Vancouver skyline.

A nice addition to Vancouver waterfront, this science museum sports a geodesic dome which lights up at night. The dome is made from 766 aluminum triangles covered with vinyl yielding a volume of 36,790 cubic meters. It was originally the Expo Centre during “Expo ‘86” but has now found new life as an Omnimax theater.

Also known as: TELUS World of Science
Built: 1986
Designed by: Bruno Freschi
Type: Museum
Maximum Height: 155 feet / 47 meters


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Canon 5D Mark II
Canon 24-105mm 4.0 L @ 47mm
25 sec
Single RAW file


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Wendi is a fine art photographer currently living on the west coast of Canada. Her work has been published internationally in Australia, Canada and the United States.

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  • linaji
    linajialmost 4 years ago

    Such an amazing view Wendi, love the black and white and the sparkles!

  • Thanks Lina – the sky wasn’t great so B&W worked better I think in this case! Cheers.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • RickGeorge
    RickGeorgealmost 4 years ago

    A beautifully balanced capture…you have captured the essence of the night life very well…would’nt mind seeing the colour version also…cheers from Powell River

  • Guess this is in ‘your neck of the woods’, Richard…. really appreciate your viewpoint. The colour version may get posted…not that happy with the sky that night!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • jockey
    jockeyalmost 4 years ago

    Very nice Wendi, really like this

  • Just trying to show you a little bit of Canada…be sure to show Jo! xo

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Joseph  Tillman
    Joseph Tillmanalmost 4 years ago

    You nailed this image. Great pov and the black and white is so effective. A fav

  • Love your comment, Joseph….really appreciate your views! Thanks heaps!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • David Davies
    David Daviesalmost 4 years ago

    Super picture, Wendi! Another new view to me. You can tell when I was there last! lol

  • Certainly before Expo!!! LOL This is a landmark now. Thanks David.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • naturelover
    natureloveralmost 4 years ago

    Gorgeous image Wendi!

  • Thank you kindly….Vancouver is pretty gorgeous, I have to say! LOL

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Sue Tyler
    Sue Tyleralmost 4 years ago

    Wow…this is stunning, I think Black and white really makes this image stand out!

  • Really think you’re right in this case Sue…pleased you think so too! Cheers!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • John Dalkin
    John Dalkinalmost 4 years ago

    Love your night shot Wendi — I must return to Vancover as the Science Museum was not there when I visited last !

  • Very pleased you like this one John. Hope you get to visit again – Vancouver is a beautiful city! Cheers.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you Audrey!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Jen Waltmon
    Jen Waltmonalmost 4 years ago

    Love the twinkling white lights! Great composition and really well done, Wendi :)

  • Thanks heaps! LOL xo

    – Wendi Donaldson

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