Our Canada Theme Pic Challenge: Blue
We asked you to share your best blue-hued photos, and you rose to the challenge! Here are our favourite reader-submitted pictures in every shade of blue.
Big Valley, Alberta
Blue on blue in Big Valley, Alberta.
Submitted by @jstole.
Blue in Bloom
Photographer @starfishone submitted this incredible shot of a rare Himalayan Blue Poppy. Looks about ready to burst!
Hazelton, British Columbia
The appropriately-named Blue Lakes hiking trail in the Hazelton, B.C., area, captured by Bob Wall.
Let’s go, Blue Jay!
Submitted by @newfoundlander61.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Vancouver’s Olympic torch, lit in brilliant blues.
Vanderhoof, British Columbia
Trumpeter Swans offset the blue sky over B.C.’s Nechako Valley.
Submitted by Bob Wall.
Rugged landscapes don’t have a monopoly on beautiful blue skies. We’re smitten with this shot of the Bow building in downtown Calgary. Thanks for submitting it, Kylie Gallant!
Southampton Harbour, Ontario
Brr. You can just feel the cold from these icy blues!
Submitted by @asphillips.
Lake Koocanusa, British Columbia
A beautiful day for a boat ride!
Submitted by @kabraconnier.
This pic of a brilliantly hued mountain bluebird was submitted by @dvdh.
Smoky blues, Alberta
Submitter @vdheiden writes, “Our family is from Ontario, but this past summer our son got married in Alberta. We made the trip out there and spent some time sightseeing. This is just one of the beautiful vistas that we had the pleasure of seeing!”
Miramichi, New Brunswick
This spectacular sunset captured by Linda Sweeney in Miramichi, New Brunswick, filled the sky with blue and gold.
A great macro-shot of some freshly-picked blueberries, submitted by @chrishamelin47.