My Photographic Journey Around America

Archive for August, 2014

Dusk Settles on the Sea

This is a picture of the rocks at Neil’s Harbour on the east side of Cape Breton in Nova Scotia as the sun set behind me and dusk settled on the Atlantic Ocean.

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Neil’s Harbour Souvenirs

This was a beautiful little display in the tiny town of Neil’s Harbor on Cape Breton in Nova Scotia. I couldn’t help but snap this photo as the sun was heading for the horizon.

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Bull Moose

This is a massive bull moose which we spotted on the Skyline Trail in Cape Breton Highlands National Park. No doubt in my mind he spotted me too.

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The Road North, Cape Breton Highlands

As a professional driver, when you see a road like this stretching out in front of you, you can’t help but get excited at the ride ahead. This is the Cabot Trail road stretching north in Cape Breton Highlands National Park on Cape Breton in Nova Scotia.

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Cape Enrage Light

While the sea was calm and the weather sunny today, I can only imagine what this coastline looks like in a bad storm. And yet through it all, this lighthouse stands its post.

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North Rustico, PEI

I enjoyed catching a quick photo of this beautiful Cobra, very out of place in the weather worn town of North Rustico on Prince Edward Island. The North Rustico Light makes a cameo appearance in the background.

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Dickson Falls

Dickson Falls is a small but beautiful waterfall tucked in a cool, green canyon in Fundy Bay National Park in New Brunswick.

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Hopewell Rocks

“The Rocks” are an amazing site located on the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick. Home of the worlds largest tides, these “flowerpot” rocks are surrounded by water when the tide is in, and are exposed like this to walk around when the tide is out. I was really blown away by this place.

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Floatplane

Although I didn’t fly this time around, I did get to take some wonderful photos of this Katahdin Air floatplane as it came back into dock. They are wonderful people to work with and I love how this photo came out. This is just outside of Baxter State Park in Maine.

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Baxter State Park

Sorry to have left you all in Montreal and Quebec for so long, but I had to do some work things and get my computer fixed. I’m going to catch you up quick to where I am though. I dipped down into the states for a bit, but I’m heading back to Canada. Baxter State Park in northern Maine is amazing. This is a shot of a trail near Daicy Pond. I love how green everything is.

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Nighttime in Quebec

This is a shot of the quiet city streets of Quebec, with the imposing and beautiful Chateau Frontenac looming in the background. When the rest of the city is either out partying or off to bed, I’m still out with my camera.

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Quebec City Wall

This beautiful horse-drawn carriage has just made its way through the Quebec City Wall. One of the only walled cities in North America, Quebec no longer uses it for defense, but it does make a wonderful place to walk.

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Citadelle de Quebec

This is the guard in front of the magnificent Quebec Citadel, home of the Royal 22nd Regiment of the Canadian Forces. These guards are incredibly well disciplined, and good sports to allow their photos to be taken without flinching.

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Nighttime at Notre Dame

This is the beautiful Notre Dame Basilica in Old Montreal. The statue out front is of  Paul Chomeday de Maisonneuve, founder of Montreal.

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Storefront

You can’t help but stop and look at this beautiful store window lit up at night in Old Montreal. I wish more storeowners would make the effort to put forth such a beautiful display.’

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Bonsecours Market

This is the beautiful Bonsecours Market in Old Montreal. It was a quiet night – nobody around but me and my camera.

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Vieux Montreal on a Rainy Night

These are the streets of Old Montreal just as the rain was subsiding. I loved being there because it was so quiet. It was just me and a few brave umbrella toting souls with the whole street to ourselves.

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Street Portrait Artists

These are two of the wonderful portrait artists who work in Old Montreal. The colors of their stalls were so bright and vivid.

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Montreal Port

This is the Old Port in Montreal, Quebec. The Old Clock Tower faces the St. Lawrence River and has an exact replica of the mechanism of Big Ben.

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Place Jacques Cartier

This is Place Jacques Cartier in Old Montreal. It is a beautiful place to walk, have a coffee and people watch.

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