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  • December « 2012 « Roger Brooks Photography
    2011 April 2011 March 2011 Green Architecture 1 year 10 months ago Posted in Blog One of the smaller residences I ve photographed The interior was a bit rough the furnishings very rustic but the owners were very enthusiastic active Amazing nut berry collection 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

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  • November « 2012 « Roger Brooks Photography
    April 2011 March 2011 Rainy Day Vancouver architecture 1 year 10 months ago Posted in Blog 1910 Architecture at Main King Edward Intersection 1 year 11 months ago Posted in Architecture Blog Clear Day View Vancouver 1 year 11 months ago Posted in Blog 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

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  • October « 2012 « Roger Brooks Photography
    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 Sites of Interest Copyright For

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/date/2012/10 (2014-10-22)
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  • September « 2012 « Roger Brooks Photography
    March 2011 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 Sites of Interest Copyright For Clients Digital Imaging Guidelines Digital Negatives Most Recent Posts Van Dusen Winter Garden Sculptures William s Piano Music

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/date/2012/09 (2014-10-22)
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  • August « 2012 « Roger Brooks Photography
    book size is 8X6 inches it comes with a separate printed sheet giving image descriptions processing details Unique Orthodontic Clinic 2 years 2 months ago Posted in Blog Recently photographed an orthodontic clinic which was extremely graphic unique Wonderful light from the west facing windows Couldn t stop myself from shooting details which were presented at just about every turn It was a long 12 hour shoot but very worthwhile

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  • July « 2012 « Roger Brooks Photography
    January 2012 December 2011 October 2011 April 2011 March 2011 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 changing sky 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

    Original URL path: http://www.rogerbrooks.ca/archives/date/2012/07 (2014-10-22)
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  • June « 2012 « Roger Brooks Photography
    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 Sites of

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  • May « 2012 « Roger Brooks Photography
    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 Recently returning from the UK I was rushing in the pouring rain to catch a connecting train from London Bridge station to Gatwick Due to signal problems the train was delayed by about 30mins I wandered the platform Looking up there was The Shard towering above everything This is the

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