Bruce Raynor

Bruce Raynor

Photography has been my hobby for over 45 years. I travel to the Rockies and Central America regularly and reside in the oil producing area of Canada
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Railway flatcar loaded with large diameter pipe destined for use on the Trans Mountain Pipeline in Western Canada
Teenaged boy paddles home from school on a small island off the Caribbean coast of Panama south of Bocas del Toro
Honeybee approaching a flower.  This photo has been cropped down from the original, but is otherwise unaltered
Lengths of large diameter pipe protected against contamination prior to installation on the Trans Mountain project running from Edmonton, Alberta to Burnaby, British Columbia
Air emisions from an oil refinery in the "heartland" of Alberta, Canada.  There are billions upon billions of dollars being spent on oil sands development in Northern Alberta.
Common Sandpiper waits patiently for the tide to bring in food
Longhorn cow  home on the range just west of Edmonton, Alberta Canada.  These animals are descendants of stock imported from Texas in the 1960s.  They've been a boon to Alberta's agricultural industry
Older multi vane wooden windmill in the midst of fenced pasture land
An eastbound Mexican passenger train winds its way up the Copper Canyon, climbing 6500' in a matter of 150 miles
Honeybee flying towards a Sunflower
Canadian viewing area at Horseshoe Falls, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada with Canadian flag in the foreground. The differences between the US and Canada might be represented by the Niagara chasm
Teenager playing a fast game pickle ball, a sport many associate with a slow moving seniors.
Fall harvest at a Farmers Market in the Rocky Mountains
Young barefoot  indigenous girl in a school uniform walking along a government built cement community path.  Location is on a remote island off the Caribbean coast of Panama south of Bocas del Toro
Edmonton, AB/CANADA – MARCH 8 2020: Imperial Oil's ESSO Strathcona Refinery, the largest refinery in Western Canada, is entering its 73rd year of production.  It produces 187,000 bbl/d of refined oil.
White rose in bloom with a bee attending to it
Caboose at the end of line in Chapal, Jalisco,  Mexico. The original railway operated 1920-26 complete with the ornate station seen in the background  A new line was announced in June, 2019.
Male & female Sea Lions, which are California Seals seen on the southern most point of Land's End at the tip of the Baja in Mexico.
Red Rock cliff face above St. George, UT.  If you look closely at the top there appears to be a head figure with eyes, nose and a mouth
St. George, Utah/USA – OCTOBER 22 2019: Dixie Academy opened in 1911 as a religious college and has evolved into Dixie State University.  It is now the home of a municipally funded children's museum.
Hikers on a trailing leading up from Bryce Canyon.
Bryce Canyon, UT USA shot on an autumn afternoon showing interesting light patterns with dramatic coloring over an interesting landscape
Bolts of material with traditional patterns for sale in an Indigenous community market above San Cristobal de la Casas, Chiapas.  Most of these people have Mayan heritage
Great White Egret fishing on Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico.  These birds are also found in wetlands in Canada and the USA and can be migratory during the cold months in the north
Orchids painted with light in the Costa Rican Caribbean coastal area
Strathcona County, Alberta, Canada - May 5 2020:   Security is a concern desipte this open gate suggesting otherwise at this  site on the Trans Mountain Pipeline construction project
 Playa Madera, the town of Zihuatanejo's most popular beach for locals, lies adjacent to the community.
The road to the top can be difficult. This one is a narrow single lane dirt track that climbs the side of a desert mess mess in south eastern Nevada USA on the edge of the city of Mesquite..
Ghost Crab (Ocypode Spp.) with eye stalks extended, explores a Pacific beach in Panama, Latin America.  These small crabs are common on tropical ocean beaches around the world.
Passing time in the early fall. Elderly white haired caucasian man sitting on a park bench using a smart phone in early autumn.RA
Uncut range single Gladiola flowering above its stem with new buds.  It is growing in a naturally shaded environment in Bogota, Columbia, South America/
Lily Pad with a single pink flower on a calm dark pond
Bogota / Columbia - Feb 25 2020: American Airlines Airbus A319-100 aircraft registration number N12028 on final approach to Bogot International Airport (BOG).  The aircraft was purchased new in 2015
An older woman ascending a stone stairway with a staff and heavy backpack.  Perhaps she is a pilgrim or maybe she is just carrying groceries to her mountain home near Bogota, Columbia
Bogota / Columbia -Feb.27 2020: Lineas Aereas Suramericanas cargo Boeing 727-200 number HK-4637 in service with LAS since 2009 without incident.  It purchased new by FEDEX in 1983 and retired in 2007.
South American soldier climbing a steep stone stairway.  The path to the top in some locations can be long and arduous. Physical fitness helps some find their way to the top.
Bogota,Cundinamarca / Columbia - Feb 25 2020: Avianca Airbus A319-100 aircraft registration number A751AV on final approach to Bogot International Airport.  The aircraft was purchased new in 2016
Empty petroleum tank cars awaiting cargo on a siding in Alberta during the winter months.  These are primarily used for shipping heavy oil to Texas for refining
Kniphofia also known as the  Papaya Popsicle and Red Hot Poker
Kniphofia also known as the  Papaya Popsicle and Red Hot Poker
White lilies in bloom against a naturally shadowed background in the tropical botanical garden in Bogota Columbia
Daily commute? White rose in bloom with a bee attending to it.
Silsika tipi lodge poles highlighted by late summer hard light
Oil tanker anchored off the Pacific coast of Panama. This 12 year old 184 meter vessel is at its mid-life point.
Panoramic view of Santa Maria beach between Cabo San Lucas and San Jose del Cabo.  It is swimmable and frequently used by snorkeling tour boats
The toll road between the San Jose del Cabo and Cabo San Lucus is a modern, relatively well signed highway. As the skid marks indicate here, sometimes the signs could be clearer
young woman stratles a beached tree trunk while taking pictures
Japanese Longliner fishing vessel moored for the off-season near the Pacific coast of Panama.
Older white man dressed in warm weather attire, standing on the deck of a sailboat taking pictures of a tropical island.
Columbian emeralds, sorted, rough cut and ready for finishing.
Guna Yala transfer boat view during inter-island to mainland transfer. Non-residents refer to this area of Panama as the San Blas Islands.  It is an autonomous province controlled by the Guna people.
Guna Yala inter-island transfer boat view of what most of us know as Panama's San Blas Island. The archipelago is actual an autonomous region of Panama controlled for100 years by the Guna people.
View of the 118 km long Canal del Dique running from the Magdalena River to the Port of Cartagena.  It was first built by Indigenous and African slaves in the 16th century and is  being rebuilt. now
Regional Judicial Council Building, Cartagena, Columbia.  In Spanish: Edificio Nacional Consejo de la Judicatura.
The Nene Goose (Branta sandvicensis), is the state bird of Hawaii and is a protected species that has recovered thanks to this. There are now over 2000 of these animals where once there were only 50.
Afternoon shadows on the cliffs of Bryce Canyon
Inner harbor at at Bahia Santa Cruz in the Bahías de Huatulco tourist area in south western Mexico. Shown are the wharfs used by small commercial craft and the surrounding hotel infrastructure.
A retired engineer looks at an oil fired steam locomotive predates him.
A small twister scatters tourists visiting the geysers at Sol de Manana on the Bolivian, Altiplano.  The altitude of this volcanic site is 4800-5000 meters.
Bolivia's Salar de Uyuni is a salt lake which for large parts of the year is devoid of water and most life other than tourists.  It is at an elevation of 3,656 M / 11,995 ft in the Andes mountains
Trails across the Altiplano in the high Andes of southwestern Bolivia
Green cedar shakes on an older building show the truss supports under the roofing material.  The lines are straight ... almost
Nature's sand castles; cluster of rock spires illumined by sunlight within Bryce Canyon. Utah, USA
Silhouette of woman standing on top of a desert hillside overlooking a valley
St. George, Utah/USA – OCTOBER 22 2019:  Woodward School opened in 1901 as publicly funded school.  It is now the home of a municipally funded public library and school district offices. .
Bryce  Cayon rim in the autumn with dried desert flowers in the foreground
Viewpoint crowded with tourists looking towards the north rim of Bryce Canyon National Park.
Highway through Red Rock Canyon a few Mike's east of Bryce Canyon  National Park in southwestern Utah
Tourist RV winds it's way east through the Red Rock Canyon  towards Bryce Canyon National Park.
Gateposts with whire picket fence separating scupted shrubs from the public sidewalk
Silhouette of two birds soaring against a natural blue sky
Large Black Bumble Bee called the Southern Carpenter Bee (Xylocopa micans) usually found in the coastal regions of the southeastern USA and in parts of Mexico & Guatemala. Here seen in St George Utah
Ponderosa Pine trees at the brink of a hill against a vividly blue evening sky
Older couple walking up a hill trail along a dry canyon side.  Both are dressed appropriately for cool, sunny weather
Mount Spry above Route 9 in Zion National Park viewed in mid autumn, late afternoon from midway on the switchbacks along the highway
Clash of colors and geological formations seen in the eastern part of Zion National Park, Utah, USA
Virgin Mountains rock formation on the north slope above Mesquite. Note the vegetation has its mid season fall coloring.
BLM (Bureau of Land Management) road heading out of the Virgin Mountains above Mesquite, Nevada. These roads are 4x4 off-road routes leading through backcountry high passes. They are poorly maintained
Silhouette of a family group in the mountains of south west Utah
Pastoral scene with horses, The lighting tone is caused by forest fire smoke from fires several hundred miles away. Taken in late May 2019 linear Edmonton Alberta Canada
Passenger train crossing a large, calm river at the break of day in the western USA.  Note the grain elevator and barge on the far shore.
Nene Goose aggressively protects its turf on the island of Kauai
Network of interconnected tree roots
Great Blue Heron in flight above Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico
Caribbean sunset viewed across the deck of a large sailing ship
Great White Egret fishing on Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico.  These birds are also found in wetlands in Canada and the USA and can be migratory during the cold months in the north
Great White Egret fishing on Lake Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico.  These birds are also found in wetlands in Canada and the USA and can be migratory during the cold months in the north
Great White Egret in flight with a fresly caught fish
Snowy Egret showing its long slender black bill and yellow lores around its eyes
Three Amigos ... American White Pelicans swim together on Lake Chapala after migrating south for the winter from Canada and USA
Buddies, Two American White Pelicans swim on Lake Chapala, Mexico after migrating south for the winter from Canada from the USA.
Great White / Snoy Egret on one of its winter habitats, Lake Chapala, Mexico . here it is seen feeding on a fish caught in the shallows
Great White / Snoy Egret on one of its winter habitats, Lake Chapala, Mexico
Bird's eye view of a brown dove roosting on a branch
The road to East Cape on the south east cost of the Baja has varying degrees of development and may not be the first choice of may.
The road to East Cape on the south east coast of the Baja has varying degrees of development and many not be the first choice of may. Here is a sample of how it changes from a modern to a basic road
surfer catches air off the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica
Autumn colors adorn the walls of the Virgin River Canyon in Zion National Park, Utah, USA
Oil fired steam locomotive works its way across a prairie landscape.  This H6g class 4-6-0 locomotive saw service from 1913 through the 1950s
Traditional embroidery being undertaken in one of the Indigenous communities around San Cristobal de la Casas.  Most of these people have Mayan heritage
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