Thursday, January 23, 2014

Sealand of the Pacific

These are pictures my father took at a show at Victoria's Sealand of the Pacific in the fall of 1971. I'm not positive which whale is pictured. It might be Nootka, who was captured in 1970, but my guess is it's probably Haida. It's not Tilikum, the most infamous of the Sealand whales, who wasn't captured until 1983. 1971 Sealand Oak Bay 1971 Sealand Oak Bay (3) 1971 Sealand Oak Bay (2)

Thursday, January 9, 2014

It Will Blow Your Mind

Another one of dad's trick shots. I'm not sure how he did this, but I'm pretty sure it wasn't by stuffing mom into a cannon. IMG_0069

Coin

Dad is trying his hand at a close-up. But what exactly has he photographed here? Turns out it's a 1964 silver dollar commemorating the...