Archive for the ‘Photo of the Week’ Category

  • Quebec Boardwalk 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 […]

  • Chinese Gardens in Montreal Botanical Gardens

    Chinese Gardens in Montreal Botanical Gardens

    If you are in Montreal you must visit the Montreal Botanical Gardens. Highlight of these amazing gardens was the Chinese gardens and buildings. The vivid colours were striking with Greens and the reds from the buildings. In order not to white out the colours with the intense sun I found some shade and this allowed […]

  • Notre-Dame Basilica, Place d’Armes, Montreal

    Notre-Dame Basilica, Place d’Armes, Montreal

    The Notre-Dame Basilica, is located in Place d’Armes, Montreal, opposite where the photo of the Maisonneuve Monument was taken. Again the area was swarming with tourists so I opted for a long exposure. The shot was taken with the same wide angle Tamron 10-24mm lens. The result, Notre-Dame Basilica, is shown below. The photo is […]

  • Place d’Armes Maisonneuve Monument,Montreal

    Place d’Armes Maisonneuve Monument,Montreal

    This shot is an evening shot of The Maisonneuve Monument in Old Montreal which, built in 1895 at Place d’Armes in Montreal in memory of Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve, founder of Montreal. The Maisonneuve Monument is in a busy square and with many people about I opted for a long exposure, therefore any people walking […]

  • Marché Bonsecours Montreal Sunset – 33/Project52

    Marché Bonsecours Montreal Sunset – 33/Project52

    Of all the photos of Montreal I think this turned out the best. It is a photo of Marché Bonsecours Montreal at Sunset. Near sunset I could see that the sky would be quite interesting. I also had an ND9 and a ND Grad filter in my camera bag and decided to use these to […]

  • Montreal Street View – 32/Project52

    Montreal Street View – 32/Project52

    Street Photography is something I have being trying to do some more of recently and this next shot is a photo from Montreal which I really like because of the lighting and the way the sun hits the buildings. The sun was setting and the sky still had a bit of interest. There were also […]

  • Montreal Harbour at Sunset – 31/Project 52

    Montreal Harbour at Sunset – 31/Project 52

    The next few project 52 photos will be of Canada. This weeks one was taken on a river cruise in Montreal Harbour. On a river cruise the sky was quite nice and gave the opportunity to capture Montreal cityscape from the river cruise launch. The boats capstan had great reflection as did the water. The […]

  • Niagara Falls at Night – 30/Project52

    Niagara Falls at Night – 30/Project52

    Working without a tripod is always recommended, working without a tripod in low light is vital … how about doing a long exposure without a tripod? The following image was taken at Niagara Falls about 30 minutes after sunset and it was a 20 second long exposure of Niagara Falls at Night. Thanks to a […]

  • Niagara Falls : 29/Project 52

    Niagara Falls : 29/Project 52

    I haven’t updated the Project 52 in a while and will have a few catch-up posts this week in relation to it. This weeks project 52 post is of Niagara Falls, A Panoramic View with the Maid of the Mist. Luckily it was a good day with good sunshine which always helps when shooting water, […]