Though she travels roughly six months out of the year, photographer Britney Gill feels that Vancouver will always be home. “The land feels pure and holds magical space for me to create,” she says. “Nature was my original subject and I think my affinity and obsession with her came from growing up in B.C.”
Family getaways always revolved around the environment, whether it was exploring the woods, the mountains, or the sea. “Nature offers me endless inspiration and has the ability to reset my woes,” Gill says. Here, some of Gill’s favorite scenes of home, where getting lost is as comforting as being found.
The view from 7th Heaven Summit at Whistler Blackcomb Ski Resort. From here, you can see Garibaldi Provincial Park, the Tantalus Ranger, and Whistler Mountain.
A view of Buntzen Lake in Anmore, British Columbia.
North Vancouver, between Lynn Valley and Deep Cove, on the way to the Baden Powell, one of the best hikes in the city.
Ivy growing in the forests of North Vancouver.
Contemplating the jump in Wally Creek between Vancouver and Tofino, a small district on Vancouver Island. Looks cold down there...
But the rush is worth it.
Drying off at Wally Creek.
Paddling on the lake at Moonshine Kingdom, one acre of property accessible only by boat. The best place to go totally off the grid.