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Vancouver 2010 Vectorial Elevation in the Miss604 Flickr Group

February 9th, 2010 @ 3:54pm (PT) by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vectorial Elevation is illuminating the night sky, sending beams of light across English Bay and Vanier Park. When I first wrote about the free public outdoor light show I added a poll to my site where 77% of readers agreed that they are all for this display.

Vectorial Lights
Photo credit: fredericklin on Flickr

Walking home at night lately it just reminds me that something BIG is about to happen in Vancouver. As those beams stretch to the highest of clouds, I can feel the City’s excitement growing as my own hopes for Vancouver 2010 come even closer to being a reality.

All that being said, quite simply it’s a really cool light show. Many have photographed Vectorial Elevation so far as it paints the sky with public-submitted designs and I’m happy to report that many great photographers have added their images to the Miss604 Flickr Group. This is a quick snapshot of what Vancouver looks like at night lately and please remember to click through to the photographers’ Flickr sites to view more of their great work.


Photo credit: stepharie on Flickr
Someone left the lights on
Photo credit: kennymatic on Flickr
Vancouver Light Show: Vectorial Elevation and New Dancing Searchlights at LiveCity Yaletown
Photo credit: susangittins on Flickr
Vectorial Elevation Light Show in English Bay
Photo credit: cgrabig on Flickr
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Photo credit: gusf on Flickr
English Bay Light Show PT 2
Photo credit: psquared on Flickr
Vancouver 2010 Olympics Light Show
Photo credit: gwacdotca on Flickr

Any and all are welcome to join the Miss604 Flickr Group and add photos that are relevant to Vancouver, BC. I often look there for images to use in posts or showcase entries such as this.

Current contests on Miss604.com

6 comments

  1. Ian Bell says:

    I’m not sure about the practicalities, but assuming they’re not a real obstacle wouldn’t you prefer to keep this display in the city year-round to the binge of explosions that is the Symphony of Fire?

  2. klparrot says:

    I don’t think the people behind Vectorial Elevation considered that people might like to see their designs live. When I submitted a design, it told me an estimated time until it would show. I showed up, waited about 15 minutes in the cold, then gave up. Got an email later, after it showed (about half an hour late), with some low-res photos. How hard can it be to give me an exact time? It’s computer-controlled, right?

    Other than that, though, pretty cool stuff. I’m enjoying it a lot more than I thought I would initially.

  3. Scratchy says:

    I would love to have this year round and would happily ditch the four night gluttony of fireworks (aka The Drunken Pee-o-palooza)

  4. another Michael says:

    I just found your great website. Greetings and best wishes to you all in Olympics land from your neighbors in Seattle.

  5. Ada Lee says:

    Hey miss604! I love your blog – I’m from the Vancouver area too and your posts each day about it is so exciting!

    I can see those light beams all the way from Richmond… quite phenomenal!

  6. [...] Vancouver 2010 Vectorial Elevation Vectorial Elevation is apparently another way of saying “pretty lights”. Anyway, these photos are beautiful. [...]

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