A morning of fog and mist in the Khutzeymateen

Morning in the Khutzeymateen - 2014 © Christopher Martin

One evening we watched a crab boat come down the Khutzeymateen Inlet and weigh anchor for the night.  The next day there were some opportunities to photograph the vessel shrouded in mist.  Against the massive trees of the rainforest and the steep valley walls, it looked almost like a toy.

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Fog and mist - 2014 © Christopher Martin

A morning full of weather - 2014 © Christopher Martin

Mornings in the Khutzeymateen often find the coastline wrapped in blankets of fog while low flying clouds cling to the steep hills of the rainforest and the snow-covered peaks.  The Grizzly Bears are the obvious draw but the landscape of this northern part of the Great Bear Rainforest is hauntingly beautiful.

Morning in the mountains of the Khutzeymateen Inlet - 2014 © Christopher Martin

Later in the day much of the fog burned off and when we sailed by the boat I was able to have a closer look.

Crabbing in the Khutzeymateen - 2014 © Christopher Martin



6 responses

  1. Amazing.

    July 9, 2014 at 6:34 am

  2. These images remind me the art of some masters of chinese photography, whose works are deeply rooted in the painting tradition of China and the filosophy of Taoism, whose teachings claims the preeminence of void, of nothingness. Those clouds that float over the landscape and leave visible only portions of it, are images beloved by those artists. It must demand a great mastership to create images like yours.

    July 7, 2014 at 8:07 pm

  3. Very heavy fog-has mystical, magical qualities.

    July 6, 2014 at 6:30 pm

  4. elmediat

    Beautiful compositions. The delicate grace and power of nature is portrayed in this sequence. 🙂

    July 6, 2014 at 2:31 pm

  5. What an amazingly beautiful place. Well done!

    July 6, 2014 at 10:50 am

  6. Fabulous photographs of ghostly galleons

    July 6, 2014 at 10:41 am

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