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On Assignment: Toronto Commercial Interiors Photography – Oakville Sales Centre for TACT Architecture & Design

One of the most stressful/challenging element as an architectural photographer is getting the "right" weather, especially when shooting exteriors. Things get even more complicated when planned shoot takes place in winter and weather becomes a little unpredictable, especially in Canada. Having been commissioned by  TACT Design...

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Just Off The Press: Cover for PhotoLife Magazine Oct/Nov 2015

I'm pleased to share with you these covers from PhotoLife and Photosolutions magazine of Oct/Nov 2015 featuring my photos of  Toronto and New York for an article I wrote about architectural photography. Once again Thanks to Valerie Racine  and all the staff of Apex Publishing for giving me that...

Toronto Skyline at dusk and the blue hour viewed from Thompson Hotel Rooftop Bar & pool

How To: The Art of shooting Urban Skylines

From Montreal to Chicago and San Francisco passing by Hong Kong, Sidney and Kuala Lumpur, there are hundreds of beautiful skylines in the world. With each city featuring a specific architecture and unique natural surroundings, a skyline is a city’s visual signature. In essence, capturing skylines...

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New Architecture Interiors Travel Website is Now LIVE!

I'm very pleased to announce that my new architecture, interiors and travel website is now live! Le site est aussi disponible en francais! davidgiralphoto.photoshelter.com will now be used exclusively as a images library where you'll be able to license stock photos and image gallery from previous projects. Feel free to...

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How To: Understanding Diptychs – When two is better than one

[caption id="attachment_1785" align="alignnone" width="1024"] A yummy goat sandwich at olives and Gourmando | Old Montreal, CanadaLens: 50mm F/1.4 | ISO 800 - 50 mm F/2 1/50s (left) | 50mm F/2.8 1/125s (right)For this food diptych, notice how easy it is to summarize a restaurant in...

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Top DJs: Armin Van Buuren at Bal En Blanc 18 in Montreal

Organized since 1995 and now reaching its majority with its 18th Edition, Bal en Blanc has become a real institution in the north american electronic music scene. With more than 15.000 people attending the event year after year, the 14h long Easter event is one not to...

Robyn Photoshop Makeover Before/After, by David Giral

Photoshop Makeover: Fashionista514′s Headshot

Photoshop portrait retouching is everywhere: in blogs, newspapers, magazines. With the development of online tutorials, plug-ins and actions, access to the skill has become easier than ever. However, like all skills, learning how to balance each adjustment is not that as easy as it may seem...

Second Sun - Resolution 2010, Montreal, Canada by David Giral

Top DJs: Second Sun at Resolution 2010 Montreal

Organized by Production Playground Bal en Blanc, Resolution is the first big party of the year in Montreal and always features the TOP Djs in the World. Other than Paul Van Dyk and Above and Beyond, Misstress Barbara and DJ Kal , Second Sun performed...

Above and Beyond perfoming at Sensation 2010 in Montreal, Bell Center - by David Giral

Top DJs: Above and Beyond at Resolution 2010 Montreal

Organized by Production Playground Bal en Blanc since 2009, Resolution is the first big party of the year in Montreal and always features the TOP Djs in the World. Other than Paul Van Dyk, Above and Beyond was also set to perform live in Montreal...

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TOP DJs: Paul Van Dyk at Resolution 2010 Montreal

Organized by Production Playground Bal en Blanc since 2009, Resolution is the first big party of the year in Montreal and always features the TOP Djs in the World.  After 2009 and the performance of Tiesto, it was Paul Van Dyk's turn to perform live...

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How To: keep EXIF on HDR photos using Photoshop

The problem with HDR photos and panoramas is that editing strip the resulting files of their EXIF data. Here is a simple video detailing the different steps to keep the EXIF data in your files. The format that you use for saving does not influence the end...

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Making Of: Macy’s Store – San Francisco

During my last trip to San Francisco, I had the opportunity to take a few photos at the blue hour in San Francisco before heading out on a road trip to Seattle, Wa. The photo above was taken at Union Square and pictures the amazing facade...