Archive for the category "photos"

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 […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week: January 6, 2015

January 6th, 2015 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pond hockey, polar bear swims, snow-capped mountains, and foggy mornings. The first week of 2015 has been captured in spectacular form by local photographers who have shared their work with the Miss604 Flickr Pool and #Photos604 on Instagram: Vancouver Photos of the Week Photo credit: Clayton Perry on Flickr Photo credit: Karen Lee Colangelo on […]

Vancouver Photos of the Year: A Look Back at 2014

December 30th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Instead of my usual “Vancouver Photos of the Week” I have scoured all 50 posts made in the series throughout 2014 and have plucked images from each to showcase in one, big, mega, major 2014 Vancouver photo roundup. Here are some highlights of 2014, through the eyes of photographers who shared their pictures with Miss604 […]

Joshua Tree National Park Photowalk

December 29th, 2014 @ 10:41am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouverites tend to flock to several warm-weather destinations south of the border and Palm Springs is certainly one of the popular choices. John and I recently had the opportunity to get away, thanks to Rogers Communications, and the Palm Desert was calling our name. Resort spas, cocktails, brunch, and shopping were all on our list […]