Francis Vachon Photographe

July 31, 2010

Wendake pow-wow

Pow-wow Wendake 2010

Natives of the Americas gathered to Wendake, just North of Quebec City, to take part into a the annual pow-wow of the Huron-Wendat nation. More pictures to come in the next few days…

July 30, 2010

Friday links and news #3

It’s been a while I did not do a “Friday links and news”, a selection of my tweets of the week.

Links in English

Liens en français

Just nice photos / de belles images

July 27, 2010

Edward by the river

Kid looking at a river at sunset
My son Edward, looking at the St.Lawrence river at my parent’s cottage in St.Michel-de-Bellechasse.

July 23, 2010

Quick drive to Ile D’Orléans to get more stock photos

After an assignment in Beauport yesterday that was ending around dinner time, just before the golden hour, I decided to head to Ile D’Orléans to beef up my stock images of this beautiful countryside, just East of Quebec City.

Crops grow in a field on Ile D’Orleans, near Quebec City July 22, 2010. The island is still an essentially rural place famous locally for its produce, especially strawberries, apples, potatoes and wineries.

cyclists on ile d'Orleans
Two cyclists pass by an old house on Ile D’Orleans, near Quebec City. The Island is a very popular destination for cyclists.

Chocolaterie de l'Ile D'Orleans
Chocolaterie de l’Ile D’Orleans is pictured in Sainte-Petronille, Ile d’Orleans

July 15, 2010

Visiting the Quebec Masonic Lodge

It’s rare that a non freemason can visit one, but for my other blog Quebec Urbain, I was able to visit a Masonic Lodge. Article (in French) on Quebec Urbain, and all the photos on my stock site.

Quebec Masonic Lodge
Freemason logo is pictured outside of the Loge Albion / St.John’s Masonic Lodge in Quebec City June 23, 2010. Freemasonry is a fraternal organisation that arose from obscure origins in the late 16th to early 17th century.


A British flag is pictured above a tablet perpetuating the memory of local freemason died during the first World War.


A Volume of the Sacred Law, represented here as the Holy Bible, is pictured in the ritual room