Posts Tagged ‘Chemainus’

A Blue Winter Fog

Posted: 17th January 2018 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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As we made our way through the backroads of Cowichan Valley here on Vancouver Island, the rains had stopped and the air was still, creating thick layers of fog.  Coming up over the top of a hill we looked down upon the town of Chemainus and saw the entire town and ocean inlet was covered […]

Island living has many perks.  The landscape and oceanscape changes by the hour, revealing new vignettes as the hands of time march along.  Summer is now upon us, and with it comes bright, sunny days that showcase the island and the communities that dot the shores.

It was a damp, grey and rather dreary spring afternoon when Mrs. Toad and I found ourselves coming into the wonderful little character town of Chemainus here on Vancouver Island.  The colors were somewhat muted by the thick rain clouds that lingered overhead.  It was a good day to photograph the wonderful Victorian styled character […]

Thank you for joining us today, we’ve got a special feature to share with everyone.  We were recently requested to do a full photo-shoot for a friend of ours who owns a wonderful character B&B in Chemainus on Vancouver Island in BC, Canada. It was most definitely a highlight of our summer to get a […]

Get Yer Motor Runnin’

Posted: 14th September 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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You just have to know the next line is going to be “Head Out On The Highway”, and in modern North American culture this is frequently exemplified by the earth-shattering rumble of the mighty Harley-Davidson.  As a true lover of all things mechanical, motorcycles rank high on the list of things I love.  Classic, hard-tails, […]

It is with an absolutely bittersweet feeling that we bring you our final post in our latest running series, “The Toad Visits Chemainus“.  If you are just joining us here, we really encourage you to check out the previous posts in the running series of images captured in the little town of Chemainus BC on […]

We continue our photoblog series, “The Toad Visits Chemainus“, today with a slight change in tempo here.  Our running series of images taken in the little town of Chemainus, BC on Vancouver Island in Canada has so far showcased some of the beautiful and quaint homes and businesses in the tiny community.  Today we are […]

Welcome back to our running series, “The Toad Visits Chemainus“!  The images we’re sharing today are part of our running series of photographs taken in the little town of Chemainus, BC on Vancouver Island in Canada.  This magical little town on the island here was once in dire financial straits as the local logging industry […]

We’re back after a brief holiday break here at The Hollow to continue our running photoblog series “The Toad Visits Chemainus“.  Mrs. Toad and myself spent our Canada Day long weekend hopping around the island, enjoying the weather that seems to finally have turned from winter to a semblance of summer.  We managed to capture […]

We’re continuing our latest photoblog series, “The Toad Visits Chemainus“, today with a look at some of the interesting items and artifacts that have been put on display in town to facilitate the rebuilding process.  This running series showcases the little town of Chemainus, BC on Vancouver Island in Canada.  During the early 1980’s, the […]