photos | art | design

  • @ Bay & Grosvenor St. Toronto – a little photoshop art

  • 10 fun Harbourfront photos – all my ducks in a row

  • 1895 Kinetoscope, tech as art

  • 2 Streets of Toronto photos – dusk in the city

  • 250th! Celebrate Beethoven’s birthday with stamps

  • 4 Construction site photos

  • A leisure Saturday stroll along Bloor St.

  • A little crap design – a 16 hr watch

  • A pencil sketch of a captivating little songbird

  • A simple urban pencil sketch – snippets of life in Toronto

  • A struggle to get a realistic pencil sketch

  • Above the clouds, Toronto skyline – watching them drift by

  • Among the bees and thistles – bug hunting in the ravine

  • An afternoon in the ravine – David Balfour Park bugs ‘n stuff

  • An interesting view of concrete and light – a little night photography

  • Another stab at close up photos

  • Are you kidding? 303 slides on one webpage?

  • Austrian stamp, Covid 2020 & a sense of humour

  • Barcelona street art – 2004 mad cats

  • Be still my geeky heart – digital spirograph!

  • Best store sign in Toronto – Bauhaus

  • Blog title generator test – um no, just no

  • Bluenose is 100 – a stamp celebration

  • Calm & chilled Stratford through a lens

  • Chipmunk Lear – the unutterable cuteness of it all

  • Cleaning up a magnificent 1908 Antoinette Flyer schematic

  • Close up photography – bees on flowers

  • Close-up photography, light & shadows

  • Delivers us from idlers – more signage errors

  • Design fails lurking in 1 laundry cap

  • Design issues – looks like nipple to me

  • Design to die for – Saha’s ad makes my heart palpitate

  • Designing a logo for Bitter Grounds

  • Drake couldn’t save Honest Ed’s – posters in TO

  • Film grain effect – Adobe Photoshop

  • Finally! One of my balcony roses

  • For want of a good proof-reader – layout tunnel vision

  • Free NASA travel posters? I’m there!

  • Furthering my construction site obsession

  • Harbourfront expedition & some awesome photos

  • Herman Herbert Schwartz (1885-1962) brilliant Canadian stamp designer

  • Hooray for International Bee Day

  • Improving photo exposure & focus with buckets ‘o seeds

  • Irritating Swiffer vacuum user-design flaw

  • It may be pink, but it’s an effective ad

  • It’s here! Nik Collection 2018 by DxO

  • LOOK! I found a unicorn – hunting mythical creatures in Toronto

  • Lurking on McCaul Street where even the graffiti is cool

  • Mapping TO – a quick trip around Yonge & St Clair

  • Mapping Toronto – let’s start with Yonge & St. Clair

  • Memorable 2013 Christmas photos

  • More bee photos – summers gone

  • More Toronto wall art – bright city lights

  • NIK plugins for Photoshop / Lightroom – UPDATE

  • Offerings from the lilacs on our balcony

  • Official Store Launch – merch to support Bitter Grounds

  • Ohhh … Photoshop paint-by-numbers – koi fish repost

  • Ok TTC we need to talk – this is not a shelter

  • Peering through the windows at Allen Gardens

  • Pen tools in Photoshop & a Penny Farthing

  • Photographing clouds east on Dundas at the foot of Old City Hall

  • Photographing The Esplanade Toronto

  • Photography experiments with highlights & shadows

  • Playing with Photoshop filters – concrete and cutout

  • PT 1 – I sacrificed my espresso on the altar of Left Field’s oatmeal ale

  • PT 2 – I sacrificed my espresso on the altar of Left Field’s oatmeal ale

  • Reflections & murals – snakes ‘n skulls in Toronto!

  • Scenes from my balcony – no not a Romeo story

  • Shifting foot to foot in the cold, just to photograph a bunch of ducks

  • Smart phone – Winter 2013 ice storm photos revisited

  • Snow in the morning – a trip through the Annex & 2 photos

  • Spectacular fall colours in the Toronto ravine

  • St Clair/Yonge St fire aftermath – nothing but the wreckage

  • St James Park downtown Toronto

  • Still learning the basics of photography – streets of Toronto

  • Streets of Toronto – 3 more night photos

  • Taking time to frame shots – upping my photography skills

  • Testing aperture & shutter speed at Queen’s Quay

  • The power of colours in Graffiti Alley

  • This year’s Pantone colour is …

  • Tired of winter yet? How about just a few more photos of snow?

  • Toronto on a rainy afternoon – King & Yonge

  • Toronto skyline & a bit of Photoshop fudging

  • Toronto skyline at night – 3 photos

  • Toronto skylines and a bit of bracketing

  • Toronto weather – wanna be funnel cloud & relief from the heat

  • TPL’s new logo: is it really controversial?

  • Trip along Yonge St – some long views

  • Waiting for the TTC @ Union Station – digital art

  • Wall art on Bathurst – some older photos revisited

  • WEEEE – a selfie of sorts & a bit of HDR

  • Well, here’s today’s 5.9 km rambling walk

  • Went down to TIFF & took more photos of buildings – 150 King W

  • Went down to TIFF for people photos & ended up w/ architecture

  • When the sky looks like liquid fire – sunset

  • WOO HOOO – guess what I have? Here’s a hint – it’s initials are DSLR

  • Yellow daisies & face planting on cement