A Photographic Guide to Humber Bay Park and Area

While the first park in this photographic guide series was further west in the city (A Photographic Guide to Colonel Sam Smith Park), this next guide is of one of the larger parks along lakeshore, Humber Bay Park, and is likely more accessible for those living in the downtown area. Created with over 5 million […]

A Photographic Guide to Colonel Sam Smith Park

This series of blog posts will cover some of the parks that I frequent for my Toronto Sunrise Series. Providing you with all the locations that I enjoy taking photos in within the park, I hope to showcase the space from a photographer’s point of view. These parks are fantastic green spaces in the city […]

A Look at the Huawei P10

Advances in smartphone technology has been phenomenal over the last few years. From larger screens to dual lenses on the back, every manufacturer from Samsung to Apple to LG has been pulling out all the stops to attract new customers and gain more market share. So wouldn’t you think it’s crazy for another manufacturer to […]

Alone on the Toronto Islands

With the Toronto Islands officially reopening tomorrow (Monday, July 31), it’s an exciting time for Torontonians who have missed their dose of beautiful views, picnics under the tree, kayaking throughout the islands, and biking around its many paths. The recent increase in water levels here in Toronto started from a constant rainfall that plummeted the […]

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 There is something special about each sunrise shoot that I go to, even if it is overcast. At first, I thought this particular morning was a bust: too much cloud coverage, gray all over, and nothing too exciting to photograph. As the morning went by, something started happening in the clouds though. One particular area in the clouds started glowing white and was much brighter than anything else around it. It was almost surreal—I didn’t know what was happening. I started taking pictures of this anomaly and it wasn’t until I looked at my pictures on my computer that this bright spot in the clouds was actually reflecting the colours from the sun. The coloured clouds had spread by the time I took this one, but you can still see the colour difference from the blue tones found everywhere else. . More special moments at #torontosunriseseriesbytaku and http://smaku.com/the-first-light . #seetorontonow #discoveron #cloud9 #urbanromantix #pastels #pastelsky #sky_sultans #torontoart#torontopfr #blogto #sunriseto #winterto#thelast6 #6ixwalks #curiocityto #awesome_shots#awesome_naturepix #ig_nature #passionpassport#sunrise_sunsets_aroundworld#sunrise_sunset_photogroup#longexposure_shots #longexpoelite#moodynature #moodygram#torontoblogger #torontoartist #sharecangeo  Some mornings nature displays a soft colour palette while other mornings more vibrant ones are displayed. Is this her way of telling us something? . I hope everyone has a wonderful Family Day, President’s Day, or Monday! . This is #torontosunriseseriesbytaku Http://smaku.com/the-first-light #torontoblogger #sharecangeo #cangeotravel #lonelyplanet #passionpassport #cnntravel #travelandleisure #opcmag #pastels #pastelsky #sky_sultans #torontoart#torontopfr #blogto #sunriseto #winterto#thelast6 #6ixwalks #curiocityto #awesome_shots#awesome_naturepix #ig_nature #livefolk#landscape_lovers#sunrise_sunsets_aroundworld#sunrise_sunset_photogroup#longexposure_shots #longexpoelite#moodynature
 I’m glad I made it here just before the clouds covered over the colours that were there from the evening’s sunset. . Located by Spencer Smith park in Burlington, the Brant Street Pier juts out 137 metres over Lake Ontario, and does it with style as it curves its way outward. The colour of the beacon changes to represent special events and activities throughout the year. . #sunset_ig #burlingtonontario #brantstreetpier #tourismburlington #discoveron #spencersmithpark #pastels #pastelsky #sky_sultans #torontoart #blogto #winterto#thelast6 #6ixwalks #curiocityto #awesome_shots #livefolk#landscape_lovers#sunrise_sunsets_aroundworld#sunrise_sunset_photogroup#longexposure_shots #longexpoelite# #moodygram#torontoblogger #torontoartist #sharecangeo  When is the sun not round? When it’s right at the horizon making its bright light look like its part of the sun. . I’m also liking how the horizon is not flat here, but very rough and rocky from the waves of Lake Ontario. . When you pay attention to the smaller things in front of you, you start to notice unusual things and hopefully appreciate what we have at our disposal. . Get this wallpaper in my Story! Enjoy your Sunday with my #torontosunriseseriesbytaku and http://smaku.com/the-first-light . #thelast6 #blogto #winterto #sunriseto #orangesky #sky_sultans #torontoart#torontopfr#6ixwalks #curiocityto#interiordecoration #awesome_shots#awesome_naturepix #ig_nature #livefolk#landscape_lovers#sunrise_sunsets_aroundworld#sunrise_sunset_photogroup#moodynature #moodygram#torontoblogger #torontoartist#decorationideas#wallart