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Announcement: Join our First Photo Walk of 2023 at the University of Toronto

Date: Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023Time: 3:30 – 5:30 pmLocation: University of Toronto, St. George campus Cost: FreeHost: Mike Simpson of @tdot_shots Our first meetup of 2023 is at the lovely U of T campus in downtown Toronto. The university’s St. George campus is historic and centrally located, easy to get to and chock full of…

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Congrats to Winners of the Iconic Toronto Photo Contest 2022

Wow we have wrapped another amazing photo contest. Thanks for supporting us this year! We had over 2000 entries and many were spectacular. Toronto is an awesome city and the GTA photography community really cares about capturing this special city from so many unique spots. We wrote a detailed critique about the winners at our…

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Announcement: Join the Iconic Toronto Photo Contest Awards Meetup and Photo Walk on December 11

We wrapped up our annual Toronto photo contest on November 30. Huge thanks to everyone who entered their images! We hope you will be able to join us December 11 for a photo walk in downtown Toronto. We will announce the contest winners at the end of the meetup! The walk will be focused on…

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Meet Our Photo Contest Judge Taku Kumabe (Toronto Landscape and Nature Photographer)

We have known and collaborated with Taku since we launched in 2018. We are grateful to the photographer for assisting us with judging again this year. Taku Kumabe is well known for his landscape and nature photography in Toronto and beyond. He explores locales around the world including North West Territories (northern lights), Japan and…

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Meet our Photo Contest Judge Mr. Brian James (Toronto Portrait and Street Photographer)

It’s November and the Iconic Toronto Photo Contest is here! 🏆 It is with pleasure we have the opportunity to introduce our volunteer judge, Mr. Brian James, a talented photographer from Toronto, specializing in street and portraiture. The Iconic Toronto photo contest will have thousands of entries under the hashtag #iconictoronto so we are grateful…

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Top 5 Spots for Fall Photography in Toronto, Canada

You may be wondering, “Where can you shoot good fall photos?” If you are in the Toronto area, we have some recommendations for amazing fall photography spots within the downtown. There are so many wonderful fall photo opportunities in this amazing city.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…