This is “posing for a photo” in Canadian Sign Language.
A raccoon. Probably as exiting as a squirrel for locals but it was my first. Not even sharp because it was shot through the window of a moving bus.
Beluga whales have flexible necks. And they spit on dyslexic tourists who can’t read “splash zone”.
Dolphins are always fun to watch. And Content-Aware Fill is a great tool to remove tourists in front of you.
These are jellyfish. Which means that they are neither jelly nor fish. Go figure.
A more ordinary kind of fish.
Girls sticking their heads into a terrarium. Focusing was a beast as the camera wanted to focus on the reflections of the lamps. Poor froggy is blurred beyond salvation. Sorry about that. But this series is documentary photojournalism, and any artistic merit or lack thereof is not my primary concern here.
Here I dialed ISO to 5000 to keep the children and turtle both in focus.
A view from Stanley park to North Vancouver, where we’re heading tomorrow.
I like your Aquarium shots. Many years a go they were starting to put up the high rises in Coal Harbor. I would have liked to buy one of the apartments, but never did. It would have at least doubled in price if I had.
Thank you Bob. In fact, the pink hop-on, hop-off double decker we used for sightseeing had a live(ly) commentator. He said that the Downtown area north of False Creek (see photo #3 in Day 1) was also very popular among celebrities, and that Oprah Wihfrey had bought three apartments in that area.
Which reminds me of a piece of news I read last week. The wife of France's ex-President, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, remarked that a woman's place is at home. A British newspaper rephrased that as "a woman's place is at one of her homes."