Local photographer Daniel Fortin lives downtown. A lighting designer by trade, and tinkerer by description, Daniel takes photos of New Westminster that remind us how great a place it is.
For this month’s essay, Daniel explores renewal. Click on any photo to flip through the gallery.
Thank you so much for contributing, Daniel!
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A sign that spring is here, the renewal of the season. Photo copyright Daniel Fortin.
The walkway in Pier Park echoes the original piles, giving us a sense of our past, repurposed for the future. Photo copyright Daniel Fortin
… on New Westminster waterfront are a grand statement, and a great push forward in the revival of the Arts in New Westminster. Photo copyright Daniel Fortin
Most of the waterfront is repurposed, what was once were dilapidated docks is now a green expanse. Photo copyright Daniel Fortin
Renewed into Suites, this old building retains it’s 1913 charm. Photo copyright Daniel Fortin
Take a walk up 8th St. (Yes all the way up), you will be greeted by blossoming trees along the way. Renewing the city’s greenery for another season. Photo copyright Daniel Fortin
An old house mid face-lift set against a clear sky. Photo copyright Daniel Fortin