Category Archives: Gatineau/Hull/Aylmer

Fireworks at Winterlude 2012

Fireworks at Winterlude 2012 in Canada’s National Capital. This year I set up my tripod and camera at the back of the crowd that had gathered between the Parliament Buildings and the river.

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Winterlude 2012 – National Capital Commission – Ottawa/Gatineau

Winterlude 2012 – National Capital Commission – Ottawa/Gatineau Today marks the first day of The National Capital Commission winter festival, “Winterlude”. Where: Ottawa, Ontario & Gatineau, Quebec (former Hull, Quebec). During the period of festivities there are activities in many … Continue reading

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2011 un recensement des oiseaux de Noël, Ottawa/Gatineau

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2011 Ottawa-Gatineau Christmas Bird Survey, Gatineau, Quebec

2011 Ottawa-Gatineau Christmas Bird Count, Gatineau, Quebec The sun is now up and I am out on a Christmas Bird Count with my birder friends, Ralph and Gerhard.

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Saturday night РGatineau, Quebec Balloon Festival/Festival de Montgolfi̬res de Gatineau 2011

When I left home Saturday, it looked like it might be a perfect night for a balloon launch at the Gatineau Balloon Festival (See my previous post for more Festival details) but, as it turned out, I guess that the … Continue reading

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Gatineau, Quebec Balloon Festival/Festival de Montgolfières de Gatineau 2011

(UPDATE: Saturday, September 3, 2011 blog entry – Balloons didn’t launch in the evening but it looked promising for awhile. Photographed other things instead.) September 2, 2011:It’s that time of year again and the Festival de Montgolfières de Gatineau starts … Continue reading

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International Fireworks Competition at Lac Leamy

Since returning from Italy three weeks ago,  I have had my camera out of its bag only twice. When I saw Wagboy’s fireworks photos in  a Flickr posting, I decided my shutter finger needed some exercise and off I went … Continue reading

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Museum of Civilization – Gatineau, Quebec

Museum of Civilization – Gatineau, Quebec A great place to visit but I certainly don’t get there as often as I would like to. This day in June, seemed like a good time as any to pack up my camera … Continue reading

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Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival (Festival de montgolfi̬res de Gatineau) Р2008

We had been sitting on the opposite bank of the Ottawa River for quite some time waiting for the first balloons to become airborne. Although the weather was nice for humans, there was too much of a breeze for the … Continue reading

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Ottawa River Boating

We were waiting for the lift-off of the hot air balloons across the river from the launch site of the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival (Festival de montgolfières de Gatineau). The skies were nice and clear, the weather for spectators … Continue reading

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