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Red Huckleberry
I'm always a little worried picking red fruit.
Species: Vaccinium parvifolium (Red Huckleberry)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > August 2017 > Red Huckleberry

Oval Leaf Blueberry
It's been a long dry summer - the trees don't have much fruit.
Species: Vaccinium ovalifolium (oval-leaved blueberry)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > August 2017 > Oval Leaf Blueberry

Beaver Swimming Left
I've wanted to see a Beaver at Beaver lake for a long time - the trick I think is going at the right time of the day - near night.
Species: Castor canadensis (American Beaver)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > June 2016 > Beaver Swimming Left

Beaver Swimming Right
Beaver Swimming Right
Species: Castor canadensis (American Beaver)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > June 2016 > Beaver Swimming Right

Marsh Cinquefoil
The big leaves belong to a different plant - I've identified the species of the flowers as Marsh Cinquefoil. It has rather narrow leaves.
Species: Comarum palustre (marsh cinquefoil)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > June 2016 > Marsh Cinquefoil

Two Wet Mallard Chicks
I really wonder about Mallard Chicks at Stanley Park. They immediately walk up to people hoping for hand outs - they seem to have no fear. I wonder if they also walk up to predators.
Species: Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > June 2016 > Two Wet Mallard Chicks

Douglas Squirrel In Grass
There were Grey Squirrels as well as the Douglas Squirrels.
Species: Tamiasciurus douglasii (Douglas's squirrel)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > October 2017 > Douglas Squirrel In Grass

Spotted Towhee
There are now shortage of these little birds squawking the brush.
Species: Pipilo maculatus (Spotted Towhee)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > October 2017 > Spotted Towhee

Song Sparrow
Super common bird in the lower mainland.
Species: Melospiza melodia (Song Sparrow)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > October 2017 > Song Sparrow

Red Breasted Sapsucker
I was hoping this was a Pileated woodpecker because I have seen them before but never photographed one.
Species: Sphyrapicus ruber (Red-breasted Sapsucker)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > October 2017 > Red Breasted Sapsucker

Winter Wren
This is the first time I've managed to get a photo of this species. I've seen them before and they are willing to get close to people, but they just don't stop moving.
Species: Troglodytes hiemalis (Winter Wren)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > October 2017 > Winter Wren

Nara Touching Tiny Green Urchin
I was really impressed they found such a small urchin. Of course, they must start small but when you normally only see adult ones.
Species: Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis (Green Sea Urchin)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > August 2017 > Nara Touching Tiny Green Urchin

Milky Way And Lighthouse At Stanley Park
I saw a post on the internet on how to bring out the milky way in very light polluted locations. I tried their procedure and sure enough - you can see it a little bit. There is also a meteor in this shot - the perseid meteor shower was starting.
John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > August 2016 > Milky Way And Lighthouse At Stanley Park

Feint Milky Way Above Trees
The contrast/lighting difference between the trees and the sky is quite difficult to overcome. I settled for a bit of "marine fog".
John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > August 2016 > Feint Milky Way Above Trees

Beaver Lake Full Of Lilies
This is a bizarre picture - this is about 8 images seamed together because I only had a 400mm lens. At the time, I think this was the largest flower display in all of Vancouver and it was completely natural.
Species: Nymphaea odorata (Fragrant Water Lily)

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > July 2015 > Beaver Lake Full Of Lilies

Siwash Rock Making Star Trails
This is a 100 image, 30 seconds an image time lapse. I was planning on stacking them and lightening them to get star trails but the clouds flying by made that much harder than I anticipated.

This is a 15 frames per second video.


John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > December 2015 > Siwash Rock Making Star Trails

Siwash Rock Star Trails Missing Clouds
This image is 30 second exposures stacked. Because the clouds are generally brighter than the stars, I had to mask out the clouds in each exposure. There are 100 frame here because my camera stops taking photos at 100 exposures if you just hold the button down.
John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > December 2015 > Siwash Rock Star Trails Missing Clouds

Nara Looking For Frogs
Nara Looking For Frogs
People: Nara

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > May 2016 > Nara Looking For Frogs

Kids Biking At Beaver Lake
Kids Biking At Beaver Lake
People: Claira, Nara

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > May 2016 > Kids Biking At Beaver Lake

Claira Looking At Lake
Claira Looking At Lake
People: Claira

John Harvey Photo > Blogs for 2016 to 2005 > May 2016 > Claira Looking At Lake

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