Posts Tagged ‘Vancouver’

(Souk al Gharabally, Kuwait) Nov. 23, 2013 – ‘Liberation Tower’ hovers over historic Souk al Gharabally

The Middle East’s modern and century-old histories coexist as the contemporary Liberation Tower (right) stands guard as a symbol of freedom over the near-century-old Souk al Gharabally shopping district in Kuwait on November 23, 2013.  Photo by Anthony Bolante/www.TheImageArsenal.com


The Image Arsenal covers (survives) volatile May Day protests and destruction in Seattle business district

All photos on this BLOG Post (c) Anthony Bolante/REUTERS, 2012 (SEATTLE)  May 1, 2012 – Conflict photojournalism isn’t something that I specifically seek-out in my visual reportage career.  I live and love adventure (as you all know) both at work and during my rare leisure time.   But over the years, it seems as if once every six months, […]


The Image Arsenal covers the Bruins@Canucks NHL Stanley Cup playoff Game-7 riots in Vancouver, B.C.

(Vancouver, B. C.) June 15, 2011 –  On June 13, 2011 when the 2011 NHL season came down to one  game after the Boston Bruins tied the Vancouver Canucks in the NHL Stanley Cup playoff series at three games apiece,  the fire was started under the boiling cauldron that would  be the Vancouver, B.C.  riots that ensued […]


(VANCOUVER, BC) June 15, 2011 – Vancouver Police arrest rioters after Canucks lose deciding Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoff to Boston Bruins

A  police officer speaks to a Vancouver Canucks fan being arrested  in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost the deciding Game-7 of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011.   Some of the crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans in the street turned violent […]


(VANCOUVER, BC) June 15, 2011 – Police struggle to control rioting crowd after Vancouver Canucks lose to the Boston Bruins in the deciding Game-7 of the NHL Stanley Cup playoff

A Vancouver Police Officer waves a baton at a wild crowd as Canucks fans grew violent in Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011. The crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans turned violent after the game. REUTERS/Anthony […]


(SEATTLE) June 11, 2011 – Pacific Northwest MLS soccer rivalry heats up as the Vancouver Whitecaps play the Seattle Sounders FC at Qwest Field, Seattle

Vancouver Whitecaps goalkeeper JOE CANNON (top) stops a shot on goal while his teammate defender JONATHAN LEATHERS (bottom right) and Seattle Sounders midfielder LAMAR NEAGLE tangle during the first period of their MLS soccer game at Qwest Field, Seattle on June 11, 2011. Photo by Anthony Bolante (c) www.theimagearsenal.com


Hockey fan waves Canadian flags in front of burning car during Stanley Cup Game-7 riots in Vancouver, B.C.

Canucks fan waves flags in front of an overturned burning pickup truck in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins

A Vancouver Canucks fan waves a Canadian and British Columbia flag in front of an overturned burning pickup truck in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011. The crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans turned violent […]


Vancouver police struggle to control mob during Stanley Cup Game-7 rioting

Vancouver Police Officer waves a baton at a wild crowd as Canucks fans grew violent in Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the  Bruins

A Vancouver Police Officer waves a baton at a wild crowd as Canucks fans grew violent in Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011.   The crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans turned violent after the game.  REUTERS/Anthony […]


Hockey fans fight during Stanley Cup Playoff Game-7 riots in Vancouver, B.C.

Canucks fans fight during rioting in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Bruins

Vancouver Canucks fans fight during rioting in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia after the Canucks lost Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011.   The crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans turned violent after the game.  REUTERS/Anthony Bolante (CANADA)


Vancouver hockey fan arrested by police after Stanley Cup Game-7 riot

Vancouver police officer speaks to a r Canucks fan being arrested by in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost the deciding Game-7 of the Stanley Cup playoffs to the Bruins

A Vancouver police officer speaks to a Vancouver Canucks fan being arrested by in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia during rioting after the Canucks lost the deciding Game-7 of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs to the Boston Bruins on June 15, 2011.   Some of the crowd of more than 100,000 Canadian hockey fans in the street […]


‘Building’ Cypress Mountain for The Olympics

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In 2003, Vancouver, B.C. was choosen to be the location for the 2010 Winter Olympics.  After years of stellar snowfall and the beauty of the uber-modern Pacific Northwest city made Vancouver an ‘easy’ selection for a Winter Olympics setting.  Who would have thought that a warmer and wetter than normal 2009-2010 winter would have created […]


On-Photo Staff for 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics

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It started with the most unique ‘job interview’ I have personally heard of.   The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics Organizing Committe (VANOC) Director of Photo Operations Nick Didlick called me via SKYPE from his VANOC headquarters in Vancouver, B.C. to me in my safehouse in Kabul, Afghanistan in October 2009.  The head honcho of the most […]