Vancouver's skyline is both modern and unique and can be seen from a number of vantage points across the water, such as the north shore and Stanley Park. In this picture it is lit up as night falls on the city, and the lights can be seen along the waterfront as well. This view also shows Canada Place in the foreground, as well as the revolving restaurant tower in the back, which is a landmark for many residents and tourists as it is in the centre of downtown and near the financial district.
Canada Place is perhaps one of the most famous buildings in Vancouver, and is easily recognizable by its five sails, two of which can be seen in this skyline view. It is a building that has many uses, and was the site of the main media centre during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. It is also home to the Pan Pacific Hotel, the cruise ship terminal, the Vancouver Convention Centre East, and the Port Metro Vancouver Corporate Offices. According to their website, they receive over three million guests every year.
The city of Vancouver is named after George Vancouver, a British captain who made the first maps of the area and explored the country in the 1790s. It is often named one of the best cities in the world in which to live, and is the third-largest city in the country. It is also well-known for its filming and was dubbed 'Hollywood North' due to its popularity. It is a very diverse city in both architecture and residents, and is perfect for filmmakers looking for locations that can represent another city such as New York.
Canada Place and high-rise buildings in the city of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, aperture of f/13.0, exposure time of 6/1 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 140mm.
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