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Some Basic Tips On Long Exposure Photography

Long exposure photography allows you to get some special effects to your everyday photo shoots. It basically involves setting your camera to a manual mode and slowing down the shutter speed. Long exposure photography can be accomplished both day or night but

Bees and Butterflies of The Toronto Botanical Gardens

These are examples of macro photography shots of bees and butterflies at the Toronto Botanical Gardens taken the summer of 2016. All of these shots are taken with a Nikon D810 with a 105mm Nikkor. This type of lens, and focal length, is the

The Great Hall Reopens September 21, 2016

With construction being completed in 1889, The Great Hall was constructed by Toronto’s west end YMCA due to tremendous growth in membership. The project was primarily funded by Toronto entrepreneur , Samuel J. Moore, who amassed great wealth by manufacturing carbonic paper (later abbreviated to

Toronto Air Show Should Be Expanded

There has been recent discussion, by some groups, to put an end to The Toronto Air Show. Yes, it’ noisy and whatnot but it’s symbolic of Canada’s heritage and for standing up to what is wrong with this world. Canada has historically

Toronto’s “Garden District” Under Threat!

Another horrific development is underway in Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam’s area of governance! Godzilla like machinery has been deployed at Jarvis and Dundas which is clawing away on century old architecture. The “well thought out” demolition and redevelopment was contrived by Toronto City Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam

Discover Prince Edward County

Discover Prince Edward County’s sunsets, wineries, barns and rural life. It’s only a few hours east of Toronto along the 401. Take 401 eastbound and then hang a right on Wooler Road which brings you to Route 33 – also known as Loyalist Parkway.

Victoria College

Founded in 1836 by Adolphus Egerton Ryerson, Victoria College is one of the finest examples of historic architecture at the University of Toronto. Ryerson was a Methodist minister, politician, and an education advocate in the days southern Ontario was known as Upper Canada. It was named after

Trinity College

Trinity College was founded in 1851,  by Bishop John Strachan and is situated at 6 Hoskin Avenue at the University of Toronto. Trinity was intended to be an institution of strong Anglican alignment, until the University of Toronto severed its relationship with the Church of England. The college

Fairmont Royal York Hotel

Opening on June 11th, 1929, the Royal York Hotel, with 28 floors, was the tallest building in Toronto and the British Empire at the time. One year later, the hotel lost this distinction to the 34 floor Canadian Bank of Commerce tower known as