Prime time: Shooting with my Nifty Fifty (Part 3)

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

One of a series of images captured recently with my Canon EF 50mm f/1.8, affectionately known as the Nifty Fifty. This is a portion of a metal couch outside Red’s Diner on 4th Street S.W. on Calgary. (And the kitty lounging here has been appropriately labelled for the times.)

Prime time: Shooting with my Nifty Fifty (Part 2)

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

One of a series of images captured recently with my Canon EF 50mm f/1.8, affectionately known as the Nifty Fifty. This is a view of Lang’s Grocery on 17th Avenue S.W. in Calgary, looking from inside some construction hoarding across Tomkins Park and 8 St. S.W.

Prime time: Shooting with my Nifty Fifty (Part 1)

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The first of a series of images captured recently with my Canon EF 50mm f/1.8, affectionately known as the Nifty Fifty. This is a neon sign hanging in the window of an office on Kensington Road N.W. in Calgary.

DeLorean

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada

The DeLorean from Back to the Future, on display at the 2012 edition of the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. Three of the main cast members from the movie, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson and Tom Wilson, will be appearing at this year’s Expo, which runs Thursday, April 26, to Sunday, April 29, 2018, at Stampede Park in Calgary.

Gate 64

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada

From a couple of months ago: Wandering around the non-U.S. departures hall at P.-E. Trudeau airport in Montreal to gawk at some public art.

Forest of Ampelmännchen

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Frankfurt, Germany

This is what it looks like when the green figures first seen in East German traffic lights leave their cosy confines and fill up a public square. Seen in Frankfurt back in September 2015.

Animal machine

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Berlin, Germany

Some sort of high-tech iguana with an exoskeleton as imagined by an artist in Berlin, spotted on a wall in the German capital back in September 2015.

Cobblestones in the square

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Dresden, Germany

A few steps from the waterfront in Dresden’s historic centre. Snapped back in September 2016.

What passes for spring in Calgary

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There is a distinctly wintry feel outside today, despite what the calendar might suggest.

Luscious escape

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Vancouver, B.C.

Reaching further into the archives: This is part of the Dr. Sun Yet Sen garden in Vancouver from a visit there in 2010.