Final Phase

======================================================================================================= The final phase is evident because most of heavy glass window panes are already installed on the high-rise. This big blue-black towering monolith located across from the Bell Forum in downtown Montreal being completed rapidly judging by how fast the building went up and how much still needs completion certainly qualifies. Ever since I … Continue reading Final Phase

Bonhomme Excitement

======================================================================================================= Bonhomme excitement is apparent in this photo taken a few years ago on Saint Catherine Street in downtown Montreal during the annual Santa Claus Parade. It was a rather chilly morning that Saturday however, this did not dampen the spirits of thousands of Montrealers and visitors composing the long lines along the route. I … Continue reading Bonhomme Excitement

Crane Operation

===================================================================== The crane operation in progress is this monster tower alongside the massive Bell sports Center. Crane operations blanket this part of downtown Montreal as massive structures are evolving emerging out of deep holes that suddenly appeared since last year. This one is interesting because it seems attached to the Bell Center, at least from … Continue reading Crane Operation

Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist

This minimalist image of a Pagani, a very expensive sportscar, shows it emerging out of a dark black background only part of it is visible. Available light touches its visible surface providing reflections giving us a glimpse of some of its complex contours. I took this picture during our Grand Prix while it was parked … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Minimalist

Weekly Photo Challenge: Extra, Extra

Our search for that extra, extra, special, unique item began a while ago, about 2 weeks ago although it wasn't officially announced by WordPress yet. It began in downtown Montreal during an annual event that brings many tourists visiting and enjoying what the town has to offer. It began during one of my strolls in … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Extra, Extra

Weekly Photo Challenge: Street life

A big city scene of "street life" where a combination of road work, people, and cars combine to cause a minor traffic jam on a normally busy main street. I took this photograph several years ago in downtown Montreal, when a lot of infrastructure road work was happening allowing for this snapshot. As you can … Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Street life

Perspective

While taking some shots of a Catholic cathedral in the east end of towntown Montreal, I noticed and photographed this homeless man sleeping near one of the sidedoors of this church. He appeared dead to the world quietly sleeping there, on this side street ninety degrees to a busy boulevard just South from his spot. … Continue reading Perspective