After I posted that, I got thinking this picture might be better if it was cropped as sort of a panorama. I brightened it up a bit too. What do you think?


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  1. Posted February 20, 2009 at 8:05 pm | Permalink

    when I was in Ottawa this past week I realized I had forgotten that everyone dresses warmly and appropriately for the weather, I live in Southern Ontario now and often find myself thinking, “Why don’t they wear hats?” on cold days …. great photo and nice to meet you.

  2. Robin Kelsey
    Posted February 20, 2009 at 8:17 pm | Permalink

    Hi Kath. Nice meeting you too :)

  3. Posted February 21, 2009 at 12:39 am | Permalink

    me likes the first or top one. don’t know why but i just do – i like the darker one.

  4. Posted February 21, 2009 at 7:45 am | Permalink

    I like the second one.

  5. Posted February 21, 2009 at 8:22 am | Permalink

    Seems to me all the verticals in the first shot echo him.
    In the second crop my eye was pulled right to the fencing in front of the building but I had to look back to see if it was there in the first shot.

  6. Robin Kelsey
    Posted February 21, 2009 at 8:43 am | Permalink

    I agree, Bandobras. I also like the skid marks in the right foreground. That’s from the Conservative government running off the rails.

    I think the answer to my question is that they are completely different pictures. Thanks for your comments!

  7. Posted February 21, 2009 at 8:59 am | Permalink

    Chipping in late, here, but want to add to Bandobras’ comment. Like ‘em both, but the top one works best for me because the arched doorway echoes the hood’s shape so nicely. For an obsessive-compulsive kind of coyote, sometimes it’s all about the repeated patterns…

  8. Posted February 21, 2009 at 2:06 pm | Permalink

    I’m not sure which one I prefer…I like the cropping in the first one, actually, but I do like the brightening of the photo. Both are great!

    I’m still working on my husband, trying to convince him that he loves your “Love” photo as much as I do. In the meantime, I was looking on your site for another photo I thought he would like — one of the centre block of parliament that you had put through some sort of sepia-coloured filter. I can’t find it though…do you know which one I mean?

  9. Robin Kelsey
    Posted February 21, 2009 at 6:01 pm | Permalink

    Hi Lynn,
    Could it be Peace tower,
    or Peace tower 2?

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