Some recent B/W shots of Toronto

Been getting out a lot, now that spring has sprung. But I’ve been lazy about posting here. Mostly I’m posting to Instagram nowadays. I seem to get more action over there. Anyway, hope you like these shots. If you want to see more, like daily, follow me on Instagram.

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Toronto Streets

A few shot taken at random times over the past couple of years…

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B/W Toronto Streets

A few of my recent shots of Toronto. So glad to see the weather finally improving here. It’s been a long, brutal winter. Next week every day will be well above zero Celsius and most will be in the teens.

I’m now sharing both b/w and colour images to Instagram, if you care to check it out.

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St Paddy’s Day

It was nice to see so many people out to attend the St Paddy’s Day parade here in Toronto last Sunday. It was the first event to be cancelled when the city when into covid lockdown back in 2020, sadly. Who knew it would turn into a two year shitshow? So thankful it’s looking like we’re finally returning to normal.

I actually made this image back on St Paddy’s Day proper, last Thursday. This guy was giving out free samples of pot to passersby, believe it or not. Boy how things have changed, eh?

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Toronto in Transition

These small buildings won’t be around much longer, as Toronto races to demolish our history for more condo towers. I’m not complaining. I get it. But whenever I see these heritage buildings I always imagine what they must have looked like back in the day when they were new.

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Long Live Ukraine and Death to Putin

Canada has the third largest population of Ukrainians in the world, next only to Ukraine itself and Russia. Two weekends ago, there was a huge rally in support of Ukraine in downtown Toronto. It was the second biggest rally I’ve ever attended in Toronto, second only to the anti-Trump protest after he was elected.

It’s just heartbreaking to see what’s going on in the Ukraine. I find the images of scared kids to be the most disturbing. How Putin can order the murder of so many innocent people is beyond all reason.

I’m praying for Ukraine and hoping we see an end to the war sooner than later.

If you’d like to see more of my Support Ukraine rally photos, check me out on Instagram.

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Floating image format

I recently discovered one of the editing programs I use (ACDSee Pro) allows me to create a white background and have my image float on it with a drop shadow that gives the appearance of it hanging on a wall. I really dig it. Hope you do, too.

I started employing this format for the sake of posting vertical images on Instagram. I can make the white background square, which suits IG’s format, then drop a portrait oriented image into it. So far it’s working fine.

This image is from my archives and was one of my early street shots that I was really super pleased with. Hope you like it.

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A little press for the lazy photographer

Well this was a nice surprise. A week or so back I’d printed and framed an image I made and then gave it to the restaurant I was shooting. They were delighted by the unexpected gift. I then shared the image and my little story on Facebook, only to be contacted by a city-centric media outlet who wanted to do a write up about it. A few minutes of fame never hurt, right?

Anyway, if you wish to read the story from BlogTO, just click here.

In other news, I’ve now started posting colour street photography to Instagram, so be sure to give my IG feed a peek, and follow me, if you like.

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