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Announcing the Winners of the Iconic Toronto Photo Contest by Tdot Shots

🏆 Winners and Finalists! Congratulations! 🎉 We are happy to announce the winners of the contest. We posted the winners and finalist selections on Instagram through November. Here they are! Winners Thank You Judges Shout out to our volunteers and judges, we very much appreciate your time!Eddie Chan, Michelle Thompson, Kurt Wang, Paul Flynn and…

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Announcement: Finalists selected for Street and Culture category in our Photo Contest

Some amazing photographers entered our contest, and after a selection process by our judges and. a deliberation process, we have our “Street and Culture” finalists. Our supporters submitted 2000+ images under the hashtag #iconictoronto.  We loved so many of them. Most broadly fit the genres cityscape and street. Among these selections you will find images of…

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Upgrade Your Media Skills with Our “Photo Video Workshop” Online Course

We are excited to announce our upcoming online course “Photo Video Workshop.” Learn how to edit images and video, create graphics with Photoshop and add some pop and sophistication to your posts for web and social media. The course starts Nov. 22. Do you want to improve your digital media skills? Are you competent with…

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Tdot Shots 3-Year Photo Walk Anniversary and CN Tower Meetup

What a great opportunity to mark and celebrate our three-year anniversary of Tdot Shots Toronto photo walks with the CN Tower meetup which took place October 24. It was a perfect-sized group. 14 participants were invited, based on a giveaway we offered in early October. Big THANK YOU to the CN Tower for providing complementary…

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How to Use ND Filters in Long Exposure Landscape Photography (Member Post)

Article and photography by Leanne Hay Editing and production by Mike Simpson Hi. I’m Leanne, a photographer from Toronto. Humber Bay Shores, in the city’s west end, is home for me and where I learned to love what Toronto has to offer photographically. My favourite genres are (sunrise) landscape and cityscape photography followed by wildlife…

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Interview with Toronto Photographer Donna Chong (Member Post)

Thank you Donna Chong for contributing to the Tdot Shots Five Questions interview series. Donna is a long term supporter; we appreciate your participation in our photo walks, and for your support of other photographers and creators in Toronto! Be sure to follow Donna: @donnachong21 Who are you? My name is Donna and I started…

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Photography from Berczy Park, St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood, Toronto by Mike Simpson (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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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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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 –…

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Photo Walk Meetups for Toronto Photographers (Schedule for Summer 2021)

Photo walks are back! As Toronto re-opens we will introduce our meetups for photographers. You don’t have to have a pro camera – some come with smartphones. For reasons of safety and to promote networking we’ll limit our numbers to about 20 people for our walks. If you are a member we welcome you to…