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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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  • Announcement: Join our Photo Walk Tour at Evergreen Brickworks
    by Tdot Shots on September 24, 2022 at 10:57 pm

    We are delighted to announce our upcoming Photo Walk Tour at one of the classic natural and historical spaces in the city: Evergreen Brickworks. This will be a perfect walk for photographers and those who love a good urban hike. The meetup is co-presented with Tdot Shots. Please RSVP via our ticket site: Nestled…

  • My Camera: My Journey with the Panasonic Lumix G9 (Part One)
    by Mike Simpson on August 20, 2022 at 1:16 pm

    This post contains affiliate links which means if you click through and buy something I recommend I receive a small commission at no extra cost to yourself. It’s here! And boy am I a proud new papa. I mean, I have two kids, but this is definitely my new baby. May I present to you…

  • Learn Video Editing and Media Production with DaVinci Resolve (New Course Announcement)
    by Tdot Shots on August 9, 2022 at 5:04 pm

    Announcement: We are pleased to announce our new course, “Video editing with DaVinci Resolve,” will launch in September, 2022. This course will offer you a solid introduction that will get you up and running fast. It runs weekly over 8 weeks until end of October. About the software DaVinci Resolve is absolutely one of the…

  • Capturing Summer Landscapes at Humber Bay, Toronto (Photography Process)
    by Mike Simpson on August 9, 2022 at 3:34 pm

    Welcome to my members only photo and creative process blog post about editing landscape photography at the lovely Humber Bay. Location: Humber Bay and Humber River in Toronto, Canada The Humber is one of the large rivers in Toronto, sitting in the city’s west end. It . . . This content is available only to…

  • Interview with Smartphone and Drone Photographer Kanchan Kumar, in Toronto, Canada (Member Feature)
    by kanchan_kumar on July 27, 2022 at 4:39 pm

    Welcome to the Tdot Shots Five Questions interview series, where we profile local Toronto area photographers who are part of our community. Our community member, Kanchan Kumar, is a photographer with a great gallery of Toronto and GTA sights. All of the artists’s images are captured with smartphone and drone. Please consider coming out to…