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Archive of posts tagged "photography"

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

February 19th, 2013 @ 5:00pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Miss604 Flickr Group is over 615 members strong and thanks to those members, 27,199 photos have been shared and admired. Even though Vancouver seems to have more grey and rainy days than anything else, there’s still so much beauty and diversity to be found and captured through a lens. When you’ve finished basking in […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Croton Studio Photographers

February 18th, 2013 @ 1:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

During my weekly perusal of the Vancouver Public Library Archives I came across the photography collection of Croton Studio, based out of New Westminster. The collection from this commercial photography studio spans the years 1950 to 1978 and features everything from hockey games and holidays to media personalities and parades. They were the official municipal […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

February 14th, 2013 @ 7:36pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Longer days, clearing fog, and mountain views have returned in February, providing some great photo opportunities. The following pictures are just a sample of what has been contributed to the Miss604 Flickr Pool this week: Photo credit: Ruth and Dave on Flickr Photo credit: Canadian Veggie & Rich Johnson on Flickr Photo credit: kpwerker & […]

Vancouver Icons: Hotel Europe

February 13th, 2013 @ 10:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has a few triangle-shaped buildings but none are as prominent and photographed as the Hotel Europe across from Maple Tree Square in Gastown making it today’s Vancouver Icon photo feature. (Left) 1908 – Completed Hotel Europe. Archives #HotP17. (Right) 1910s – Archives #M-11-32. 1960s – Archives #CVA 1135-57. Our very own Flatiron Building was […]

Vancouver Icons: Chinatown

February 5th, 2013 @ 10:02am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Icons series focuses on statues, bridges, sculptures, buildings, and other public landmarks that are frequently photographed and shared online. Founded in 1880, Chinatown is one of Vancouver’s most distinct neighbourhoods and is perfect for this showcase. It’s full of culture, unique architecture, character, and it’s also a National Historic Site of Canada. What […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

February 4th, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Covered in a blanket of fog and soaked from rainclouds, our city can shine as bright as ever through the lens of any keen photographer. Through dark shadows, wisps of rain, industry mixing with nature and dazzling architecture, the following photographs capture a week’s worth of scenes in today’s photo collection from the Miss604 Flickr […]

Vancouver Mural Photos

February 1st, 2013 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver loves its murals, whether they are commissioned or not, as they add colour to a city that is known to get pretty grey. To view a handful at once, four self-guided Vancouver Mural Tours lead you around some inspirational, historic, and colourful works throughout the east side of town. If you have had the […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

January 27th, 2013 @ 10:01am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The fog has lifted around the region but the rain clouds have given us no escape. Awaiting the return of the winter sun, some talented local photographers have shared their work with the Miss604 Flickr Pool this week, here are a few selected shots: Photo credit: wanderunghike on Flickr