Tag Archives: Street Person

Tattooed Tommy

Here’s another shot I took back in June on my vacation. The title refers to his pants, not his name. I was near Ryerson snapping photos when I noticed this shirtless dude. He looked like bad business, to be honest, … Continue reading

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Rasta dude outside the liquor store

I’ve actually shot this guy a few times over the years. He hangs out front of the LCBO (our gov run liquor stores) in the beaches. When the liquor store relocated a few blocks west around 18 months back, he … Continue reading

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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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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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