Road Trip

Well, I finally did it - I bought a GoPro! Because of my hang gliding videos many people assume I've always had one, but not until this week! So far I'm enjoying it. It's definitely convenient and compact. I bought the extra LCD screen for the back too and I'm glad I...

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Video | Squamish Timelapse

This week I took a quick hike up the Stawamus Chief that overlooks the town of Squamish, BC and did some timelapse photography. The hike was enjoyable, and I went early enough it wasn't crowded and my dog and I had the summit to ourselves for about two hours. Here's a...

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Video | Sock Love and Hang Gliding

Voting for my newest competition film ends this Wednesday, so please take a moment to go vote! You can vote by going to the contest's YouTube page HERE. Then click the "Vote" tab, and look for my video in the "Vote for these Videos" window to the right of the current...

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Photos | The Sky Gods Smiled On Me Today

Here are some of the images I took from my two hour flight today at Mount Woodside. It was a great little flight. Mainly ridge soaring. The highlights were playing in the clouds, watching a family of eagles fly around, flying around with them, seeing two eagles grab...

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Video | Bungee Jumping Whistler in Slow Mo

Since moving to Vancouver, I've been pretty busy with film school, drawing and learning some software, but as The Shining teaches us, all work and no play means you might chase people with an ax. So I needed to get outside and play. Luckily, a few of my...

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Blog | Arrived in Vancouver

I've been in Vancouver for about a week now (earlier I blogged about my move here). I took a timelapse while I made the cross country drive. I thought I might as well since I'm driving that far. VFS is a great school so far. Each one of my instructors has worked on...

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Video | 2 New Hang Gliding Videos

With the year coming to an end I decided to make a clean break from some footage, so before archiving it into oblivion, I wanted to make a video out of the footage I have yet to use. The first video is from this year's Flytec race in Florida, and...

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Blog | Day After LASIK

When I woke up today I felt like a super hero. Like Peter Parker waking up from getting the spider bite from the first Spiderman movie. I laughed! I could see and I didn't have to do anything for it. I didn't have to stumble around for my glasses,...

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Blog | Moving to Vancouver

What is a blog if you don't share part of your personal life on it? Primarily, this site has been about showing the work I do, not necessarily talking about personal stuff. Now, nearing the one year anniversary of having lucasridley.com I thought I'd venture into the...

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Photography | Keeneland Racing

This last Saturday I visited the infamous Keeneland race track and it lived up to it's reputation. It was like being implanted into a movie scene. Thanks to a friend, I was in the clubhouse and so every guy wearing a sport jacket added to the stately manner...

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