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Le Massif de Charlevoix – Travel Poster

Le Massif de Charlevoix is a ski hill in north-eastern Quebec just over an hour from Quebec City. I think I mentioned in my last post that the views are spectacular as your overlooking the St. Lawrence River. Just a bit of history, in 2002, Daniel Gauthier, one of the co-founders of Le Cirque du Soleil, purchased Le Massif. He sold his interest in Cirque du Soleil and used part of the proceeds to purchase this ski hill.

A few months ago I posted an image of Rome that I re-invented as a vintage travel poster. You can see that one here. Well I had so much fun doing that one that I had to create one for Le Massif.  I see a trend starting here.

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26 responses

  1. thesweetkitten

    Stunning result!

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    January 11, 2012 at 7:35 am

  2. Beautifully composed and processed Edith. You should send the image to him.

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    January 11, 2012 at 7:41 am

  3. Lovely light in this Edith. And your header image is beautiful!

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    January 11, 2012 at 7:54 am

  4. Nicely shot and put together Edith!

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    January 11, 2012 at 8:01 am

  5. How cool is that! You did a great job Edith!

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    January 11, 2012 at 8:22 am

  6. Rick

    Excellent! Fantastic!

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    January 11, 2012 at 8:40 am

  7. Very creative Edith. You’ve got a real knack for this.

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    January 11, 2012 at 9:28 am

  8. A nice trend indeed, Edith. Really creative and so well done!

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    January 11, 2012 at 9:39 am

  9. Well done Edith! I like the processing a lot!

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    January 11, 2012 at 10:31 am

  10. I love it!

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    January 11, 2012 at 11:39 am

  11. I really like this a lot. The effect you have chosen really suit this image. I look forward to seeing more of these travel posters.

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    January 11, 2012 at 1:42 pm

  12. This looks like it SHOULD be a poster, well done.

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    January 11, 2012 at 5:19 pm

  13. Good job on this one, looks good.

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    January 11, 2012 at 6:56 pm

  14. I like the way you’ve processed this and the font works really well. I can see a new career as a Graphic Designer/Typographer for you.

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    January 12, 2012 at 5:05 am

  15. myallegro31

    Oh man, this is getting me more excited for this weekend. I really enjoy these retro travel posters. Well done Edith.

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    January 12, 2012 at 6:48 am

  16. Nice work Edith! well done

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    January 12, 2012 at 10:21 am

  17. I love this idea, Edith. Wonderful! Please do keep with it. :)

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    January 12, 2012 at 12:01 pm

  18. I love this Edith, what a great shot, and a great poster!!

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    January 12, 2012 at 2:35 pm

  19. that’s awesome Edith, great idea and excellent outcome!

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    January 12, 2012 at 2:51 pm

  20. You did a good job of “repurposing” the photo: let the flocking of tourists begin.

    Steve Schwartzman

    http://portraitsofwildflowers.wordpress.com

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    January 12, 2012 at 3:19 pm

  21. Nice work with this one, I like it as a tourist poster!

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    January 12, 2012 at 5:59 pm

  22. Pingback: Acadia National Park – Vintage Travel Poster « Edith Levy Photography

  23. Pretty cool! You are very talented, I like your vintage image.

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    July 30, 2012 at 8:00 am

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