Architecture

Photographing the Ontario Legislature and Queen’s Park Toronto during Doors Open
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Photographing the Ontario Legislature and Queen’s Park Toronto during Doors Open

Article by Crystle Sequeira / Additional writing by Mike Simpson We often host the community at our events including walks at Queens’ Park and U of T. Join our photography meetups and tours! Register at tdot.com/events Have you been to Queen’s Park? It’s both the parliament of Ontario (Toronto is the capital) and a large…

Join our Summer Photo Walks and Guided tours of Iconic Toronto Spots and Neighbourhoods
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Join our Summer Photo Walks and Guided tours of Iconic Toronto Spots and Neighbourhoods

Feature image photos by Mike Simpson aka @tdot_mike We’re excited to announce our first events of summer, ranging from casual photo walks to guided walking tours, taking place in some of the most beautiful neighbourhoods of the city. Events are co-hosted with our project Iconic Toronto and we often have special guest co-hosts. On the…

Your Guide to Contact Photo and Doors Open Toronto (Events and Tours in the City)
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Your Guide to Contact Photo and Doors Open Toronto (Events and Tours in the City)

With the arrival of May it means a few things to Torontonians. First of all, spring makes a real appearance, after the chill and teases that appear from late March through April, and warmer weather heralds the beginning of event and festival season in Toronto. Though things will truly start cooking by June and July,…

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

Spring Photo Walks at University of Toronto, Financial District and Waterfront (Trillium Park, Ontario Place)
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Spring Photo Walks at University of Toronto, Financial District and Waterfront (Trillium Park, Ontario Place)

Our photo walk meetups are underway and we are happy to announce the newest walks for May 2022. Walks will continue through spring, summer and fall. We have many awesome walks planned for this year. We will return to some of our favourite spots like downtown Toronto and the University of Toronto, and plan to…

Tdot Shots 5 Questions Interview with Photographer-Artist Todd Murrison
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Tdot Shots 5 Questions Interview with Photographer-Artist Todd Murrison

We are grateful to the photographer for sharing their thoughts and experience about photography. Please support the artist by checking out their website or Instagram! Interview and photo selection by Mike Simpson. Who are you?   I am Todd Murrison, a semi-retired illustrator who has worked in the North American advertising industry since 1984. The majority…

Tdot Shots presents the Iconic Toronto Photo Contest 2021
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Tdot Shots presents the Iconic Toronto Photo Contest 2021

Tdot Shots presents the Iconic Toronto Photo Contest! Are you going to enter? Let us know!.Contest is from September 15 to October 31 / use contest hashtag #iconictoronto.Let us know if you are able to volunteer to help with our website or social media marketing or events .During the contest please follow public health guidelines and use…

The Bridges of Toronto, Ontario (Photography Meets Architecture)
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The Bridges of Toronto, Ontario (Photography Meets Architecture)

Do a google search on the number of bridges in this city. You will be blown away. There are more than 1055 bridges in the city. With 2 rivers and ravines, the Don and Humber, train tracks going in and out of the city, and major highways like the 401, the DVP, and the Gardiner intersecting the city, there must be bridges, and lots of them, for vehicles and pedestrians to traverse all these obstacles.

The Beauty and Challenge of Architectural Photography (with Tips for Gear and Composition)
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The Beauty and Challenge of Architectural Photography (with Tips for Gear and Composition)

In a beautiful and bustling city like Toronto, there is no shortage of inspiration to draw from for your camera to capture. Luckily in a metropolis that is home to the iconic CN tower, one such source of inspiration is, of course, architectural photography.

Interview with Toronto Black and White Photographer Paulo Carvalho aka @the10minus4
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Interview with Toronto Black and White Photographer Paulo Carvalho aka @the10minus4

The Tdot Shots Five Questions Interview series profiles Toronto area photographers. Paulo Carvalho’s photography is notable for its strong geometric forms and creative compositions featuring reflections and high contrast lighting.