Celebration of Light – Mexico


All eyes were on Mexico’s fireworks team last night at English Bay

One last fireworks evening remains this coming Saturday night. This time it will be a “tribute” to China (does this mean it will not be China itself?)

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FREE OLYMPICS – DAY 15

I’ve spent my share of time in those Downtown Olympics crowds and like the quietness and randomness surrounding the nightly vectorial elevation light show.

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20 second exposure catching different light movements

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Playing around with my new macro lense

ON THE SIDE: RANDOM PHOTOS #1

Sometimes I have photos that I don’t know what to do with them (as far as this blog is concerned), so these will fit in the “random photos” category. ┬áHere are the first five:

Landmark on Wheels
Arguably the most recognizable car in Vancouver

Mother's Worry
A cool cartoon painted on a vintage car

Snowed Out Bike
From my last visit back home in Montreal, in 2008

Lions Gate Bridge #1
Vancouver’s Lions’ Gate bridge at night, as seen from Stanley Park’s Seawall

Double Belgian Chocolate Truffle Fudge Cake
A mouth-watering dessert at “Seasons in the Park”, in Queen Elizabeth Park

2009 HSBC CELEBRATION OF LIGHT – CHINA

Saturday, August 1st was China’s turn to wow the crowd at the HSBC Celebration of Light. ┬áHere is a short photographic summary of the evening…

Sea Of People
It’s 8:15pm and a sea of people has already formed along the shores of First Beach at English Bay

Almost Showtime
Just before showtime, at 10pm

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Let the fireworks begin!

Fireworks #1
Ooooooh… Aaaaaah…

Rushing Home
Multiply the Critical Mass bike ride “population” by 100 and you get the pedestrian version,
returning from the fireworks