Urban transparency ~

1500 meters above sea level. 20 km from Vancouver. 360 degrees of unobstructed magnificent view. I was sitting up high on a ridge next to a granite tower called the West Lion, resting. Hiking up from Lions Bay, I’d had over three hours to reflect on the contrast between the city and up there. Since…

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The hunter ~

I know this is a bit redundant since I just added two of these photos to the Black & White gallery; but I really like them and wanted to explain what they are. The sequence was taken from the Seawall, near Siwash Rock, while waiting for the July 1st fireworks. Of course, I used a…

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The new Black & White gallery is up ~

Featuring Lightbox JS v.2.02 as a slideshow script and the OpenCube Infinite Menus, the new gallery is a collection of black & white photographs of various origin and age. Some are from Vancouver and have been featured on the blog, others are older, and others yet were even taken originally as colour photographs. I’ve worked…

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First of July fireworks

Long week-end. National holiday. Postcard-perfect weather. Sunny skies, happy people. Warm evenings. Street festivals. It’s all flashing before my eyes as I observe and take part simultaneously. Last night, Saturday night, I took a slow bike ride around False Creek. I watched the sun go down slowly in a cloudless sky. The Seawall was alive,…

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