Archive for the category "photos"

Photos of Mount Baker From Vancouver

February 23rd, 2015 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

“Baker looks amazing today,” you might overhear a local casually proclaim. “Baker” being Mount Baker, which is located just south of the border about 50km east of Bellingham, Washington. It is an active volcano in America’s the North Cascades range and is the second most heavily glaciated volcano in that range, next to Mount Rainier. […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

February 20th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Spring-like days with warm temperatures and cool breezes haven’t been good for the local mountains, but it has been great for getting outside and enjoying everything else the region has to offer — including some epic sunsets earlier this week. This is all good news for local photographers of all levels who have contributed their […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

February 9th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Returning from a week in the Okanagan, where the champagne powder poured down the slopes, I am suddenly snapped back to a place where winter just hasn’t happened. 16C in White Rock yesterday and crocuses popping up in every patch of green space around the city. It’s the perfect time to browse the Miss604 Flickr […]

Robert Burns Statue in Stanley Park

January 21st, 2015 @ 11:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Upon entering Stanley Park, either by turning east off Georgia Street from Vancouver or from the Coal Harbour Seawall, the first statue you will come across is that of Scottish poet and lyricist Robert Burns. Looking down at the Vancouver Rowing Club and out over the city, this was the very first statue ever installed […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week: January 20, 2015

January 20th, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve been away in Iowa visiting my in-laws for the last week so I’ve missed out on some gloriously sunny winter days and will most likely return with the rain at the end of the month. Regardless of my own locale or time zone, I enjoyed looking through the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on […]

20 Stunning Photos of BC Place at Night

January 19th, 2015 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A few events occurred that have made False Creek a hot spot for nighttime photography in recent years. First, Science World updated its geodisic dome with LED lighting. Then we began populating the Olympic Village and South East False Creek developments. Finally, BC Place got a new roof with its Northern Lights display that can […]

The Best Old PNE Photos 1914-1980

January 15th, 2015 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The City of Vancouver Archives has digitized over 8,000 images from the Pacific National Exhibition (“PNE”) thanks to funding from the British Columbia History Digitization Program. These images are easy to view, re-use, and share. Additionally, they have digitized another 874 images under copyright which can be viewed via the Archives. 1971: Women on the […]

Vancouver Fog Photos January 2015

January 9th, 2015 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Every January and October, like clockwork, a blanket of fog moves in. It bubbles up from Burrard Inlet and the Fraser River, shrouds office towers, and we get what social media users dub #Fogcouver. City lights are dulled by the enveloping cloud while streets become eerily quiet and photographers capture beautiful and haunting scenes. Vancouver […]