Outing – Hands on for Beginners – Beban Park

Beban Park 2300 Bowen Rd, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

The first outing for August will be Hands on for Beginners. This outing will concentrate on composition but if you are a beginner, please ask any questions that you have.  We will meet in the breeze way at the Beban Centre at 6:00PM and proceed from there. Please let Don know if you are planning […]

Outing – Rathtrevor Beach

Rathtrevor Beach Park Parksville, BC, Canada

This outing will take us to Rathtrevor Beach to walk the shore in search of driftwood and interesting shapes. Low tide is at 9:57AM so there should be lots of shore to explore.  Rathtrevor Beach Park in Parksville offers majestic old-growth woodland, a beautiful sand beach and spectacular seascapes. It is located 3 kilometres from […]

Outing – Flow Thursdays – Maffeo Sutton Park

Maffeo Sutton Park 48 Comox St, Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Flow Thursdays is a group of people who meet weekly to dance with lights and fire and gives you a chance to experience long exposure photography. Don't worry if you haven't tried this type of photography before there will be people there to help.  Check out their Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/groups/432411458048367/.  We will meet at the […]

Outing – Mount Washington – Courtney – POSTPONED

Paradise Meadows Courtney, BC, Canada

Due to the low number of members interested and the 60% chance of rain this outing has been postponed, we will look at rescheduling later this fall to get the fall colours or in the spring for the spring flowers.  The last outing for the summer will take us to Mount Washington, near Courtney.  George […]

Outing – Sunrise at Brickyard Park, Nanoose

This outing will be a sunrise shoot at Brickyard Community Park in Nanoose.  Brickyard Community Park offers 5 acres of stunning, rocky waterfront land in Nanoose Bay, and a great way to photograph the sunrise over the water.  You will meat at the park entrance on Amberwood Lane in Nanoose at 6:00AM, and proceed to […]

A Day in the Life of Nanaimo

This is a joint project with the Nanaimo Bulletin where we chronicle A Day in the Life of Nanaimo, which is then published as a supplement in the Nanaimo Bulletin. Members are asked to photograph an area or activity in Nanaimo covering the full day of September 30th, starting at 12:00AM and finishing at 11:59PM. […]

Outing – Sunrise on Sugarloaf Mountain ****Date Change****

Sugarloaf Mtn 3160 Marion Way, Nanaimo, BC, Canada

This outing will be a sunrise shot Sugarloaf Mountain with John Young.  Sugarloaf Mountain is a natural viewpoint overlooking picturesque Departure Bay. A perfect spot to photograph as the sunrises over the bay.  The park entrance is at 3160 Marion Way,Nanaimo. The group will meet at the end of Marion Way at 6:30AM and then […]

Outing – Nanaimo River Fish Hatchery

Nanaimo River Hatchery 2775 Rugby Rd, Nanaimo, BC, Canada

This outing takes us to the Nanaimo River Fish Hatchery for a photographic stroll along one of the trails to the pond and fish ladder. The focus for this outing will be Nature photography so bring your long lens and maybe a tripod.  We will meet in the parking lot at 10:00AM and head out […]

Outing – Ucluelet and Area – Tentative

This outing will take you to Ucluelet and give you a chance to explore the west coast. This is a 4 days trip with outings that could include:  Sunrise shooting around the Lighthouse Loop (Sunrise starts just before 8 AM)  Other sections of the Wildside Trail  One of the many beaches in the Pacific Rim […]

Outing – Gabriola Island with Brad Powell – RSVP Required

Gabriola Island BC, Canada

CLICK HERE to RSVP This outing will takes us to beautiful Gabriola Island where we will be met by Brad Powell and head out for Drumbeg Park for a sunrise shoot. Brad will then take us to few of his favourite spots to photograph landscapes.  Gabriola Island is one of the Gulf Island about 5 […]

Outing – Stocking Creek – RSVP Required

Stocking Creek Park End of Thicke Rd, Saltair, BC, Canada

CLICK HERE to RSVP NOTE: The date as been changed to Sunday, November 5th, 2023.  Stocking Creek Park and Falls is a 10 hectare park. The park features manicured trails that follow much of the creeks path. In places where there are changes in elevation, stairs with handrails exist. Along the way, you can see […]

Outing – Christmas at Gardenworks

Gardenworks 6469 Metral Dr., Nanaimo, B.C., Canada

Another Inside Outing! - GARDENWORKS RSVP IS REQUIRED - CLICK HERE FOR THE FORM Gardenworks offeres a wide array of beautiful plants, garden supplies, pottery, and home decor. At this time of the year, the centre has created a visual smorgasbord of Seasonal decorations, lights, flowers, and plants alongside their usual displays. Most areas will […]