Photo Du Jour


Today’s series is for all of my readers now residing in the big smoke. I was up amongst you this weekend.

View along Bloor Street at Daniel Libeskind‘s addition to the R.O.M. While I can appreciate some modern architecture, when you slap it onto a classical 1930’s era building, it’s bound to look funny and out of place.

The original section is a great building , adorned with great sculpture.

One of the many figures found on the outside.

The rotunda is a great work of art in itself.

Imagine having to lay all the tiles in this mosaic?

The stairs leading away from the mezzanine.

Looking north up Yonge Street from my hotel.

View to the east along the lakefront.

The windows in the hotel could have been a little cleaner, but here is a similar view at night.

I love shooting long exposures of movement. The Gardiner Expressway proved too tempting to ignore…

Related posts
OtherPhoto Du JourWindsor

Dieppe Canadian War Cemetery

Old PhotographsOtherPhoto Du Jour

Red Beach - Dieppe France

NewsPhoto Du Jour

Happy 10th Birthday! 2003 - 2013

Photo Du JourWindsor

Coach and Horses - 1979

Recent Comments:

  • Jo-Anne on Hofer Brewery: “I am one of Vital’s Benoit granddaughters. My Dad, Allan was the second youngest of Vital’s children. I would also…Sep 15, 19:28
  • Sarah on Walkerville Tourist Camp Honeymoon Nest: “I love this! We have lost so much of our interesting history here in Windsor. Have you had much luck…Aug 26, 19:33
  • JM on Osterhout’s Confectionary – 333 Ouellette: “Great story! I really like to read about the ‘human element’ behind these buildings and businesses; a part of Windsor…Aug 24, 07:45
  • Whitney on 888 Chilver: “I grew up in this house. When we moved in, everything was falling apart. It was the quintessential “money pit”.…Aug 21, 02:47
  • Dominic on Diana Restaurant – Leamington – 1954: “Sherry, you are correct, Diana Restaurant was owned by George, Nick and Gus, but it was sold on August 25th…Aug 16, 13:13


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *