Monday, December 30, 2013

2013 12 Dec 28 Gulf Island Sunset 01a

And yes ... I did compose this shot mostly with the aspect ratio of my Facebook cover photo in mind. 851 pixels wide and 315 pixels tall.

Makes me feel ... dirty ... but in a good way.

Weird.

Saturday, December 28, 2013

2013 12 Dec 26 Vancouver Mixed 12a

Vancouver's Burrard Street bridge and the entrance to False Creek blush rosy pink in a boxing day sunset on Dec. 26 2013.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

2013 12 Dec 26 Strait of Georgia Fog lings 06a

2013 12 Dec 26 Strait of Georgia Fog lings 04a

Cloud dunes.

Strait of Georgia, due west of Vancouver Canada

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

2013 12 Dec 20 Twilight Snowfall 05a

Merry Christmas everyone at False Creek Ferries! You perpetually add much charm to my False Creek photo opportunities. Thanks!

Thursday, December 19, 2013

2013 12 Dec 18 Astronomical 08a

A high contrast Strait of Georgia sunset adds a painterly aspect to Vancouver in the foreground.

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English Bay moonset.

2013 12 Dec 18 Astronomical 05a

The moon sets on a stormy English Bay Vancouver Canada.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

2013 12 Dec 16 Mixed Bag 15a

The False Creek Marina at the entrance to False Creek in Vancouver's downtown core mellows in the afternoon sunset light.

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2013 12 Dec 16 Mixed Bag 09a

Warm sunshine spills down onto south Vancouver.

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Monday, December 16, 2013

2013 12 Dec 16 Mixed Bag 03a

Pardon me while I tweak your definition of awesome.

2013 12 Dec 16 Mixed Bag 01a

Sirrus and her pet ceramic alligator. An alligator forged 4 years before she was born.

Friends for life.

Saturday, December 14, 2013

2013 12 Dec 07 Sunny Saturday West End Mixed 05a

My favorite of this series. Mid right is the murder of crows heading SE to Burnaby. Classic Vancouver fall day. Magic light more often than not. This time thanks to the eye of an arctic outflow.

Clear skies = cold nights.

Cloudy skies = wet nights.

West coast fall and winter.

Thursday, December 12, 2013

2013 12 Dec 10 Snow Bay Color Max Cool

Manual white balance.

It's the cat's meow.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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The English Bay sailboats regroup to consider their next move against the cargo tankers.

With the arrival of the fourth tanker things had ... changed. And not for the better.

2013 12 Dec 08 Christmas Tree Macro 01a

Merry Christmas one and all.

2013 12 Dec 05 Moon and Venus 01a zb

The Moon and Venus just past sunset over Kitsilano Vancouver.

Dual light trails compliments of dual approaches (from the west in this shot) into Vancouver's international airport - YVR.

2013 12 Dec 10 Snow Day IR 01a

Beach Avenue in Vancouver's West End on our first real snow day.

A dump of nearly 1 cm of snow with overnight temperatures dipping down to near -5'c. Gasp.

Meanwhile, thanks to satellite data, we've discovered that the temperature in Antarctica can dip to -92'c.

Which raises a few big questions. Chief among them being at -92'c how many seconds would it take for a double tall peppermint mocha to freeze solid? Faster than a macchiato?

2013 12 Dec 10 Snow Day IR 03a

Fresh Catch of the Day: Burrard Street Bridge in Vancouver Canada on our first snow day - Dec 10 2013 11:34 AM.

Brrrr. Get thee back to the mountains snow!

Wednesday, December 04, 2013

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

2013 12 Dec 03 Power Sunset 02a nn1

A wafer thin crescent moon lingers over the Strait of Georgia west of Kitsilano British Columbia.

Sunday, December 01, 2013

2013 12 Dec 01 Misty Sunset 01a

A misty sunset lingers as Vancouver moves from day into night.

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Heading south.