Archive of posts tagged "photography"

Put Your Town on the Map, Vancouver Ranks 7th

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is currently sitting in 7th place in the “Put your Town on the Map with Bing” photo contest. They are asking Canadians to submit photos of their hometowns and at the end of the campaign, the photo with the most votes (from the most popular city) will win a grand prize. Prizes incentives include […]

Vancouver History: City Scenes

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Trying to come up with themes for history posts is sometimes a bit tough. I’ve done everything from feature photos of long-gone hotels and aerial images of the region, to people walking dogs down Hastings Street a hundred years ago. Sometimes it’s the oddities that are the most interesting, such as that time an elephant […]

Lighthouse Park Photowalk

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Yesterday I finally made it to Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver. I’ve profiled the park before and I’ve also done a history post about lighthouses in the region. However, this was the first time I took to the trails and saw the Point Atkinson Lighthouse for myself. Just hours before I was crossing the Brooklyn […]

Vancouver History: Then and Now, Intersections

Comments 5 by Rebecca Bollwitt

After a bit of a break from the Then and Now series I’ve decided to get it up and running again. Usually I explore the Vancouver Archives online database however I’ll be pulling from the Vancouver Public Library‘s collection for today’s “then” images. The “now” images have been captured from Google Maps. 1908 – Hamilton […]

Vancouver History: Lighthouses

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Being a seaside town, Vancouver has always had several lighthouses standing guard atop rocky perches. This morning I put the call out on Twitter for history post suggestions and the theme of lighthouses came from Tyler Ingram. Three lighthouses in particular came to mind so I have decided to profile them in a “Then and […]