The Hearn Generating Station is epic in every way

Not too long I had the opportunity to visit an abandoned building just outside of the downtown Toronto core. Although I had seen many photos from the location before, I had never gone to it—nor did I even know the location of it! Needless to say it was a pleasant surprise when I had the […]

Take a rest while hiking

Hiking up a mountainside is no easy feat. Often times you won’t be able to do it without taking a few short breaks. Just remember that it’s no race to the top, so whenever you need to stop and take a breather, do it! The hike up the mountainside at Old Fort Point in Jasper […]

A little perspective can fool you

Here’s a great photo that always makes me laugh a little every time I see it. The photo was taken at The National Art Centre, Tokyo. It’s an architectural marvel and photographer’s delight to be inside, especially during sunset, like above. During one of my trips to Japan, I came here with a friend of […]

Nikon D800 vs. iPhone 6 Plus Banff Landscape Showdown

We all know that our iPhones are capable of taking great photos and videos. Heck, there’s even a commercial built around this fact. But every so often I like to compare photos that I’ve taken with my iPhone 6 Plus and my Nikon D800. It’s not a very technical comparison by any means, but one that […]

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 When bigger picture landscapes just don’t cut it, I like to photograph the details of nature as well. Apart from my macro photos, I also love creating various abstract photos that create a sense of calmness when looking at them. That’s what I hope to achieve with my #abstractionseriesbytaku. The effects in these photos are all achieved in-camera and not in Photoshop, although all editing has been done within Lightroom. . Would you like to see more of this series too? . Nikon D800, 1/6 sec., f/6.3, ISO400, 24-70 f/2.8 at 70mm . #minimalism #minimalmood #minimalist #minimal #minimal_mood #minimalart #nikon_canada #wallartdecor #picturethis #lovethispicture #torotnoartist #lightroommasters #artistsoninstagram #artsy #wintermood #canadianblogger #bloggerstyle #bloggerlife #etobicoke #foggymorning #nature_perfection #nature_good #nature_brilliance #sharecangeo #elledecor #elledecoration #interiordesign #westelm #westelmstyle
 Let it snow...Looking down from 800m above sea level with snow in the foreground and fall colours peaking through the low-laying clouds. . The peak of Montaigne des Erables is the tallest in the park, and offers some stunning views like this. That white line you see cutting through the yellow foliage? That’s the road the school bus drives down picking passengers up and dropping them off at various points throughout the park. . Nikon D800, 20mm f/1.8, f/9.0, iso200, 1/200 sec. . #nikon_canada #nikonglobal #autumn_mood #quebec #quebecoriginal #nature_perfection #moody_nature #foggyday #autumnmood #explorecanada #hikingadventures #wilderness_culture #thelaurentians #hikingculture #opcmag #exploremag #torontoblogger #canadianbloggers #bloggerstyle #bloggerlife #torontoartist #tbt
 Best seat in the park. . I started watching Memories of Alhambra on @netflixca and ended up watching four episodes in a couple days. It’s a Korean show (with English subs) revolving around a missing programmer who created an AR game that you can play in real life as soon as you wear these special contact lenses. . What disappointed me most is that Netflix is only releasing one new episode a week for this series! Way to test my patience, Netflix! . #ig_sunrisesunset #nikon_canada #nikonz7 #longexposures #longexposureshots #sunrise_sunset_photogroup #torontosunriseseriesbytaku #moody_captures #cityscape #longexpoelite #netflix #torontoartist #torontoblogger #canadianogger #bloggerstyle #bloggerlife #lightroommasters #mycntower #winterwonderland #blogger #wethenorth #torontoclx #6ixwalks #imagesofcanada #imagesoftoronto
 This funnel cloud-like formation immediately caught my attention even though I have no clue what it is. What could have this been? . Nikon Z7, 6.0 sec., f/11, ISO64, 35mm f/1.8 S lens . #torontosunriseseriesbytaku #abstractionseriesbytaku #longexposure #longexposure_shots #longexposhots #nikonca #nikon_canada #weatherchannel #theweathernetwork #abstractphotography #torontoartist #torontoblogger #canadianblogger #bloggerlife #bloggerstyle #seetorontonow #cloudformation #cloud9 #etobicoke #lakeshoreliving #lakeshoregrounds #southetobicoke #minimalist #minimalism #minimalism_masters
 While you will no doubt see many photos of snowstorms in the city this winter, I will do my best to capture the other side of winter—the side that warms you up, soothes you, and makes you appreciate the beauty this season has to offer. . Is this something you would like to see? . #nikon_canada #nikonglobal #lakeshoreliving #etobicoke #torontopfr #ig_sunrisesunset #sunrises #sunrise_sunset_photogroup #torontosunriseseriesbytaku #natgeoyourshot #serenitynow #birdsinflight #birdsofinstagram #fightorflight #calming #torontoartist #torontoblogger #canadianblogger #bloggerstyle #bloggerlife #winterwonderland #winterfell #beautyofwinter
 Sometimes the Toronto skyline takes a back seat to Mother Nature. I walked by this tree all the time but it wasn’t until that morning when I took this photo that I realized how great a subject it could be as well. . @nikoncanada Z 7, 30 sec., ISO64, 35mm f/1.8 S lens . #nikon_canada #nikonglobal #ig_sunrisesunset #longexposures #lakeshoreliving #longexposureshots #sunrise_sunset_photogroup #torontosunriseseriesbytaku #mothernature #ig_nature #blogto #tdot_shots #curiocityto #sharecangeo #neverstopexploring #mycntower #torontoblogger #torontoartist #canadianbloggers #bloggersyle #bloggerlife #earthshotz #6ixwalks #nikonz7 #mirrorlessreinvented