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The World Out There

David Birchall | Hotel Europe, Vancouver's Flatiron Building.

Hotel Europe, Vancouver's Flatiron Building.

Built in 1908-1909 Hotel Europe, in the Gastown area of the city, is Vancouver's Flatiron building.
David Birchall | Helmcken Falls

Helmcken Falls

Helmcken Falls is a 141 meter (463 foot) high waterfall on the Murtle River in Wells Gray Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada.
David Birchall | Peyto Lake, Alberta, Canada

Peyto Lake, Alberta, Canada

Peyto Lake is in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies.
David Birchall | Geese on Johnson Lake, Banff National park.

Geese on Johnson Lake, Banff National park.

Johnson Lake is in Banff National Park in the Canadian Rockies
David Birchall | Rich Man's Playground

Rich Man's Playground

A line of expensive yachts in the harbour at Orangestad, Aruba.
David Birchall | Ocean Swell in Tortola

Ocean Swell in Tortola

Waves breaking gently on the shore in Cane Garden Bay, Tortola, Caribbean
David Birchall | Fisherman's Day Off

Fisherman's Day Off

A small boat awaits the return of it's owner on a deserted beach in Samana, Dominican Republic
David Birchall | Hot and Dry

Hot and Dry

A gnarled and dried up tree casts a shadow in the blistering heat of the Jordanian desert.
David Birchall | The Painted Doors of Funchal

The Painted Doors of Funchal

Residents in a rundown area of Funchal, the capital of Madeira, decided to brighten up their neighbourhood by painting their doors, and the area has since become a thriving tourist attraction. This image is a composite of many individual images of some of those doors.
David Birchall | The Harbour at Kyrenia.

The Harbour at Kyrenia.

Kyrenia is a pretty town on the northern coast of Cyprus, noted for it's horseshoe shaped harbour and ancient castle. It is also known by it's Turkish name of Girne.
David Birchall | Sunset in Cavtat

Sunset in Cavtat

Cavtat is a small but very pretty town on the Adriatic coast of Croatia, southeast of Dubrovnik.
David Birchall | Dome Of The Rock, Jerusalem

Dome Of The Rock, Jerusalem

The Dome Of The Rock is an Islamic shrine located on the Temple Mount in the old city of Jerusalem.
David Birchall | The High Temple (Ad Deir) at Petra

The High Temple (Ad Deir) at Petra

The High Temple, also known in Arabic as Ad Deir, is one of the treasures carved from the rock in the world heritage site at Petra.
David Birchall | The Treasury (Al Khazneh) at Petra.

The Treasury (Al Khazneh) at Petra.

The Treasury building at Petra is a stunning monument carved into the rose-coloured stone at this incredible world heritage site.
David Birchall | Timeless in Petra

Timeless in Petra

A donkey carriage trots past one of the many incredible carvings in the ancient city of Petra.
David Birchall | Camels in the landscape, Palestine

Camels in the landscape, Palestine

A herd of camels wandering freely in the desert landscape of Palestine.
David Birchall | Marken Harbour

Marken Harbour

Marken is a pretty fishing village in Holland, in the municipality of Waterland, north Holland. This image has subdued colouring and slight vignette for a vintage effect.
David Birchall | A Balcony in Rome

A Balcony in Rome

Floral display on a residential balcony in Plaza Navona, Rome
David Birchall | Artists in Plaza Navona, Rome

Artists in Plaza Navona, Rome

Some of the many artists who pack into Plaza Navona, Rome.
David Birchall | Plaza Navona, Rome

Plaza Navona, Rome

Fountains in Plaza Navona, Rome
David Birchall | Fountain in Plaza Navona, Rome

Fountain in Plaza Navona, Rome

Fountain in Plaza Navona, Rome, Italy
David Birchall | Ancient doorway in Essaouira

Ancient doorway in Essaouira

An ancient and very weathered doorway in the coastal town of Essaouira, Morocco
David Birchall | View to Myrtos Beach in Kefalonia.

View to Myrtos Beach in Kefalonia.

A view from high above looking down to the white sand beach at Myrtos, Kefalonia
David Birchall | Fishing pots in Essaouira.

Fishing pots in Essaouira.

Once Morocco's largest port, Essaouira still has a bustling fish market.
David Birchall | The Blue Boats of Essaouira

The Blue Boats of Essaouira

The famous blue boats are are a feature of the old port of Essaouira in Morocco.
David Birchall | Oia town on Santorini.

Oia town on Santorini.

Classic view of the pretty town of Oia on the Greek island of Santorini.
David Birchall | Santorini Chapel Bells

Santorini Chapel Bells

Chapel bells in the beautiful Santorini town of Oia, overlooking the Aegean Sea.
David Birchall | Your Table Awaits.

Your Table Awaits.

An inviting table outside a restaurant on the beautiful Greek island of Santorini.
David Birchall | Coal Harbor, Vancouver

Coal Harbor, Vancouver

The marina at Coal Harbor, Vancouver.
David Birchall | High rise buildings in Vancouver

High rise buildings in Vancouver

Upward view of modern high rise buildings in Vancouver, Canada.
David Birchall | Monte Carlo Casino.

Monte Carlo Casino.

The casino in Monte Carlo, Monaco. The casino is a gambling and entertainment complex, which includes the casino, the Grand Theatre de Monte Carlo, and the office of Les Ballets de Monte Carlo.
David Birchall | Monte Carlo city and marina.

Monte Carlo city and marina.

The city and marina of Monte Carlo, in the principality of Monaco.
David Birchall | Monte Carlo cityscape.

Monte Carlo cityscape.

Cityscape of Monte Carlo in the principality of Monaco.
David Birchall | Venice Backsteet

Venice Backsteet

A decaying backstreet in Venice, away from the main tourist hotspots.
David Birchall | The decaying face of Venice.

The decaying face of Venice.

The crumbling and neglected facades of old buildings in a run down Venice backstreet, away from the popular tourist spots.
David Birchall | Souk shoe shop.

Souk shoe shop.

A square format image of a collection of brightly coloured footwear at one of the many traditional souks and bazaars in Marrakech.
David Birchall | Atrani on Italy's Amalfi Coast.

Atrani on Italy's Amalfi Coast.

The picturesque town of Atrani on the stunning Amalfi Coast of Italy.
David Birchall | Vienna Opera House at night.

Vienna Opera House at night.

The world famous Vienna Opera House illuminated at night.
David Birchall | Amsterdam canal in autumn.

Amsterdam canal in autumn.

A traditional canal scene in Amsterdam with autumnal reflections in the water.
David Birchall | Autumn in Amsterdam

Autumn in Amsterdam

A traditional scene in Amsterdam on a beautiful autumn day showing bicycles, canal bridge, and autumn foliage.
David Birchall | Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Maine, U.S.A

Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, Maine, U.S.A

The Pemaquid Point Light is a historic U.S. lighthouse located in Bristol, Lincoln County, Maine, at the tip of the Pemaquid Neck. The lighthouse sits on a peninsula where interlaced streaks of granite and black lava produce some of Maine's most dramatic shoreline.
David Birchall | Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence.

Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence.

Ponte Santa Trinita or Saint Trinity Bridge in English, reflected in the waters of the River Arno in Florence, on a beautiful summer day.
David Birchall | Upper Belvedere Palace, Vienna

Upper Belvedere Palace, Vienna

Prince Eugen of Savoy who defeated the Turks in 1683, commissioned the two Belvedere palaces (Upper and Lower) with the money he received as reward for his victories during the Spanish Succession. The payment allowed him to carry out one of the most ambitious building projects ever undertaken by a private individual. The palaces were built by Lucas von Hildebrandt in 1714-23 as a summer residence for the prince, and are an outstanding example of Baroque style. The domed copper roofs resemble the shape of Turkish tents as a symbolic reflection of Prince Eugen's victory.
David Birchall | High rise reflections in Vancouver.

High rise reflections in Vancouver.

Reflections in the glass of high rise buildings in Vancouver, Canada.
David Birchall | Autumn in New England.

Autumn in New England.

Spectacular autumn colours reflected in the Naugatuck River in Connecticut, New England.
David Birchall | Eagle Lake Reflections.

Eagle Lake Reflections.

Autumn reflections on Eagle Lake,Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island, Maine, America
David Birchall | Connecticut River in Autumn

Connecticut River in Autumn

A tranquil scene on the River Naugatuck River in the New England state of Connecticut, with beautiful autumn colours reflected in the water.
David Birchall | Reflections on Emerald Lake, Canada.

Reflections on Emerald Lake, Canada.

Reflections on Emerald Lake, Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada, on a day of low cloud and threatening skies.
David Birchall | Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus.

Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus.

The picturesque and colourful horseshoe shaped harbour at Kyrenia, Northern Cyprus. Also referred to by it's Turkish name of Girne.
David Birchall | Tangle Falls waterfall.

Tangle Falls waterfall.

Tangle Falls is a roadside waterfall in the Icefields Parkway area of Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
David Birchall | Mayflower replica at Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Mayflower replica at Plymouth, Massachusetts.

The Mayflower was a ship which left Plymouth, England, in 1620. It carried a group of families known as the Pilgrim Fathers, who left England in search of the "new world". The Mayflower dropped anchor after ten weeks at sea near the tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in November 1620. This replica of the Mayflower is on display in Plymouth, Massachusetts.