Category Archives: Portrait Photography

My photog buddies…

  For something a little different I thought I’d share some shots of my photography buddies. These are people with whom I often roam the streets of downtown Toronto. I won’t bother with names, since it won’t make a different … Continue reading

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Lady with red rose dress

She was out promoting her store, so I assume she was a model of sorts. When I asked if I could take her photo, she immediately knew how to pose, which was nice. I got lucky that the wind caught … Continue reading

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Super Smiles

This is Jasmine and Tiffany from our photo walks group. They came out on Friday for a somewhat impromptu walkabout through Cabbagetown, organized by my friend Michael. At this point we’d stopped for a little rest at the Riverdale farm. … Continue reading

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Street portraits

I ran into this guy on Yonge Street. What a character. Talked non stop a mile a minute. Derek’s his name. Nice enough guy and he knows how to work it as a model. Just got lucky running into him.

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Crossword

I saw this guy sitting in a cafe window during one of our remarkably warm February days a couple of weeks back and snapped this shot. I took it with my Fuji X Pro 2 sporting the 23mm f2 lens … Continue reading

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A rare selfie

Not big on photos of myself and not big on taking selfies, but I figure if they were good enough for Vivian Maier, then they should be good enough for me too, right? If you are into street photography but … Continue reading

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Meet Kenzie

For a little change I thought today I’d share my new (well, relatively new) camera, Kenzie. My big Canon 5D is named Wilson, after the ball in the Tom Hanks movie, Cast Away. Kenzie is named after Kensington Market, which … Continue reading

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Behind the counter

I snapped this last fall on Queen West. The name of the restaurant escapes me at the moment. It reminded me of an older diner from the 50s, so I played with the colours to give it a sort of … Continue reading

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