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  • Tdot Shots Photo Walk Meetups and Walking Tours in Toronto
    by tdotshots on May 26, 2022 at 5:47 pm

    We are excited to announce our spring / summer photo walks are in full swing. We have held a few spring events and now we welcome you to join our summer meetups. Upcoming Photo Walks May 29 University of Toronto (History / Architecture) June 5 Humber Bay (Landscape / Sunrise Photography with Guest Kurt Wang)…

  • Get to Know Eight Favourite Toronto Neighbourhoods and BIAs
    by tdotshots on January 20, 2022 at 5:40 pm

    Featured image by Norm Li / Centrecourt Toronto is a city of dozens of unique and inspiring neighbourhoods, each offering a special aspect that makes them original. Here’s our profile of eight of our editors favourites. Read on and then get out there and explore! What is a BIA? The City of Toronto describes them…

  • Shoot Wide / Landscape and Crop to Portrait or Square Aspect Ratio (Photography and Social Media Tips)
    by tdotshots on January 18, 2022 at 5:41 pm

    It’s important to capture your images and save your work at high resolution, even if the final destination is social media, which is very much a low res medium. 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.

  • Nature in the City: Photographing Snowy Owls in Toronto
    by tdotshots on January 16, 2022 at 5:44 pm

    Can you imagine how interesting and magical it would be to go out to shoot photos and be able to capture a snowy owl in Toronto? This was the experience of Carl aka @pawlowski.outdoors on a recent outing in the Toronto area.

  • Video of the Tdot Shots Toronto Street Photography Walk with David Paul aka @dp.ey
    by tdotshots on January 14, 2022 at 5:53 pm

    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.

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  • Night Photography and Long Exposure Workshop with Tdot Shots at Cherry Beach and the Toronto Port Lands
    by Tdot Shots on April 20, 2023 at 4:33 pm

    We are very excited to present the upcoming light painting and steel wool photography workshop with night photography enthusiast and GTA photographer, Scott Visscher. Hosted by Tdot Shots and Mike Simpson, the event is April 30th at 7:30 pm (rain date one week later May 7 at same time). We first collaborated with Scott last…

  • Spring Photo Walks and Meetups in Toronto Hosted by Tdot Shots
    by Tdot Shots on March 18, 2023 at 2:51 pm

    Spring is on the way. We eagerly await the mid point of March when puddle shooting season is in full swing. And we’re very excited to announce our spring photo walk lineup. Let’s get out and shoot! To get a head start on the season, we held a photo walk on Sunday Feb. 5 at…

  • University of Toronto Winter Photo Walk
    by Tdot Shots on January 4, 2023 at 12:07 am

    Date: Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023Time: 3:30 – 5:30 pmLocation: University of Toronto, St. George campus Cost: FreeHost: Mike Simpson of @tdot_shots Our first meetup of 2023 is at the lovely U of T campus in downtown Toronto. The university’s St. George campus is historic and centrally located, easy to get to and chock full of…

  • Holiday and Christmas Season Photography in Downtown Toronto (Member Feature)
    by kevinbraganza on December 19, 2022 at 4:24 pm

    Photography by Tdot Studio member Kevin Braganza / Writing by Mike Simpson Do you want to take holiday photography in Toronto? It’s an absolutely wonderful time of the year for shooting, as the colourful lights brighten the dark winter days and nights. Toronto is chock full of spots to shoot, and our community member Kevin…

  • Featured Members from the Tdot Studio Toronto Creative Community (Artists, Designers, Photographers)
    by Tdot Shots on December 14, 2022 at 4:03 pm

    There are many talented creators in the Greater Toronto Area and we are pleased so many have joined us at Tdot Studio. Let’s look at some of the artists and their work, and we’ll link to our members profiles and blog posts on this page. We’re grateful to everyone who joined out site, took a…