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 [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Queen’
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.
A man smokes a cigarette on Queen Street W. at Bay Street, Toronto.
A lipsticked woman smokes a cigarette on Queen Street W. at St. Patrick Street, Toronto. (Yet another happy accident in which my unsuspecting subject\’s unexpected eye contact ended up making the shot.)
I entered my second decade today. My first thought, although by no means an unfamiliar one, was that I\’m rapidly running out of time to blame my ignorance and flaws on my youth. Age makes too convenient a scapegoat for many things. This happens to be one of the reasons why I resent ageist people, [...]
I hear there\’s been a lot of fog in Toronto recently, and I\’m starting to feel a wee bit homesick. I didn\’t bring my main Lightroom library to Asia for safety and space reasons, instead buying a blank 1 TB portable external, but I do have a few oldies kicking around on this here Macbook. [...]
Y\’know, like today. A photo assignment up near Yonge and Eg followed by some streeting in the sunny hours further downtown, and my gear (cough, 50mm f/1.4, cough) gave me inexplicably wonky results almost the entire time. I don\’t ever remember having such a bad day with it. Above is one of the handful of [...]
Ultimately, in deliberate spite of all known theories about the body and soul, if this is what it means to be truly happy and healthy, bring it on.