1. / About the Project

    As of today, it is estimated that there are more than 7 billion humans living on Earth.

    Humans have only been a glimpse in the Earth’s timeline, yet in the last 200 years the evolution of mankind has skyrocketed as well as the need for Earth’s resources.

    Skyscrapers are growing taller than the next, like huge trees battling for sunlight. At night, from a higher point of view, traffic evokes lava flowing down a volcano.

    Like a giant ant colony, humans have made this planet their own. But what about the Earth? Can we continue to take without consequences? The City Limits tries to show that even though we are the dominant species on the planet, there is something bigger than us.

    In Carl Sagan’s own words “Our planet is a lonely speck in the great enveloping cosmic dark. In our obscurity, in all this vastness, there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves. It is up to us.”

    Human progress and technology are developing at exponential rates but at what cost?

    Where is the city’s limit?

    / Technical Info

    Camera: Canon 5D Mark II
    Lenses: Canon 14 II, Canon 24 II, Canon 70-200

    / Licensing

    For licensing information please visit: dominicboudreault.com/licensing

    / Connect with Me

    Website: dominicboudreault.com
    Twitter: twitter.com/domboudreault
    Instagram: instagram.com/dominicboudreault

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  2. / About the Project

    In 1953, Alfred Hitchcock and his Hollywood crew flew to a small French Canadian town called Quebec. There, they filmed one of the “Master of Suspense” most underrated movies: “I, Confess”.

    Hitchcock said he chose Quebec City mostly for convenient reasons. It was a perfect substitute for his beloved Paris with its Gothic churches and Old World charm. The French Canadian city was a cinematic natural.

    Founded in 1608 by Samuel de Champlain, Quebec is one of the oldest cities in North America and definitely has a European feel to it.

    More than 30 years after the filming of “I, Confess”, I developed a fascination for Alfred Hitchcock’s suspenseful and masterful movies. I was thrilled and surprised to find out that he shot one of them in my hometown, for the most part not very far from where I lived as a young boy. It inspired me to rediscover my city.

    Armed with my camera and a good winter coat, I braved the frozen winter months and began filming scenes of my own. With Hitchcock’s movie soundtracks in my headphones, I walked every street and looked everywhere for the perfect point of view of Quebec. What came out of my quest was my first time lapse video.

    An homage to “Hitch” but also an homage to my hometown “La Vieille Capitale”.

    / Technical Info

    Camera: Canon 5D Mark II
    Lenses: Canon 24 II, Canon 135, Canon 70-200

    / Licensing

    For licensing information please visit: dominicboudreault.com/licensing

    / Connect with Me

    Website: dominicboudreault.com
    Twitter: twitter.com/domboudreault
    Instagram: instagram.com/dominicboudreault

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