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"Rowles bummed some hand-me-down

camera from his      parents and started teaching himself SKI photography”


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Mountain Life Magazine Master of Light

Looking at this photo transports me right back to this day, to Nanny, and to my brother Bruce Rowles, a true master of light. Déjà-vu transports me back to the epic winter of 1999 when I spent hours with Bruce Rowles in his attic examining a freshly-developed slide sequence of me dropping a massive cliff [...]

Celebration of life

The Celebration of Bruce’s Life was held on September 26th in Whistler Fairmont Woodlands.  It was a beautiful ‘blue bird day’ and more than 100 people attended the event.  A number of Bruce’s photographs, airbrush paintings, drawings and computer compositions were displayed along with pairs of skis that he had decorated for friends.  A moving […]

Bruce Rowles, Artist, Athlete, Friend

  Bruce Rowles, Artist, Athlete, Friend 1961-2022   Bruce Rowles died at home with his family around him, on March 22 of cholangiocarcinoma at the age of 61. A long time resident of Whistler, BC, Bruce moved to Qualicum Beach in the summer of 2020. He was a talented extreme ski photographer with many published […]

Mountain Life Magazine Article

View Mountain Life magazine, Fall Winter 2018 Issue about Bruce Rowles and “The Art of Ski Life”

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Some Bruce

A few things about Bruce to get you started

Bruce Rowles Photography - women in red leaves

A Little Intro

Rowlesy was born in England but grew up on the North Shore, rope swinging over creeks or “boot skiing” down sand hills with his buddies when the Upper Levels Highway was being built.

Obviously destined to ski. The rest of the non-sandhill skiing days were spent exploring southern British Columbia with his family.

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Mountain Life MagazineRead Bruce’s interview in Mountain Life Magazine

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