Tag Archives: Spadina Ave.

Transit Riders’ Shadows

I took this photo waaay back last April with what was then my brand new Tokina 11-16mm F2.8 wide angle lens. I was with my friend Vicki and we walked around Queen West and stopped for beers at the Horseshoe … Continue reading

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Happy Billboard

I think the photo pretty much speaks for itself. I took this down on Spadina Ave. in Chinatown during my outing with Jen last weekend. Hope you like it. Big day of yard work ahead, I’m afraid. Looks like I … Continue reading

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Shadow people waiting for streetcar

Here’s another example of the 11-16mm Tokina lens. I didn’t really push this, which is why the perspective isn’t too crazy. I should have composed with more space above the rooftops of the distance buildings. Oh well, next time.

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Nine pipes, nine shadows

So after a weekend filled with black & white I thought I’d start off the new week with some colour. This photo goes back to the graffiti alley walk at the end of the summer. I go for this sort … Continue reading

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A portrait for change

This street person approached me for change and I traded her a photo for a couple of bucks. Win win, right? I didn’t expect her to pose but she did and a moment after this shot broke out laughing hysterically. … Continue reading

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Shoulda had soup

I posted a different shot of this spot a while back, also in black & white. I got lucky with this one in that I didn’t expect the guy to be taking a huge bite out of his sandwich just … Continue reading

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Zoom zoom

I saw this woman heading down Spadina Ave in Toronto’s west end and had only the shortest of moments to catch her with my camera. What an odd get up and mode of transport. She’s no spring chicken, either. It … Continue reading

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Street Market

I posted a photo of this little Chinese lady a while back, reaching for salad. Here’s another one I got of her as I approached the scene. She was already aware of me, as you can tell by the stink … Continue reading

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