Writing with Light

Rooftop View

We’re back in Quebec City today. This was taken from my hotel room at the Chateau Frontenac. What I really liked about this view were the lines of the snow-covered sloping roofs. I used Topaz B&W Effects to convert the image to B&W and increased the contrast in order to accentuate the lines.

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30 responses

  1. Very nice scene Edith. Well composed and wonderfully processed.

    January 23, 2012 at 7:33 am

  2. A beauty scene Edith and wonderfully processed! Well done!

    January 23, 2012 at 7:57 am

  3. Sweet POV Edith! Love it!

    January 23, 2012 at 8:44 am

  4. It’s a really wonderful shot. The black and white is just perfect for this subject.

    January 23, 2012 at 8:46 am

  5. What a view! I like you framed the shot with the roof tops to the side and the grainy texture adds a vintage feel.

    January 23, 2012 at 8:57 am

  6. I like the dance of shadows on that fresh powder.

    January 23, 2012 at 9:10 am

  7. This is gorgeous Edith! I really like the sharp details and shadows.

    January 23, 2012 at 10:12 am

  8. Awesome, Edith! I love the post processing you did on this image.

    January 23, 2012 at 10:27 am

  9. Love the silvery crisp look to this photo.

    January 23, 2012 at 11:04 am

  10. Pretty cool..Edith!

    January 23, 2012 at 11:48 am

  11. Nice job framing the scene, and the B&W processing looks great.

    January 23, 2012 at 2:41 pm

  12. Wonderfully processed scene here, Edith! I really like this viewpoint, accentuated by the snow.

    January 23, 2012 at 4:03 pm

  13. Wonderful view! The Topaz software work perfectly. I miss Quebec… I have not been to Quebec for some time, it’s a nice city.

    January 23, 2012 at 8:08 pm

  14. nicely done Edith, love that patch of snow on the closest spire-thing, nice work!

    January 24, 2012 at 1:48 am

  15. A very beautiful photo. When there is snow, then B&W is excellent selection for this photo. I love it.

    January 24, 2012 at 1:58 am

  16. Nice work, I am with Jim, I like the patch of snow on the tower

    January 24, 2012 at 10:25 am

  17. sil

    Magical view and shot!

    January 24, 2012 at 12:59 pm

  18. lovely cityscape

    January 24, 2012 at 1:32 pm

  19. I do love this so much, Edith! It’s absolutely mesmerizing, my friend! I spend quite the amount of time taking in all the details and textures you’ve brought to life here. Epic!!

    January 24, 2012 at 5:04 pm

  20. Nigel

    Hi Edith, thanks for visiting my blog. I really do like the perspective you’ve taken with this shot, it works really well.

    January 25, 2012 at 6:04 pm

  21. I love….love….love it! it is just stunning. I could not stop looking at it! Well done Edith!

    January 26, 2012 at 1:37 am

  22. Love this view, the way the inclusion of the foreground makes me feel like I am peeking out an attic window. Beautiful!

    January 26, 2012 at 7:20 am

  23. Wonderful perspective Edith! But that’s just not fair, you had a hotel room there!! It must be beautiful inside. This is a gorgeous scene Edith and wonderfully captured.

    January 27, 2012 at 9:20 am

  24. Nice shot Edith! Looks great in BW

    January 30, 2012 at 4:41 pm

  25. marcperkins

    Gorgeous! As with everyone else, I keep finding new things to look at in the image. Nicely done!

    January 31, 2012 at 1:02 pm

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