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The Junction: Exploring a Historic and Vibrant Toronto Neighbourhood
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The Junction: Exploring a Historic and Vibrant Toronto Neighbourhood

Interested in visiting this neighbourhood? We offer a walking tour and photo walk. Please read on for more about The Junction and local events. About The Neighbourhood The Junction is a walkable, unique neighbourhood in the west end of Toronto, just north of High Park. Its history and name is based on its location near…

Tdot Shots Five Questions Interview with Toronto Creator and Photographer Jeff Chatten
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Tdot Shots Five Questions Interview with Toronto Creator and Photographer Jeff Chatten

It’s our pleasure to present the Five Questions interview with GTA cityscape photographer Jeff Chatten. Interview was conducted via email. Follow the artist: @beyondrealitymedia The artist rolls around the city on a longboard, capturing and sharing a wide range of media. Jeff has a diverse portfolio with incredible urban and nature photography. For this interview…

Light Painting and Steel Wool Photography on Toronto Island with Scott Visscher (Tdot Shots Workshop Gallery)
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Light Painting and Steel Wool Photography on Toronto Island with Scott Visscher (Tdot Shots Workshop Gallery)

On Sunday May 12, we hosted another amazing light painting and night photography workshop with contributor Scott Visscher. It was a bit nippy and overcast but at sunset the sun was out and when the sun went down Scott performed some visual magic with his excellent variety of light painting and steel wool setups. About…

Best Spots for Cherry Blossoms aka Sakura Viewing and Photography in Toronto
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Best Spots for Cherry Blossoms aka Sakura Viewing and Photography in Toronto

Feature image by Mike Simpson taken at Grenadier Pond in High Park, Toronto Spring has been a mix of cool and warm days but the overall trend since winter has been mild – so mild in fact there have been record breaking days and so much general warmth that the cherry blossoms have arrived early!…

Night, Astro and Long Exposure Photography with Ontario Creator Scott Visscher
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Night, Astro and Long Exposure Photography with Ontario Creator Scott Visscher

Welcome to our interview and feature of Ontario, Canada based photographer Scott Visscher, a serious enthusiast for night time and experimental photography like long exposure and light painting, and astro photography of star trails and constellations. Scott brings an artistic sense to his photography and often seeks out unique locations from the Greater Toronto Area…

Public Art and Sculpture Walking Tour in Downtown Toronto (Join Tdot Shots)
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Public Art and Sculpture Walking Tour in Downtown Toronto (Join Tdot Shots)

By Mike Simpson, curator and founder of Tdot Shots Upcoming photo walks and walking tours – please visit tdot.cc/events to register for an public event or contact me for a private tour of Toronto. We explore art, architecture, culture, history and photography. Whenever I walk the downtown core and financial district in Toronto I get…

Chasing Sunrise, Sunsets, Drone Aerials and Street with GTA Toronto Photographer Kurt Wang
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Chasing Sunrise, Sunsets, Drone Aerials and Street with GTA Toronto Photographer Kurt Wang

One of our favourite photographers is Toronto-area local Kurt Wang, known for spectacular images from around the city and neighbouring towns, including downtown Toronto and locales like Mississauga and Hamilton. In this post we will introduce you to Kurt, and share some images from Kurt’s social media. We also urge you to check out Kurt’s…

Solar Eclipse 2024: Safety, Photography in the GTA and Other Tips
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Solar Eclipse 2024: Safety, Photography in the GTA and Other Tips

Monday promises to be an exciting moment for nature, science, astronomy and photography enthusiasts. Let’s look at the phenomenon and offer a few tips for viewing or photographing this event. Please use extreme caution. Errors, whether gear or human cause, can lead to permanent damage to your eyes. It will pay off to learn about…

Profile of Toronto photographer Rob Mee (Landscape, Nature, Cityscape, Architecture)

Profile of Toronto photographer Rob Mee (Landscape, Nature, Cityscape, Architecture)

Welcome to another profile, featuring Rob Mee, a Tdot Create community member and GTA photographer who is keen on developing skills and traveling to further his expertise with photography, and appreciation for history, geography, nature, landscapes and culture. This article is based on the Tdot Shots Five Questions Interview. For our profiles at our page…

Night Photo Walk on Yonge St in Downtown Toronto (IllumiNite Festival)
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Night Photo Walk on Yonge St in Downtown Toronto (IllumiNite Festival)

Super Cool Art and Light Installations on display in March 2024 I am loving exploring the downtown Yonge area recently. It’s so vibrant and fun. Recently the Tdot Shots meetup ventured out to document the IllumiNite Festival put on by the Downtown Yonge BIA. They have some amazing installations. Check it out before the end…