An amazing shot of the majestic snowy owl in Churchill by Katie de Meulles. These beautiful birds can be seen almost anytime of the year though they seem to go through cycles in numbers depending on the rodent populations. If we are lucky we will have good numbers of snowy owls this coming Churchill Arctic Summer!
These two shots from Churchill photographer Katie de Meulles are classic winter images from Churchill. Another awesome aurora shot and a cool shot from the boreal forest at Wapusk Adventures. Enjoy!
Churchill photographer Katie de Meulles was able to capture these haunting yet beautiful images of the iconic Ithaca shipwreck. The ship lays grounded on the rocky sea – bed 12 miles east of town in Bird Cove. When the ship grounded it was being operated by the Clarke Steamship Company to deliver nickel from Rankin Inlet. She was sailing on return north filled with supplies for the settlement when the ships rudder fractured in 80 mph winds. When the anchors failed she ran aground on September 14th, 1960 and never moved again. All 37 crew and passengers aboard were rescued. Because the Hudson Bay is shallow along coastal areas the waves are less likely to break old wrecks apart during storms.
These intriguing shots are unique with the northern lights glimmering above the rusting hulk.The beauty blends with the symbol of tragedy to stir mixed emotions in the viewer!