Saturday, June 26, 2010

Chinese Demos

24/06/10-- Parliament Hill, Ottawa
Demonstrations on the Hill in light of the Chinese President's visit to the Capital, a couple of days before the G8/G20 Summits. On one side of the Parliament buildings front lawn are Chinese demonstrators showing support to China, its leadership, and Chinese-Canadian relations; on the other side, an almost breath-taking peaceful demonstration by practitioners of Falon Gong,  a spiritual practice, who wish to raise awareness of the persecution of their people by the Communist Party of China.

And on the other side,

Friday, June 25, 2010

Bike and Flowers

23/06/10-- Byward Market, Ottawa
I pass by this bike every other day when I walk through the lovely courtyard between George and York.
I love it.

Inspection of the Ceremonial Guards

22/06/10-- Parliament Hill, Ottawa

Governor General inspects the Ceremonial Guards. It was a really hot day, and having to stand still wearing a heavy uniform, a couple of guards succumbed to the heat and fainted. I couldn't get closer and didn't have a longer lens for this event, so here are some patterns.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010


20/06/10-- Shahar Parush

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Dragon Boat Race

19/06/10-- Mooney's Bay, Ottawa

A man takes a swim in Mooney's Bay beach during the Dragon Boat Race

Children's Area at the Dragon Boat Race, Mooney's Bay

Aytahn Ross, Children's Area at the Dragon Boat Race, Mooney's Bay

Children play ball on the hill by Mooney's Bay

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Backlight and Beach

18/06/10-- Mooney's Bay, Ottawa
Warming up for the Dragon Boat Race

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

World Partnership Walk

13/06/10-- Major's Hill Park, Ottawa

Ottawa Mayor Larry O'Brien and other participants warming up for the World Partnership Walk on Major's Hill Park.

Sunday, June 13, 2010


12/06/10-- Westboro Village, Ottawa

In the park

11/06/10-- The Glebe, Ottawa

Maya Tobin

Thursday, June 10, 2010

Nothing wrong with a cloudy day

10/06/10-- Britannia Beach, Ottawa

Cottage Country

06/06/10-- Bouchette, Quebec

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Maya / Fruit

04/06/10 | 05/06/10

Maya Tobin
Ottawa, Ontario

Fire Wood

04/06/10-- Mel Lillie Construction

Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Ottawa Race Weekend

This was a whole lot of fun. The media pass I got turned out to be pretty limited, so most of my shots were taken along the running routes where I got away from the masses and found lots of nice features.
Please see more shots here:

29/05/10, Saturday

Elite athletes lead the 10K race to the finish line on Queen Elizabeth Driveway

Jessica Reddin plays with leafs as her family watches the 10k Race participants run by.

Right to left: David Wright, Dan Thomsom, and Andrea Proulx keep the enthusiasm and morale high, cheering on to the very last participants of the 10K race on Saturday evening, repeatedly yelling: "Enjoy it while it lasts! It's almost over!"

Temporary bridge over Queen Elizabeth Driveway, 400m from Finish line.
End of day one of the Ottawa Race Weekend.

30/05/10-- Sunday

Elgin Street

Victoria Klassen and Emily Hare; volunteers on Sussex Street

Mathieu Dupont enjoys his morning coffee on Sunday as he watches the Marathon and Half Marathon participants run by outside his house on Sussex Street. Dupont watches the races every year for the last 10 years he's been living in that house.

Derek St. Pierre rests while watching the Marathon and Half Marathon participants run by on Mackenzie Street, Sunday.