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Picture The Past!



How many of us have the chance to capture the setting sun from the walls of a mighty Fortress? Experience the unique twilight skies at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site with renowned nature photographer Adam Hill.  Adam will guide you through the evening as you learn about capturing amazing photos with your camera while discovering the beauty of the site as the evening sets on this special place. Under Adams expert tutelage, unlock the secrets of your camera and learn to capture amazing moments under Louisbourgs incomparable evening sky.  Adam will share with you his knowledge on sunsets, landscapes and astrophotography. You will walk away with lasting memories and the pictures to show it!

5:00pm   Arrival
6:00pm   Meet and greet
6:30pm   Photo talk
7:00pm   Photograph the Fortress during sunset.
9:00pm   Break
9:30pm   Photograph Fortress under the stars.

Schedule:   July 4 & 18, August 1 & 15, 2018
Price:   $50.00 taxes included
Info:   phone - 902-733-3548 / email - info@fortressoflouisbourg.ca

Adam Hill is a nature photographer concerned with conveying the beauty he sees and feels in nature. Hill's award-winning photography has been published in books, magazines and calendars, and his prints have been collected all over the world, from Greenland to South Africa. Hill was raised in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, surrounded by the lakes, rivers, highlands and coast lines. Cape Breton's influence on his life has been profound, inspiring him to seek the natural beauty that the rest of Canada has to offer.


- Rendezvous at Entrance 2 (follow signs).
- Entry available though Entrance 2 beginning at 5:00pm, event starts promptly at 6:00pm
- Wear comfy footwear and warm clothes.
- All daytime visitors to Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site will clear site at 5pm (including those holding tickets to evening events).
- No Refunds or exchanges - Rain or Shine.


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The FLA, Parks Canada, and Authentic Seacoast have partnered to store rum behind the massive stone walls of the Fortress as it was stored 300 years ago. Come celebrate Fortress Rum with us
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