Shelagh's Lens

Category: BC


Are you looking at me?

This is one of a pair of swans who are anything but shy. I’ve visited them a few times lately, and they make their way to the shoreline when I approach – likely hoping for food. I learned, on visiting…

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Swan Lake

Well, not exactly! I caught these early morning images in a pond. This pair of swans were busily feeding. Bottoms up!  

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We’re Seeing Fireworks!

Here’s a look at Vancouver, Canada’s annual Celebration of Light

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Vancouver’s Not-So-Smelly Corpse Flower Is Nonetheless Impressive

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Feeling the Heat?

It’s July, and the long, sunny days have arrived on cue. Feeling the heat? Here’s one creature cooling down nicely.

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Let’s Go Crabbing

Visiting Victoria, BC this Spring, we found that a walk along James Bay is a great way to start the morning. We stayed at the Fairmont Empress Hotel, in a room overlooking the city’s inner harbour. The downtown views are…

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Only in Vancouver: Characters from Our Polar Bear Swim

You saw in my last post that we continued our New Year’s tradition with a running dip into the cool winter waters of Vancouver’s English Bay. Here, I thought I’d bring you some footage and photos of the wild and…

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