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Shoot Wide / Landscape and Crop to Portrait or Square Aspect Ratio (Photography and Social Media Tips)

As a photographer, I prefer to shoot in landscape mode, which is more natural to me. I can then post landscape images online to my website or Flickr, and optionally post portrait crop images to social media such as Instagram. In this post I’ll explain my process and share examples.

Video of the Tdot Shots Toronto Street Photography Walk with David Paul aka @dp.ey

In December Tdot shots collaborated with David Paul on a special photo walk with a street photography theme. It was a chilly day and COVID was on the rise but 19 intrepid photographers from the Greater Toronto photography community came out to enjoy the walk. Read the article to find out more about this special meetup.

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Walk and shoot Toronto with us

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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.

Events and Photo Walks

Meetups, Events and Photo Walks

Welcome and Thank You

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Wishing you the best in 2022!
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