John Wilson

John Wilson

I’m a retired federal civil servant, writer and high-tech manager. I’ve been interested in photography for over 50 years. I bought my first 35mm camera in 1962 and have never been without a camera since. Over the years I’ve owned or used everything from a Minox to a 4x5. Currently I own a couple of Canon bodies and 5 lenses, but most of my work is done with an Olympus XZ-1 that continues to astonish me with what it can do. Vancouver has been my home since 1965.

Articles by John Wilson


Ghosts Among The Aspens

When we think of the Canadian Rockies the usual image is of sweeping vistas with snow capped peaks lining valleys with turquoise rivers and emerald


In An Asian Night Market

One of the joys of living in a multicultural city like Vancouver is that there’s no shortage of “new experiences”. Having a large resident Asian