Category Archives: light & shadow

Light & shadow play on Bay St.

I shot this back in early May when the lockdown was still in effect. I love the light and shadow play here and hung out on this corner for a good half hour or more. With so few cars on … Continue reading

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Lady in Red

Shot this about three weeks back. I really liked the light here so I simply stuck around and waited for a strong subject to enter my frame. Her red outfit really pops here, which is why I left it in … Continue reading

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Late afternoon light on Bay St

Shot this on a Sunday afternoon downtown. Usually it would be busy as hell at this spot and this time of day, but not during this pandemic. I am noticing things getting much busier. Still not nearly back to normal … Continue reading

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Cows

I shot this in the heart of Toronto’s financial district on the weekend. The cows are a part of a permanent art installation there. They’re always fun to shoot. In this case I just liked the play of light and … Continue reading

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Patience is important

Patience is the cornerstone of good street photography, in my opinion. It’s sort of like fishing. You don’t row out to your favourite fishing spot, cast your line and when you get no bites in the first five minutes, reel … Continue reading

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My latest street photography article

So today Petapixel Magazine (an online photography magazine) published my second article, Street Photography: Risk and Reward. Give it a read and let me know what you think. Or better yet, give it a read and if you like it, … Continue reading

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The old Bank of Montreal

It’s nice to see buildings like this still in existence and use here in Toronto, although we have lost a lot of them over the years, especially after the major downtown fire of 1904 that wiped out dozens of them … Continue reading

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Brinks

It’s always heartbreaking to see anyone who has run out of options in life and ends up on the street. The juxtaposition of a Brinks truck likely filled with cash parked behind a street person who is simply trying to … Continue reading

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