Every so often, the header image on Nephrus rotates. Sometimes, the image selected to a particular season, holiday or event. Other times, it’s a neat looking photograph that I’ve taken with my camera.
Dark clouds loom in behind the high-rises on the eastern shores of False Creek, while the geodesic dome of Science World shines in the setting sun.
Here’s a sample of the header pictures that have been displayed in the past.
The Public Market at Granville Island is always bustling; with something to see or do or eat, it’s far from routine!
Spring has arrived early to the Lower Mainland, and the trees are already blossoming with brilliant, delicate pink flowers.
Time for a break! Two cosplayers dressed as Kirito and Asuna (James and Jen) relax on the grass after a long day at San Japan in San Antonio, Texas.
A blur of horses and riders forms up the beauty that is the RCMP Musical Ride at the PNE in 2010.
Looking north-east from Spanish Banks, Vancouver’s downtown skyscrapers glow during a cold New Year’s Day evening.
Here, a stand-up paddle surfer braves the waters of English Bay on a grey September morning.
Restored British Columbia Electric Railway #1207 waits patiently for passengers at the Granville Island Station on the Downtown Historic Railway.
This image captures a sunset illuminating Vancouver’s west end and the Burrard Street Bridge on a warm fall evening.
Large flakes of snow fall in this picture and blanket two tall trees in this image.
A tangle of trolley wires frame a street sign over the intersection of Granville Street and Robson Street in Vancouver’s centre.
This image is of a lone water lily floating in Stanley Park’s Beaver Lake.
A group of Naruto cosplayers pose for a photo at Sakura-Con 2012 in Seattle, Washington. This is the first image in the new design format.
A monorail wrapped as a promotional stunt for Tron: Legacy speeds through Walt Disney World in Florida.
The detailed carvings frame the front door to the Alamo chapel in San Antonio, Texas.
A transit map helps passengers follow their route along the Canada Line.
Christmas lights light up a faux-pine garland decorating a fireplace mantle during December.
A Naruto Uzumaki figurine poses in front of a row of manga on my bookshelf.
The skyscrapers of downtown Vancouver gleam over Coal Harbour during the summer.
A Mark II-series SkyTrain passes over the curve just west of the Main Street-Science World station in Vancouver.
Chicago’s skyline is reflected in Anish Kapoor’s sculpture, Cloud Gate, in Millennium Park.
During the 2010 Winter Olympic games, a shot of the cauldron in Jack Poole Plaza by the Vancouver Convention Centre was used.
This photograph is of Canada Place taken from the “prow” and looking southward towards the famous white sails.
Over Christmas, a photograph of two nutcrackers from Bright Nights in Stanley Park was used.
A different point of view from the train tracks along White Rock’s promenade during a warm summer’s eve.
A decked out Volkswagen Beetle covered in trinkets to show Canadian community spirit. It can be found around Vancouver, especially during the summer months.
One of the first photographs featured was that of the Chicago Transit Authority’s rail map as seen from inside a Brown Line train.