Photography

Edward Wang shared this picture of an alpaca amid a field of hay in Pitt Meadows, seeking a little shade under the summer-like skies. (Special to The News)

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  • Jun 20, 2021
Edward Wang shared this picture of an alpaca amid a field of hay in Pitt Meadows, seeking a little shade under the summer-like skies. (Special to The News)
Dylan Ross, a Maple Ridge resident for 25 years, is like so many other local residents. He gravitates to the local trails and waterways for a little relaxation. He shared a few pictures along the local dikes near Sharpe Road during a recent kayaking adventure. (Special to The News)

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  • Jun 20, 2021
Dylan Ross, a Maple Ridge resident for 25 years, is like so many other local residents. He gravitates to the local trails and waterways for a little relaxation. He shared a few pictures along the local dikes near Sharpe Road during a recent kayaking adventure. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge's Ron Paley aimed the camera skyward, to the clouds earlier this week, while out for one of his regular bike rides through Pitt Meadows and Mape Ridge. This time, he shared some images he caught while biking to Pitt River Bridge, then north up to the dikes and back around to Laity Street. "Awesome weather for biking… and the cloud formations were unique." (Special to The News)

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  • Jun 18, 2021
Maple Ridge's Ron Paley aimed the camera skyward, to the clouds earlier this week, while out for one of his regular bike rides through Pitt Meadows and Mape Ridge. This time, he shared some images he caught while biking to Pitt River Bridge, then north up to the dikes and back around to Laity Street. "Awesome weather for biking… and the cloud formations were unique." (Special to The News)
Parveen Bawa shares pictures of a couple of osprey at Pitt Lake and their chicks. She’s been following two couples since late March, both sets of chicks hatching in recent weeks. (Special to The News)

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Parveen Bawa shares pictures of a couple of osprey at Pitt Lake and their chicks. She’s been following two couples since late March, both sets of chicks hatching in recent weeks. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Eileen Robinson celebrated international Trails Day by hitting the Trans-Canada Trail in her hometown. It’s marked on the first Saturday of June, and encourages people to get out and use and enjoy their local trails, which both Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows have many. (Special to The News)

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  • Jun 13, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Eileen Robinson celebrated international Trails Day by hitting the Trans-Canada Trail in her hometown. It’s marked on the first Saturday of June, and encourages people to get out and use and enjoy their local trails, which both Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows have many. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge brothers Paul and Johnnie Walker hit the trails at Rolley Lake, just across the border into Mission. Johnnie did the modelling both with the downed tree and at the waterfalls.(Special to The News)

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  • Jun 13, 2021
Maple Ridge brothers Paul and Johnnie Walker hit the trails at Rolley Lake, just across the border into Mission. Johnnie did the modelling both with the downed tree and at the waterfalls.(Special to The News)
Langley's Arlene Van Roon shared the view of Alouette River from the saddle, and through the ears, of her now eight-year-old Kiger mustang, Wildfire. (Special to The News)

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  • Jun 7, 2021
Langley's Arlene Van Roon shared the view of Alouette River from the saddle, and through the ears, of her now eight-year-old Kiger mustang, Wildfire. (Special to The News)
Erin Del Giudice shared some shots taken from Pitt River Bridge, as well as Neaves Road. “Loved the mist rolling over the barge and reflection of the mountains,” Del Giudice said. (Special to The News)

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  • Jun 6, 2021
Erin Del Giudice shared some shots taken from Pitt River Bridge, as well as Neaves Road. “Loved the mist rolling over the barge and reflection of the mountains,” Del Giudice said. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows resident Tammy Clark shared this glimpse at wildlife, as spotted recently at Hayward Lake – just across the border in Mission. (Special to The News)

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  • Jun 6, 2021
Pitt Meadows resident Tammy Clark shared this glimpse at wildlife, as spotted recently at Hayward Lake – just across the border in Mission. (Special to The News)
Dave Bawden has a family of barred owls residing near his backyard, along Kanaka Creek. Among his fine-feathered friends is a baby owl that he’s still hoping to get better shots of in the coming weeks. “And yes, that is a rat” in the mouth of one owl. (Special to The News)

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  • Jun 6, 2021
Dave Bawden has a family of barred owls residing near his backyard, along Kanaka Creek. Among his fine-feathered friends is a baby owl that he’s still hoping to get better shots of in the coming weeks. “And yes, that is a rat” in the mouth of one owl. (Special to The News)
Kent Stark of Maple Ridge shared a beautiful sunset as seen looking west from the Thornhill neighbourhood. (Special to The News)

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  • May 31, 2021
Kent Stark of Maple Ridge shared a beautiful sunset as seen looking west from the Thornhill neighbourhood. (Special to The News)
Jason Sveinson enjoys picking up his camera and snapping shots of nature and landscapes. He recently captured this heron hunting for food alongside the dikes. (Special to The News)

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  • May 30, 2021
Jason Sveinson enjoys picking up his camera and snapping shots of nature and landscapes. He recently captured this heron hunting for food alongside the dikes. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Vicki Jennings discovered this busy bee in her garden. (Special to The News)

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  • May 30, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Vicki Jennings discovered this busy bee in her garden. (Special to The News)
Weather is perfect for a good day of kayaking on Hayward Lake, just east of Maple Ridge. (Ron Paley/Special to The News)

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  • May 29, 2021
Weather is perfect for a good day of kayaking on Hayward Lake, just east of Maple Ridge. (Ron Paley/Special to The News)
Some have heard the adage: pink sky at night, sailors delight – pink sky in the morning - sailors warning. Well Maple Ridge's Arliegh Samson recently captures this sunset from Falcon Residence on 226th Street. (Special to The News)

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  • May 29, 2021
Some have heard the adage: pink sky at night, sailors delight – pink sky in the morning - sailors warning. Well Maple Ridge's Arliegh Samson recently captures this sunset from Falcon Residence on 226th Street. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Aisha Douglas shared a few images she captures while walking the dikes in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

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  • May 25, 2021
Maple Ridge’s Aisha Douglas shared a few images she captures while walking the dikes in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
Ron Paley recently scaled Alouette Mountain, in Golden Ears Provincial Park, to the Canning Memorial Lookout. It’s an area named after a Maple Ridge climber killed at age 22, while descending from Canada’s highest mountain – Mount Logan in Kluane National Park of the Yukon. A map shelter and picnic table at the site were built with donation made in memory of Stephen Murray Canning. (Special to The News)

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  • May 24, 2021
Ron Paley recently scaled Alouette Mountain, in Golden Ears Provincial Park, to the Canning Memorial Lookout. It’s an area named after a Maple Ridge climber killed at age 22, while descending from Canada’s highest mountain – Mount Logan in Kluane National Park of the Yukon. A map shelter and picnic table at the site were built with donation made in memory of Stephen Murray Canning. (Special to The News)
Brent Rideout captured a photo, which because of focus and movement looks much like an oil painting, of a tugboat barrelling eastbound down the Fraser River, just off Bonson Landing. (Special to The News)

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  • May 24, 2021
Brent Rideout captured a photo, which because of focus and movement looks much like an oil painting, of a tugboat barrelling eastbound down the Fraser River, just off Bonson Landing. (Special to The News)
Barbara McConville has been walking 10 km a day on the “beautiful” dikes throughout Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. “So nice to have them,” she said of the popular walking trails. “I have been walking them for 40 years, but have not done daily before, or appreciated them so much.” In this case, she was strolling the dikes along Pitt River and near the Pitt Lake. (Special to The News)

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  • May 24, 2021
Barbara McConville has been walking 10 km a day on the “beautiful” dikes throughout Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. “So nice to have them,” she said of the popular walking trails. “I have been walking them for 40 years, but have not done daily before, or appreciated them so much.” In this case, she was strolling the dikes along Pitt River and near the Pitt Lake. (Special to The News)
Margarita Sanchez shared a picture of a Dogwood tree in full bloom along 203rd Street in Maple Ridge, the mountains in the background. (Special to The News)

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  • May 24, 2021
Margarita Sanchez shared a picture of a Dogwood tree in full bloom along 203rd Street in Maple Ridge, the mountains in the background. (Special to The News)