I decided to start adding some pictures of the city of Calgary it self. I thought this might be interesting for some of the readers who have never been to Calgary before. Kind of like putting a face to a voice if you will 🙂 Clearly this photo cuts off a few stories of the buildings directly in front, the reason is I was shooting it from a couple stories up.
Camera: Canon 7D & 17-40L – Setting: 1/200th // f14 // ISO 400
Thanks for stopping by, Rob
Camera: Canon 5D & 24-70L @24mm – Settings: 1/100th // f14 // ISO 320
The only reason I shot this photo was because of the wicked old building the girl is walking in front of. I love old buildings like this and as the city of Calgary grows the less you see such buildings. For instance, a company here just tore down a old 6 story building built in 1912 to make way for a new set of buildings. I am all for growth and new big buildings, but I feel keeping around the old buildings gives the city a lot of character. However, in the defence of the new development of the 1912 buildings site, it should be noted that, that particular building went over some rather unpleasing renovations in 1967 which had the building clad in marble. Although that might sound nice, it wasn’t haha. Anyhow, I love the building in the picture I took and I hope they don’t tare it down! 🙂
Bellow are some pictures of the 1912 building referenced here. Photo’s by unknown photographers via imageshack.
Old Calgary Herald building before and after 1967 renovations.