Photography

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Steel Wool Photography – Spinning with Fire!

Join our Light Painting Photo Walk on July 10, 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,…

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What is Toronto Henge and How do I Shoot It? (Photo Tips)

Twice a year the Toronto media perks up to announce the incredible event known as Toronto Henge sunset. The next occurrence is today. Though it’s good for a few days up to a week before or after the perfect alignment.  What is Toronto Henge? The sun aligns with the East and West streets to create an…

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Shoot Wide / Landscape and Crop to Portrait or Square Aspect Ratio (Photography and Social Media Tips)

As a photographer, I prefer to shoot in landscape mode, which is more natural to me. I can then post landscape images online to my website or Flickr, and optionally post portrait crop images to social media such as Instagram. In this post I’ll explain my process and share examples.

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Video of the Tdot Shots Toronto Street Photography Walk with David Paul aka @dp.ey

In December Tdot shots collaborated with David Paul on a special photo walk with a street photography theme. It was a chilly day and COVID was on the rise but 19 intrepid photographers from the Greater Toronto photography community came out to enjoy the walk. Read the article to find out more about this special meetup.