This is the scene in the old port of Montreal, overlooking the Jacques Cartier Bridge. A group of us met there to shoot the International Fireworks Competition last night. You need to arrive at least 2 hours in advance, and it takes close to 2 hours to get out of the vicinity once they’re over, but it’s free, and definitely worth it! As the sun goes down and the lights come on, it offers a splendid view that is priceless. The Molson building sign turns from blue to red, which makes for the beautiful mauve colours in the reflection. (The lines floating across the foreground of the water is a boat panning by).

Nikon D90
Old Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Overlooking the Jacques Cartier Bridge

Featured in “A Night somewhere…..”

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“What you see in life often depends on what you are looking for” ~unknown

I love photographing anything that comes across my path that I find interesting, beautiful or unique. For me, it’s not so much about producing the final product as it is the adventure in enjoying the journey.

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  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayover 4 years ago

    Beautiful colours and reflections Wanda :) And a great composition. I know how long it takes to go and come back from the fireworks. You are very patient :)

  • Thanks Yan. I absolutely love the natural colours that were reflected in the water at that perfect ‘magic hour’!

    – Wanda Dumas

  • Johanne Brunet
    Johanne Brunetover 4 years ago

    The colours in this shot are absolutely amazing Wanda!

  • Thanks Johanne. It’s the first time I’ve captured such wonderful natural colour at that time of day. I need to get out at twilight more often! It’s wonderful!

    – Wanda Dumas

  • PhotosByG
    PhotosByGover 4 years ago

    Congratulations! Your photo has been featured in “A Night somewhere…..”

    This photo was chosen because it was of a very high quality and it captured exactly the sort of work we are looking for in this group.

    Please keep up the great work and we hope you continue to add more of your excellent photographs to this group.

  • Thank you so much! Nice to know someone else appreciates these wonderful natural colours!

    – Wanda Dumas

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonover 4 years ago

    A splendid twilight shot!! Lights are amazing here.

  • Thanks Wendi … this is one of my personal favorites too!

    – Wanda Dumas

  • DExIGN
    DExIGNalmost 4 years ago

    Lovely colours Wanda

  • Larry Llewellyn
    Larry Llewellynalmost 4 years ago

    Making me home sick!!! Thanks for the memories!!!

  • dedmanshootn
    dedmanshootnalmost 4 years ago

    very cool tone! nw wa is indeed a great and beautiful placve to live but you seem to be in a lovleyl place as well

  • vampvamp
    vampvampover 3 years ago

  • Jessica Snyder
    Jessica Snyderover 3 years ago

    CONGRATS
    THE NIGHT TIME CHALLENGE!

    It’s What Moves Me Group

  • Jessica Snyder
    Jessica Snyderover 3 years ago

    so well captured! I love the color and softness the light have!

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