Wallpapers

Wallpaper March 2016

Wallpaper March 2016

Last month’s image spotlighted the Canadian Empress with Captain Brian Johnson intrepidly posing her like a glamour girl inside Sister Island rather than the traditional outside route up the channel. I had always been curious why old charts and stories labeled this island as the Three Sisters, wh...

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Wallpaper February 2016

Wallpaper February 2016

Several people correctly identified the location of last month’s image as you’ll see in January’s comments. As my old friend Carl Hiebert (an acclaimed Canadian photographer) once coached me, “The secret to photography is to just show up.” He’s absolutely right and unlike many of my imag...

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Wallpaper January 2016

Wallpaper January 2016

It seems hard to believe that 2015 is already behind us, not least because winter has only recently made its first tentative appearance on the River. Nothing remotely like last month’s scene has shown up thus far, with the exception of this painting that December's wallpaper inspired, just complet...

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Wallpaper December 2015

Wallpaper December 2015

Once again, the first winter wallpaper of the season comes a month late with the same excuse as a year ago. November 1st found us in France, making my camera happy with a very different landscape which we welcome you to explore via the link to our French website.

With Christmas looming, I scoure...

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Wallpaper May 2015

Wallpaper May 2015

Several people came close to identifying last month’s wallpaper image location, pointing to various spots in and around the Admiralties, but only one, Kim Yetto, picked the right island. When British surveyor Charles Unwin set out on the monumental task of surveying and naming all the islands in 1...

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