Category Archives: Photography

Hiking to the Pesuta Shipwreck

At one point a few days before our trip – I was looking up things of interest in Haida Gwaii and came across a photo of the Pesuta Shipwreck. I read about the 10km hike and thought – we should probably do that! The Pesuta has been on the shore of East Beach since 1928….

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Little Qualicum Falls

This was an easy, family friendly hike we did up in Qualicum Beach last weekend. I love the way you can see the shape of the falls winding through the canyon, and luckily I was able to get close enough to the edge of the cliff to get the shot!⠀ ⠀ Great little hike if…

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Hey Photographer [An open letter to my competition]

Hey Photographer, I thought I’d take a moment to write you a quick note. You see, I think you’re worth more. I’ve been watching your work develop over the last months/years and you’ve got to the point where you are producing a really awesome product. Your work is consistent, you’ve developed your style and I…

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14 Steps for Planning a Photography Show

About a week after I returned from my trip to Yosemite this past fall, my mother-in-law suggested I have a photography show. “Aha!” I thought. What a great excuse to show off my work and create some buzz! Now I prefer to look at art shows as alternative marketing. If you do too – you…

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Creative Juice: Yosemite – Seduced by a Landscape

This past fall I took a trip down to Yosemite with Find Your Focus. I wasn’t exactly sure why I was going or what to expect but one of the organizer’s, Cris Duncan was quite persistent that I should attend. So I did. Yosemite or bust. #fyf_2016 A post shared by Melissa Welsh (@melissawelshlife) on Sep…

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