Fairmont Empress is another landmark of Victoria. The architect was Francis Rattenbury, and his design was masterful, complementing his own Provincial Legislature Buildings (I have posted the picture) to create the view that has defined the city ever since.
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macjake (54124) 2014-06-23 6:09
Ah, so you were in my neck of the woods not too long ago!
thats good to hear...did you make it over to Vancouver or did you stay on the Island?
And did you go for High Tea? haha...thats what alot of people do here.
beautiful looking architecture in this golden light.
nice shot indeed.
Hope you had a great time
Nicou (118192) 2014-06-23 6:15
quel bel édiffice quelle architecture fine et grâcieuses sueprbe et le tons le rayon qui vien lécher la pierre et donne une sueprbe couleur.
Bravo et amitié
daddo (23106) 2014-06-23 6:48
Hi Tiffany.An image where the water has turned into molten gold and the buildings are gilded with gold. You have captured a beautiful time of day and imposing architecture. Regards. Klaudio.
serp2000 (38864) 2014-06-23 6:51
Wonderful evening scene! I like these sunset colors, but this view reminds me another city. It was in Gdansk (Poland) two years ago. But this architecture has got the same style and these same shapes. Attractive colors combination of the golden buildings and the grey sky.
abmdsudi (41284) 2014-06-23 7:58
Very eye catching shot aided by the golden glow of northern sun, a delightful building structure that looks so elegant blessed by the sublime light, warm colours and shadows revealing the beauty at its best. The composition and exposure is pleasant, and combination to deep grey sky makes the landmark so prominent and even more stunning. Lovely and for me it ranks up there as one of your best works todate. Superb capture :) Congrats
dta (64142) 2014-06-23 8:08
Hello Tiffany ,
Wonderful warm light on this amazing building . A great sky as a perfect backdrop, and an excellent framing .
chrislo (4151) 2014-06-23 8:20
This looks to be a pleasant and beautiful place to spend a luxurious night. The hotel is a splendid piece of architecture beautifully enhanced by the warm colours of the setting sun. Your tight framing and well chosen viewpoint works superbly, making all the details and colours stand out. A well executed shot with good sharpness and exposure.
ikeharel (54229) 2014-06-23 9:17
Strong sunset glow, adorned beautifully the facade of the impressive edifice.
Shining many windows and the Canada flag high on mast, lone boat and a nice promenade across, all culminate to a nice photo.
cornejo (29371) 2014-06-23 9:54
Hi Tiffany, very good picture of these beautiful and interesting buildings with beautiful sunset light, beautifully captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, nice color and light. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good evening and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
resat1972 (7326) 2014-06-23 12:27
color attracts attention with a great work
America is a beautiful Russian school photo
reflected light is very beautiful
nikkitta (13953) 2014-06-23 12:37
Like this building, interesting original architecture taken with golden light, so creating more contrast with the sky and reflections on the water
Good place to visit
Well done, greetings
Noel_Byrne (22128) 2014-06-23 13:07
This is a beautiful building, majestic and imposing and filled with old world charm. The golden light you managed to capture it under really makes it a stand out photo. I like the flag flying proudly above too, a splash of red in a sea of gold.
Thanks for sharing.
Silvio1953 (118330) 2014-06-23 13:45
Ciao Tiffany, lovely composition with beautiful building, fantastic light and wonderful warm colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
SnapRJW (30115) 2014-06-24 1:50
Hello Tiffany - Photographed under warm light and against a beautifully detailed sky this scene delights the eye and presents this impressive hotel in all its architectural glory. The location of the hotel looks fabulous with the small marina right in front. Perhaps too expensive for me!
Kamilutka (8095) 2014-06-24 4:48
you just got super lucky with this amazing light - it painted the buildings in the port gold and gave them truly wonderful look. The whole effect is even more striking against the cloudy sky in the background. Well captured!
I also like the whole composition with the piers and boat in the foreground.
Thanks for sharing
Cricri (103145) 2014-06-24 7:07
Belle lumière chaude sur le bâtiment, les reflets, de belles couleurs en toiles de fond, très jolie réalisation
CLODO (29740) 2014-06-24 7:08
the orange light is gorgeous and paints in gold the river at the bottom.
photoray (10983) 2014-06-24 16:18
Attractive water side view of the elegant classical Empress Hotel, in golden lighting.
Even if not spending the night here, it is fun to have 'high tea' inside the dining room.
Thanks for sharing,
fabbs99 (16147) 2014-06-24 21:19
Fantastic shot of the castle like building.I like the presence of the golden rays of the sun in this frame.Very well done.Keep sharing.
Gigidusud (14001) 2014-06-26 8:08
Splendid view on these beautiful architectures. The golden light and the reflections on the water are fantastic. I like a lot!
kabel (1615) 2014-06-27 20:25
Hello, the colors are magical so you chose the perfect time of day for your image. Very good architectural photo.
carlo62 (29483) 2014-06-30 14:43
una luce fantastica, ricopre d'oro ogni cosa, creando un'atmosfera splendida, soprattutto osservando i riflessi dell'acqua.
InasiaJones (31448) 2014-07-07 7:51
A definitely attractive depiction of this iconic hotel. The warm light works like magic to create a unique atmosphere, just as much on the building than on the clouds.
The reflection on water surface doubles the impression of gold hues.
- Copyright: Tiffany Liu (Oceania) (4732)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-05-26
- Categories: Architecture
- Camera: CANON EOS 6D
- Exposure: f/10.0, 1/125 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Alaska & British Columbia
- Date Submitted: 2014-06-23 5:33