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New Photo Walk Meetup at Evergreen Brickworks in Toronto

We are delighted to announce our upcoming Photo Walk Tour at one of the classic natural and historical spaces in the city: Evergreen Brickworks. This will be a perfect walk for photographers and those who love a good urban hike. The meetup is co-presented with Tdot Shots. Please RSVP via our ticket site: Nestled…

Long Exposure Photography in Toronto: Steel Wool Spinning and Light Painting Events

Steel wool spinning is an absolutely stunning visual display that looks incredible in person and phenomenal in long exposure photography. The same is true for other kinds of light painting, particularly in the hands of someone who has had opportunity to practice and delve deeply into the art form. In August 2022 I collaborated with…

Interview with Toronto Smartphone and Drone Photographer Kanchan Kumar (Community Member Feature)

Welcome to the Tdot Shots Five Questions interview series, where we profile local Toronto area photographers who are part of our community. Our community member, Kanchan Kumar, is a photographer with a great gallery of Toronto and GTA sights. All of the artists’s images are captured with smartphone and drone. Please consider coming out to…

Experiments with Long Exposure and Light Painting Photography (Tips and Events)

Have you tried long exposure photography? Without a doubt this technique can yield incredible results. You can try it with any kind of camera, even a smartphone. All you need is a tripod. If you go out at night the long exposures can be lengthened and your creativity can have no limit. The ultimate long…

Toronto Public Art and Architecture Photo Walks and Downtown Tours (Community Events)

We are pleased to announce our summer photo walk and walking tour event schedule. Our events present opportunities that combine creativity, city exploration and networking. Our walks, led by photographer and city enthusiast, Mike Simpson, take place in central Toronto, and explore culture, history, architecture and art. More than 300 participants have explored with Mike…

New Course at Tdot Studio: Video Editing with DaVinci Resolve

Announcement: We are pleased to announce our new course, “Video editing with DaVinci Resolve,” will launch in September, 2022. This course will offer you a solid introduction that will get you up and running fast. It runs weekly over 8 weeks until end of October. About the software DaVinci Resolve is absolutely one of the…

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Artworx Toronto

Public Art = Art for All

The biggest art project in the city allows visitors to undertake self-guided tours. Check out our profile on this worthy public art endeavour throughout 2021-2022.

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