Architecture

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Spring Blog Series: Exploring Photography Niches from Street to Aerial to Landscape and More

Photography genres are pretty wide and many photographers pick one and dive deep into it. But there are questions around this process. Should you pick a specific style of photography or branch out and explore? Learn how you can contribute to the new series.

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Building a Landmark: The Toronto Sign (Video by City of Toronto)

The Toronto sign is undeniably iconic. For years it has been front and centre as an integral part the spectacular City Hall and Nathan Phillips Square complex, Located just west of Old City Hall and Eaton Centre, and east of historic Osgoode Hall, the TORONTO sign beckons to tourists and locals alike. Many oblige, paying…

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History and Construction of the CN Tower: The Architectural Structure that Defines the Toronto Skyline

Article by Brotee Das Datta / Stories of TO Additional writing and research by Mike Simpson Edited by Scott Harrald   Defining the Toronto skyline at 553.33m, the CN Tower is undoubtedly the most recognizable structure of the city. This iconic Canadian structure is visited by over two million international tourists every year. Even 44 years…