I love to walk around, exploring with my camera. When I first got started, I used to haunt the neighbourhood gardens where I lived in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Since moving to the Sunshine Coast in 2001 I've expanded my horizons to include the local wildlife; I've also become something of a birder. We have some fantastic hiking spots nearby with plenty to see (elk, bears, coyotes and more recently a wolf and bobcat sighting, both on the same day!) as well as great landscapes because we're surrounded by mountains and the ocean. There's no shortage of inspiration. One of my goals is that my photographs make you feel an emotion or a mood, or tell a little story.

As of 2009, I earn my living from my photography. Please note: all photographs are copyrighted by Peggy Collins and all rights are reserved. I do not allow usage without written authorization from me personally. Please email me if you'd like to use one of my images.

If you're interested in licensing a particular image, please send me an email.

These days I'm also creating digital art pieces using vintage ephemera. Sometimes I combine vintage elements with more modern effects.

Please visit my website, Peggy Collins Photo Art to browse a selection of prints and home decor. I also sell my jewelry on Etsy at Coconut Joy Jewelry and on Amazon at One Sky Creations.

Photos of Peggy Collins (8)

  • Squirrel Sipping a Tropical Drink by PalmPress
  • sabrina - marteau by sylvain.landry
  • Ambi...what by 2muchtee
  • september 2010 by un arc en ciel dans le lavabo
  • The doorway by 2muchtee
  • Holiday in Turkey by Metin Canbalaban
  • things i love thursday: movement by all the fine things
  • Christmas Blessings by BooBooetmoi

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    Birdman of El Paso says:

    "I totally enjoy surfing Peggy's photostream on a regular basis.
    Her photostream is filled with expertly crafted and beautiful pictures along with commentary.
    Peggy's photostream is filled with superb wildlife photography that is as good as or better than any on Flickr.

    Peggy is a super FlickR friend frequently giving fine comments to my photos and encouragement to my photographic endeavors.

    Thanks for being such a great flickr friend, Peggy!"

    December 21st, 2009

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    Lake Li Sun says:

    "...I have been meaning to leave a testimonial here for a long while...considered lots of long sentences with decadent words to describe this woman that shines...

    ...But I'll keep it simple, I think this suits her best:

    She's the Real Deal! Truly..."

    October 28th, 2008

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    judo_dad1953 says:

    "Your nature photos are one of the best on Flickr! Keep posting more! Bravo!"

    June 29th, 2008

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    lowcountrypen says:

    "When I found myself marking favorites in your photo stream over and over, I realized that everything you shot I wanted to look at and save. You have a wonderful ability to capture the essence in every shot. Truly one of the most talented! Thank you for your work."

    February 7th, 2008

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    CharlieBrown8989 says:


    I just found her here.

    I cannot use the word to discribe how good she is.

    Absolutely No Word!!

    You are a Imaging Artist & Artist in multi-discipline.

    Thank you for your encouragments & inspirations.

    I apreciate it!!

    You are great!!"

    May 28th, 2007

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    Jeff Clow says:

    "I have had the distinct privilege to get to know Peggy through her masterful photography and through her kind visits to my photostream. One visit to her sets will show you how talented this remarkable lady is behind the lens, but it won't show you all there is to know about her as a person. That true knowledge will come only when this wonderful woman stops by and leaves one of her encouraging and uplifting comments on one of your photos.

    Then you'll feel like the sun has broken through the clouds and is lighting up your face with golden rays. I have experienced this and am grateful for her presence here at Flickr - it truly is a better place because of her.

    I'm proud to call Peggy my friend....."

    May 20th, 2007

September 2006
Sunshine Coast, British Columbia, Canada
I am:
Female and Taken
Nature Photographer/Digital Artist
Peggy Collins Photo Art
pcollinz [at] hotmail.com