archive-ca.com » CA » R » ROGERBROOKS.CA

Total: 199

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • More Curves in Architecture « Roger Brooks Photography
    April 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 October 2011 April 2011 March 2011 More Curves in Architecture 1 year 3 months ago Posted in Architecture Blog Commercial Architecture Comments are closed Sites of Interest Copyright For Clients Digital Imaging Guidelines Digital Negatives Most Recent Posts Van Dusen Winter Garden Sculptures William s Piano Music Front Company Window Displays About Roger Brooks abandoned a precarious existence as a salaried civil

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/2231 (2014-10-22)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Architecture « Roger Brooks Photography
    years ago Alex Roman is an exquisite artist with incredible attention to detail Hillcrest Community Centre Architecture Details Sculpture 1 year 7 months ago Posted in Architecture Blog 1910 Architecture at Main King Edward Intersection 1 year 11 months ago Posted in Architecture Blog Concrete Observations 2 years ago Posted in Architecture Blog Night time building observations made recently strolling the UBC campus whilst waiting for my son s soccer practice to finish These walks usually prove fruitful especially on a clear mild evening I use my iphone to capture details reference material which may be useful for potential shoots down the road Shapes 2 years 1 month ago Posted in Architecture Blog Crossing the Burrard Street bridge whilst scouting a location these roof shapes caught my eye The sun was above behind the background buildings creating a sharp contrast to the roof curves London Shard Opens 2 years 3 months ago Posted in Architecture Blog Today is the official opening of The Shard in London a 95 storey 310 metre glass tower located in Southwark on the south bank of the Thames This is the area where Shakespeare once staged his plays Designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano the 2 3 billion structure is almost entirely financed by Qatari investors The two storey penthouse is for sale at a reported 80 million the middle 18 floors will be occupied by the luxury Shangri La Hotel Boris Johnson Mayor of London is very optimistic about the building sees it as drawing the world s commercial eye back to the recession scandal plagued capital Others however are less enthusiastic see it as an example of how the city is being transformed for the worse That said many love the tower which is visible from all parts of London reflects the

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/category/architecture (2014-10-22)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Commercial Architecture « Roger Brooks Photography
    months ago Posted in Architecture Blog Commercial Architecture Main Image 6 3 years 6 months ago Posted in Architecture Commercial Architecture Feature Images Fine Art Featured images on main page Tags abandoned bleak commercial desolate empty interior warehouse Main Image 5 3 years 6 months ago Posted in Architecture Commercial Architecture Feature Images Fine Art Featured images on main page Tags abandoned bleak commercial desolate empty interior warehouse Main Image 4 3 years 6 months ago Posted in Architecture Commercial Architecture Feature Images Fine Art Featured images on main page Tags abandoned bleak commercial desolate empty interior warehouse Main Image 3 3 years 6 months ago Posted in Architecture Commercial Architecture Feature Images Fine Art Featured images on main page Tags abandoned bleak commercial desolate empty interior warehouse Main Image 2 3 years 6 months ago Posted in Architecture Commercial Architecture Feature Images Fine Art Featured images on main page Tags abandoned bleak commercial desolate empty interior warehouse Main Image 1 3 years 6 months ago Posted in Architecture Commercial Architecture Feature Images Fine Art Tags abandoned bleak commercial desolate empty interior warehouse Sites of Interest Copyright For Clients Digital Imaging Guidelines Digital Negatives Most Recent Posts Van Dusen Winter

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/category/architecture/commercial-architecture (2014-10-22)
    Open archived version from archive



  • Curves in Architecture « Roger Brooks Photography
    May 2012 April 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 October 2011 April 2011 March 2011 Curves in Architecture 1 year 3 months ago Posted in Comments are closed Sites of Interest Copyright For Clients Digital Imaging Guidelines Digital Negatives Most Recent Posts Van Dusen Winter Garden Sculptures William s Piano Music Front Company Window Displays About Roger Brooks abandoned a precarious existence as a salaried civil engineer with a

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/2231/curves-in-arch-for-blog (2014-10-22)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Blog « Roger Brooks Photography
    Cafe 1 year 6 months ago Posted in Blog Urban Life The Prop House Café on Venables in Vancouver is a great place to hang out imagine you re in Europe Paris maybe Nelson BC 1 year 6 months ago Posted in Blog Amazing 3 D Rendering Film 1 year 7 months ago Posted in Architecture Blog 3 D rendering by Herman Gonzalez Detail from Phillips Exeter Academy s Library film by Alex Roman Detail from Phillips Exeter Academy s Library film by Alex Roman This is a 3 D digital rendering of an old camera by Herman Gonzalez Amazing detail These are some still images taken from the film by Alex Roman on the Phillips Exeter Academy s Library by the architect Louis Kahn If you haven t seen the film here is the link http vimeo com 7809605 Truly worth watching A gem of a film made a few years ago Alex Roman is an exquisite artist with incredible attention to detail Hillcrest Community Centre Architecture Details Sculpture 1 year 7 months ago Posted in Architecture Blog Architecture Modular Houses 1 year 9 months ago Posted in Blog The Globe and Mail featured an article today Jan 24 on modular houses which have undergone quite a transformation in the years since postwar prefabs I photographed one such unit which was shown in the article for the Vancouver architect Tony Robins www aarobins ca The unit or units can be delivered complete to any site that has truck access The house I photographed could be doubled up into a two bedroom unit with a linking corridor Smallest Pub 1 year 9 months ago Posted in Blog Pubs in the UK seem to be in the news recently due to the fact that many of them are closing Over the

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/category/blog/page/2 (2014-10-22)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Blog « Roger Brooks Photography
    Posted in Architecture Blog Clear Day View Vancouver 1 year 11 months ago Posted in Blog Old Apartment Buildings 1 year 11 months ago Posted in Blog Summerland Antiques Shop 1 year 12 months ago Posted in Blog Concrete Observations 2 years ago Posted in Architecture Blog Night time building observations made recently strolling the UBC campus whilst waiting for my son s soccer practice to finish These walks usually prove fruitful especially on a clear mild evening I use my iphone to capture details reference material which may be useful for potential shoots down the road Chrysler Building on Marine 2 years 1 month ago Posted in Blog I photographed the Chrysler building a number of years ago for a local magazine assignment At the time I shot a number of buildings around Vancouver depicting the Art Moderne International style from the mid to late 1950 s The Chrysler building was originally designed as the parts warehouse regional offices for the Chrysler Corporation of Canada the architect was William R Souter Assoc from Ontario with associate architects McCarter Nairne Partners of Vancouver McCarter Nairne were also responsible for the General Post Office on W Georgia St The building was designated heritage status in 2008 As can be seen from my recent shots the structure behind the brick façade has been re built to house a number of big box stores Shapes 2 years 1 month ago Posted in Architecture Blog Crossing the Burrard Street bridge whilst scouting a location these roof shapes caught my eye The sun was above behind the background buildings creating a sharp contrast to the roof curves Phone Photos Book 2 years 2 months ago Posted in Blog Just made a 20 page iphoto book of architectural photos taken with my phone This is available

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/category/blog/page/3 (2014-10-22)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Blog « Roger Brooks Photography
    in Blog Photography Urban Life The International Jazz Festival kicked off this last weekend runs until July 1 I got a chance to go to the downtown stages on Saturday at the Art Gallery Great music good crowds warm sunny weather Bonus Looking around at all the marquees stages equipment you realize what an organizational feat this is it s all over the city My congrats to all the people who contributed to putting this on An amazing line up of talent Wish I could see it all English Civil War 1642 1651 2 years 4 months ago Posted in Blog Lichfield Cathedral in the Midlands featured prominently during this period of the civil war when it was laid siege to eventually captured by Sir John Gell who led the Parliamentary Army Roundheads The original commander Lord Brooke was shot dead by a Royalist sniper John Dyott from the parapets of the cathedral It was an amazing shot considering the distance John Dyott who was deaf dumb used a duck hunting rifle which could shoot further than the traditional musket used by the troops On top of that he was a marksman of some reknown The cathedral close used to be well fortified with substantial walls a draw bridge Lavenham UK 2 years 4 months ago Posted in Blog Photography Lavenham in Suffolk UK is noted for it s half timbered cottages buildings all in immaculate condition The town prospered from the wool trade in the 15th 16th centuries was one of the wealthiest towns in England The history within this area is amazing the architecture which has been preserved is incredible I have visited the town on many occasions having attended school close by lived in the area as a young man It offers up a wealth of nooks crannies to explore is wonderful to photograph no matter what the light is like Even now as a visitor I still find so many things to photograph Dr Samuel Johnson 1709 1784 2 years 5 months ago Posted in Blog Photography On a visit to Lichfield in Staffordshire UK last month I had been waiting patiently for the day when the rain would stop the morning sun shine It had been the wettest coldest April for the last 100 years I had chosen this of all years to visit the UK for a month to get some interesting architectural photos As it turned out the skies were dramatic when the sun broke through my waiting proved worthwhile My wait in Lichfield on this occasion was to get a morning shot of Dr Johnson s birthplace Samuel Johnson was the son of a Lichfield bookseller spent his childhood school years here He then attended Oxford Univ for a short while before becoming a teacher then moving to London where his fame reputation grew as a man of letters He is most notably known for his Dictionary of the English Language The Shard 2 years 5 months ago Posted in Blog Photography

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/category/blog/page/4 (2014-10-22)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Blog « Roger Brooks Photography
    months ago Posted in Blog Photography I ve recently been playing around with a couple of photo apps camera snapseed I found snapseed the more fun because of the larger number of options The tilt shift option has been applied to the images below together with others including frames centre focus It s worth checking out both these apps the cost is nominal Once I d achieved a look on the iphone I imported to iphoto These images were then opened up in DxO Film pack 3 which enables you to apply an analog look to your digital files This is a much more expensive programme but there are lots of options including vignetting which can be useful You can try a free trial for 30 days downloadable from the DxO site Some of the film types work great for interiors give a very nice look Anyway I ve just fooled around with these images to apply different techniques to demonstrate the applications Interesting Presentation Centre 2 years 10 months ago Posted in Blog Photography A couple of weeks ago I photographed a presentation centre constructed inside a tent You can see from the exterior it was quite a large structure Had to be because it accommodated a display suite full size floor plan reception meeting model rooms The neat thing about the floor plan displays was that they were projected onto the floor from a bank of projectors fixed to a track system suspended above the floor To get this interior shot the camera was afixed to a boom system rented from Flashpoint http www flashpointrentals com tethered to a laptop System design by B3 Communications my client Inside Vancouver Article 3 years 6 months ago Posted in Blog Urban Life THIS WEEK S FEATURED VANCOUVERITE ROGER BROOKS by EHREN SEELAND in VANCOUVERITES on August 10 2010 Hometown Lichfield England How long have you been a Vancouverite 30 years Occupation Architectural and Interior Photographer you can view my portfolio of work at rogerbrooks ca I qualified as a civil engineer in the UK but my love of photography led me to switch professions in 1984 I specialized in architectural photography from day one Favourite place in the city Granville Island I have lots of fond memories of Granville Island it s where I met my wife and spent many Saturdays with my two boys when they were younger We spent hours at Kids Market and ate lots of perogies and apple cranberry muffins the best Best way to spend a Saturday in the city We live just off of Main Street and hanging out there in the morning is great In the morning head for coffee at Bean Around The World pastries at Liberty Bakery browse the stores heading towards 28th and then top it off with lunch at Solly s In the afternoon walk over to Cambie Street and catch the Canada Line downtown and visit the Vancouver Art Gallery It s worth cycling along the seawall as

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/category/blog/page/5 (2014-10-22)
    Open archived version from archive