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Monthly Archives: December 2012

28 Dec 2012
Montreal Street Scene, Evening photo of street in Montreal

Montreal, Evening Street Scene

I thought I had finished posting photos of Canada when I found this one. I thought that the photo had potential so after a bit of editing I ended up with a version I was happy with. The shot itself was one which I took while walking past this area. Set the camera up on a high ISO (400 or 800 as far as I recall) so that I could get a bit of movement at 1/30s … while all […]

24 Dec 2012
Fog on the Paddocks before Sunrise

Winter Scenes and Frosty Mornings

Frosty mornings bring with it some lovely scenes which are great to photograph. Normally you will get crisp mornings, sometimes fog and you might also get an impressive sunrise, made even more impressive if there are some nice clouds in the sky at the time. If you are taking photos of frosty or cold mornings, try to take the photos before the sun gets too high in the sky, this is called the Golden Hour, as opposed to the Blue […]

12 Dec 2012
View of Vieux-Québec (Old Quebec) Photo

View of Vieux-Québec (Old Quebec)

Old Quebec is a very picturesque area with much to see and on a good day, has plenty to keep a photographer busy. I liked the sky in this, early in the day, before 10am so the sun wasn’t too high. The original is a lot wider than this but I heavily cropped the image to remove a bus queue on the left and a barrier on the right, focusing on the subject and using the nice bush on the […]

05 Dec 2012
Quebec by Night

Quebec Boardwalk by Night

One of the main features of Old Quebec is The Château Frontenac and the vast boardwalk which sits in front of it. The boardwalk is a very busy thoroughfare during the day and especially at night. The dominant Château Frontenac is a now a luxury hotel in Vieux–Québec or Old Quebec which is currently operated by Fairmont Hotels as Le Château Frontenac. Château Frontenac was built on the site previously occupied by the Chateau Haldimand, residence of the British colonial […]