Hidden Cortez

Rick Florida, HDR, Landscape 0 Comments

Not far from where I live is the little fishing village of Cortez. It’s such a small village you’ll pass it if you blink. However it’s home to generations of commercial fishermen as well as the US Coast Guard. The fish market is tucked away but if you find it there’s a little food stand out back where you can get fresh fried fish and a bottle of beer while you watch the fishing boats and Pelicans. Truly a hidden little gem, just don’t tell anyone I told you.
Not far from where I live is the little fishing village of Cortez. It's such a small village you'll pass it if you blink. However it's home to generations of commercial fishermen as well as the US Coast Guard. The fish market is tucked away but if you find it there's a little food stand out back where you can get fresh fried fish and a bottle of beer while you watch the fishing boats and Pelicans. Truly a hidden little gem, just don't tell anyone I told you.
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Yaletown

Rick Urban, Vancouver 0 Comments

Yaletown in Vancouver is another gem with restaurants and outdoor cafes. On this Friday evening it seemed everyone was out enjoying the warm air and just hanging out. Years ago this part of town might have been a little more seedy, but now the old brick buildings lend it character. It’s on my todo list to come back here and sit outside at a pub to people watch.
Yaletown in Vancouver is another gem with restaurants and outdoor cafes. On this Friday evening it seemed everyone was out enjoying the warm air and just hanging out. Years ago this part of town might have been a little more seedy, but now the old brick buildings lend it character. It's on my todo list to come back here and sit outside at a pub to people watch.
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Night Bridge

Rick Bridges, Night Photography, Urban, Vancouver 0 Comments

This is Vancouver’s Burrard Bridge looking south at night. As I took this in the summer it was pretty late, say ten or eleven o’clock. Even so people were walking or riding their bikes across this bridge to get from one part of the city to the other. That fascinates me, that so many people in this city walk and cycle rather than drive regardless of the weather or time of day. Maybe that’s why everyone looks so fit.
This is the Burrard Bridge looking south at night. As I took this in the summer it was pretty late, say ten or eleven o'clock. Even so people were walking or riding their bikes across this bridge to get from one part of the city to the other. That fascinates me, that so many people in this city walk and cycle rather than drive regardless of the weather or time of day. Maybe that's why everyone looks so fit.
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False Creek

Rick Architecture, HDR, Night Photography, Urban, Vancouver 0 Comments

All of Vancouver is amazing, but especially the False Creek section. When I shot this the area was full of photographers and wedding parties. Kind of reminds me of Pelicans back home in Florida. Where there’s Pelicans, there’s fish, you can always tell. In Vancouver, where there’s photographers there’s really cool stuff to see. Okay, I know that’s a really lame analogy, but it’s true.
All of Vancouver is amazing, but especially the False Creek section. When I shot this the area was full of photographers and wedding parties. Kind of reminds me of Pelicans back home in Florida. Where there's Pelicans, there's fish, you can always tell. In Vancouver, where there's photographers there's really cool stuff to see. Okay, I know that's a really lame analogy, but it's true.
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Sunrise Under The Bridge

Rick Florida, Landscape, Sarasota, Urban 0 Comments

The hardest part about taking this photo was waking up before sunrise. However I’m glad I did even if I had to struggle to stay awake during meetings this day. This is the Ringling Bridge in Sarasota Florida and is always filled with joggers from before dawn until long after sunset due partly to it’s scenic setting and to the fact that it provides a bit of a hill, of which we have very few in this part Florida.
The hardest part about taking this photo was waking up before sunrise. But in the end I'm always glad I did, even if I have to struggle to stay awake during meetings that day. This is the Ringling Bridge in Sarasota Florida and is always filled with joggers from before dawn until long after sunset, due partly to it's scenic setting and to the fact that it provides a bit of a hill, of which we have very few of in Florida.
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Southside Sunset

Rick Architecture, Sunset, Vancouver 0 Comments

Sometimes when I’m walking around looking for things to take photos of I can draw a blank. However when I looked up at this building in Vancouver the last rays of the day reflected off the face giving it this glow. By itself, the building is not that remarkable, but the sunset elevated it to the status of a photo opportunity. At least that’s my story and I’m sticking to it.
Sometimes when I'm walking around looking for things to take photos of I can draw a blank. However when I looked up at this building in Vancouver the last rays of the day reflected off the face giving it this glow. By itself, the building is not that remarkable, but the sunset elevated it to the status of a photo opportunity. At least that's my story and I'm sticking to it.
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Gazebo

Rick Florida, HDR, Sunset 0 Comments

Recently I posted another shot of the beach from inside this Gazebo. The structure had just been built as part of the Tortuga Inn Beach Resort in Bradenton Beach, Florida. In any case I thought the design of it pretty cool, the kind of place I could see hosting a Florida wedding reception, complete with sunset and Jimmy Buffet music.
Recently I posted another shot of the beach from inside this Gazebo. The structure had just been built as part of the Tortuga Inn Beach Resort in Bradenton Beach, Florida. In any case I thought the design of it pretty cool, the kind of place I could see hosting a Florida wedding reception, complete with sunset and Jimmy Buffet music.
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Mote Sunset

Rick Florida, HDR, Sarasota, Sunset 0 Comments

This is a shot of the sunset near the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida. The Mote is a marine research facility in Sarasota Florida. They are generally making news regarding rescues of Manatee or other sea mammals as well as habitat and ecology of the seas. The evening I took this I saw a shark swim by and after I got over the shock I realized it probably wasn’t so unusual, the waters of the Gulf are teaming with all kinds of life and ecosystems. Lucky for us we have scientists and volunteers at the Mote dedicated to researching and preserving it.
This is a shot of the sunset near the Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, Florida. The Mote is the main marine research facility in the area. They are the main experts on marine life in the region, generally in the news regarding rescues of Mantee or other sea mammals. The evening I took this I saw a shark swim by. After I got over the shock I realized it probably wasn't so unusual, the waters of the Gulf are teaming with all kinds of life and ecosystems. Lucky for us we have scientists and volunteers at the Mote dedicated to researching and preserving it.
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