A rainy night in Vancouver

The rainbow crosswalks on Davie St. in Vancouver’s westend gay village on a night of heavy April rain. (Robin Rowland)

 

A freighter anchored in Vancouver’s English Bay is seen through fog and heavy rain. (Robin Rowland)

That September “Super Moon”

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Last quarter September supermoon over Whale Channel, BC, Sept. 13, 2014, at 10:09:44 am (Robin Rowland)

There were three “Super moons” in 2014, July, August and September. Most photographers concentrated on the night of the full moon, but the “super moon” was still super as it waned to last quarter and I photographed the moon over British Columbia’s Inside Passage and Douglas Channel while on a fishing and photography trip last weekend. So here is the September moon, shot first in Vancouver at the full moon and then the last quarter a week later.

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The waxing moon, almost full, moon rises over the towers of Vancouver on September 7, 2014. (Robin Rowland)

 

Super moon over Vancouver

The moon over Vancouver on September 7,2014. (Robin Rowland)

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A closer shot of the moon over Vancouver, September 7. 2014. (Robin Rowland)

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A while later, the moon over downtown Vancouver, September 7, 2014. (Robin Rowland)

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On September 9, the super moon rises over the tops of Vancouver’s office towers. (Robin Rowland)

 

Supermoon over Vancouver

The “super moon” over a Vancouver office tower, September 9, 2014. (Robin Rowland)

Moon over Vancouver

The moon edges between the towers of Vancouver a few minutes later on September 9, 2014. (Robin Rowland)

Moon over Kitimat harbour

The moon over Kitimat harbour, at MK Bay, at 6:51 am, September 12, 2014. (Robin Rowland)

Moon over Hawkesbury Island

The moon over Hawkesbury Island, at Fishtrap Bay, off Verney Passage, September 14, 2014. (Robin Rowland)

Moon sets over Hawkesbury

The moon about to set over Hawkesbury Island, September 14, 2014. (Robin Rowland)

Night time skateboarder on Davie Street, Vancouver

Skateboarder on Davie St.

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Night time skateboarders on Davie Street, Vancouver’s West End, September 7, 2014.