a little about me

Having fun with my Nikon D800

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Thank you for visiting my website. Unlike many photography websites you may visit I am not trying to sell you anything! For me, having this website is a way to share my love for capturing that special image. “Shooting for Keeps” captures my philosophy well, preserving the image I see with my eyes, for all to see.

Both I and my wife enjoy photography immensely. Having a partner that enjoys photography as much as me is complementary to a long and healthy marriage. While our photography experience goes back many years it’s only in the past decade or so that we have both been able to spend more time enjoying our favourite hobby.

Landscape photography has been my focus over the years but I still find myself exploring different photography opportunities like macro (micro in the Nikon world), long exposure, black & white, nature, and the occasional portrait. Nikon has been my camera of choice.

There are so many great camera systems available now and I love keeping on top of the latest gear and gadgets. I recently gave up my Nikon D850. It was a wonderful camera, quite possibly the best camera Nikon has ever made. I found that I wanted to travel lighter so have made the move to Mirrorless with the purchase of the Nikon Z6. It’s a beautiful camera, smaller and lighter, and great for traveling. More recently I have added the Nikon Z7II to my camera bag. Most of my photography is centered along the west coast of North America and in particular Vancouver Island where we reside. I am particularly drawn to the oceans and mountains.

Enjoy browsing my photographs and please send me a message if you have any questions. You call also follow me on Instagram.

Keith Blott

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