Category Archives: Calgary

Ralph Klein Park

Ralph Klein Park is one of Calgary’s newest parks, named in honour of former Premier of Alberta and mayor of Calgary, Ralph Klein who passed away in 2013.  This man-made wetland was built to improve stormwater quality before it enters the Bow River.

Ralph Klein Park is still not very popular as many people don’t really know about it yet, so it was a relaxing place to visit and explore. It also has a few notable things to see. I had been planning to go for quite a while, and recently decided to finally drive out to visit the park.  Continue reading

Inglewood Night Walk

Inglewood is Calgary’s oldest neighbourhood, containing the city’s oldest surviving building (Fort Calgary), and is the city’s original downtown centre. Today, it is primarily a shopping and arts district, in addition to being a beautiful place to photograph at night.

In this post, I share a few of my favourite photos taken during a recent weeknight walk through the neighbourhood. Continue reading

Nightscapes of Stephen Avenue

Stephen Avenue is Calgary’s only pedestrian mall, and is one of the city’s most vibrant streets at all hours of the day. It is home to major shopping centres, including a Hudson’s Bay department store which has recently opened its own restaurant with a bar and patio. Most downtown streets are named numerically (e.g., 1 Street SE), but the title Stephen Avenue is used to describe a portion of 8th Avenue.

I’d like to share a few of my favourite photos taken on Stephen Avenue at night over the past year. Continue reading