Category Archives: Toronto Beaches

Full Circle – My Last Post


So here we are, full circle. Here’s a link to my first post, made back on June 1st, 2009. It’s the backside of the building in the photo above — The Gooderham Building, at Church St. and Front St. in … Continue reading

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Sailing on Lake Ontario


This photo is from Victoria Day weekend, if I recall. Today it’s very cold here in Toronto, like 10 C (50 F). Me, I love this weather. I think I’m going to move my blog today. I’m pretty much out … Continue reading

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Toronto Beaches House


Here’s a lovely home on Beech Ave. just north of Queen St. in the Toronto Beaches area. To give you an idea of real estate values, this little gem would probably list at about $1.2 mil.

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Fire Escape on Brick


Here’s a photo of a fire escape down off of Queen St. in the beaches.

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The calm waters


Here’s the sort of shot I really have trouble with. There’s very little contrast and I’m not really sure how to deal with that. I actually like those soft photos, especially the ones shrouded in fog, but I have no … Continue reading

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Blurry Streetcar


During my first photography class last week we went out and tried to pan moving vehicles to create a blur effect. This was one of my first tries. Although it totally didn’t work out the way it was supposed to, … Continue reading

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Lonely Yoga


This photo is from one of my shoots for the magazine. Not sure if it’ll get used, but I like it. I’d asked to shoot the studio while it was empty, then asked this lovely young lady if she’d mind … Continue reading

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Firehall under wraps


One of the best known buildings in the beaches here in Toronto is the old firehall near Woodbine Ave. and Queen St. Currently, it’s hidden behind scaffold gauze undergoing what looks like a major cleaning or restoration. You don’t often … Continue reading

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Snip Snip…


Gotta tell ya, a week ago I would have been just too damn shy to waltz into a busy barber shop in the middle of the day and ask to snap a photo of everyone. I’ve been pining a photo … Continue reading

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Water Works in B & W


Here’s a b & w of the Waterworks in Toronto’s east beaches. I took this a couple of weeks back.

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