Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Fireworks Vietnam 07a Jul 28 2012

Five minutes into the Da Nang group's fireworks extravaganza over English Bay. I love the illusion of a bouquet of flowers that they were able to create. Totally cool.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Fireworks Vietnam 11a Jul 28 2012

Rattling the windows of Vancouver's West End 10 minutes into Vietnam's Da Nang fireworks group's show over English Bay. The higher they go the louder they blow.

Fireworks Vietnam 10a Jul 28 2012

Vietnam's Da Nang fireworks group working the low, medium and high zones during their July 28 2012 fireworks show over English Bay Vancouver.

Fireworks Vietnam 09a Jul 28 2012

7 minutes into the soft and understated but none the less awesome fireworks presentation by Vietnam's Da Nang fireworks group at this year's Honda Celebration of Light festival over English Bay Vancouver.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Shorefest Jul 28 2012 01a

The local folk band Headwater performing for the Saturday afternoon crowds on Sunset Beach as part of the Shore Fest 2012.

Fireworks Vietnam 25a Jul 28 2012

18 minutes into the July 28 2012 Honda Celebration of Light extravaganza as presented by Vietnam's Da Nang fireworks group. I love this group's ability to create 'delicate' fireworks with this photo a good example of such refinement. "Delicate" is not a word often included with "Massive Ear Popping Fiery Explosion". :)

Fireworks Vietnam 01a Jul 28 2010

The opening blast of color and light from Vietnam's Team Da Nang fireworks group lights up English Bay Vancouver punctually at 10:00 PM Saturday July 28 2012. A great show!

Monday, July 23, 2012

Sirrus 01a Jul 18 2012

Sirrus 01a Jul 18 2012 by VancouverDoug
Sirrus 01a Jul 18 2012, a photo by VancouverDoug on Flickr.

Sirrus caught in the late afternoon reflected light dreaming about chasing mice and bunnies as cats are prone to do.

Summer Sunset 05a Jul 19 2012

Sunset flight.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Summer Sunset 03a Jul 19 2012

During the summer months here in Vancouver we get to experience slow and majestic sunsets followed by a long slide into twilight and then, eventually, the full darkness of night. Thanks in part to being 49' above the equator and having the Straight of Georgia bouncing reflected sunlight off the clouds the sunsets occasionally are as rich as nature can make them. Here's a high dynamic range shot of a rather pretty one that occurred July 19 2012.

Friday, July 20, 2012

Fireworks Barge Construction Jul 20 2012 01a

Something awesome this way comes.

The assembly of the dual-barge used as the platform for Vancouver's annual fireworks festival, this year the Honda Celebration of Light, begins. And there was much rejoicing. :)

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Vancouver Island 01a July 07 2012

Cathedral Grove on Vancouver Island. 30 minutes due west from Parksville and a must-do stop on your way to Long Beach on the island's west coast.