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12 Days of Awesome Instagrammers, 2019!

Story by: Team Destination Cape Breton

As 2019 comes to an end we look back at the amazing content that has been produced on our beautiful island. We looked through so many Instagram accounts and wanted to feature the work that was created by photographers from Cape Breton, the Atlantic provinces and the rest of Canada. It’s been a wonderful year of amazingly varied images. Cape Breton has really become ‘must see’ location for all Instagrammers.

Here are our 12 days of Awesome Instagrammers!

Cyndie MacKinnon

Niagara Falls Ontario born and raised, Cyndie now lives in Cape Breton. Her goal is to try to capture our beautiful world with her camera—a feet she seems to have met judging by her many, stunning Instagram photos. Scrolling through Cyndie’s feed, it is clear she knows how to capture the very best of places and sites and how to make everyday occurrences seem all the more special.

Jim Best

Jim offers a unique lens into exploring Cape Breton Island, and that is on his motorcycle. Much of his feed is dedicated to his exploring of the Island, while on his motorcycle—which is a great way to experience traveling the Cabot Trail and many hidden gems of the Island. Jim’s feed features photos from all across Nova Scotia and beyond, in a one-of-a-kind frame, that is unique to him.

Sanjay Chauhan

Founder @ImagesofCanada #ImagesofCanada
📍 Toronto

Toronto-based photographer, who founded @ImagesofCanada, an account which offers travel inspiration by featuring stunning photos from all across Canada. Sanjay’s feed boasts stunning shots of Cape Breton Island, Lake Louise, Banff, and many more spots across the country. Each of his images capture a set moment in time perfectly, leading to an extraordinary image.

Tom Joseph Scaria

🌲 Cape Breton Outdoor Ambassador 📸 Content Creator 🕹Licensed Drone Pilot

Cape Breton Outdoor Ambassador, content creator, and student at Cape Breton University. Born and raised in Oman, Tom later relocated to Nova Scotia to pursue a degree at CBU and begin his social media venture. Additionally, Tom works with us here at the DCBA, as a social media strategist and photographer, highlighting all that Cape Breton Island has to offer.

Adam Hill

Nature photographer who loves hiking, watching wildlife, getting out with his family and exploring Cape Breton. Adam also works with the DCBA as the Content Marketing Officer, where he coordinates with local influencers, captures stunning photos of the Island, and aids in any marketing initiatives.

Katie Goldie

Katie grew up near the mountainous Canadian Rockies where her love of the outdoors was born. She is currently working as a travel photographer and blogger, using her talents with photos and story telling to have an impact on individuals and the choices they make in life.

Ashley MacDonald

adventure // 📷 + 🎥 // travel
@visitcapebretonisland adventure ambassador
📍Cape Breton/Halifax, 🇨🇦

Ashley is a nature photographer, living on Cape Breton Island, who captures stunning photos of her outdoor travel experiences. Her feed features beautiful shots of the Island’s scenic beauty, as well as offer inspiration on activities and experiences to do while in Cape Breton. Additionally, ashley is an ambassador for us at the DCBA, where she helps us in showcasing all of what the Island has to offer.

Stevin Tuchiwsky

Stevin is an outdoor lifestyle photographer, who captures and shares stunning photos from here on Cape Breton Island, to as far away as Iceland, Hawaii, and Australia. Stevein’s Instagram feed is filled with spectacular shots of stunning mountainsides, shining bodies of water, lush forests, and more. His photos truly capture every spot’s best angle.

Chris Leger

 New Brunswick | Canada📍Adventuring

Chris is an adventure-loving photographer, from New Brunswick. His Instagram handle, @eyeforthis, is perfectly suited as his feed demonstrates his ability to find the right angle and set-up for each feature.

Chuck Wrathall


🏕 Wilderness Enthusiast & Content Creator
📸@visitcapebretonisland Ambassador

Chuck is an adventure photographer, with keen survival and wilderness skills, and a passion for camping, hiking, and exploring. His Instagram is filled with stunning shots of Cape Breton Island, most of which he captures while out camping and hiking on the Island. Chuck is also an ambassador for the DCBA, working with us to share and highlight all of the stunning sites that exist here on the Island.

David Andersen and Skylar MacDonald

𝗔𝗱𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗗𝗮𝘃𝗶𝗱 & 𝗦𝗸𝘆𝗹𝗮𝗿

Outdoors | Travel | Experiences
📍Cape Breton 📩 [email protected]
@helensbakerycb bakers @visitcapebretonisland adventure ambassadors

Davey and Sky are Cape Breton Island’s adventuring couple, who are always on the go, discovering some new destination on the Island. Their social media presence has grown rapidly, as they share their outdoor travel experiences through stunning photos, videos, and live streams. When they’re not out adventuring around the Island and posting fun, live stories for all to see, they can both be found working as bakers at Helen’s Bakery in Whycocomagh. Davey and Sky also work with the DCBA as ambassadors, helping to highlight all of the Island’s natural beauty.

Kris Tynski

Canadian nature photographer, who is happy to call Cape Breton her home. Kris is passionate about the raw beauty that exists in everyday life and seeks to capture this through her Instagram posts. Her feed is filled with stunning, untouched shots, offering an unfiltered lens into nature’s stunning, raw beauty.

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Team Destination Cape Breton

Our team at Destination Cape Breton is always exploring our beautiful Island. We love discovering our hidden gems, working with partners, and putting our Island on the pedestal it deserves!

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