Too Much Time on my Hands! by Yannik Hay

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  • 4th Placement in the Top Ten Different Styles Of Clocks challenge in Bubbler’s Weekly Challenge group on the 2010-06-24.
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  • Featured In Bubblers’ Weekly Challenge group on the 2010-06-18
  • Featured In High Quality Images group on the 2010-06-08

Peace Tower Clock, Parliament Hill, Ottawa ON.
the Parliament Buildings and the public grounds around the buildings were designated as National Historic Sites. “http://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/lhn-nhs/index_e.asp&#...;

The Peace Tower is part of Center Block building of the Parliament, located on the Wellington Street in the Parliament Hill area of downtown Ottawa.

The 16ft diameter clock faces are located near the top of the 300 ft tower.

Built as a memorial to those fallen in WW-I, the Peace Tower replaced the original Victoria Tower in 1922. The Clock was a gift from the British Government in recognition of the 60th anniversary of Confederation. ref: http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM7XG5_Peace...

Texture: pareerica
Location: Ottawa, On, Canada
Date: 2010-05-12
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 400
Shutter Speed: 1/80 sec.
Aperture priority: F/16
Lens: 28-300mm@300mm
Copyright: Yannik Hay

Tags

architecture, clock, hill, ontario, ottawa, parliament

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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Comments

  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayover 4 years ago

  • danamh40
    danamh40over 4 years ago

    What a fantastic shot, Yannik!!

  • Hello Dana, hope you are well. Thank you very much for the great comment. All the best :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Sean McConnery
    Sean McConneryover 4 years ago

    Excellent detail in this capture. My uncle re-painted the clock face many moons ago. (I don’t have the details though)

  • Hi Sean, thanks bunch for your great comment. It’s nice to see people from our circle of friends who did such a great work. Take care :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • WendyJC
    WendyJCover 4 years ago

    brilliant framing

  • Thank you very much Wendy for admitting my work in the group :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 4 years ago

    Thank you for submitting this lovely image to the Favourite Places You Take Make or Paint Group

  • Thank you very much Trudi for admitting my work in the group :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • duncandragon
    duncandragonover 4 years ago

    Nice capture!

  • Thank you very much dear Duncan for your great comment! Cheerio!

    – Yannik Hay

  • pat gamwell
    pat gamwellover 4 years ago
  • Woohoo! Thx very much dear Pat for featuring my work in your wonderful group! All the best :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • John44
    John44over 4 years ago

    Fantastic photograph Sis

  • Thank you very much my dear bro for your great comment. Coming from you it means a lot :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 4 years ago


    Please enter this great capture into our current challenge!

  • Thank you so much dear Marie, I will :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 4 years ago

  • This is a great honour, thank you very much Marie for the banner and thank you to everyone who voted for my photo and placing it in the top ten. All the best :)

    – Yannik Hay

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