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Snowmageddon 2017

February 8th, 2017
Beer Bottle in the Snow

After two years in China I finally took a ‘contract break’ to visit my family in Canada, at first the weather was great, I had jet lag and took many sunrise photos in Deep Bay British Columbia, then just before a big family gathering #snowmageddon2017 hit Vancouver Island. This of course lead to more photos being taken and attendance at our gathering being sparser. We also cancelled our plans to go out for the Super Bowl.

I used my iPhone SE and my Panasonic GM1 to take many many photos in Deep Bay which I shared on Facebook, WeChat, Instagram, Twitter, Untappd, even Pinterest. Alas all my photography and social media sharing didn’t result in #instafame, but I did learn how to use various camera modes including “LIVE” and panorama. Below are some of the better photos I took while on contract break.

Snowmageddon 2017
Sea lions in Fanny Bay
Even More Deep Bay Sunrise

The contrast between supernatural British Columbia and heavily polluted China was not lost on my WeChat buddies.

Shortly after posting this we lost power as we got even more snow, after shovelling, I posted more pictures but I put them on Instagram. Over the years it seems WordPress and Instagram get along less well. I suspect Mark and his engineers have made it harder to share photos from Instagram over time. This post is now seven years old and I had to deleted the HTML that embedded from Instagram but the embedded images from Flickr still work. This is why I prefer Flickr.

We get some big storms here in Deep Bay British Columbia Canada, but rarely do we get so much snow. In 2019 we got over 30 cm again. If you have something to say or a link to share for BC storm photos you can leave it below, hopefully it escapes the spam filters.


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