After hitting the snooze button for the last time on a weekday morning, bleary-eyed Vancouverites become obsessed with two specific pieces of information to get them going: Weather and traffic. Being very much a “bridge and tunnel” commuter region, we hear about bridges all the time and usually whether they have a stall, backup, heavy […]
Archive of posts tagged "photography"
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
The weather is always a hot topic in Vancouver, especially when it comes to what’s happening either up high on the mountains or down low by the water. When it’s sunny downtown it could be snowing on the north shore. When it’s cloudy, it could be bright and beautiful at the top of a ski […]