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Here is a well know dutch man who came all the way to see his family in Canada and to meet old and new friends.

Location: Biodôme, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Date: 2010-12-28
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 640
Shutter Priority: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F/2.8
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM@70mm
Photoshop CS5 32 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.3


photo meet, portrait

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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  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyover 3 years ago

    very nice! seems like he didn’t know that you were taking that picture! lol

  • I’m not sure or maybe it is because he is used to be followed by paparazzi lol!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Laurie Search
    Laurie Searchover 3 years ago

    Awww, how wonderful!! Great job, Yannik, and it’s so lovely to see John!! :))

  • Thank you very much Laurie for your great comment and for favoriting it :) Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Wanda Dumas
    Wanda Dumasover 3 years ago

    What a fantastic shot Yan!

  • I’m pleased that you like it Wanda :) Have a great evening!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Jacinthe Brault
    Jacinthe Braultover 3 years ago

    I really like this one Yannik.

  • Thank you very much Jacinthe :) pleased you like it. and thx for adding it to your favs :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Afini
    Afiniover 3 years ago

    Love this capture love the suttle expression nicely done

  • Thank you very much :) pleased you like it. and thx for adding it to your favs :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • John44
    John44over 3 years ago

    Sis .. how much we look alike ..:-)
    Should I have shaved my little beard first ?

  • Yes, we look like twins lol! and your beard is ok, we wouldn’t recognize you without it.
    Take care!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 3 years ago

    A wonderful candid shot Yannik! Great light and expression captured! I am so sorry I couldn’t make it to meet you, Bernard, John and the others! And am sooooo looking forward to whatever and whenever we can plan a meet in 2011!@

  • Me too, we missed you. I we will meet next summer for sure. Thx for the compliment. Take care :)
    ps: it is Benoit, not Bernard but I know who you meant :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 3 years ago

    My apologies to Benoit, Yannik, at least I remembered that it was Ben! :-D This is such a great relxed portrait, and John seems like such a nice guy!

  • No problem Joanne, Yes, a nice and mischievous a little :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • patjila
    patjilaover 3 years ago

    he he Yannik that guy is getting a cewebrity and so well deserved :))fave great portrait of John XD

  • Thank you very much Patjila for the great comment and for the fav :) Best wishes for 2011!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Photography  by Mathilde
    Photography b...over 3 years ago

    Fantastic portrait Yannik – love these images of the meet, keep ’em coming !!!

  • Thank you very much Mattie for the compliment :)) Yes I will add them in the coming days and throughout January. Best wishes for 2011!

    – Yannik Hay

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