Follow Me into the Forest by elizabethgadd

I’m so delighted the snow has returned to the mountains this year (after a terrible nearly snow-less year last year!). Wandering through this winter wonderland yesterday was extremely refreshing for the soul. 🙂

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Shadows in the Snow by AdamGibbs

I took this image several winters ago and actually had it in my collection here on 500px. It was a rather small jpg so here it is again in a larger format.

I was up at Seymour today and have to say that perhaps it is time for me to look for a new local winter shooting location. Because the mountain is so close to Vancouver its popularity has gone through the roof over the last number of years. Day hikers, day skiers and photographers the mountain that has been so good to me has succomb to popularity. The summits of Seymour are not large so finding clean areas to shoot that haven’t been tracked over is getting increasingly hard to do. It is still a great place to get a jolt of exercise and a small reprieve from city dwelling.

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Pensive Pepper by elizabethgadd

A moment to appreciate my loyal partner in crime during photoshoots, and all of life in general: A pensive Pepper pondering upon a tree stump for a whole 0.2 seconds before the woodland squirrels beckoned and the regular mighty chases ensued throughout the fairytale forest.

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