Sunset at Alexandra Quay (Montreal)

This is a shot of downtown Montreal from the roof of Alexandra Quay in Old Port. The Old Port of Montreal has four original Quays, and after the port was moved to another location the quays were transformed to something different than their original purpose.

Travel Photography Blog - Canada. Montreal. Alexandra Quay
Montreal. Alexandra Quay
Loc: 45°30’9″ N 73°32’54” W

The Alexandria Quay was transformed into a multilevel parking lot. For years, while working at Multimedia City, I had a parking spot at Alexandria Quay. I always tried to pick the furthest spot on the top level so I could take a couple of pictures at the end of the day before driving home.

If you are in Montreal and looking for interesting travel photography opportunities, go to the very end of Alexandria Quay. The view from the pier is worth checking out.

Deconstructing Featured Photo

Travel Photography Blog: 5 Bracketed Shots ( -1; 0; +1 )

Camera: Canon 60D
Lens: Sigma 17-70mm
Focal Length: 17mm
ISO: 800
Aperture: F8
Bracketing: 3 shots ( -1, 0, +1 )
Tripod: Handheld

Processing: HDR Processed in Photoshop HDR Pro

Lightroom: import, tagging, export to Photoshop HDR Pro
Photoshop: 3 exposures ( -1, 0, +1) were used to tone map image, 32-bit tiff image was saved to Lightroom (check my free guide “Natural Looking HDR Workflow“)
Lightroom: straightening, cropping, export as PSD image
Photoshop:  cleaning
Photoshop Plugins:

Archiving: I save all my photos as JPEG (quality: 100%) at full resolution and with the help of the Lightroom plugin, I synchronized them with my portfolio on SmugMug for safekeeping, sharing, image hosting and online sales.

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