Photography

April Hughes recently captured a stunning sunset as seen from the dock at Osprey Village in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 17, 2021

 

Nature and wildlife photographer Catherine Babault photographed in Moorecroft Regional park in Nanoose Bay. Don Denton photograph

Photographer Catherine Babault’s passion for the wild spaces

Nature and wildlife photography a full time business

  • Sep 17, 2021

 

Dustin Kvammen of Maple Ridge caught a photo of a colourful rail car at River Road and 240th Street in Albion. “I’m really trying to capture the the beauty around us that we sometimes forget to see,” he shared. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 16, 2021

 

Clouds loomed overhead, but didn’t steal all the sunshine when Hammond’s Ron Paley took a Pitt Meadows 25-km cycling excursion through Maple Ridge to Pitt River bridge, and along the dikes to the north back to Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 14, 2021
Clouds loomed overhead, but didn’t steal all the sunshine when Hammond’s Ron Paley took a Pitt Meadows 25-km cycling excursion through Maple Ridge to Pitt River bridge, and along the dikes to the north back to Maple Ridge. (Special to The News)
Fall may be in the air, but locals outdoor enthusiasts like Ron Paley of Hammond cling to hopes for more sunny than rainy days ahead. It makes rides through Pitt Meadows farm country much more serene. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 13, 2021
Fall may be in the air, but locals outdoor enthusiasts like Ron Paley of Hammond cling to hopes for more sunny than rainy days ahead. It makes rides through Pitt Meadows farm country much more serene. (Special to The News)
Fall is not too far off, technically, and Maple Ridge’s Carol McMillan shared this scenic photograph – captured along the dikes near the Laity family pumpkin patch last year – to remind us of what’s coming. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 12, 2021
Fall is not too far off, technically, and Maple Ridge’s Carol McMillan shared this scenic photograph – captured along the dikes near the Laity family pumpkin patch last year – to remind us of what’s coming. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Don Kennedy shared a sunset picture captured over the vista known as Maple Ridge, as seen from 104th Avenue and Jackson Road in Albion. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 11, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Don Kennedy shared a sunset picture captured over the vista known as Maple Ridge, as seen from 104th Avenue and Jackson Road in Albion. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley recently took an early morning hike up Alouette Mountain – in Golden Ears Provincial Park – with a friend and his dog, Luna. They took the Incline Trail area and further up the Memorial Trail – completing a 7.3-km return hike. (Special to The News)

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  • Sep 7, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley recently took an early morning hike up Alouette Mountain – in Golden Ears Provincial Park – with a friend and his dog, Luna. They took the Incline Trail area and further up the Memorial Trail – completing a 7.3-km return hike. (Special to The News)
Regular Through Your Lens contributor Ron Paley, of Hammond, captured a few pictures during a recent morning walk with my grandkids through Osprey Village on their way to the Pitt Meadows Airport. (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 30, 2021
Regular Through Your Lens contributor Ron Paley, of Hammond, captured a few pictures during a recent morning walk with my grandkids through Osprey Village on their way to the Pitt Meadows Airport. (Special to The News)
An early morning 6.5 kilomtre walk this weekend took Maple Ridge's Ron Paley from Hammond to Port Haney, despite the cooler temperatures and spitting rain. "Cooler temps are appreciated," Paley said. (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 24, 2021
An early morning 6.5 kilomtre walk this weekend took Maple Ridge's Ron Paley from Hammond to Port Haney, despite the cooler temperatures and spitting rain. "Cooler temps are appreciated," Paley said. (Special to The News)
Ron Paley took a hike in Golden Ears Provincial Park with his family, enjoying the wilderness with his son, Ryan, and his granddaughters, Sophie and Evie. (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 23, 2021
Ron Paley took a hike in Golden Ears Provincial Park with his family, enjoying the wilderness with his son, Ryan, and his granddaughters, Sophie and Evie. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley shared a series of paddling pictures from a kayak trip this week on Hayward Lake, along the Maple Ridge-Mission border. He and a few friends had planned to paddle from Kearsley Creek (nine kilometres from Dewdney Trunk Road) on Stave Lake, but the area was closed due to fire hazards. So, they opted instead to spend four hours paddling on Hayward under cloudy skies. (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 22, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley shared a series of paddling pictures from a kayak trip this week on Hayward Lake, along the Maple Ridge-Mission border. He and a few friends had planned to paddle from Kearsley Creek (nine kilometres from Dewdney Trunk Road) on Stave Lake, but the area was closed due to fire hazards. So, they opted instead to spend four hours paddling on Hayward under cloudy skies. (Special to The News)
Vicki Knowles shared this recent picture of the skies over Pitt Meadows and the Fraser River. (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 20, 2021
Vicki Knowles shared this recent picture of the skies over Pitt Meadows and the Fraser River. (Special to The News)
<a href="I would like to submit this photo for your consideration for publication in the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News. It was taken at sunset on August 11th from the dyke at the confluence of the North and South Alouette Rivers in Pitt Meadows. I believe that this photo captures the essence of a summer evening on the river. Thank you for your consideration. Regards, David Heberlein" target="_blank"></a>During a recent sunset, David Heberlein captured this photo from the dike at the meeting place for the North and South Alouette Rivers in Pitt Meadows. “I believe that this photo captures the essence of a summer evening on the river,” he said. (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 18, 2021
<a href="I would like to submit this photo for your consideration for publication in the Maple Ridge Pitt Meadows News. It was taken at sunset on August 11th from the dyke at the confluence of the North and South Alouette Rivers in Pitt Meadows. I believe that this photo captures the essence of a summer evening on the river. Thank you for your consideration. Regards, David Heberlein" target="_blank"></a>During a recent sunset, David Heberlein captured this photo from the dike at the meeting place for the North and South Alouette Rivers in Pitt Meadows. “I believe that this photo captures the essence of a summer evening on the river,” he said. (Special to The News)
Boo Geyer of Maple Ridge snapped this shot of the sun during the recent extreme heat, juxtaposed next to a stop light also burning crimson read. Geyer’s response: “Photo is symbolic. Stop. The planet is in trouble.” (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 17, 2021
Boo Geyer of Maple Ridge snapped this shot of the sun during the recent extreme heat, juxtaposed next to a stop light also burning crimson read. Geyer’s response: “Photo is symbolic. Stop. The planet is in trouble.” (Special to The News)
Members of the Fort Langley Canoe Club were observed paddling through Kanaka Creek Regional Park on Sunday, just past the walkway bridge where Fraser River flows into Kanaka Creek Bends. Scott White of Maple Ridge shared this picture of the six women paddling. (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 16, 2021
Members of the Fort Langley Canoe Club were observed paddling through Kanaka Creek Regional Park on Sunday, just past the walkway bridge where Fraser River flows into Kanaka Creek Bends. Scott White of Maple Ridge shared this picture of the six women paddling. (Special to The News)
Thursday was a scorcher in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows – as well as much of B.C. At Ernie Daykin’s home in Maple Ridge, the “official cow thermometer” in his backyard exceeded the 100 degree Fahrenheit mark during mid-afternoon. That same evening, the combination of a heat wave and smoke from the wildfires in the B.C. Interior made for a brilliant, colourful sunset. Daykin shared a picture captured along the Pitt River, by the railway bridge. (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 15, 2021
Thursday was a scorcher in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows – as well as much of B.C. At Ernie Daykin’s home in Maple Ridge, the “official cow thermometer” in his backyard exceeded the 100 degree Fahrenheit mark during mid-afternoon. That same evening, the combination of a heat wave and smoke from the wildfires in the B.C. Interior made for a brilliant, colourful sunset. Daykin shared a picture captured along the Pitt River, by the railway bridge. (Special to The News)
In a before and after, Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley showed what the sunrise looked like today, and two days ago. He did an early 6.5 km morning walk to the Port Haney Wharf on both days and the smoke from the wildfires in the B.C. Interior Friday was thick. (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 14, 2021
In a before and after, Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley showed what the sunrise looked like today, and two days ago. He did an early 6.5 km morning walk to the Port Haney Wharf on both days and the smoke from the wildfires in the B.C. Interior Friday was thick. (Special to The News)
After a red sunset Sunday night, Ron Paley caught a vibrant sunrise Monday morning from the Port Haney Wharf in Maple Ridge, during what he described as a six-kilometre early morning walk. (Special to The News)

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  • Aug 3, 2021
After a red sunset Sunday night, Ron Paley caught a vibrant sunrise Monday morning from the Port Haney Wharf in Maple Ridge, during what he described as a six-kilometre early morning walk. (Special to The News)
Much can be seen from the roadways and trails around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, whether you’re making the trek on foot or by bike. Avid local outdoor enthusiast Ron Paley recently went cycling, and found much activity and tranquility in local fields along his route. (Special to The News)

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  • Jul 11, 2021
Much can be seen from the roadways and trails around Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows, whether you’re making the trek on foot or by bike. Avid local outdoor enthusiast Ron Paley recently went cycling, and found much activity and tranquility in local fields along his route. (Special to The News)