Critique Welcomed Downtown Calgary

Discussion in 'Landscape and Architecture' started by Keith Hedges, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. Keith Hedges

    Keith Hedges New Member

    These 2 shots are of the Peace Bridge (which crosses the Bow River to downtown Calgary) taken on Monday. We've had almost 2 weeks of minus 20 to 30 C weather (minus 35 with wind chill) and a crud load of snow. Tuesday was only minus 15 C so I ventured outside for a few a shots.

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  2. Glenn Clabo

    Glenn Clabo Well-Known Member

    Nice postcard like shots Keith. It is as cold as it looks. ;)
    Last edited: Dec 12, 2013
  3. Dave Green

    Dave Green Well-Known Member

    I like those! Lovely light!
  4. Lesley Jones

    Lesley Jones Otherwise know as Zooey

    Wow to both of those. The light is amazing and the colours are just beautiful :)
  5. Beth Anthony

    Beth Anthony Well-Known Member

    really like the comp. on the first. the bright red bridge really pops out against the snow and gloom.
  6. Pete Askew

    Pete Askew Admin

    Super stuff Keith. I especially like the first for the composition and I like overall the illustration-like quality of the images.
  7. Chris Dodkin

    Chris Dodkin West Coast Correspondent

    Agree - very good postcard feel to #2

    #1 is wonderful, with the red popping against the snow - I do see a 16:9 crop though, with the riverbank intersecting the bottom left corner of the crop - what do you think?

    Man, you were brave to go out in those conditions - looks FREEZING!
  8. Nathan Wright

    Nathan Wright Member

    Really really want to go. Watching the floods this summer showed me how green the city really is. Really I miss Canada.
  9. Aldous Lau

    Aldous Lau Well-Known Member

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