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 …

Geo W. Reed Factory – Abandoned Montreal

Geo W. Reed Factory – Abandoned Montreal
Hi all, photographers and urban explorers. As you may know, the famous Geo W. Reed factory will be demolished soon. This abandoned building, also known as the Babcock & Wilcox factory, has been abandoned around 1982 (probably opened in 1895) and was a great place for graffiti artists. There is not much information available on Internet about this former factory. Even the name of the building was confusing, as there was different owners then (Rosco and Dominic Vadela rembourrage, for …

Lightpainting Photo Session 001

Lightpainting Photo Session 001
Hi photographers! Recently, me and my friend Jarold Dumouchel went for a photo session of wich we were able to experiment the Lightpainting technique. Lightpainting Photo Session 001. It consists of keeping the shutter open for a long exposure, in a dark area, and then light the subject (big or not). We tried with a barn and the results are really cool! The funny part was to run in the dark across a mud field, to light the second barn …

Lightpainting – Painting With Light

Lightpainting – Painting With Light
Hi photographers! Here is a video about the Lightpainting technique! I discovered it at the Salon de la Photographie, here in Montreal. Introduced by Dave Black, it was really interesting and fascinating! Basically, you use a long exposure shot and you light your subject while the picture is taken. Painting with light. So I did some tests in my appartment and recently in a wider place! I will add some shots soon, but here is the video. Enjoy and have …

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 …