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Derek Grant
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Thank you +Vlasta Ferjančič ..... yes they are!
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Zumba Dance Group - Summer Picnic (08-12-2015)
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This is what happened today when I asked Georgette's Zumba dance class to give me a pose (08-12-2015).
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+Derek Grant that is very good news to hear and see tgat you are out and about again. 
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    author of textbooks and other educational materials., 2001 - present
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Photographer, world traveler, author, educator, family man.
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G+ Circles: If you add me to one of your circles , I will circle you back if your profile includes your photo and provides a reasonable amount of information about you and your interests. I enjoy seeing the work of other photographers, including newcomers to this medium.

I will not circle those who conceal or misrepresent their identity,  or who are trying to sell me something, or who show hatred towards others.
 
If you comment on one of my photos, I will make every effort to comment back. I love receiving +1's on my photos but don't always have the time to acknowledge them. 
 
I grew up in West Vancouver and attended the University of British Columbia, where I honored in Political Science. I've lived in Vancouver all my life. I am in my second marriage - to a beautiful, wonderful woman and soul mate, Georgette. We married in 1997. 

Since my retirement, Georgette and I have traveled to Europe, India and Nepal, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Morocco, Turkey, and most recently, South America (Ecuador, Chile, Peru, Brazil, and Argentina.) 

My passions include writing, movies and music of all kinds, browsing the Internet, cycling, hiking, and keeping fit at the local community centre. I am also chairperson of the Vancouver School Board Archives and Heritage Committee (a voluntary group.)
 
I became interested in photography at an early age. During Grades 11 and 12, I was lead photographer for my school's Student Annual, which required that I develop and print all my photos. My cameras included a Rolleiflex (Tessar) and later, 2 Leicaflexes.
 
I bought my first digital camera, an Olympus, in 2005, and was instantly hooked. I especially enjoyed being able to PhotoShop my photos. It was like having my darkroom back, only better! I have used a Nikon D800 since 2012. However, during travels to other countries, I continue to rely on my trusty Nikon D80. My cameras are my constant companions.
 
Sharing photos through Picasa and G+ has opened my eyes to many new ways of approaching photography. I've learned a lot from other photographers, and I believe I've become a better photographer as a result.
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Trekking to the top of Kala Patthar at Mount Everest; Co-author of textbooks on Canadian law and the justice system, American history, Black History, and the World's religions; surviving 33 years as a teacher, humanities consultant, and vice principal in secondary schools in Vancouver; happily married and proud to have two wonderful sons and 2 incredible granddaughters.
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  • West Vancouver Secondary
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