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Place Royale - A restored historic site rooted in time by Yannik Hay

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Nicknamed “the cradle of French civilization in America,” the Place Royale extends to the site where Samuel de Champlain began construction of a fortified post in 1608.

The buildings are then built as the King’s stores, serve primarily to trade furs with the Indians, who were occasionally places for fishing and trade their products.

Location: Quebec City, Qc, Canada
Date: 2008:07:08
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Canon EOS 5D
Exposure Time: 1/125 seconds
F: 7.1
ISO 100
Lens: EF 17-40mm f/4L USM@28.0 mm


architecture, champlain, civilization, cradle, fortification, interest, international, old quebec city, place royale

Started photography in 1975.
Took photography classes.
Learned black and white dark room.
Did the transition to digital in 2005.
Learned a few post-processing programs and made my choice to Photoshop and Lightroom.

I like to shoot wildlife, birds, macro, landscapes and street photography to name a few.

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  • John44
    John44about 4 years ago

    perfect angle and composition
    Seems so long ago that we walked here hand in hand
    With the Gang in 2008

  • hihi, yep, thx and we can go back next summer? :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • tori yule
    tori yuleabout 4 years ago

    I love your work, one better than the other!!

  • Thank you very much dear Tori for your great comment and visit. All the best!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezabout 4 years ago

    A beautiful scene, such a pretty square …

  • Hello Tom, I really appreciate your comment in this photo. Quebec City is such a beautiful place to visit. Take care.

    – Yannik Hay

  • Béla Török
    Béla Törökabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful street scene!

  • Hello dear Bela, thanks for visiting on commenting on this one. Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • CeePhotoArt
    CeePhotoArtabout 4 years ago

    Your cohosts,
    Cee and Chris

  • Thank you dear Cee :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Audrey Clarke
    Audrey Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Thank you very much :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayalmost 4 years ago

  • Susan S. Kline
    Susan S. Kline5 days ago

    Very picturesque!

  • Thank you very much for the compliment :) I’m very happy that yo picked this one :)

    – Yannik Hay

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