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Alexis Birkill's Snapshots

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  1. My Apartment Building

    Snapshot Title: My Apartment Building
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Downtown Vancouver
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The top of my apartment building in Coal Harbour.



  2. Shangri-La

    Snapshot Title: Shangri-La
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Downtown Vancouver
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The Shangri-La hotel, the tallest building in Vancouver.



  3. 5:20pm

    Snapshot Title: 5:20pm
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    5:20pm



  4. Esso

    Snapshot Title: Esso
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Remnants of an Esso sign on the side of the Roundhouse Community Centre.



  5. Snowman

    Snapshot Title: Snowman
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Snowman



  6. Taking down the Tree

    Snapshot Title: Taking down the Tree
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Preparing to take down the Christmas tree?



  7. Late Christmas Tree

    Snapshot Title: Late Christmas Tree
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    One of many Christmas trees still up!



  8. Italian Ice Cream

    Snapshot Title: Italian Ice Cream
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Italian Ice Cream



  9. Boat TV

    Snapshot Title: Boat TV
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Watching TV aboard ship.



  10. Aquabus Jetty

    Snapshot Title: Aquabus Jetty
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Aquabus Jetty



  11. Granville Street Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Granville Street Bridge
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Granville Street Bridge



  12. Man and Bench

    Snapshot Title: Man and Bench
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    A man, near a bench.



  13. Time Top

    Snapshot Title: Time Top
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver from Cambie Bridge
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Time Top, by Jerry Pethick



  14. Crew

    Snapshot Title: Crew
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Getting the seaplanes ready for the day's work.



  15. Early Riser

    Snapshot Title: Early Riser
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    An early riser



  16. Olympic Cauldron

    Snapshot Title: Olympic Cauldron
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The 2010 Winter Olympic Cauldron



  17. Christmas Tree

    Snapshot Title: Christmas Tree
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The peak of the Christmas tree in Jack Poole Plaza



  18. Christmassy Offices

    Snapshot Title: Christmassy Offices
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Christmassy office windows



  19. Digital Orca

    Snapshot Title: Digital Orca
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Douglas Coupland's Digital Orca sculpture



  20. Watching

    Snapshot Title: Watching
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    A solitary figure...



  21. Seaplane Terminal

    Snapshot Title: Seaplane Terminal
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The shiny new seaplane terminal building



  22. Another Photographer

    Snapshot Title: Another Photographer
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Another Photographer



  23. Control Tower

    Snapshot Title: Control Tower
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The Vancouver Harbour Control Tower



  24. Avenue of Christmas Trees

    Snapshot Title: Avenue of Christmas Trees
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Vancouver at Dawn
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Avenue of Christmas Trees at Canada Place



  25. LEDs

    Snapshot Title: LEDs
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: The Purple Elevator
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The RGB LEDs cycle to illuminate the elevator shaft in different colours.



  26. Seaplane Docking Only

    Snapshot Title: Seaplane Docking Only
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: The Purple Elevator
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    If it doesn't have wings, find somewhere else to park it.



  27. The 9 O'Clock Gun

    Snapshot Title: The 9 O'Clock Gun
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: The Purple Elevator
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The cabin containing the 9 o'clock gun.



  28. The Lions

    Snapshot Title: The Lions
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: The Purple Elevator
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The peaks of the Lions are just visible from here.



  29. Lions Gate Bridge

    Snapshot Title: Lions Gate Bridge
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: The Purple Elevator
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The red lights of moving cars are visible on the bridge.



  30. Level 3

    Snapshot Title: Level 3
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: The Purple Elevator
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The elevator is on level 3. But we could see that.



  31. Skiing

    Snapshot Title: Skiing
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: The Purple Elevator
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The Cypress Mountain ski area



  32. Reflections

    Snapshot Title: Reflections
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: The Purple Elevator
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The reflected lights of the Lions Gate Bridge pick out the shadows of the trees on the water.



  33. Chevron Barge

    Snapshot Title: Chevron Barge
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: The Purple Elevator
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The Chevron fuel barge. I'm not sure why it's at quite such an angle, maybe it depends on how the fuel is distributed?



  34. Tickets please!

    Snapshot Title: Tickets please!
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: The Purple Elevator
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    You can't get in here without a ticket!



  35. Enjoying the View

    Snapshot Title: Enjoying the View
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Downtown Vancouver
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Two people standing on their balcony.



  36. The Drop Sculpture

    Snapshot Title: The Drop Sculpture
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Downtown Vancouver
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The Drop, by Inges Idee



  37. 12,000 volts?

    Snapshot Title: 12,000 volts?
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Downtown Vancouver
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Not sure what this is for!



  38. Living Shangri-La

    Snapshot Title: Living Shangri-La
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Downtown Vancouver
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    The highest trees in Vancouver



  39. Seaplanes

    Snapshot Title: Seaplanes
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Downtown Vancouver
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Seaplanes at the old terminal.



  40. Floating Gas Station

    Snapshot Title: Floating Gas Station
    Taken by: Alexis Birkill

    Image: Downtown Vancouver
    Image Owner: Alexis Birkill



    Description:

    Floating Gas Station



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