Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus

By Peter Fowler

Our intrepid photo editor, Peter Fowler, recently stomped the neighbourhood to add some new photos to his extensive portfolio of Old Ottawa East imagery. Always one to respond to a photographic assignment, and to see the community in a different manner than others, Peter responded with a number of intriguing photos, including this new take on Main Street’s wok-in dumpling house, Sula Wok.

Comments: This inside-out image of the alcove eating area outside of Sula Wok is interesting because of the curving lines of the shapes that are more often than not square or rectangular, but not in this case. The lensworks produce exterior walls that bend gently inward and blend in with the gentle curve of the wooden table in the foreground housing several of Sula’s own jewellery creations. Add to the composition the tall, curved storefront silk banner for the restaurant and one sees the full three-dimensional effect of rounded, arcing width, length and height.

Photo by Peter Fowler

Photo by Peter Fowler

We have been delighted with the response to our open invitation to Mainstreeter readers to submit their favourite photo of the neighbourhood for publication in the pages of our newspaper. If you would like to see your favourite Old Ottawa East photo in our Peter Fowler’s OOE Focus feature, simply send a copy to editor@mainstreeter.ca along with with a brief description of the photo, its location, how you came to take the shot and why you consider it your best work ever! We’d like all your neighbours to bask in your brilliance!

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