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  • Winner in December Avatar ~ A Sign of The Holidays challenge in International Women Photography on 2012-11-29
  • Tie 2nd Place in A Holiday Picture challenge in The Best of Anything & Everything on 2012-01-27
  • 3rd Placement in Light challenge in 4 Winners Only on 2012-01-18
  • 5th Placement in Lamps and Lights In or Against the Snow challenge in Light up My Life on 2013-01-23
  • 5th Placement in January Avatar Challenge – Your Favourite ‘Light Up My Life’ Image in Light up My Life on 2013-01-03
  • 5th Placement in Christmas Treasures challenge in America the Beautiful on 2012-12-28
  • 9th Placement in Lanterns which are permanently mounted fixtures challenge in Light up My Life on 2012-08-23
  • 9th Placement in Lights at Night in Just Fun on 2012-06-02
  • Featured in Absolute Clarity on 2014-03-24
  • Featured in Light Up My Life on 2012-08-27
  • Featured in 4 Winners Only on 2012-01-22
  • Featured in Live, Love, Dream on 2012-01-02
  • Featured in Love Affair With the Lens on 2012-01-01
  • Featured in Live and Let Live on 2011-12-26
  • Featured in A Place To Call Home on 2011-12-25

Silent night… Holy night..
One of those songs that will always make you mellow.

Location: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Date: 2011-12-25
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV
ISO: 1250
Shutter : 1/60 sec
Aperture Priority: F/3,2
Metering Mode: Evaluative
Copyright: Yannik Hay
Lens: EF70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM@70mm
Photoshop CS5 32 bits for Mac – Camera Raw 6.6


ottawa, rockliffe park, snow, winter, landscape, light, bush, wall, stone, night, christmas

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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  • Kornrawiee
    Kornrawieealmost 3 years ago

    Outstanding artwork my friend:)
    I certainly appreciate your warm visited and commented on my images all year 2011.
    I wish you a blessed and prosperous, Happy New Year:)
    Best Regards & hugs,

  • Thank you very much Sunny. You’re awesome :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Lori Peters
    Lori Petersalmost 3 years ago

    I hope you had a wonderful day..

  • Thank you so much Lori for the feature. Yes I did and especially this feature made my day :) Best regards!

    – Yannik Hay

  • Trish Meyer
    Trish Meyeralmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful … love the light on the snow !

  • Thank you very much Trish for the great comment. I am very pleased that you like it. Merry Christmas :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Peter Yates
    Peter Yatesalmost 3 years ago

    great capture

  • Thank you very much Peter for the wonderful comment. Merry Christmas :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • baz35
    baz35almost 3 years ago

    Very moody shot, great exposure !!!

  • I’m very pleased that you like it. Thank you very much. Merry Christmas :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Monica M. Scanlan
    Monica M. Scanlanalmost 3 years ago


  • Wow, thank you so much for the feature. This is wonderful. Merry Christmas :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyalmost 3 years ago

    What a beautiful, tranquil scene, Yan! A lovely capture, indeed.
    I hope you had a great Christmas, my friend!

  • Thank you very much Mike for the great comment. Yes I did and I hope you too! Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • Marilyn Cornwell
    Marilyn Cornwellalmost 3 years ago

  • Thank you Marilyn for admitting it to the group! Merry Christmas :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • myraj
    myrajalmost 3 years ago

    WOW! Wonderful capture Yannik. Love this image. Congatulations on another feature.

  • Thank you very much for the great comment. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

  • gail woodbury
    gail woodburyalmost 3 years ago

    What a beautiful capture – Love it !

  • Thank you very much for the great comment. Cheers :)

    – Yannik Hay

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