Posts Tagged ‘Trucks’

Vancouver Island history is part of a rich tapestry of stories and events that have unfolded here, creating the communities and landmarks that are so meaningful to those who live here.  These features speak to the efforts undertaken during the early years of colonization, resulting in a myriad of museums and sites to visit that […]

Quiescent Possibilities

Posted: 20th May 2015 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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It is often said that one man’s garbage is another man’s gold.  For some people a scene like this appears to hold something that is better left to the auto wreckers.  Other people, like me, see an endless sea of possibility. Whether you are a purist at heart and can only imagine this gem restored […]

Time seems to have a funny way of always running forward.  You can imagine my surprise the other day when I was going through some of the pictures I have here waiting to be processed to find an entire set of images captured at the Duncan Antique Truck Show in the summer of 2013 at […]

Recently we were contacted by the terrific folks at Topaz Labs with a request to try out their brand new Topaz Labs Detail™ 3 Plugin for Photoshop.  Time is critical for us here at The Hollow and thus any chance we get to try out new software and techniques can be very exciting.  Any tool […]

It’s an almost magical place that can capture the imagination of those who visit.  Especially if you’re a Toad who loves antique heavy duty equipment.  You could seriously get lost in here for hours on end and come back the very next day and start all over discovering the most amazing things. We’re visiting the […]

We’ve got a literal parking lot full of trucks to look at today, folks!  We really love all things mechanical here at The Hollow, and in particular we love antique things.  During the summer of 2011, we had a chance to spend the day with our best friends, the Mudpuppies, at the BC Forest Discovery […]

When you love old vehicles as much as I do, antique trucks become a beacon that my lens cannot ignore.  Today’s post is part of our running series “The Toad’s Tonka Toys“, featuring images captured at the BC Forest Discovery Centre in the summer of 2011.  This was a grand day of adventure Mrs. Toad […]

Sometimes in life you find something that at first glance appears to be nothing more than a heap of rusty old metal.  If you take the time, however, to really take the artifact in you begin to see little treasures emerge.  We’re continuing our latest photoblog series “The Toad’s Tonka Toys” with these new images […]

This post marks the beginning of a new photoblog series here at The Hollow, folks, strap yourself in for quite the ride!  Mr. and Mrs. Mudpuppy and the Toads here landed at the BC Forest Discovery Centre recently on an adventure outing, and we captured such a huge series of photos that as we were […]

Haunting Eyes

Posted: 13th September 2011 by ToadHollowPhoto in Photography
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On one of our recent photo excursions with our best friends, Mr. & Mrs. Mudpuppy, we encountered some pretty unusual things on our way back to town.  Today’s photoblog post takes a close and very haunting look at one of these things, an abandoned artifact, deep in the forest of Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.  Apparently […]