Photography

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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: tdot.com/events. 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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Experiments with Long Exposure and Light Painting Photography (Tips and Events)

Have you tried long exposure photography? Without a doubt this technique can yield incredible results. You can try it with any kind of camera, even a smartphone. All you need is a tripod. If you go out at night the long exposures can be lengthened and your creativity can have no limit. The ultimate long…

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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…

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Steel Wool Photography – Spinning with Fire!

Join our Light Painting Photo Walk on August 7, 2022 (Tickets are $8 / limit of 20 participants) Steel wool photography is a style of long exposure photography. Similar to capturing car light trails with a long shutter speed, we use this similar technique to capture sparks coming off of the spinning steel wool. Sounds…

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Transit Timewarp – Historical Photo Comparisons of TTC Streetcars in Toronto

“Transit Timewarp: Toronto and Beyond!” is a photography project by Trevor Parkins-Sciberras, a.k.a. “Trevor the Time-Traveller.” He created his first couple of “past and present” comparisons in 2012 but it wasn’t until 2015 that his interest in local history, transit, and old photos really took off. Trevor’s goal is to make transit history more appealing…

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Tdot Shots Toronto Photo Walk Meetups 2022

Hey Toronto area photographers, creators and curious city explorers – are you ready to photo walk? 😀 We are excited to announce our 2022 spring photo walk meetups will start on April 17. Join us as we explore the financial district and downtown east. Registration for Sunday April 17 – Downtown Photo Walk is now…

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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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Interview with Thanuja from Experience This Next, Toronto Blogger and Content Creator

Can you introduce yourself? My name is Thanuja/TJ and I am the creator behind Experience This Next, my digital platform to highlight local experiences, businesses and products in Toronto and abroad. Born and raised in Toronto, I was exposed to diversity at a very young age and have always been drawn to exploring different places, cuisines,…