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Archive of posts tagged "photography"

Vancouver Photos of the Week

May 23rd, 2013 @ 12:47pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The most special days in Vancouver are those when rain is forecasted but not a drop falls from the sky. The air is crisp, puffy clouds hang above, and sandals can still be worn. This week’s collection of Vancouver Photos from the Miss604 Flickr Group once again capture the beauty of the city’s nature, industry, […]

Vancouver Photos With A View

May 13th, 2013 @ 3:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

One of the many endearing attributes of Vancouver is that almost everywhere you look, there’s a beautiful view — or at least you can get to one within a few minutes. A view from a rooftop, a view from the mountains, a view from a friend’s balcony or from a fence in the park. Views […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

May 9th, 2013 @ 9:03pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s pretty easy to be a photographer in Vancouver when every single sunny day provides so many opportunities to just go crazy capturing the beautiful moments around you. Whether it’s an urban street scene or a lush green park setting, the city sparkles in the sunlight. And while it’s easy to snap a photo, it […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

May 3rd, 2013 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Sunshine and more sunshine on the way have made this a very happy month of May so far. Cherry blossoms have tumbled onto the streets like confetti thrown at a party to end the rainy days of April and warm temperatures are reaffirming that it is indeed flip flop season. This week’s collection of photos […]

Surrey Party for the Planet 2013: Photos

April 28th, 2013 @ 7:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Saturday, April 27, 2013 the City of Surrey hosted Party for the Planet, BC’s largest Earth Day celebration, at Central City with a free family festival and live concerts. Activities included recycling stations, collecting free saplings, story times with the Surrey Library, learning with the Surrey Nature Centre, face painting, and meet and greets […]

Vancouver Icons: Vancouver Rowing Club

April 26th, 2013 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Walking into Stanley Park from Coal Harbour the Vancouver Rowing Club is the first structure you see, perched above the water between leafy trees that glow a fiery red in the fall and burst with blossoms in the spring. Photo credit: dons projects on Flickr The rowing club was formed in 1886 and the building […]

Vancouver Photos of the Week

April 24th, 2013 @ 11:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The second wave of cherry blossoms are popping up in parks and along sleepy streets, providing a shady pink canopy with petals churning in the wind like confetti. Spring is here with warm sunny days and plenty of events like the Vancouver Sun Run, Fan Expo Vancouver, and other activities that keep locals and visitors […]

Vancouver History: Photographer Stanley Triggs

April 23rd, 2013 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Browsing the Vancouver Public Library Archives I came across another photographer with an extensive collection of local, historical photos. Stanley Triggs produced portraits, street photography, and captured some downtown Vancouver scenes that I had never come across before. He’s the former curator of the Notman Photographic Archives and was born in Nelson, BC in 1928. […]