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  • Montreal Residency – Day 22

    Multiple Perspective Photography Walking along Saint Laurent Boulevard in the multi-cultural ‘Le Plateau’ area of Montreal, I was struck by the emotional and physical complexities of urban life compared to the seemingly simpler life and landscape of my rural home in BC. Vehicle traffic of every kind; cars, trucks, emergency vehicles, hybrid bicycles and scooters, […]

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  • Montreal Residency – Day 21

    As I am not out creating new imagery today, here is a selection of images  made throughout the month here in Montreal. Enjoy! Expressionist image of Montreal from the area of Place des Arts. Impressionist interpretation of students entering McGill University with the fall colours of  Mount Royal in the background. Jean Talon Market – […]

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  • Montreal Residency – Day 19

    Down but not out! I came down with flu bug of some kind which laid me up for a couple of days. Just before that happened, however, I went for a walk along the old port of Montreal, trying to get some sort of perspective on the iconic Silo #5. Here are a few images […]

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  • Montreal Residency – Day 17

    What a wonderful and inspirational day yesterday was. Ann Pearson, a senior member of the Montreal Camera Club and organizer of my presentation at the club last fall, invited me to share a day of photography in her home city. Ann wanted to take me to a place where she felt we could experiment, innovate, […]

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  • Montreal Residency – Day 16

    It poured rain yesterday so Rita and I went to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. How inspirational is that! I have all sorts of new ideas! Here are a few murals I photographed on a short walk along  Saint Laurent Street two days ago. What a great and fascinating street! Just for fun, I’ll […]

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  • Montreal Residency – Day 14

    It’s hard to believe, but half of the month has flown by and I feel I’m just getting going! There are so many places I haven’t even seen yet. I think my plan was to photograph a very few select areas in depth, but I find myself wanting to explore and photograph more and more […]

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  • Montreal Residency – Day10

    On day-10,  Sylvia Rourke, friend and member of the Montreal Camera Club, very kindly took me for a drive to shoot some of the areas that are more difficult to get to via the Metro. We visited Jacques Cartier Bridge, Isle Saint Helene (where I had a job at Expo 67!), Habitat, the neighbourhood of […]

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  • Montreal Residency – Day 8

    Today I spent a little time exploring Place des Arts, Montreal’s preforming arts centre. It took me a couple of hours just to walk around the complex; an amazing venue. Rita and I also went down in the evening to see the area at night. Here are a few images I made; all hand held […]