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Shoe Rock Window

Bell Island is a beautiful place to visit. Lots of scenery, lots of history, and lots of colourful sunsets over Conception Bay. One particularly fine spot to watch the sunset on Bell Island is Shoe Rock, and if you’re one to tempt fate you may even want to watch it from inside the Shoe Rock Window, a shallow and […]

Finding fall colours in Newfoundland

October is here, and that means the hunt for fall colours is on! Photographers from all over the island will be roaming the rock in search of that one picture perfect place where all the colours come together, but where exactly is that? It’s different every year of course, no surprise there, but there are some places that always deliver […]

Memories of a summer vacation

Do you ever wish you could step into a photo? I often do, and I sure wouldn’t mind stepping back into this beautiful vacation in Newfoundland right now: All these shots are from the summer of 2012 🙂

Twillingate and Fogo Island in early April

All of Newfoundland is dear to me, but I have a special place in my heart for Twillingate and Fogo Island. Both are fantastic places to get away from it all, I’ve been there several times in the past few years and I’m already looking forward to my next visit. Since that won’t be for a while yet, let me tell […]

Starry night on Bell Island

Night photography is so much fun. Yes, you could be warm and cozy in your bed instead, but outside in the dark you’ll see things you’d never dream of. When I lived in Newfoundland I used to go outside on nearly every clear night. I ventured out on these amazing night hikes to see the stars rise from the ocean and capture their sparkling trails across […]

Random Passage: back in time

The novel Random Passage tells a tale of Newfoundland outport life as it might have been in the early 1800s. Ten years after its publication this story was made into a TV Mini-Series, which of course required the creation of a filmset. This small cove near New Bonaventure was chosen as the location of the filmset because it is so secluded, you can easily walk around here […]

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