Steeprock River

Artwork by Bhupinder Singh

Bhupinder Singh was born and raised in India. He is a self taught professional artist and instructor with a home studio in Regina, Saskatchewan. He works primarily in Water media and is a signature member of Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour (CSPWC).

His sketch of Steeprock River, Manitoba is based on a photo taken on a 2018 backpacking trip.

To see more of Bhupinder’s work, visit his website bhupi.ca.

Sketch of Steeprock River Valley by Bhupinder Singh

Fall at Steeprock River

Photo Series by Andy Goodson

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Steeprock River, Manitoba

In September 2017, Sean and I were lucky enough to spend a couple nights in Manitoba's Porcupine Hills. The weather was perfect, allowing us to get in a full-day exploratory hike where we found marine fossils, a rut site and plenty of fall scenery.

This photo series was shot with a Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3, 14-42/F3.5-5.6 lens.

Caterpillar resembling a wasp or bee – this might be an example of  mimicry  as a defense against predators.

Caterpillar resembling a wasp or bee – this might be an example of mimicry as a defense against predators.

Marine fossil found in the face of one of Steeprock River's many boulders (View Rocks and Fossils Gallery)

Fall colours reflecting on a calm pool

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Stand-out Specimen

A birch tree near camp stood out from the rest on the riverbank. I couldn't describe why it seemed odd until I noticed how the trunk and branches appeared superimposed on top of its leaves.

The river just before dusk at camp