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Street Portraiture

I shot this portrait a few weeks back during an outing downtown. I processed it the day I shot it, but this is a re-processed version using Silver Efex Pro 2. That’s a plug-in for Lightroom that gives you more … Continue reading

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No place to nap

This woman had set up shop on this park bench. It wasn’t that cold out if you were dressed for it, but if you were trying to sleep on a bench it must have been freezing. I shot this with … Continue reading

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I better write my name on my cup

When I saw this guy I knew right away there was a shot there. My fear was he’d notice my camera and react to it. But since he seemed enthralled with writing something on that Timmy’s coffee cup I figured … Continue reading

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Man against a brick wall

I see this guy around downtown a lot. He’s one of Toronto’s many street people. I suspect he’s homeless and lives in a shelter, but that’s only a guess. I shot this on Bay Street just north of Toronto City … Continue reading

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No way to spend Christmas Day

Here’s another shot from the 25th. I’m always surprised at the number of homeless/street people I see downtown on Christmas day every year. Some are the same people I’ve seen for years now. This year, with Canada falling all over … Continue reading

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Man of the street

Not sure this guy’s story is, but he’s definitely a savvy street dude. I see him out front of the Tim Horton’s near Ryerson University all the time. Talking to him, he really seems to have his shit together. I … Continue reading

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I want to build this church

“I have this vision,” he said. He went on to explain how he was a recovering addict and wanted to build this church up north. He named the town but I can’t recall. “It’s going to be a safe place … Continue reading

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The street

When I first walked by this guy I’d actually decided not to photograph him. I’m not sure why, really, as I am oft to shoot homeless and street people, when I see something interesting. But I glanced back and was … Continue reading

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