Photography

Maple Ridge’s Rosemary Shea and her two dogs, Macy and Sage, “went for a drive looking to get above the fog for some pictures of the mountains, and we found these fields.” The were among the first to let loose and frolic amid the snow on the Ruskin playing fields. “Our dogs had a blast running around on the fields,” she shared. (Special to The News)

SHARE: First to frolic on snow-covered Ruskin fields

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Dec 26, 2020
Maple Ridge’s Rosemary Shea and her two dogs, Macy and Sage, “went for a drive looking to get above the fog for some pictures of the mountains, and we found these fields.” The were among the first to let loose and frolic amid the snow on the Ruskin playing fields. “Our dogs had a blast running around on the fields,” she shared. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Karen McGregor shared a picture she recently took from along the dikes in Pitt Meadows, at Harris Road and the Silver Bridge, showing an area farm covered with the first snowfall of the winter. (Special to The News)

SHARE: First smattering of snow hits Pitt Meadows farm country

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Dec 25, 2020
Maple Ridge’s Karen McGregor shared a picture she recently took from along the dikes in Pitt Meadows, at Harris Road and the Silver Bridge, showing an area farm covered with the first snowfall of the winter. (Special to The News)
Maple Ridge’s Kyle Shackley grabbed this recent picture along the dikes off 216th Street, in what he calls a rural retreat in the country with his canine buddy, Kona. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Colours of fall enjoyed along the Maple Ridge dikes

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Dec 21, 2020
Maple Ridge’s Kyle Shackley grabbed this recent picture along the dikes off 216th Street, in what he calls a rural retreat in the country with his canine buddy, Kona. (Special to The News)
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography

Ellen Lyons, A Pioneer In The Art Of Collecting Photographs

The William Lyons Gallery of Photography opened in 1979

  • Dec 18, 2020
Ellen Lyons, with husband William, was a pioneer in collecting and selling fine art photography. Lia Crowe photography
Through his lens, Doug Cook captured this picture of the Fraser River, Mount Baker, an eagle, and even the Golden Ears Bridge on a sunny fall afternoon. The photo was taken from the wooden walkway leading down to the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport float plane dock. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Mount Baker sparkles on sunny late fall day

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Dec 17, 2020
Through his lens, Doug Cook captured this picture of the Fraser River, Mount Baker, an eagle, and even the Golden Ears Bridge on a sunny fall afternoon. The photo was taken from the wooden walkway leading down to the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport float plane dock. (Special to The News)
Two giant grizzly bears engaged in a territorial fight. (Wayne Duke photo)

Trouble’s a bruin: B.C. photographer’s images of grappling grizzlies garner international acclaim

Amazing photos taken on trip to Tahumming River in Toba Inlet picked up by Daily Mail in Britain

Two giant grizzly bears engaged in a territorial fight. (Wayne Duke photo)
Elly Roberts shared this scenic picture of the snowy mountain tops peaking through the fog, from the dikes along the Alouette River. “Snow is coming,” she said. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Beauty emerges through the clouds and fog

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Dec 14, 2020
Elly Roberts shared this scenic picture of the snowy mountain tops peaking through the fog, from the dikes along the Alouette River. “Snow is coming,” she said. (Special to The News)
Walking the dikes on a late fall day in 2020, Maple Ridge's Alistair Higgins captured a series of scenic photographs. "I see Maple Ridge as a nice, quieter country area, with the sophistication of the big city only a 30 to 40 minutes drive away. I work on highrises around the Lower Mainland, and I love the fact I can retreat back to Maple Ridge, where it feels a little more relaxed," he said, noting these were taken on the dikes near Pitt Lake, while out walking his dog. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Rural retreat in the country

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Dec 13, 2020
Walking the dikes on a late fall day in 2020, Maple Ridge's Alistair Higgins captured a series of scenic photographs. "I see Maple Ridge as a nice, quieter country area, with the sophistication of the big city only a 30 to 40 minutes drive away. I work on highrises around the Lower Mainland, and I love the fact I can retreat back to Maple Ridge, where it feels a little more relaxed," he said, noting these were taken on the dikes near Pitt Lake, while out walking his dog. (Special to The News)
Randy Phillips of Maple Ridge captured this picture of the snow capped mountain range, fronted by the fields as seen from Neaves and Rannie Roads in Pitt Meadows. Phillips has labelled his photo, “Snow’s coming.” (Special to The News)

SHARE: Snow, she is coming

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Dec 6, 2020
Randy Phillips of Maple Ridge captured this picture of the snow capped mountain range, fronted by the fields as seen from Neaves and Rannie Roads in Pitt Meadows. Phillips has labelled his photo, “Snow’s coming.” (Special to The News)
On one of his regular bike rides around the region, Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley captured this picture – highlighting strong shadows – on and around the Fraser River and Golden Ears Bridge, from a vantage point at Osprey Village in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Cool temperatures and cloud over make for stunning view

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Dec 5, 2020
On one of his regular bike rides around the region, Maple Ridge’s Ron Paley captured this picture – highlighting strong shadows – on and around the Fraser River and Golden Ears Bridge, from a vantage point at Osprey Village in Pitt Meadows. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows Art Gallery. (The News/files)

Calling all photographers for Pitt Meadows juried exhibition

Show will run Feb. 6 to Mar. 28 at Pitt Meadows Art Gallery

Pitt Meadows Art Gallery. (The News/files)
Lynn Martin captures this picture of the Golden Ears Mountain from her sundeck on 230th Street in Maple Ridge earlier this year. If forecasters are correct, we could be seeing a fair amount of snow on those mountain peaks again this winter. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Expected view sometime very soon

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 30, 2020
Lynn Martin captures this picture of the Golden Ears Mountain from her sundeck on 230th Street in Maple Ridge earlier this year. If forecasters are correct, we could be seeing a fair amount of snow on those mountain peaks again this winter. (Special to The News)
Pitt Meadows resident Bruno James de Faria shared a picture of Pitt River Bridge taken from the West Coast Express. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Commute flies by – literally and figuratively

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 29, 2020
Pitt Meadows resident Bruno James de Faria shared a picture of Pitt River Bridge taken from the West Coast Express. (Special to The News)
Desiree Betz captured a picture of an osprey at Pitt Lake, anxious to share some of the photos of “our beautiful town.” (Special to The News)

SHARE: Feeding time on Pitt Lake

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 28, 2020
Desiree Betz captured a picture of an osprey at Pitt Lake, anxious to share some of the photos of “our beautiful town.” (Special to The News)
Howard Done and his wife were walking through the Yennadon neighbourhood of Maple Ridge, when they encountered this young buck relaxing in the grass on a vacant lot at the corner of 232nd Street and 128th Avenue. "He didn't seem to be bothered by any of the traffic, pedestrians or dogs," Done noted. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Young buck caught lounging in Yennadon

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 23, 2020
Howard Done and his wife were walking through the Yennadon neighbourhood of Maple Ridge, when they encountered this young buck relaxing in the grass on a vacant lot at the corner of 232nd Street and 128th Avenue. "He didn't seem to be bothered by any of the traffic, pedestrians or dogs," Done noted. (Special to The News)
Maple  Ridge's Jacquie Steele captured this picture of Golden Ears Bridge on Saturday from Bonson Landing in Pitt Meadows. "A calm serene morning," she said. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Calm morning washes over the Fraser

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 22, 2020
Maple  Ridge's Jacquie Steele captured this picture of Golden Ears Bridge on Saturday from Bonson Landing in Pitt Meadows. "A calm serene morning," she said. (Special to The News)
Lynne Balfour shared a few pictures taken in Pitt Meadows, including one captured from Lougheed Highway and Harris Road looking north towards the Golden Ears Mountains, with the sunset casting a nice glow on the mountain range. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Winter sunset ignites The Ears – Golden Ears, that is!

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 21, 2020
Lynne Balfour shared a few pictures taken in Pitt Meadows, including one captured from Lougheed Highway and Harris Road looking north towards the Golden Ears Mountains, with the sunset casting a nice glow on the mountain range. (Special to The News)
Ciara Devaraj of Maple Ridge recently captured this picture of Kanaka Creek and the bridge during a sunny fall stroll through the regional park. (Special to The News)

SHARE: Fall arrives in Kanaka Creek Regional Park

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 20, 2020
Ciara Devaraj of Maple Ridge recently captured this picture of Kanaka Creek and the bridge during a sunny fall stroll through the regional park. (Special to The News)
During a recent stroll through the Kanaka Creek Regional Park, near Cliff Falls, Sandra Parente came across some mushrooms growing along the side of a tree. “Walking through Cliff Park I came across this beauty,” Parente said. “… how I view my community.” (Special to The News)

SHARE: When fall meets fungus

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 16, 2020
During a recent stroll through the Kanaka Creek Regional Park, near Cliff Falls, Sandra Parente came across some mushrooms growing along the side of a tree. “Walking through Cliff Park I came across this beauty,” Parente said. “… how I view my community.” (Special to The News)
Debra Lee shared these picture of paddlers out on the Alouette River near the north end of Harris Road. She captured the image during a recent sunset, while out cycling the dikes. “Such a lovely bike path.” (Special to The News)

SHARE: Paddling down the Alouette

Send us your photo showing how you view Maple Ridge or Pitt Meadows, and it could be featured soon

  • Nov 7, 2020
Debra Lee shared these picture of paddlers out on the Alouette River near the north end of Harris Road. She captured the image during a recent sunset, while out cycling the dikes. “Such a lovely bike path.” (Special to The News)