Ahh Quebec, how are you even in Canada when you seem to be such completely different worlds? My first French adventure happened in the strangest place and in a destination that I’m sure not many people even think to travel to- Quebec Canada! When I was approached to visit Canada again, not too long after my inaugural visit, I absolutely jumped at the chance but soon realized that the destination might pose a new set of challenges photographically.
You see, in the early days of my travel career I actually believed myself to be a “landscape photographer” and felt most at home when in nature with my trusty bag of photography equipment and a sturdy tripod. For a region like Quebec I knew that I could expect more time spent in cities immersed in culture and history, a nightmare for a so-called landscape photographer.
Despite my skepticism not only was Quebec more than worthy of my lens but that trip marked the beginning of my transition to valuing myself as a destination and social photographer. And I barely had to pick up my tripod! I also spent a lot of time reflecting on what really strikes me when I visit…Continue Reading