Bears have to be one of the most photographed animals in BC and always seem to hold a certain mystique with photographers. Then comes the elusive Grizzly Bear which is our “King of the Forest”. We will do our best to provide the participants with an opportunity to photograph a grizzly bear. The odds of seeing one is quite good … Read More
On last years Jet Boat Photography Trip were lucky enough to have Ute Wilder come along. Ute is a lovely lady with a passion for adventure & photography. I though I would share a few quote and photos from Ute. “The many waterfalls along the rivers were amazing” “Coming home to the comfortable Lodge ,[overlooking the Skeena river] and … Read More
The Skeena / Terrace area is known for its rain and misty days that occur regularly throughout the year. Last year we had one one of those days. It did not pour rain just a light drizzle that added more water to the hundreds of waterfalls and the low level cloud that moved up and down the river. I thought … Read More
If you like cascading waterfalls of all shapes and sizes then the “Jet Boat Photography Tour” will not disappoint. Your senses will go into overload as we round every corner on the river. Waterfalls cascade from every notch and cliff high above the boat. we also stop at afew spots to get those “creamy” slow mo photo opportunities. Here … Read More
Following up on yesterdays post on Dorreen I though I would add an informative article on the history of Dorreen. Approximately 30 miles northeast of Terrace, across the Skeena River from Highway 16, is the historic community of Dorreen. There, running along the railway track from the old station to the railway bridge over Fiddler Creek, are the remains … Read More
Here are a few shots of the the participants as they look or that perfect shot. As a non photographer I am always amazed at how long the participants take to set up that one shot sometime.
One of the interesting things we saw on a pre-scouting trip to Port Essington was a “Boneyard”. Hundreds of animal bones, mostly skulls and jawbones lying in amongst the pilings at low tide. We did not see them on our trip last year as the tides were not at their lowest while we were there. This year it looks like … Read More
The Port Essington pilings that once supported the docks and buildings of the thriving cannery town were one of the most photographed items on that day of the tour. Below are three of the guests photos that they took that day.
Port Essington is one of the sites we will visit on both the Ghost Towns and Jet Boat Photography Tour. The Town was named by Captain George Vancouver in 1793 after one of his Royal Navy Friends but the town already had a First Nations name of Spokeshute. The place provides an opportunity to get some very unique photos and … Read More
A jetboat is a boat propelled by a jet of water that is propelled through a corkscrew like impeller that is shot out of the back of the boat. Unlike a powerboat or motorboat that uses a propeller in the water below or behind the boat, a jetboat draws the water from under the boat into a pump inside the … Read More