On Creative Commons licensing and SeaBus photos

One of the nice things about releasing photos on Flickr with a Creative Commons license is that once in a while there’s a nice surprise when you see your photo used on another website. Last week, Vancity Buzz posted an article summarizing a bit of Seabus history with photographs which included some of my SeaBus photos.  Many of the photos that were used from my collection were taken during the APTA conference here in Vancouver in 2010.  I was able to take a tour of the SeaBus operations and maintenance centre and get a unique glimpse to the areas of the Burrard Pacific Breeze Continue Reading

Schmap Vancouver: Photo Short-Listed

I just got this email today: :: Schmap: Vancouver Photo Short-list Hi Dennis, I am writing to let you know that one of your photos has been short-listed for inclusion in the fourth edition of our Schmap Vancouver Guide, to be published mid-November 2007. http://www.schmap.com/ (URL snipped) Clicking this link will take you to a page where you can: i) See which of your photos has been short-listed. ii) Submit or withdraw your photo from our final selection phase. iii) Learn how we credit photos in our Schmap Guides. iv) Browse online or download the second edition of our Schmap Continue Reading

Canada Day

Well for the latter half of Canada Day I went out to Canada Place to check out what kind of stuff was happening. I ended up taking more time outside than inside. The weather was wonderful–cloud-less, rain-less, and lots of sun. The view of the North Shore mountains was thusly amazing, to say the least. I wish I had a camera with higher resolution :(. At the end of the day, when this CTV camera was lowering, a bunch of kids started crowding around the camera and waving at it heh. And I couldn’t resist taking a photo of the Continue Reading

Grad photos

I had my grad photo session yesterday. It was actually a fun experience. The photographer’s equipment was so cool – computers hanging from the ceiling, hanging lights, fake rooms. I think my glasses were an inconvenience to the photographers…and they didn’t take out the lenses as they were supposed to. Well anyway it was interesting seeing everyone in suits and dresses.

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