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Archive of posts tagged "photography"

Looking Down at the Cleveland Dam

March 26th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Cleveland Dam holds Capilano Lake in North Vancouver, which is used for drinking water and is a part of Capilano River Regional Park. Completed in 1954, it was named for Ernest Cleveland, first chief commissioner of the Greater Vancouver Water District. Archives# CVA 275-20 Looking Down at the Cleveland Dam Local photographers love peeking […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

March 24th, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Cherry blossom photos will soon take hold of Flickr and Instagram accounts around Vancouver and if you’re looking to spot the bountiful pink blooms you can use the VICBF neighbourhood map as a guide. In the meantime, while rainy March days alternate with gloriously sunny stretches, I have this week’s collection of images from the […]

We Day Seattle Photos

March 22nd, 2014 @ 12:16pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Governor Jay Inslee declared Friday, March 21, 2014 “We Day in Washington” while he stood on a stage at Key Arena in front of 15,000 students who were exclusively invited to this incredible celebration called We Day Seattle. We Day is a production of Free The Children, and it inspires, engages, and empowers youth to […]

Archive Photo of the Day: March Weather

March 19th, 2014 @ 2:11pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It seems that “March Weather” in Vancouver has always meant that a stroll at the beach is in order, making us the envy of our East Coast counterparts who may still have snow in their forecast. In my search for early spring photos in the City of Vancouver Archives today I found an image of […]

Take a Seat: 34 Photos of Vancouver Benches

March 18th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

For a city so active, there sure are a lot of places to sit down and take a break. However, I think it’s more a matter of having a place to pause and take in the stunning views than anything else. We have benches made of recycled materials, benches with commemorative plaques, benches where you […]

PHOTOS: Skies Painted with Unnumbered Sparks

March 17th, 2014 @ 2:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

In February it was announced that we would get a 745-foot aerial sculpture along Vancouver’s waterfront for TED. “Skies Painted with Unnumbered Sparks” went up last week, was illuminated on Friday night, and now we have just a few more days to take in its display. Made from soft fibers, this sculpture installation will be […]