In Pamplona, Spain, for the San Fermin festival this past July, I couchsurfed at my friend Gabe’s old flat. Its balcony overlooked calle San Nicolas, a bar-lined arterial road turned 24/7 street party bursting at the seams with people and music for the duration of the festival. The balcony was a convenient place to unload [...]
Posts Tagged ‘candid’
Strangers spotted from across the room while having seafood one warm evening in Lisbon this past May.
Two children snack on bread as they wait for a tram at Homme de Fer station in Strasbourg, France.
A street scene in front of an Internet cafe spotted in the ever-photogenic Strasbourg, France. Is there anything so beautiful as a sudden, natural smile?
Strasbourg’s six municipalities are interwoven with an incredibly efficient tramway system. The trams travel flush to the street and glide like space-age worms, each several cars long and with open gangways. They don’t clatter and spark like Toronto’s streetcars; built in the 90s, Strasbourg’s trams are much more modern and sleek, and they arrive frequently [...]
This past week we were in Strasbourg, France for a European Union reporting assignment. While we spent the great majority of our stay holed up in the European Parliament press room scrambling for interviews with MEPs, or in various meeting halls listening to lectures by important political figures, I did have one gloriously sunny morning [...]
International street photographer Eric Kim was in Toronto this past weekend to run his street-shooting workshop, so Tom Ryaboi, Neil Ta, and I met up with him to show him around the city, try our hand at his infamous methods, and learn from the pro himself. I couldn\’t perfectly replicate Eric\’s intimate and dramatic black-and-white [...]
A woman in red rides her bike on Queen Street West in front of a TTC streetcar during magic hour in Toronto.
A woman eats a cookie as she crosses an intersection on Queen Street West, Toronto.
A toddler peers over his mother\’s shoulder as his family walks down Queen Street West in Toronto.