Francis Vachon Photographe

August 30, 2009

Kevin Strain

Kevin Strain
Sun Life senior vice-president Kevin Strain poses at the Chateau Frontenac hotel in Quebec city August 25, 2009. Photo Francis Vachon/ The National Post
Technical: Canon EOS Mark III, 1/320 at f5 with a 70-200 at 110mm – ISO 400 + one flash through an umbrella on camera right and one direct flash behind the subject on camera left (this flash created the two highlights on the “object” beside the subject)

August 27, 2009

Fireworks over Quebec city

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August 26, 2009

Eye of the zebra

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August 14, 2009

Nuclear physician Norman Laurin

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Nuclear physician Dr. Norman Laurin, V.P of the Canadian Association of Nuclear medicine, poses in his office in Trois-Rivieres August 13, 2009. Photo Francis Vachon for the Globe and Mail

Story (and another photo) about isotope production crisis on The Globe and Mail web site

August 12, 2009

Les Pieds dans le vide base jumpers

Base jumpers for Les Pieds dans le vide
Martin Dumas, left, and Bertrand Cloutier pose in their wing suit for base jumping at the Observatoire de la Capitale at the last floor of the Marie-Guyart building in Quebec city August 5, 2009. Cloutier and Dumas were involved in the new Quebec movie Les pieds dans le vide where they base jumped off of the Montreal stock exchange tower. Photo Francis Vachon/THE GAZETTE

The story is online.
During the shooting, all of us kept looking at that mock of the National Assembly president’s chair. When we where done, We all said “we HAVE to try to do something with it.” So I put them in it and I asked them to goof a bit. The result is, I think, hilarious.

Base jumpers for Les Pieds dans le vide

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