· PC Gallery · Member Gallery · Live Chat · Forum ·

« Previous image · Next image »

Cates Vancouver, B.C.

Click on image to view larger image

« Previous image  · Slide Show · Next image »

janper44



Registered: December 2009
Posts: 3,623
users gallery
Just trying various effects with some of the old Kodachrome slide images. Some work and some not so much.


I have always liked this particular image (even though I wish that there had been more detailing maintained in the tug boat) with the hull of the boat set against the near dreamlike quality of the Vancouver skyline of the early 1990s.


This picture was taken from the Lonsdale Quay in North Vacnouver as I waited for the Sea Bus to take me back to downtown Vancouver.


This picture brings memories back to me of growing up in Vancouver in the 50s and 60s and endless days spent wandering the waterfront simply fascinated by the boats and the trains and the natural beauty of Vancouver harbour.


I was wondering how to treat the original and so I started with the shadow/highlight effectand liked the paintlike feel that was created and so I left the picture at that point with no further work done to the original image.


CS3 shadow/highlight


Kodachrome 64


Taken November 15, 1996.
· Date: Tue May 8, 2012 · Views: 378 ·
Keywords: Vancouver, Lonsdale Quay, North sea bus
Camera Make / Model: Canon EOS 650
Lens Make / Focal Length: Canon 50mm
Filters / Type Used: n/a
Flash / Type Used: n/a
Event e.g. Grand Prix, Birthday, Sunrise: holidays
State / County / Area Image Taken: Vancouver, B.C.
Processing Software Applications Used
CS3
Country Image Taken
Canada

« more
001_028Lost_Lagoon_Vancouver_038_254.jpg
002carson_dairy_milk_bottles_01_05_10_039_255.jpg
003vertical_lines_035_251.jpg
001_IMG0088_037_253.jpg
001basket_of_hot_air_balloon_sh_25_0_al_sh_26_05_06_036_252.jpg
001early_am_view_22_01_11_034_250.jpg
001a_nickel_for_your_thoughts_20_09_05_027_243.jpg
· more »

EzHighway

Registered: August 2010
Posts: 59
Tue May 8, 2012 10:22am

A beautiful background for this Cates Tug boat on the way to it's next job. I also like the silhouette of the Captain.
Tony Mil

Registered: February 2009
Posts: 138
Tue May 8, 2012 5:08pm

Hi Jan


I like how you captured the skyline and more importantly I like that this bring back to you so many happy memories.
Phil Bolton

Registered: March 2011
Wed May 9, 2012 9:59pm

The tug boat stands out well against the Vancouver skyline. This picture you took back in the past has done exactly what you wanted it to do, to remind you in years to come what you were doing on that day.
olddingo

Registered: November 2008
Posts: 2,740
Fri May 11, 2012 7:36am

We all have some photos which will invoke happy memories Jan. I love the blues of the distant skyline,
David

Photo Sharing Gallery by PhotoPost
Copyright © 2007 All Enthusiast, Inc.