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Central Park New York Photowalk

November 18th, 2012 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

In Vancouver, Stanley Park is a close to a “Happy Place” as I can find. Forest trails, hidden creeks that come alive after a rain shower, and sweeping views of the North Shore. It’s full of life but it’s peaceful at the same time. So, when I come to New York, I always go for […]

Vancouver Icons: Canada Place

November 14th, 2012 @ 10:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Aerial photos, illustrations, and digital artwork often feature the sails at Canada Place. Cruise ships are docked, conventions are held, and major festivals are celebrated at this landmark which is this week’s Vancouver Icon photo feature: Photo credit: bcbusinesshub on Flickr Photo credit: Zorro1968 & Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr Photo credit: Ruth and Dave […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Lions Gate Bridge Construction

November 12th, 2012 @ 10:26am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was on this day, November 12, 1938, that the Lions Gate Bridge opened to foot traffic — with little fanfare — and it opened to vehicle traffic on November 14th. It wasn’t until May 26, 1939 that the bridge was officially opened by King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. 1948, Photographer: […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

November 8th, 2012 @ 3:28pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

We’re through the first week of November with streets filling with fallen leaves, puddles drying up, and holiday plans taking shape. The following photos have been submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool this week, once again illustrating and capturing our beautiful region this autumn: Photo credit: どこでもいっしょ on Flickr Photo credit: Photocat62 & devacoach & […]

Vancouver History: Photographer Art Jones

November 7th, 2012 @ 2:07pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

After publishing almost 100 posts with collections of photos from the Vancouver Archives and Vancouver Public Library, I have taken note of some important and prolific photographers from Vancouver’s earlier days. One name that comes up often is Artray Studio“>Artray Studios or Artray Limited. Today’s collection of photos from the Vancouver Library Archives features the […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

October 30th, 2012 @ 11:19am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Halloween costumes will adapt under plastic garbage bags this week and candle-lit jack o’lanterns will steam as they get pelted with rain. The soggy weather, with intermittent sunny days that reveal snow-capped local mountains, won’t get us down. Here is my selection of feature photos that have been submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool this […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

October 21st, 2012 @ 10:29am by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve had a busy week with a conference on the island, flights, border crossings, and a trip across the country. Luckily, it was a grey and dreary couple of days in Vancouver and now that I have time to breathe and relax at home, the sun is shining. The North Shore mountains are dusted with […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

October 12th, 2012 @ 2:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Pumpkins, apples, cranberries, and bellies full of Turkey. We’re almost half-way through October already. Clouds have covered the our North Shore views and the cool weather has chased away all remaining shorts and flip flops from the streets. Autumn is here and so is this week’s collection of photos that have been submitted to the […]