Montreal Winter,Canada

Montreal Winter,Canada
Winter in Montreal, Canada, can be really tough and cold, but people are used to it and they can even enjoy this long season! Here are some pictures taken in Montreal, over five winters, from 2009 to 2013. Some photos are simply to show you how life is on the island, and were taken “on the fly”, some are a bit more artistic ^^ Hope you will like them, and won’t catch a cold… During winter, there is the Holiday …

Urban Wildlife Montreal

Urban Wildlife Montreal
How to photograph Wildlife when you live in the city? Well, look everywhere for it. Sometime you can be surprised. Here is some Urban Wildlife photography in Montreal, Canada. When I was living there, I didn’t have a car, and many time I wanted to escape from the buildings and traffic. So, thanks to the Montreal Subway system and a couple of bus lines, or simply by walking, I was able to reach different parks on Montreal Island. The idea …

Abandoned Paper Recycling Plant of Montreal

Abandoned Paper Recycling Plant of Montreal
The abandoned paper recycling plant of Montreal is located near the Lachine Canal, south part of Montreal island. Made of red bricks walls and wooden floors and structures, the old abandoned plant still contains lots of recycling bins and paper rolls. Something good to do a little urbex session. The factory was partially destroyed in 2011 by a fire. More than 125 firefighters were on the scene to stop the flames. Few walls and roof parts are collapsed. Rusty bolts …

Lantern Festival Montreal, Gardens Of Light

Lantern Festival Montreal, Gardens Of Light
The Lantern Festival of Montreal, also known as the Magic of the Lanterns or Gardens of Light, is happening every year at the Botanical Garden of Montreal. The Chinese garden and the Japanese garden are enlightened by hundreds of lanterns and colorful lights. The lanterns are imagined in Montreal (Canada) and then, created in Shanghai (China), following traditional techniques. The Botanical Garden of Montreal present this beautiful and incredible event during each Autumn. When dusk is coming, the Gardens of …

Brock Tunnel – Beaudry – Montreal

Brock Tunnel – Beaudry – Montreal
The tunnel was build in 1895 as the Brock tunnel (Brock Street Tunnel) by P.W. George who was the Montreal city engineer at the time. Design and construction of the tunnel, subway and viaduct were supervised by Stuart Howard under P.W. George’s direction. Two contractors worked on it too: Emery Lafontaine and Charles Lemoyne. Named after General Isaac Brock who died at the Battle of Queestown (battle between Canada and United States), on October 13th, in 1812, the tunnel is …