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Archive of posts tagged "photography"

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

December 11th, 2012 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Welcome to holiday season in Vancouver with plenty of events and activities, festive cheer, and glittering decorations everywhere you turn. The following photos have been submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool over the last week, highlighting our beautiful region. Photo credit: Clayton Perry Photoworks on Flickr Photo credit: senic yang & Kevin Krebs on Flickr […]

Archives Photos of the Day: From the Rooftops

December 5th, 2012 @ 9:49am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Aerial photos of Vancouver are always stunning, giving us a new perspective of our city, mountains, and ocean views. I’ve featured aerial photography and archive aerial photography before but I thought I would get yet another angle for today’s photo roundup. I searched the Vancouver Public Library archives for old rooftop photos, enjoy! 1906 – […]

Vancouver Icons: Bloedel Conservatory

December 4th, 2012 @ 10:54am by Rebecca Bollwitt

On Thursday, December 6th, the Bloedel Conservatory will have its 43rd anniversary which makes it a valid candidate for this week’s Vancouver Icons photo profile: Photo credit: kennymatic & vancouver4life.com on Flickr The conservatory was built thanks largely to a $1.25 million donation through the Bloedel Foundation from lumber magnate Prentice Bloedel and his wife […]

Vancouver’s First 360 Degree GigaPixel Photo

December 3rd, 2012 @ 1:07pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The folks at Active Computer Services who have brought us some amazing 1-billion pixel panoramic photographs of Vancouver have again captured a milestone scene. Using the GigaPan EPIC system, CEO Ronnie Miranda has created the first 360 degree gigapixel photo of Vancouver from the top of the Shaw Tower in Coal Harbour: Still image: Interactive […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool

December 3rd, 2012 @ 9:59am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Advent calendars have been popped open, Santa has come to town in parade style, and lights are twinkling all over the city. December is here and so are more dazzling photos that have been submitted to the Miss604 Flickr Pool this week: Photo credit: Photocat62 on Flickr Photo credit: Mark Faviell Photos & BillXu Photos […]

Archives Photos of the Day: Christmas Decorations

November 30th, 2012 @ 12:13pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s almost December and while some lament the fact that Christmas tunes are already being played on the radio and in stores, others are embracing the season — and people like my neighbour have their tree up already! With Santa Claus parades in Surrey and Vancouver this weekend and tree lighting ceremonies happening around the […]

From the Miss604 Flickr Pool: BC Place Light Displays

November 27th, 2012 @ 9:48am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s been just over a year since the renovated and refurbished BC Place was unveiled. Aside from an entirely new roof, new seats, and seismic upgrades, the 36-foot tall Northern Lights Display was added in a ring around the stadium. Photo credit: Basedigital Images (Away…) on Flickr Made up of 170 ETFE panels, stacked 4 […]

Vancouver Icons: Centennial Rocket

November 26th, 2012 @ 10:32am by Rebecca Bollwitt

If you’ve ever exited the Olympic Village Canada Line Station and looked south or looped off the Cambie Bridge and onto West 6th/West 2nd then you’ve probably spotted the Centennial Rocket. Modelled after a rocket made for a 1936 PNE float, it was installed in 1986 and contains a time capsule to be opened 50 […]