The Canadian Malting Plant – Part 1

The Canadian Malting Plant – Part 1
Hi photographers and urban explorers! My friend Jarold Dumouchel and I went to explore, couple of months ago, the Canadian Malting Plant, in Montreal. We took few shots of this abandoned building. Built in the early twentieth century, the former Canada Malting plant has a dozen of silos, 37 meters high. The oldest was built in 1905. The factory was closed in the 80s. The building is unique as its ceramic silos, one of the last two copies in North …

Abandoned Office Buildings – The Old Redpath Mansion

Abandoned Office Buildings – The Old Redpath Mansion
Hi photographers and urban explorers. Last week-end, as urban photographers, we went to explore two abandoned office buildings in St Hurbert, Quebec. We found those dilapidated buildings with lots of peeling walls and broken windows. Not so many graffiti or graffiti spray cans on the floor, but lots of damaged rooms, by fire or people who only came in to break things and objects. The first building was less interesting than the second one, but we took shots from both. …

Artist Photography – Minna Re Shin

Artist Photography – Minna Re Shin
Hi photgrapher and musician friends! Today I’m happy to introduce my friend and talented artist Minna Re Shin for whom I’ve done photos during last Winter. She published some of them on her nice website www.minnareshin.com and I invite you to have a look at it and discover her great work. She is a talented pianist. Here are some other photos I took of Minna. I would like to thank her for her patience and trust in my work, as …

Winter Photographer – La Fontaine Park

Winter Photographer – La Fontaine Park
Hi photographers! Winter calls. Here is some urban wildlife pictures of a barred owl, in Montreal. It was in the Lafontaine Park, and even with -30 degres, the owl was still peacefully in the tree! Wide park of MontrĂ©al, the La Fontaine Park is located in the borough of Le Plateau Mont-Royal . Named in the honnor of Louis-Hippolyte La Fontaine, the park is surrounded by Sherbrooke Street, La Fontaine Park Avenue, Rachel Street and Papineau avenue. Here is some …

Night Photography – Session 001

Night Photography  – Session 001
Hi photographers! Here are some recent shots from a night photography session, here in Montreal. Except for the picture of the construction structure, shooted with the Canon 70-200mm F4 lens, all shots were done with the Sigma 10-20mm lens. Using a tripod, exposure time was between 8 and 17 seconds. ISO 100 and aperture F11/F16. Camera Canon EOS 7D. You can see the Montreal’s Place D’Armes with the Maisonneuve Monument, in front of the Notre-Dame Basilica and surrounded by old …