Boardwalk at Montmorency Falls

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Comments (8)

MaryAlice on February 4, 2008

Beautiful snowy shot! I love the delicate lights and the pretty iron fence. It is lovely.

Marilyn Whiteley on February 4, 2008

I'm so glad you like this, MaryAlice. I'm sure that if any of the visitors to the falls had seen me taking a picture of the walkway, they'd have thought I was mighty peculiar!

Palmina Moore on February 5, 2008

It is a great picture. I think any visitors would just think you were from Australia and had never seen snow before!

Palmina

Tamás Borbély on February 5, 2008

Very beautiful environment and gorgeous photo, Marilyn !My best regards, Tamás

Marilyn Whiteley on February 5, 2008

Thank you, Palmina and Tamás.

I suppose if they assumed that, Palmina, there's a sense in which they would be right: as photographers we should look at things as if we'd never seen them before!!

Marilyn

Ryan Calhoun on February 5, 2008

Wonderful photo, Marilyn! Really, the snow is just a bonus. There are so many examples of diminishing repetition and complementary forms that it's a worthy subject in rain or snow or shine.

It's hard to tell here, are there already footprints through this snow?

Ryan

Marilyn Whiteley on February 5, 2008

Thanks, Ryan, for your comments. Your question is a very good one. I took this as I was starting back from the falls. A number of people besides me had walked along here a little while earlier, and I can see from zooming in on the photo that the snow is somewhat disturbed. But as I walked along after making the shot, I was struck by that fact that there were no real footprints! The snow coming down and the wind whirling around had already covered them!

Marilyn

Marilyn Whiteley on March 10, 2008

Many thanks for your careful description. Marilyn

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Photo taken in Parc de la Chute-Montmorency, 5300 Boulevard Sainte-Anne, Quebec City, QC G1C 0M3, Canada

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