Posts Tagged ‘Landscape’

If you have been a visitor to our blog in the past, you know very well just how much we love our little island.  We revel in traveling up and down the highways and byways just to see what we can catch with our lens.  Today we are taking you to a very familiar place […]

Here at the Hollow, there are few things we enjoy more than tossing a Canon in the back of the Volt and seeing how far we can get on battery power.  We sometimes embarrassingly find ourselves “high-fiving” at a passing gas station, but for the sake of leaving “range” issues in the rear view mirror […]

It’s baffling to me how some people seem to walk through life without ever really seeing what’s right in front of them.  One of the best things about taking a camera with you is that it forces you to slow down a little and look.  And like most good adventures, it’s the little unexpected surprizes […]

For most folks, the month of October brings with it ghosts and goblins, amber landscapes and cooler weather, shorter days and moon-soaked nights, and most importantly, oodles of tiny chocolate bars that you just can’t find any other time of year.  Here at the Hollow, October holds the distinct honour of being our favourite month.  […]

It is true that it takes a village to raise a child.  It is also true that it takes a community to raise a village.  This is exactly what the Stz’uminus First Nation is doing in partnership with several other stakeholders as the infant town of Oyster Bay begins to take shape.  One of those […]

As spring finally gives way to summer here in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, our hearts tend to head for the skies.  We have been working very hard recently to get our certification from Transport Canada for another year of aerial photography and videography, and we have invested in a new drone, a DJI […]

How Blue The Ocean

Posted: 29th June 2018 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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The Pacific Ocean creates a totally unique canvas every time we visit here on Vancouver Island.  The time of year, the weather, the various forms of life that are evident, they all come together in harmony to render a painting unlike the one you saw before.  As winter gives way to spring and finally summer, […]

We are very excited to be a part of the growing field of aerial photography services for real estate professionals and developers on the west coast of Canada.  This past year has seen an increase in our clients coming to us to shoot and produce short videos and capture still photographs from a perspective you […]

As you wander through the forest in the heart of winter in the Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island, shadow and light play with each other creating special vignettes that are ever so quintessentially Vancouver Island.  The region is home to a huge temperate rainforest full of wildlife, flora and fauna that are completely unique to […]

With the month of June just around the corner, this marks almost two years since our visit to Telegraph Cove and Glendale Cove on our whirlwind Grizzly Bear viewing expedition.  This trip was seriously one of those trips that many would deem “a trip of a lifetime”, one that has left a permanent mark on […]