Victoria is the capital city of British Columbia, Canada.
Elegant was my first impression to this cute city. The evening stroll along the Inner Harbour was a pleasure.
This picture shows the Parliament Buildings on the Inner Harbour. There is a story behind this beautiful architecture. In 1892, a 25-year-old young man arrived on the west coast just as an architectural competition for a new Legislature Building in Victoria was announced. Francis Rattenbury had no professional credentials but was blessed with both talent and ambition. He submitted a set of drawings and, to the surprise of all, beat out 65 other entries from around the continent.
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Silvio1953 (123561) 2014-06-12 6:00
Ciao Tiffany, great view of fantastic building, splendid light and wonderful warm colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
daddo (24406) 2014-06-12 6:01
Wonderful light Tiffany that creates special contrast with the darker parts of the composition. Nice moment, Excellent sharpness. Best wishes. Klaudio.
dta (67246) 2014-06-12 8:26
Hello Tiffany ,
This is a beautiful building , but you've captured it with a great light andd a splendid sky , all togeteher creating a splendid effect .
lousat (77804) 2014-06-12 8:27
Hi Tiffany,great choice of the moment,with this warm light so well exposed in all the different levels on the facade,and great choice of point of view to have a full view in a diagonal perspective,good 3D effect too,i like it! Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano
Giustiniani (3376) 2014-06-12 8:44
une belle capture, la lumière sur ce beau bâtiment est superbe.
cornejo (32168) 2014-06-12 9:32
Hi Tiffany, very good photograph of this beautiful and interesting building, beautifully captured in this interesting image with good sharpness, light and color. Very good and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good afternoon and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
nikkitta (14858) 2014-06-12 9:58
Impressive building, Tiffany, like the evening light, give the building a golden color and emphasizes the beauty of the cupolas
gildasjan (41628) 2014-06-12 10:15
La lumière éclaire cette architecture de façon sublime et les teintes douces et délicates de ce ciel créent une très bonne partition de couleurs.
ikeharel (58195) 2014-06-12 10:29
Shining domes and a beautiful view of the wide facade, with exquisite clear details collected.
Taken from an adequate distance, depth well maintained.
Impressive moment on scene.
SNOOP_Chan (4201) 2014-06-12 11:08
Hello Tiffany, very nice image here. Interesting colors in the sky. Good contrast with the darker tones of the building. Amazing light on the top. Good take.
PaulVDV (22721) 2014-06-12 11:13
WOW! You've certainly captured the Parliament Building with the most beautiful light!
While the lower part of the building is already in the shade, the setting sun creates pleasant warm tones on the upper part and let all the green domes shine fabulously.
The different colours of the clouds make the sky to a wonderful backdrop.
Very beautiful !
Best regards, Paul
chawax (19476) 2014-06-12 11:22
Very beautiful golden light on these parliament buildings. That light is what makes this picture very attractive !
Have a nice day,
photoray (12497) 2014-06-12 12:02
Interesting dark view of Victoria's Parliament Building with late sun striking the upper floor and domes.
When visiting Victoria, I always enjoy visiting not only the outside but the interior, especially for the artistic stain glass windows.
Thanks for sharing,
resat1972 (7362) 2014-06-12 14:16
a nice shot
Great colors and framing
carlo62 (33793) 2014-06-12 15:20
l'architettura è molto bella, ma la luce lo è di più.
I raggi caldi del sole colpiscono la parte alta dell'edificio creando una bellissima immagine.
emka (79875) 2014-06-12 23:22
Excellent presentation of this Canadian building. Impressivde architecture. I l;ike the composition but above all the light is marvelous.
WArm regrads MAlgo
SnapRJW (31435) 2014-06-12 23:54
Hello Tiffany - How attractively the light paints the upper portion of the shot with warm tones and how wonderfully well the domes stand out against the beautifully tones sky. A composition that in itself is good but because of the light is raised up to greater visual appeal.
abmdsudi (43718) 2014-06-13 4:18
A cracking shot and very "alive" with that catchlight, What a magnificent architecture when you are presented by such quality light at right time when the glowing green domes with a 'different' look - makes it interesting and eye catching. This looks so delicate. you've also handled the exposure and saturated colours expertly and the sky colour is an icing on the cake to finish off. Simply delicious to savour. Fabulous! Congrats
Sergiom (61132) 2014-06-13 5:45
Le détour par l'Île de Victoria vaut vraiment la peine. Le parlement et les jardins sont de toute beauté grâce au micro climat de l'endroit. J'aime beaucoup la lumière qui frappe le toit de l'édifice en diagonale.
Cricri (107274) 2014-06-13 7:10
Intéressante architecture, un beau moment capturer avec la lumière qui réchauffe le haut, très belle réalisation
siudzi (33973) 2014-06-19 9:37
An impressive architecture this taken with superb sense of the moment! The warm light tonality created a charming effect here and the scene looks really unique. Very well seen and done.
fotka (3565) 2014-07-08 8:05
Nicely captured capital building of British Columbia in evening light. Very interesting architecture with the one big dome and many little. Perfect quality picture with great colors, light and sharpness.
Didi (57256) 2014-07-08 8:19
Very good point of view on the building
Good lights ambiance
Interesting balance with shades
COSTANTINO (56223) 2014-07-26 9:50
Hello my dear friend
wonderful postcard from Victoria the capital
city of British Columbia in Canada
here we have a wonderful view of this ancient
building with the last sunlight rays
passing thought the clouds
you ve captured this scenery perfectly
have a nice evening
- Copyright: Tiffany Liu (Oceania) (4982)
- 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: 2014-06-12 5:30