On The Beach at Pacific Spirit Regional Park

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Last Sunday a friend and I explored the beaches at the Pacific Spirit Regional Park, just below UBC. We descended the stairs from the Point Grey bluffs, down into the lifting fog. I liked this scene looking eastward down the beach at the dispersing fog. Looking in the opposite direction, this boulder filled beach extends off towards the north with …

Here and There in Metro Vancouver October 2019

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It has been a busy month photographing at various sites around Metro Vancouver. Beyond the two mountain and forest outings, my trips have often times been centred around working on my expressionism and abstract compositions. Of course, on those outings I have also been capturing some representational photos including fall colours so it seemed easier to share those in one …

Creativity In The Garden

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I wanted to share some additional photos from a recent trip to the Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver. A few photos from that visit were included in the September Expressionism and Abstract article, but there were many more interesting compositions! You may recall the dreamscape image I posted of the Bloedell Conservatory roof. This first photo is a representational composition …

Steveston

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One of the areas I like to visit on occasion is Steveston. There are always interesting items to photograph including the fishing boats, the preserved Gulf of Georgia Cannery, and even some interesting buildings. It seems that in Metro Vancouver most of the old gas stations are long gone. I had walked past this station before but on this visit …

Closeups in the Hood

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I had a productive Sunday morning wandering around the neighbourhood capturing closeups of the flowers and other interesting items. I started off in the City in the Park gardens and captured the roses with moisture still on them from the overnight watering. The gardens are paved in square and rectangular blocks and with my wide angle lens, it forms an …

Surrey Central

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An area I have wanted to photograph for some time is the area around the Surrey Central Skytrain station. There are some interesting architectural buildings including the City Centre Library, the SFU Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering building, and the SFU Surrey Campus and adjoining buildings. The rain on Saturday finally stopped mid-afternoon so this seemed a perfect time to …

Pattullo to Alex Fraser

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Along the Fraser River from the Pattullo Bridge to the Alex Fraser Bridge, there are several interesting pocket sized parks with views of those bridges and the Fraser River, along with walking paths. Brownsville Bar Park, located on the south-east side of the Fraser River in Surrey, has impressive views of the three crossings here; the 1937 Pattullo Bridge for …

Form and Reflection In Downtown Vancouver

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I had a very enjoyable walk through the downtown Vancouver recently, photographing the various sights there. While I enjoy photographing natural settings, my other interest is architectural photography. I like the strong compositional line and the reflection from the glass wall in this composition of the Parq Vancouver. Even the traffic arrows add to the flow, as does the Zhang …

Good Friday In The Hood

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With the clearing weather conditions near noon as forecasted on Good Friday, it was time to explore the area where I live in south Burnaby. At this time of year, the area is so green and lush. It was a beautiful afternoon wandering around the neighbourhood capturing an ecliptic set of photos. The tulips were in bloom in the small …