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Adele Oliver

Community Manager , Vancouver, BC

Not for the Faint at Heart

... is working in rain and wind on the new roof of Vancouver's BC Place Stadium.
The stadium was once the world's largest AIR SUPPORTED DOME stadium (so I read in Wikipedia). It was built in 1983 for EXPO 86 and holds 60.000 spectators. The roof was removed over a year ago and is now being replaced.

Under the Dome
Under the Dome
Adele Oliver

This picture is posted under the JUNE 2011 MONTHLY PHOTO THEME ...... COME AND JOIN US !!!!

Comments 33

  • Anne Louise Schneider 06/22/2011 9:04

    eine sehr beeindruckende Aufnahme!
    Grüße von Anne
  • Pierre LAVILLE 06/21/2011 15:27

    Amitiés Pierre
  • El Porte-Bonheur 06/21/2011 13:33

    Right moment, right place. very impressive, story-telling image. Chapeau!
  • Alfredo Yanez 06/18/2011 13:35

    Para los que sufrimos vértigo es imposible estar, gran captura!
    Saludos y buena luz!*
  • Majid mehraban 06/18/2011 7:59

    Nice Work
  • Majid mehraban 06/18/2011 7:54

    Nice work
  • Enzo Leprai 06/18/2011 5:59

    Great work..
  • Silvia Simonato. 06/17/2011 23:18

    Excelente captura, muy quisiera estar allí!
    Saludos Silvia
  • Andrea Sagawe 06/17/2011 20:00

    First I thought this was a kind of climbing adventure park for grown-ups... :-))))))
    The other kind of job :-))

  • Sally Dunn 06/17/2011 17:33

    That is an extreme working environment and actually it looks like fun!! I feel the daredevil in me coming out!
  • Inge Striedinger 06/17/2011 12:05

    Jobs als Ersatz für Bungee Jumping - ein sehr ungewöhnliches Motiv!
    greetings, Inge
  • viola d 06/17/2011 7:25

    I feel dizzy. Wouldn't be able to perform such a job. Perhaps even not to take such a picture:) Cheers, V.
  • Leeb Monika 06/17/2011 1:42

    Das ist wirklich nichts, wenn ich richtig verstehe, für schwache Nerven. Aber dir ist ein ganz tolles Foto gelungen, so etwas sieht man nicht alle Tage! Super Schnitt und Perspektive!
    LG monika
  • Franzi48 06/16/2011 19:37

    Man muß diese Leute bewundern, die so eine Arbeit leisten. Super gesehen und festgehalten.
    Lg Franzi
  • Canan Oner 06/16/2011 16:48

    Ohhh incredible !!!!!
    Must have a brave heart to work up there :-)) Excellent capture Adele..
  • Alfred Schultz 06/16/2011 15:02

    Vancouver's answer to the Miami people mover?
    Gruss - A.
  • Claudio Micheli 06/16/2011 13:24

    Incredibile e bellissima!
  • Werner R. Albert 06/16/2011 11:14

    What a dangerous work !
    Well documented, Adele.
    many hugs
  • s. sabine krause 06/16/2011 10:25

    : )))))))) no, no, definitely not for the faint of heart!! nor for the ones who tend to suffer from YIKES, VERTIGO! they need to embrace it, see it as a gift rather than a curse to go climbing around those amazing giant clothes pins – i really don't envy them at all, your brave and heroic spidey patrol ; ))! in fact, i think i might not even have been able to take this picture!! what a great vantage point!! you must have been right there incognito among them – oh wait, the "real peter parker" was a photographer, too, wasn't he ?? ; ))) hugs, sabine. p.s.: i was having some fun here with "wikiquote" ; ))…
  • willy ombret 06/16/2011 9:43

    belle prise de vue
    willy ombret
  • Elisa M 06/16/2011 9:31

    Curiosa, parece un pentagrama de notas musicales.
  • Mark Billiau. 06/16/2011 9:25

    Not really my taste of job.....
    Good docu, Adele.

  • aline64 06/16/2011 9:24

    Tournez Manège, bien saisi ce mouvement, je crois que je ne serais pas, rassurée
  • Ernst Seifert 06/16/2011 9:22

    Ein Bild mit besonderer grafischen Wirkung und dem Nachweis der Kletterkünste der Arbeiter an den Seilen.
    VG Ernst
  • David H Thomas 06/16/2011 7:50

    fantastic image


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Camera Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Lens Unknown 6-72mm
Aperture 5
Exposure time 1/1600
Focus length 31.2 mm
ISO 200