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Halifax (Nova Scotia, Canada) and Surroundings

Originally created by the Mi'kmaq (First Nation) and transformed by the British as arrival point for colons, this pretty city mixes modern buildings and ancient ones. Nice bridges, wall paintings and foggy weather are perfect subjects for lomography.

I’m going there quite often to visit my beloved girlfriend. It’s a really pretty city with lots of stuff to capture. Its position relative to the Gulf Stream makes its weather very rainy and foggy. Which is bad for the mood but good for the lomos!

Walking around down-town is pleasant, high-tech all-glass buildings are touching old classic stone buildings, and this great architectural contrast is at first a bit perturbing, but after all makes some pretty nice shots. The cultural life is surprisingly well developed, street-art a bit everywhere, and numerous festivals (we went to the multi-cultural festival, and also to the sea-food festival. Which have nothing to do with each other. Or maybe the fact that we ate amazing stuff in both…).

Taking a car for a ride around Halifax may lead you to some very nice spots as peggy’s cove (see dirklancer’s beautiful lomolocation about it), nice parks (especially pleasant point park) and beaches. The area is called the “Maritimes” by Canadians as fishing was a big part of the region’s history. I ate the best fish and ships of my life there… And lobster is so cheap that you can eat some every week!

And a last important point for us, lomographers, is the amazing photo lab “Carsand-Mosher” which makes perfect X-pro for less that 5 $CA. They are super friendly and the results purely amazing. But maybe I was especially excited because these were my first x-pros ever!

Here are three galleries, with their specs:

And some Stereo Holga shots are here: http://xtupload.com/pf.php?fid=2056

written by stouf

14 comments

  1. sugiyamasatomi

    sugiyamasatomi

    8, 48, 57. 60. 64, 71, 73, 100, 113, 123, 135, and, and.....so many great pictures! stunning!

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  2. vicuna

    vicuna

    Whaaaooouuu!! What a stunning gallery!!!! Great work again Mr Location!!! :)))

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  3. dogma

    dogma

    Great Stuff stouf!!! :D

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  4. -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-

    -a-l-b-e-r-t-o-

    Stouf is back and shows a fantastic location full of wonderful shots...i don't like 141 and 164 :D

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  5. redbohemia

    redbohemia

    Awesome gallery!!...any place that has a seafood festival is my kind of place :p

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  6. anarchy

    anarchy

    Wow, just WOW!!! Amazing gallery, awesome job Stouf!!! =)

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  7. stouf

    stouf

    Thanks a lot everyone, The post was re-edited to have three galleries (thanks to Rowena)... So I don't really now what shots you're talking about... But it's fine ! Thanks for your kind comments !

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  8. cinzinc

    cinzinc

    far out galleries!!!!

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  9. jeabzz

    jeabzz

    greaaaaattt!

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  10. jennay_jean

    jennay_jean

    Lovely shot and a lovely place... I have to make my way there!

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  11. Chris

    my home. I usually shoot around fall river, lower sackville, and downtown halifax. been trying to see if I can get to the old point near the navy building under the bridge on the dartmouth side
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  12. glenn

    excellent

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  13. chris-carnage

    chris-carnage

    i love my city =3 only one complaint, a bit tricky to be an emulsion junkie in this town

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  14. stouf

    stouf

    I understand... Since Carsand-Mosher closed, mmm terrible event... : (

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