Queen Elizabeth Park,British Columbia.,a paradise in the middle of the town.
Queen Elizabeth Park is a municipal park located in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Little Mountain (elevation approximately 168 metres (550 feet) above sea level). Its surface was scarred at the turn of the twentieth century when it was quarried for its rock, which served to build Vancouver's first roadways.
Prentice Bloedel's $1.25 million covered the open reservoirs and built the country's first geodesic conservatory surrounded by covered walkways, lighted fountains and a magnificent sculpture (Knife Edge - Two Piece) by modern artist Henry Moore. The Bloedel Floral Conservatory opened on December 6, 1969 amidst much jubilation with its many climatic zones, displaying a huge variety of plants and a superb selection of free flying tropical birds.
There are several other attractions in the park. These include a pitch and putt golf course, a disc golf course,tennis courts, a lawn bowling club, and a restaurant.
Several episodes of the long running TV show Stargate SG-1 were filmed here.
You can see here the location of the park.
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TGULUMSER (13252) 2009-05-25 11:22
Amazing spring view with great colors,
rodgerg (55767) 2009-05-25 12:21
A very nice place, a festival of green with differents niances cery well collected. In this festival green, the whit of the flowers arise very well. The FG on the left and the POV well selected give a great depht to the image.
Have a good evening,
jurek1951 (42058) 2009-05-25 12:21
Amazing capture.Fantastic composition and presentation.Great perspective and stuning landscape.Lovely colours and deph.Great sharpness.
vasilpro (40933) 2009-05-25 13:13
Γεια σου Δάνο,
Υπέροχο πάρκο σε άριστη κατάσταση πολύ καλά συντηρημένο και όχι σαν τα δικά μας (βλέπε: πάρκο Αντώνη Τρίτση κλπ.). Όμορφη σύνθεση με πολλά είδη φυτών σε πολλούς υπέροχους χρωματισμούς.
Καλό βράδυ, Βασίλης.
bracasha75 (24517) 2009-05-25 13:15
You show us again great place in Vancouver and i like this clean park of Queen Elizabet
Very nice shot
Thanks for sharing
Gerrit (47464) 2009-05-25 16:35
beautiful spring photo in excellent light. Wonderful flowers all over.
gracious (20025) 2009-05-25 17:38
Very beautiful park scenery! I especially loved the beautiful colour contrast against the grass and the beautiful blue sky! the soft and gentle light is also a wonderful treat as well
many thanks for the notes and sharing
my warmest regards
alainh (35581) 2009-05-25 21:18
impossible to think that we are in the middle of the big city !! splendid explosion of the nature in your composition and the best cloudy sky for you, this day !! very nice, Danos
a good day for you !
vmf-214 (1648) 2009-05-25 21:21
Queen Elizabeth Park is a beautiful place place to visit, Wonderful spring image and amazing spring colors. The clarity and sharpness are prefect. The lighting is excellent and a nice clean park. Thanks for sharing Danos.
Graal (96760) 2009-05-26 0:04
beautiful park, great elements of nature, fine presentation. I like the spring atmosphere, here all is blossom. Good photojob.
delkoo (68) 2009-05-26 1:09
your photo is an other incitement to walk into this park, smelling flowers and admire all the varieties of plants and trees.
Budapestman (82620) 2009-05-26 2:13
Picturesque atmosphere with beautiful details. The composition of the photo is very attractive, the colours are amazing. Great shot from this park, Tfs! Have a nice day!
John_F_Kennedy (42062) 2009-05-26 3:04
Picturesque and peaceful place. Great view of this garden with nice colours. Well done.
azaf1 (15929) 2009-05-26 3:41
Kalimera file Dane
Apithao to parko. Poli omorfi sillogi apo panmorfa dentra kai poli kalo POV se isoropimeno 1/2 frame. Na pernas kala
Photo65Net (43120) 2009-05-26 3:41
A nice and colorful landscape.
I like the spring feeling and atmosphere.
Have a nice day,
salvator (19102) 2009-05-26 4:30
Wonderful view, wonderful colors. The blue and cloudy sky, the sharpness looks absolutely superb.
jhm (138214) 2009-05-26 4:48
A very nice super wide angle, this is a very good lens.
Splendid blossom pleasant for look at.
Lovely rural picture lovely fine and quiet photograph.
Sharpness and clarity are superb.
The colours and the details are magnificent, and it's really pleasant looking at this beautiful image, good seen. TFS.
pierrefonds (56436) 2009-05-26 5:21
The different graphical shapes of the trees are assets to the composition. The point of view takes our eyes toward the trees in the background which is giving depth to the photo. The good luminosity is enhancing the colors of the scenery. have a nice day.
parbo (11092) 2009-05-26 7:08
Your capture shows beautiful part of famous Queen Elizabeth Park wonderfully. I liked your skillful and creative point of view while including the flowers at foreground and blossomed tree in fantastic green and under amazing sky. The contrasts are splendid. Congratulations. Ευθυμίες.
Silvio1953 (120566) 2009-05-26 10:28
Ciao Danos, lovely spring composition with fantastic colors, great view of beautiful and peraceful place, very well done, ciao Silvio
papagolf21 (85432) 2009-05-26 11:32
Bonsoir, mon ami Danos,
Nous venons de recevoir chez nous des amis de Vancouver, ils nous ont apporté un album complet sur la Colombie-Britannique et c'est tout à fait ces magnifiques paysages que l'on peut voir dans les environs (très vastes).
Le printemps, éclate de bonheur à travers cette très jolie composition.
ymrk (14955) 2009-05-26 11:34
It is affectived cumulus,impressive places and perfect sharpness!There are all attractive colors in this!
Take care of yourself!
jaywalker (16095) 2009-05-26 14:32
Hi Danos, A beautiful garden with a gorgeous collection of trees, lovely spring colours & superb light, nature at its best, TFS, kind regards Wilson.
bobocortis (15946) 2009-05-26 22:28
You show us a magnificent park in a shot well enlighten and composed. Good colors and depth of field.
Atousa (7131) 2009-05-26 22:31
A nice refreshing spring shot.. I like the the tree in full blossom which seems to be the queen amongst the other trees in their different tones of green..very good colours..thank you.
Best regards, Atousa
dip (23592) 2009-05-27 0:05
Geia sou Dano,
oraia foto apo to parko,tha mporouse na einai kai apo tin Germania :)
kalo simeio lipsis kai kadrarisma,
anducina (8407) 2009-05-27 2:09
Lovely winter scene, a typical one, we may, with daffodils, blossoming trees and undecided spring sky. The spring has just gone away and your photo makes me realize that I already miss it...
ciakgiak (30409) 2009-05-27 4:45
this park must be really beautiful. I like a lot how you composed this image, the POV is perfect and it's very pleasant looking at this festival of plants and of magnificent colours. Light and clarity are superb.
Well done dear friend.
Greetings from Sicily.
Best regards, Giorgio.
ChrisJ (96610) 2009-05-27 5:54
A wonderful Spring scene in Queen Elizabeth Park & a nice catch of the flowering cherry trees. Good sharpness & framing. Tfs!
athanvas (2369) 2009-05-27 6:48
Geia sou Dano!
Poly omorfo to parko apo to makrino Kanada,yperoxh lipsi me wraia xrwmata.
lrw1966 (1632) 2009-05-27 9:33
Really splendid colors - marvelous framing by nature - great sky. Very impressively composed and presented.
carper (96) 2009-05-27 10:12
it's a beauty my friend,
fantastic park shot here, nice trees, good composition, and fine balance, good one, have a good evening.
BelCan75 (2201) 2009-05-27 10:43
A beautiful colour and flower display at Queen Elizabeth Park. I like the little petals on the grass making it look like snow. Beautiful inclusion of the cherry blossom tree and a wonderful sky to create some nice contrast. Great work!
Fis2 (84552) 2009-05-27 13:36
Good POV and composition.
I like the colors and light.
emka (77336) 2009-05-27 13:40
Hi danos, I like parks and i see that this one is wonderful. Beautiful colourful tree and in the left corner - daffodils (narccissus?)
Philippe (11836) 2009-05-27 14:04
Hi, Danos. This is a very beautiful park photographed at the best possible time of year. There are very nice tones of green that contrast well with the blossoming tree and the daffodils. The pines stand well out against the beautiful sky.
Have a nice evening,
barrufeto_77 (28886) 2009-05-27 15:36
Nice colours. The contrasts are also amazing!
argycon (2769) 2009-05-27 17:05
Geia sou Dano,
Poly wraia eikona apo to omorfo afto parko.
Yperoxa anoiksiatika xrwmata!!
shevchenko (19271) 2009-05-27 21:31
Good pov to show variety species of plants in the garden, nice natural and colorful corner, feel good with the sunny day too, thanks for sharing a relaxing corner.
jafadabret (56501) 2009-05-27 23:23
C'est un beau paysage de printemps avec les fleurs dans l'herbe et sur les arbres. Le ciel bleu est d'une grande beauté.
Beau travail !
penny12 (132) 2009-05-28 2:29
Πολύ όμορφη φωτογραφία από ένα πολύ όμορφο μέρος. Ωραίος ουρανός και χρώματα που θυμίζουν άνοιξη!
josepmarin (57711) 2009-05-28 7:45
a beautiful natural composition in this capture of the park, in which you have caught skilfully the colors of the trees, specially in its blooms, and you have obtained a great aesthetic result.
I like your photo, is very attractive and is very well balanced graphically.
Emile (20350) 2009-05-28 9:24
Beautiful spring scene captured with nice colors tones, lovely place. Good POV, light and frame.
darek1978 (13361) 2009-05-28 10:01
Truly beautiful place. It must be a relaxing experience to have a walk there. Excellent presentation of this park. I like a lot vivid colours and fantastic light managment. Splendid work!
paura (47166) 2009-05-28 10:20
Cores e ajustes de iluminação excelentes. Linda fotografia dessa beleza de lugar.
stego (24028) 2009-05-28 11:07
Γειά σου Danos,
Indeed it looks like an idyllic bucolic place despite being an urban park. It has a really inviting Spring look. I like the accomplished compo and, of course, the colours.
Vasa (16760) 2009-05-28 14:18
you are weak in front of this artistic inspiration. Me too, really. Lovely, lovely place in the best moment. And it is your choice. Bravo friend,
yedirenk (11244) 2009-05-28 15:12
Hi dear Danos,
a great springtime scene,very lovely and very peaceful.very rich colours and details.a great atmosphere.well done.TFS
AiresSantos (56155) 2009-05-29 3:15
Wonderful landscape with lovely colours
Beautiful cloudy sky. It looks a very pleasant place
Very good POV, well framed and done
Have a nice day
cunejo200 (7281) 2009-05-29 3:48
A superb spring scene. The blue sky and well defined clouds, the sharp tree blossoms are the highlights of this high quality image. Best regards.
wolf38 (31270) 2009-05-29 11:14
Hello Danos. Blooms everywhere and fresh green. A wonderful motive. In this season it works particularly well. It is a picture for eye and soul. Very beautifully. Best regards, Wolfgang.
amaryllis (34417) 2009-05-29 12:40
une superbe photo de ce parc et écrin de verdure avec un nom célèbre, ces arbres et parterres en fleurs, une belle nature avec de belles couleurs
bon week end
molla (7127) 2009-05-29 13:39
Can't be much more springtime than this.
you've captured the essence of the time of the year almost like a chines painting the only thing missing is some chines calligraphy and a poem
Jakab (3867) 2009-05-30 14:39
an idyllic scene with blossoming trees and many shades of green. Even the sky is optimal: deep blue with rhapsodic white clouds, like a piece of Pradise.
belido (19934) 2009-06-01 5:01
so many beautiful trees in the same garden. I can smell that freshness. The photo has very good saturated colors and bright. I like this a lot. Great job!
vinicio (23415) 2009-06-01 7:00
The alternative title maybe "Tribute to the Spring" :)
wonderful park and picture of yours Danos, compliments, very well done.
JCG (35129) 2009-06-01 9:55
It is superb this park. I am filled with wonder by the colors at this photograph. A very beautiful spring atmosphere. A true place for relieving. Photograph very pleasant to look at, thank you Danos.
With all my friendships and a very good evening,
plimrn (21344) 2009-06-01 9:55
What a lovely spring day you have captured, the azeala and the flowing tree beautifully tell us it's spring; the sky is still the star.
PS: You're quite brave to go off the ferry after your car is boarded!
Henryk_Bilor (20799) 2009-06-01 22:32
Beautiful painting :). Lovely colours and composition with flowers and blue sky.
Have a nice day.
Waylim (25186) 2009-06-02 8:47
Another beautiful spring time Canadian image, wow, everything is in bloom, love the daffodil and the cherry blossom. Colors and light is beautiful, good sharpness and clarity, and beautiful composition. Thanks Danos.
ahmetgedikli (25464) 2009-06-15 14:23
Perfect view! Amazing sky, wonderful colors and lighting. Excellent work!
marietom (34607) 2009-06-18 10:49
Joli parc, avec de beaux arbres, et un superbe ciel.
pablominto (53744) 2009-06-21 1:57
The fine details and rich colours make this a very pleasant view!
Many will think the fruit blossom is the very best time of year and I tend to agree with them...
A well composed presentation of Queen Elizabeth park!
Didi (56257) 2009-07-27 11:04
Very nice spring ambiance in this magnificient park, your point of view is very good showing beautifull greens with the flowered trees.
subhendu_bagchi (25591) 2009-09-05 4:28
a beautiful look of this beautiful garden. The coloured trees, the blue sky, the green field and overall the flowers in left foreground... Nice to see. Great depth and sharpness. Tfs. Have a great weekend.
pajaran (51238) 2009-12-22 8:01
Dobro vece, danas je bio lep i topao zimski dan.
Volecemo da gledamo ovakve prirodne lepote, ide lose vreme i nebriga covecansta da ocuva zemlju, lepa fotografija, tekst i boje. Bice ovo dokument jednog vremena.
Prijatno vece, Paja.
john1 (4028) 2009-12-22 8:10
Park is beautiful, all the colors of spring and clarity.
The details of these trees are beautiful and all its flowers.
A composition that we lack a bit, because now its winter
A good Christmas.
kordinator (16347) 2010-07-19 2:36
An amazing composition.
Nice place and nature.
A beautiful park.
Nice colors and contrast.
Longroute (19394) 2010-08-17 1:55
Another very beautiful photos of yours which I had not seen.
This is a lovely composition indeed with a lot of sweet and delicate flowers and plants. Everything is so fine and neat here and fit together in a harmonious way. Even the sky is very interesting and fit to the whole scenery.
An ideal park for walking a photographing.
(I'm leaving tomorrow to London so I'll be absent for a week or so)
ikeharel (56002) 2011-01-26 8:40
A nice corner in the fabulous garden, Danos.
Many diff. types of trees, in various foliage's and superb colors.
fritzi007 (4499) 2011-02-21 8:19
Surrounding park, the season is perfect!
geoant68 (331) 2011-05-31 8:14
το λουλουδιασμένο πάρκο με τα ψηλά και πολύχρωμα δένδρα κάνουν το τοπίο να φαίνεται τόσο ενδιαφέρον.Τα χρώματα είναι υπέροχα με το λαμπρό φως της ημέρας να τα αναδυκνύει ευχάριστα.
sacimar (25975) 2012-08-17 3:48
this is a beautiful park, I like the combination of trees and plants here, the sky is also beautiful here, it's a nice picture,
Have a good weekend,
Miguel82 (22845) 2013-04-26 15:02
An excellent view of this park Danos,
Vancouver is a pleasant city to stay, nice blossoms in that place, good framing
Your picture is very sharp and light is very managed
- Copyright: Danos kounenis (danos) (85771)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2009-04-22
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 5 D, Canon Zoom EF 16-35mm 1:2.8 L II USM, B+W SLIM 82E C-POL MRC
- Exposure: f/16, 1/30 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Canada-British Columbia
- Date Submitted: 2009-05-25 11:06