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Archive of posts tagged "photography"

Touring Alcatraz in San Francisco

August 19th, 2013 @ 5:40pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

One place I have always wanted to visit when in San Francisco is Alcatraz, which is as notorious as some of its former prisoners. The 9 hectare island sits about 2.4kms from San Francisco and has had many lives. First as a lighthouse, military fort and military prison in the 1860s, then as a federal […]

Vancouver Facebook Cover Photos

August 16th, 2013 @ 1:34pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

I love to showcase the works of local photographers as there are so many talented camera-wielding folks in this town of all skill levels. I never thought of myself as a photographer but after publishing over 14,880 photos to Flickr and writing over 5,550 photo-filled blog posts, I guess I have quite the library at […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Kingsway

August 15th, 2013 @ 3:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The street we know as Kingsway today connected New Westminster to Vancouver as far back as 1860 (before Vancouver was a city). Following the wagon road built by the Royal Engineers between the Colony of British Columbia in New Westminster and the area near Granville Townsite, it has stayed pretty true to its original path […]

Vancouver Icons: Nine O’Clock Gun

August 14th, 2013 @ 12:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It has been 7 years since I first wrote a blog post about the Nine O’Clock Gun in Stanley Park. It’s one of those things that my husband and I walk by and he says to me: “You should blog that!” — and thanks to his suggestions over the years I’ve “blogged that” over 5,570 […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

August 14th, 2013 @ 11:45am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This week we’re going back to work after holidays, preparing for back to school, and welcoming back a few rainy days. Although none of these things are truly welcome, it’s easy to stay upbeat around town. There are still plenty of events and festivals to enjoy along with the PNE (and PNE concert series). Here […]

Squamish Valley Music Festival Photos: The Matinee, Dear Rouge, Childish Gambino, Fits and the Tantrums, Queens of the Stone Age

August 12th, 2013 @ 8:10am by John Biehler

The Squamish Valley Music Festival was the largest ever this year, with over 17,000 jubilant concert-goers packing the Logger Sports Grounds in Squamish for this festival that first began in 2010. My intrepid photographer John Biehler took some great photos throughout the event for three days. Here’s what he captured up the Sea to Sky […]

Squamish Valley Music Festival: Dragonette, Dan Mangan, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

August 10th, 2013 @ 9:07am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Today is the last day of the Squamish Valley Music Festival, which opened its doors for its fourth annual summer music extravaganza on Thursday night. The Belle Game and Portage & Main kicking things off on Thursday night. Photos by John Biehler for Miss604. I have covered this event, formerly the Live at Squamish Music […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

August 8th, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

A long weekend full of sunshine, a smashingly successful Pride Parade, and Canada winning the Honda Celebration of Light fireworks — it’s been a great August so far and we’re only one week in. Many photographers of all skill levels have once again contributed their images to the Miss604 Flickr Pool over the last few […]