Toronto nature photographer almost sounds like an oxymoron – this is, after all, a giant metropolis. But there are natural gems across this city, mainly near the lakefront and in the plentiful river valleys. Whether Tommy Thompson Park in the east or High Park and the Humber Bay in the west, adventurous photographers can find…
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.
Writing and photography by Farhaan Iqbal // Seeing the world from above is a unique and stunning perspective. Flying drones is also a fun hobby. The advantages of drones – whether professional or recreational – is that they have given us the ability to discover more, to see more and to go to places where we are not able to go. One such example would be volcanic hotspots.
Photography is all about the light. Sometimes you get the best light during bad weather, especially when storms are occurring at sunset. While photographing bad weather, I have seen colours that had to be seen to be believed. Not many things compare to the excitement of waiting for the special light and cloud forms of an approaching storm
Read our updated interview with acclaimed Toronto photographer Taku Kumabe, aka @smaku. Learn about Taku’s philosophy and approaches to urban landscape and bird photography.
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.
Be it landscape, portrait, nature, macro, skyline or just getting out for a relaxing stroll, the Rouge has it all. Rouge National Urban Park is North America’s largest urban protected park and it’s right here in the GTA. All year round it’s an amazing place for a quick hike or if you’re passionate about photography it’s an awesome place for landscape or nature photos
Spring is a time for starting anew. Warmer weather, blooming flowers and the colour of nature returns from its winter sleep. It’s also a time for new life and new beginnings. As a photographer who enjoys shooting wildlife, I love this time of year. And, one of my favourite things to photograph in the spring is baby goslings.
Interview was conducted by email in April 2021. Please be sure to check out the photographer via their Instagram. Who are you? My name is Eddie Chan @eddiemarkhampyro. I’m 48, live in Markham, and am a Financial Advisor when I’m not pretending to be a photographer. How did you get started with photography? Ten years…
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.