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The Lion’s Gate Bridge

There’s nothing like a good hunk of metal against a sky to call out for black and white processing…

The Lion’s Gate Bridge separates the North Shore (North and West Vancouver) from downtown Vancouver. To me, when I cross it in a northern direction, it means home… Officially known as the First Narrows Bridge, the Lion’s Gate Bridge is a suspension bridge that crosses the first narrows of Burrard Inlet. The term “Lions Gate” reflects the Lions, a pair of mountain peaks north of Vancouver.  On 24 March 2005, the Lions Gate Bridge was designated a National Historic Site of Canada.

 

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  1. LionCONGRATS you are the winner of challenge #5. Please tag your photo "15 Challenges Winner" and post it to the group pool. Then you have 24 hours to open a new contest with the same # as the one you won ….which is #5.
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  2. LionStunning shot, love those moody clouds :)

  3. LionLove the bridge, LOVE that shot.!

  4. notthatcool06-16-2009

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  5. LionWonderfully done!

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  6. Flickr: klemmin09-27-2009

    Lionpowerful – the bridge and the sky. black and white put us into a state of timeless occurrence ..

  7. Marcelo-Vieira12-10-2009

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  10. Flickr: bulliver12-29-2009

    LionStunning shot! Thanks for adding it to BC in B&W!