This Photo is worth a Mint...(WRCM) by Larry Trupp
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Captured in the early morning in the east end of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada….Better seen enlarged HERE

Camera Details: Canon EOS Digital Rebel T3I 18.0 MP CMOS, w a Canon 18-55 Lens exp 4.0, Shutter speed 1/1000, ISO100

One exposure was used to generate this HDR in Photomatix Pro 4.1.3, blending 3 exposures…Hand held…Further enhancements in Corel Paintshop Pro x3

The WRCM (Winnipeg Royal Canadian Mint) is our high-tech, high-volume manufacturing facility. Every single Canadian circulation coin is produced here – literally billions each year. Established in 1976, the Winnipeg plant occupies a 14,864 m2 state-of-the-art facility. Upon completion, it was very clear that this new facility was completely different from the facility in Ottawa. Architect Etienne Gaboury designed a striking sight with its triangular form soaring above the flat prairie. (Note: E. Gaboury was Design Architect; Number Ten Architectural Group was Project Architect.) The RCM facility in Winnipeg started to manufacture coins, and the facility was officially opened in 1976. The Winnipeg branch of the Royal Canadian Mint allowed Ottawa to concentrate solely on collector coins while the Winnipeg mint would produce the entire supply of circulation coins. However the Winnipeg plant produced collector coins too for 2 years from 1998 to 2000…Note: All of the Gold, Silver and Bronze medals for the 2010 Winter Olmypics were made here in Winnipeg

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A self taught amateur photographer who resides in beautiful Winnipeg, Manitoba, which is a prairie city in the center of Canada. My dear wife Marg and I have been married for 52 years, and we have 2 married daughters and 3 grandchildren to share our busy lives.I love to read, practice photography, spend time with my family, play around on the computer, and volunteer a lot of my time at our local Nature Center, where I serve as an interpreter for kids programs.

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Comments

  • Ray Chiarello
    Ray Chiarello12 months ago

    Very nice work.

  • Hi Ray
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • Al Bourassa
    Al Bourassa12 months ago

    Phenomenal colours Larry. Fave.

  • Hi Al
    I appreciate your kind comments
    As well as the courtesy of a fave…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixon12 months ago

    Natures Paintbrush Group
    Beautiful Work

  • Hi Ann
    I appreciate your kind comments
    And acceptance..Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • Rodney Wratten
    Rodney Wratten12 months ago

    Hi Larry
    Great to see some of your work again, Very good photo and colour, the HDR works well on this scene
    Regards
    Rod

  • Hi Rodney
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • fauselr
    fauselr12 months ago

    wonderful

  • Hi Ray
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • Randy Turnbow
    Randy Turnbow12 months ago

    Thanks for submitting to The World of EOS group. Your image is Welcome!

  • I appreciate acceptance…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • autumnwind
    autumnwind12 months ago

    Wow. Amazing work and beautiful image!!!! xoxoxoxoxooxox

  • Good Morning
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...12 months ago

    fabulous, I love this, well done, dawnx

  • Good Morning Dawn
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • acespace
    acespace12 months ago

    wow – now that’s a sky and reflection !! :)

  • Good Morning
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

  • BlueMoonRose
    BlueMoonRose12 months ago

    A terrific shot with lots of beautiful blue! Though your currency may loose value over time, I am sure that your picture never will!

  • Good Morning kathryn
    I appreciate your kind comments…Thanks

    – Larry Trupp

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