Category Archives: Downtown Toronto

BEACHES INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

With a mission to introduce  good, primarily Canadian jazz, in a non-exclusionary and culturally inclusive fashion and drawing more than 1 million people annually, the Beaches JazzFest  encourages Torontonians, Canadians and visitors from abroad to reach out and enjoy Canadian and … Continue reading

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EVERGREEN BRICKWORKS

 I shoot every weekend with some close friends and we recently went to The Brick Works, a dynamic public space in the heart of Toronto’s Don Valley.  Transformed from a collection of deteriorating heritage buildings into a global showcase for green design … Continue reading

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TORONTO ISLANDS

I went to Toronto Islands with a few friends and we shot all evening.  While only a short ferry ride from downtown, the islands are, indeed, a world apart.

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CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION

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The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), also known as The Ex, is an annual event that has taken place during the last days of summer each year since 1879. With approximately 1.4 million visitors each year, the CNE is Canada’s largest annual fair and the seventh largest … Continue reading

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TALL SHIPS

Every year the Tall Ships visit Toronto providing the spectators with a glimpse of what it must have been like in centuries past. Every time I see them, I always think about pirate ships and Jack Sparrow, Captains Kidd, Blackbeard … Continue reading

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ALLAN GARDENS

Allan Gardens Conservatory is a historic landmark that lies in one of Toronto’s oldest parks.  The development of the gardens began with the donation of a five-acre parcel of land in 1858 by George Allan, a prominent local politician and cultural … Continue reading

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ROYAL REVIEW

I recently attended a ceremony commemorating  the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812 in downtown Toronto.  The troops were reviewed by HRH Prince Philip as colonel-in-chief of the regiment. Unlike our neighbours to the south,  tight security was not … Continue reading

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A COLD DAY AT CHERRY BEACH

Cherry Beach in Toronto is one of my favourite place to take photos, particularly when the weather is inclement and the beach is relatively deserted.      

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NIGHT LIGHTS

I went downtown in Toronto at dusk to shoot some Christmas scenes.  These are some of my favourites.

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