Toronto

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Interview with Toronto Black and White Photographer Paulo Carvalho aka @the10minus4

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.

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Nature in the City: Why Photographers Love The Rouge National Urban Park

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

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Where to See and How to Shoot Cherry Blossoms and Other Blooms in Toronto this Spring

We are under lockdown. But we can be creative about cherry blossom photography and still be safe and responsible. This article describes various options for shooting and viewing cherry blossoms in Toronto, but the techniques could work for any location anywhere.

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Spring Blog Series: Exploring Photography Niches from Street to Aerial to Landscape and More

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.

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Back to School: The Ups and Downs of Studying Photography During the Pandemic

By Scott Harrald aka @scott_harrald Note: Currently colleges are evaluating the viability of limited in-person classes (depending on public health guidelines during this stage of the pandemic) 2020: An Interesting and Challenging Year to Go Back to School The year of 2020 has certainly thrown us all some curveballs and challenges both personally and professionally. …

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Thank You to Our Community: We Hit 20k on Instagram in 2020!

Tdot Shots reached 20,000 followers – a very exciting milestone. The community is a special bunch of photographers and creatives from the Greater Toronto Area. Whether it was the annual Create Community Photo Contest or our Fall Photo Walks or the 2020 Blog Posts so many people helped out. and for that we are very grateful.

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Nature City: Photographers Explore the Wild Corners of Toronto

Article and curation by Mike Simpson Photos by Taku Kumabe, Lisa Robertson and Carlier Morejon Cover image: snail in High Park (Carlier), blackbird in Don Valley (Lisa), and Humber Bay Park (Taku) TORONTO: CITY WITHIN A PARK From the parks and forests to the rivers and valleys, and waterfront, Toronto’s natural bounty provides landscape and…

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Toronto Public Art: Exploring Downtown Parks, Sculpture and Murals

Toronto public art is at once beautiful and thought provoking and sometimes controversial. Often tied to development it tends to appear in areas with new buildings. Our writer Donna Chong explores some new and classic favourite public art works, between City Hall, the Financial district and Canary District. Read on for background on TO public art and a mini tour of each location.