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Hey. Welcome to Tdot Studio! (Please introduce yourself)

Welcome to our new Studio project and Tdot.com website. It’s exciting to launch this new site supporting our membership community. Hope you enjoy exploring the studio blog featuring the works of our contributors. In 2021 we will provide our members access to members-only blogs, forums, courses and WordPress portfolio sites on our network.

Tdot Shots hosts Fall Photo Walk Meetups and Walking Tours in Downtown Toronto
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Tdot Shots hosts Fall Photo Walk Meetups and Walking Tours in Downtown Toronto

Fall is here and that means the magic of crisp days, cool nights and a visual feast for photographers and city strollers alike. Join Tdot Shots as we celebrate 3 years of walks with the creators in Greater Toronto. Tdot Studio offer photo walk meetups to our members and we can be hired for private…

Enter the Tdot Shots’ Iconic Toronto Photo Contest from Sept. 15 – Oct 31

Calling all photographers in Greater Toronto. Do you have photographs of iconic landmarks and scenes in Toronto? Got a classic image of downtown or a special neighbourhood? Post it! As Tdot Shots @tdotshots we are proud to announce and host this awesome Toronto photo contest. Please read on for details! Rules are simple: you must…

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Photography from the Dog Fountain in Berczy Park, St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood, Toronto (Member Post)

Berczy Park is one of my favourite places in downtown Toronto, and I’m sure I’m not alone. The park is just outside the financial district and light at the end of day streaks across the wide-open plaza, enveloping people sitting and strolling, and highlighting the amazing and innovative fountain at the centre of it all….

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How to Get Started with WordPress (Take Our Course and Read this Post!)

Welcome to our guide to creating websites with WordPress. We cover a lot in this post and series. To get the most our of this information, be sure to join our WordPress course available to our Studio Plus and Studio Pro members)
This guide mirrors the content found in our comprehensive WordPress course: “Create and Design Websites with WordPress.” In our course we introduce you to concepts such as responsive and mobile-first web design, domain names and web hosting. the power of the WordPress platform, alternatives to WP, WordPress themes and plugins, and how to create a fresh design for a one-page WordPress site (similar to what is known in marketing as a landing page).

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Landscape Photographer Michèle Thompson On the Importance of Foreground in Composition (Member Post)

Photography and writing by Michèle Thompson aka Magpienmoo WHAT IS FOREGROUND? Let’s start with explaining what foreground is and why it is important in photography. In photography, the foreground is as the word suggests, the part of the scene that is closest to the viewer/camera. When you look through your viewfinder on your camera or…

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Summer Photo Walks to Graffiti Alley, Financial District and University of Toronto

Here we are at August. Hope your summer has been safe and enjoyable. With the reopening of Toronto/Ontario we have re-launched our photo walks. Photo walk meetups are an incredible opportunity to network with fellow creatives and shoot new spots around the city. Note: Because of COVID we limit the number of participants and require…

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Do you use WordPress or other Web Software? Take our Website Builder Survey and Poll!

Are you a fan of WordPress? Have you used other website builders like Squarespace or Wix? What do you think about these platforms? You might also use a tool like GoDaddy’s website builder or Joomla and Drupal, competitors to WordPress in the CMS space (content management system). Do you use Adobe’s Dreamweaver software or even…

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Upgrade your Web and Media Skills with our WordPress Course

If you are looking to gain new skills in media and learn website software you should join our course. WordPress is an amazing tool. You can create any kind of website you want. Share your portfolio, write a blog or even sell products. Get started in the course by registering for a Studio Plus or…

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Photo Walks to Graffiti Alley and Downtown West Toronto

We are happy to announce that we have resumed our photo walks in collaboration with our sister project Tdot Shots. You can see our schedule post for more general details. Our policy is to conduct our events according to public health guidelines. Because of covid we limit the number of people who can come –…