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Windsurfing: Postcard from Vancouver

Here are some more shots from one of my favourite places in Vancouver, Spanish Banks. Technically, we still have just over a couple of weeks left of summer, and so I’m thinking of shots – the end of a full…

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Westcoast Windsurfing

The winds were up in Vancouver the other night, making for good windsurfing conditions. While the sail may appear compact, even when you see the surfer making for shore … … there’s a considerable amount of sail to manage. Here’s the same…

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I Won’t Look at You If You Won’t Look at Me

We get to see some interesting traffic in the waters around Spanish Banks and Locarno Beach. This last Spring, friends were awed by the sight of a whale at both Locarno and Kitsilano (Kits) Beaches. I was envious. Envious, but happy…

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Oh, Canada

Today is Canada Day, the 149th anniversary of our confederation. To celebrate, here’s a look at some of my favourite shots from across our massive landscape. We’ll begin with one of my favourite locales, Vancouver’s Spanish Banks, above. The skies aren’t…

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Summer’s Kiss Farewell

Summer has now officially ended on Canada’s west coast, and what a summer we’ve had. Here are a couple of September shots from one of my favourite spots, Spanish Banks. I love the combination of silhouettes against sand stirred up by…

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The Night Shift

Yesterday, I published the lower image below, of a lifeguard on duty during the early evening hours at Vancouver’s Spanish Banks.   This new image will give you a glimpse of one of the lifeguard’s colleagues later the same evening….

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A Job With A View

How are these for working conditions? Perched above the sands, the life guards at Vancouver’s beaches keep a watchful eye over people splashing and swimming in our waters. Here, in an image captured following our Friday night barbeque at Spanish…

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