Some from the last week or so. My new thing is that I now call these types of pictures my “Picturebook Pictures” lol.
Shooting directly into the sun but a 1/4000th of a second shutter speed makes a half arsed image possible.
looking the other way.
Seen on a door in Saint Henri . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Lately
Originally posted on My journey with AIDS…and more!: Would it be much of a surprise, even to the casual reader, that I am a mental health client? I have been since soon after my conclusive HIV diagnosis in 1990, although I wish now that I had sought such accompaniment long before then. It started…
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Stopped in at the vernissage for the exhibit, La Pointe, by Jean-Francois Hamelin taking place at the Centre culturel Georges-Vanier which runs until January 5. It is a tight little show with some great black and and while photographs taken in Point Saint Charles.
Check it out, an interesting exhibition in a wonderful . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Jean-Francois Hamelin – La Pointe
So I am pretty happy with myself today because at the beginning of the month I decided that I would walk the lower path at the Verdun waterfront everyday in October with the hope of finding a way with my camera to “capture” whatever was going to become interesting to me as I experientially observed . . . → Read More: PostArctica: October, 2016
Kiss me with rain on your eyelashes, come on, let us sway together, under the trees, and to hell with thunder.” ― Edwin Morgan, A Book of Lives
Started out at Bridge and Wellington. I wasn’t sure if Bridge south of Wellington was considered part of The Point or not so I . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 19 – The Point Part 5 – Rain
“If you look for the truth outside yourself, It gets farther and farther away. Today walking alone, I meet it everywhere I step. It is the same as me, yet I am not it. Only if you understand it in this way Will you merge with the way things are.” – Tung-Shan
The Point . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 18 – The Point Part 4
There are so many ways we say goodbye to summer A woman’s voice singing by the canal The sharp contrasting light between buildings downtown The thinning tourist throngs The empty […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Saying Goodbye To Summer
Stumbled on to this large mural that was apparently completed yesterday in Little Burgundy. The guys you see in the picture are applying anti graffiti coatings to the work and […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Roadsworth Mural in Little Burgundy.
“Her pleasure in the walk must arise from the exercise and the day, from the view of the last smiles of the year upon the tawny leaves and withered hedges, […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 17 – The Point Part 3
“Go outside. Don’t tell anyone and don’t bring your phone. Start walking and keep walking until you no longer know the road like the palm of your hand, because we […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 16
“I have walked myself into my best thoughts and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it.” ― Søren Kierkegaard It’s true, walking will […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 15 – The Point Part 2
“To lose yourself: a voluptuous surrender, lost in your arms, lost to the world, utterly immersed in what is present so that its surroundings fade away. In Benjamin’s terms, to […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 14 – The Point
Despite the constant rain, which I was actually enjoying very much after an intense heat wave, there were events all over the city and I caught a few. West Verdun, […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Around Town on Saturday
“For me, walking has become less physical transit than mental transportation. It is engaging. I have become, I fear, a difficult walking companion, liable to slow down and point at […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 13
Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 12
“Many people nowadays live in a series of interiors…disconnected from each other. On foot everything stays connected, for while walking one occupies the spaces between those interiors in the same […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 11
“Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.” – Steven Wright Started off at Sherbrooke Metro. The view south. The view north. Apartment building on Rigaud. Mural on building […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk #10
“After a day’s walk everything has twice its usual value.” — George Macauley Trevelyan Starting Point: Dollard and Newman in Lasalle. Bus let me off here. Headed south on Dollard […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 9
“Musing takes place in a kind of meadowlands of the imagination, a part of the imagination that has not yet been plowed, developed, or put to any immediately practical use…time […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 8
I have joked about seeing traffic cones everywhere this summer, even suggesting they are actually aliens in an upcoming post. But today I looked out my window and saw that […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: At Last, Intergalactic Peace!
Incredible shot in Montreal by one of my favorite photographers, Mario Jean, also known as MADOC. Facebook page. . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Orage du 20 juin 2016
“This is what I had come for, just this, and nothing more. A fling of leafy motion on the cliffs, the assault of real things, living and still, with shapes […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk #7 – Completing The Circle
“This mountain, the arched back of the earth risen before us, it made me feel humble, like a beggar, just lucky to be here at all, even briefly.” ― Bridget […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 6 – Over The Mountain
“Walkers are ‘practitioners of the city,’ for the city is made to be walked. A city is a language, a repository of possibilities, and walking is the act of speaking […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Walk # 5 –