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Old Posted Nov 14, 2013, 7:14 PM
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Calgary, random photos from 2013

I figured it was time for a Calgary photo thread. This is just a collection of photos taken here and there over the last 9 months or so.



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Life at the top by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary's Beltline Neighborhood by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary's Beltline Neighborhood by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Introducing Stress-free by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary skyline panorama by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary LRT at night by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary at Night by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary Peace Bridge by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Downtown Calgary by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Westbrook LRT Station by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary Peace Bridge by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Replace by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Out they come and away they go by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary Skyline by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary's Beltline Neighborhood by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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View from the Calgary Tower by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Gleaming towers by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Downtown Calgary by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary, Canada by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary, Canada by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary's Beltline by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary Skyline by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary at Night by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Downtown Calgary by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Urban Jungle by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Urban Jungle by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Beltline Brick by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary's Kensington by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Calgary's Beltline neighborhood by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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The Face of the Bow by Surrealplaces, on Flickr
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Old Posted Nov 14, 2013, 7:28 PM
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The city that just keeps getting better!
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Awesome. Especially the WLRT going over the freight train.
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Old Posted Nov 14, 2013, 8:03 PM
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Wow. Quality work as always but... this is an exceptional compilation!
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Excellent set of photos!
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Sweet lord these are good photos.
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Old Posted Nov 14, 2013, 8:23 PM
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Old Posted Nov 14, 2013, 8:35 PM
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Sweet! Thanks for all these photos of Calgary, Surrealplaces.

Very nice pictures. Calgary is a pretty city, sure.

Congrats and greetings from Madrid, Spain.
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Awesome shots.
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Great pictures!! Have you ever considered looking in to what it would take to publish a book of your collection of photos?? A few months back I was looking for a photo book of Calgary to send to my girlfriend's parents in Ottawa so they could get a sense of what Calgary is all about. There are only a small handful of books that actually feature the city and don't focus on the Rocky Mountains. Out of the books that focus on Calgary most feature photos that are rather out of date (the old Devonian Gardens for example). We eventually settled on one book called "Calgary: The Energy Capital of Canada". It featured some nice photos and nice little write ups about the city but also had pages of just random condo towers in Eau Claire... almost to say "Calgary: we have high rise condos". Anyways, long story short, the majority of the photos in this thread far out shine most of the photos in the book we bought. You can tell you have an artistic eye and a real love of the city. There are one or two other resident photographers on skyscraper page that also manage to take stunning photos of Calgary on a regular basis. If you could find a way to combine your photography skills with some brief write-ups about the city and find a local publisher I would be more than happy to buy multiple copies of the resulting book to send to my friends and family abroad. Food for thought as I think you really have the skillset to blow the existing books out of the water.
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I would be happy to do the write ups if anyone is interested in doing that. I'm not a published writer (yet?) but I have written a short book.
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This one really caught my eye. Really cool pic.

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Amazing - one of your best photo sets.

Your photos often end up as my desktop background.
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Really good photos, and Calgary is looking fine.
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Wow, those were all very nice. I especially like #8 from under the bridge. Amazing shot.
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One of the best Calgary photo threads I've seen . Im glad you focus on more than just buildings because that's what most photo threads of this city seem to be.
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Superb Surreal!
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I'm diggin' the LRT.
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Loving the photo from under the Peace Bridge. Nice set.
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