Photography and commentary from John Fujimagari

Posts tagged “environment

Lone Tree

Lone Tree

This blast from the past was taken on a 2008 trip to Prince George, BC at the Norton Ranch. The area was hard hit early by the mountain pine beetle. Where a forest once stood, this lone tree is a stark reminder of what once was.

I found this image resting unprocessed in my archives, and thought it would be a good candidate for conversion to black and white. It was done in Adobe Photoshop CC and Nik Software’s Silver Efex Pro 2.

In the best light…


Darwin’s Special Places

Darwin Wiggett and Samantha Chrysanthou have brought us another great eBook via their website This time they are out to the Kootenay Plains and Abraham Lake.




In the cold weather the emissions from a smoke stack really shows up more. A lot of it is steam and appears in the minus temperatures, like car exhaust. I approached this stack from the north just after mid day.