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  • 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.

  • Tdot Shots Winter Photo Walks: Street Photography with Dave Paul aka @dp.ey
    by tdotshots on December 13, 2021 at 5:53 pm

    Images by David Paul aka @dp.ey Photo Walks are back! We’re launching the winter series with a special event. We are excited to announce our winter photo walks with a special guest for our first event on Dec. 19. Dave Paul, Toronto-based photographer and instructor will join our meetup. Event is $5 and runs from…

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  • Architecture and History at University of Toronto on the Tdot Shots Photo Walks
    by Tdot Shots on May 13, 2022 at 5:34 pm

    We have launched our spring photo walk meetups. So far we have held two walks, one in downtown Toronto and one at the gorgeous St. George, U of T campus. Our walks continue through spring, summer and fall 2022. Are you interested in joining us? Our photo community is supportive and welcoming. Our group leader,…

  • Spring Photo Walk Update: Join us at U of T, Waterfront, and Financial District Meetups
    by Tdot Shots on May 2, 2022 at 4:51 pm

    Our photo walk meetups are underway and we are happy to announce the newest walks for May 2022. Walks will continue through spring, summer and fall. We have many awesome walks planned for this year. We will return to some of our favourite spots like downtown Toronto and the University of Toronto, and plan to…

  • Toronto Photo Walk Meetups Announcement for 2022 Season
    by Tdot Shots on April 4, 2022 at 10:48 pm

    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…

  • Tdot Shots Interview with Photographer-Artist Todd Murrison (Member Feature)
    by Todd on April 1, 2022 at 2:46 pm

    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…

  • Interview with Thanuja from Experience This Next, Toronto Blogger and Content Creator (Member Feature)
    by experiencethisnext on March 26, 2022 at 3:56 pm

    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,…