Posts Tagged ‘Duncan’

The vibrant colors of spring are always a harbinger of the pending season.  With warmer temperatures just around the corner, life is found to be springing forth from everywhere.  Today we are heading back to one of our very favorite treasures in the Cowichan Valley St. Peter’s Quamichan Anglican Church as the beautiful spring flowers […]

Quiet On The Set!

Posted: 24th March 2014 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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There certainly is no lack of excitement here on Vancouver Island these days, we seem to be very busy working on all sorts of terrific projects!  Today we’re going to talk about one very special project we’re affiliated with, a community crowdfunding project that means a lot to us personally and can really do a […]

Standing armies of tiny white and purple flowers invade every inch of the yard, melodious frog-song ripples through the still evening, baby lambs and piglets frolic and romp in the pastures, and love hangs in the air as thick and heavy as the warm, mossy scent after a gentle rain.  It is finally Spring here […]

The sixties were a great time in the world of cars.  Engineers were working tirelessly on advances that saw leaps in horsepower ratings, bringing back direct experiences from the track to the shop to make core improvements in the underlying engineering.  Often times cars were over-powered and under-advertised, almost as if there was a secret […]

Our love for Vancouver Island is no secret, that’s for sure.  We are lucky enough to call this wonderful island home, and we just love living in the picturesque Cowichan Valley.  Even after having lived here for years now, we still find and learn about new treasures in the area.  In today’s post we’re going […]

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 […]

What a wonderful year we’ve had here at The Hollow!  It’s hard to believe how fast the time has flown past, and that the holidays are upon us now.  At this time of year we like to reflect on family and friends and all the great adventures we’ve shared over the past year. We are […]

Christmas Photography In Small Town Duncan

Posted: 11th December 2013 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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It’s that time of year once again, the time when cities and towns are brightly decorated in anticipation of the upcoming holidays.  This is a perfect time for Christmas photography as everything is beautifully lit, usually with vibrant colors and wonderful details that really speak to the season.  What better way to remember and share […]

As we continue to photograph buildings of heritage significance here on Vancouver Island, one of the questions that keeps popping up time and time again is “did you get inside?”  This is a fair question, and one we wish we could always answer with a resounding yes, but this isn’t always possible.  Sometimes the facilities […]

“A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases; it will never pass into nothingness” -John Keats   Anyone who visits us regularly here at the Hollow surely knows that my love and adoration of one very handsome and talented Mr. Toad goes very deep.  One might even go so far as to […]