to, like a moth to a flame.  Each visit reveals new vignettes, new little stories featured in a way I didn’t notice before.  Either that, or somehow it’s changed.  This is a place that captures and reflects light in unique ways.   Each season, each time of day […]

White Hot

Posted: 3rd January 2014 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography

We can think of no better way to welcome in the New Year than to do so in a huge plume of raw tire smoke!  Thanks for joining us again here at The Hollow in 2014, today we’re heading back to the Beverly Corners Show and Shine 2013 with our running photoblog series “The Toads […]