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From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

April 15th, 2012 @ 7:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been a gloriously sunny weekend in Vancouver with a parade, patio dining, and the Sun Run this morning. I have neglected to the Miss604 Flickr Pool for well over a week so it was quite the task to piece through all of the amazing spring images that have been submitted. I can’t feature them […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

April 4th, 2012 @ 2:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Miss604 Flickr Pool has turned pink this week with the welcome array of cherry blossom photos. If you haven’t had the chance, take some snaps around your neighbourhood, local parks, and even Burrard SkyTrain station of these beautiful petals. In the meantime, enjoy the following photos contributed by readers in this week’s Flickr roundup. […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

March 25th, 2012 @ 12:30pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Spring has arrived in Vancouver and delivered us a full weekend of sunshine to kick off the season. Even though the rain will inevitably follow, locals know that it’s for our own good. It will make those blossoms bloom and buds on trees pop with bright shades of green. The following images have been contributed […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

March 18th, 2012 @ 12:55pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the last week of winter and although freezing rain and hail may pelt down on the city, the beautiful blossoms of spring will soon be revealed. The following images have been contributed to the Miss604 Flickr Pool over the last week or so and make up my 63rd weekly Flickr roundup. Photo credit: Larissa […]

5 Vancouver Flickr Groups to Follow

March 12th, 2012 @ 1:57pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Flickr, the popular photo sharing site, began in Vancouver back in 2004. Now owned by Yahoo!, it has grown to over 50 million users worldwide. It offers Creative Commons licensing on images, privacy settings, a free version (as well a paid, pro version), and intuitive search functions. Photo credit: Chris Campbell I have been a […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Early Granville

March 8th, 2012 @ 3:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It was on March 10th 1870 the settlement know locally as Gastown was given its official name: Granville Townsite. Lord Granville was the Colonial Secretary at the time and the Granville Townsite was selected as the terminus for the Canadian Pacific Railway. It wasn’t until 1886 that the townsite was renamed, when it incorporated, as […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

March 7th, 2012 @ 3:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanks to those that have shared their photos with the Miss604 Flickr Pool I have the 62nd post in the series ready to go. This week is a general collection of images but if you would like to be featured next week, I’ll be looking for black and white photography — before we head into […]

Gigapixel Fairview: Day, Night, Dusk

March 7th, 2012 @ 9:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Ronnie Miranda from Active Computer Services has been at it again: He’s captured a 180-degree view of downtown Vancouver form the Fairview neighbourhood. The image is 1,026 megapixels and is made up of 100 photos taken February 27, 2012. Day – Click to View Full Image Dusk – Click to View Full Image Check out […]