Tag Archives: Gritty

Peter Parker in costume

I shot this yesterday during a walkabout downtown. Had a really good day but man with the wind was it ever brisk. This guy was performing for the kiddies at Spadina and Dundas in the heart of Toronto’s Chinatown. I’m … Continue reading

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Snow fall at night

This is what Toronto was going through the evening of Feb 9th. The past week or two, though, things have improved greatly. Winter’s not over yet, mind you, but knowing spring is just around the corner warms the heart. I’m … Continue reading

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Sitting on the post

As in Canada Post Mailbox, that is… I shot this back on the last Sunday in September, during one of the Kensington Market pedestrian Sundays. Simply, liked the gritty, billboard adorned wall, saw the guy sitting on the mailbox, snapped … Continue reading

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Downtown Hamilton

Here’s a gritty shot from my outing to Hamilton last week. With the processing I was sorta going for that Pink Floyd “Animals” album cover look.

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Wide angle versus really wide angle

Here are two photos of the same subject — a tired old garage in a back alley north of Kensington Market. In both cases my back was up against a garage on the opposite side of the lane. The first … Continue reading

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Back alley birds

This is one of those accidental type shots. I was swinging my camera around trying to catch one of these birds with its wings spread in flight. That’s what caused the slight blur in the photo. I didn’t get my … Continue reading

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Wide angle alley in black & white

Okay, now that V-Day’s over lets dispense with all the saccharin and get back to the street. Here’s a shot I took with my wide angle lens a couple of weeks back out at Liberty Village in Toronto’s west end. … Continue reading

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Lazy Slideshow in B & W

I created this slide show of some of my black & white images this evening. I wish the song was longer, since I had to delete a bunch of photos to make the slide show and music sync up. Hope … Continue reading

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