Raccoon residing in the rectory.
When a building is torn down, its architectural strata is revealed on the wall of the adjoining building.
St. James Cathedral reflected in a Dodge truck logo.
Professional panhandler (note he has two caps).
Night fill-up at Esso. There was hue and cry when the price of gas crossed $1/L but afterwards, I didn't notice fewer cars on the street.
Zoom-pull photo of the old F45 GO train engine pulling into the station.
Photographer at work.
No. 501 Queen Street streetcar to Long Branch.
Tilt-shift of Adelaide and Jarvis looking north done in PS Elements.
Bond Place Hotel and new location for Hakim Optical.
TTC shelter decorated for a promotion (you can partially see the URI, in case you're interested).
Two-photo pano of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute with construction nearing competion. The bridge connecting the institute to St. Michael's hopital on the left was not completed at this time.
The bridge connecting the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute to St. Michael's hopital. Looking east from Yonge.
Mural by Michael Besant on the Gooderham Flatiron building (2-image panorama).
Man's best friend.
St. Andrews Church (pano).
Giant inflatable Corona beer bottle.
Photographer at work (he was actually making a video).
Collision detection No. 2. (If you look closely, the bicyclist is using his cellphone.)
Man's best friend No. 3.
Window, United Metropolitan Church.
iPod Nano on Adelaide. I think she's a waitress at one of the restaurants as I see her semi-regularly.
Night swimming No. 1.
Night swimming No. 2.
Going off the deep end.
TTC streetcar advertising "Maharaja: The splendour of India's Royal Courts" exhibition at the Art Gallery of Ontario.
Trees covered with snow in the parkette adjacent to Pitman Hall.
The Courier in Winter.
Lakeshore Honda dealership seen from a passing GO Train.
End of an era: one of the few remaining standalone telephone booths.
Superman has to change somewhere else.
Forgotten '90s "Page 3" Sunshine Girls.
Too cold to fly.
Walking to work one cold morning, I photographed this rare sight. I had never seen birds sitting like this at this location.
Experimenting with spot metering; since they were all wearing dark clothing, the hilights are blown.
St. Michael's Cathredral reflected on the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute.
Melting tower. Reminds me of Inception.
"Postal Station A" seen through the canopy over the Union Station moat.
A nice, shady spot.
Imitation of Life.
Two-image panorama of a mural opposite the St. Lawrence Market.
Fetish party poster.
"Strict fetish dress code enforced. Acceptable attire includes: leather, rubber, pvc, fetish sex wear, drag, lingere, uniforms, gothic."
Waiting for the GO train on track 4A (old-style).
I placed the camera on the ground to take this shot.
"Post No Bills".
A guerilla art response to the typical warning found on construction hoarding.
Rear of the Wesley Building, built in 1913 in the Gothic Revival architecture style, it was the headquarters of the Methodist Church in Canada.
Photographed from the (then named) Paramount Theater.
Scotia Plaza taxi stand.
Pedestrians reflected in a glass window.
Lining up for lunch at the fries truck.
Do not disturb.
(Note the hammer.)
Megan Fox for Emporio Armani.
Photographed by the duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.
May I take your order?
Man without a tie.
Snow plows on Highway 10.
Four trucks in staggered formation clear snow and add salt.
Schoolbus and white house.
That house has been a veterinary hospital, a residence (at the time of the photograph) and the HQ for a limousine service with all the limos parked where the school bus is.
Stain-glass chapel window.
The *only* photograph I have taken with flash (by accident).
CN 619-25 ballast tamper.
Dundas Square panorama, Oct. 2003. Before the AMC theater monstrosity was erected.
Cleaning up the morning after the storm.
Oh what fun!
Mother taking her child to daycare.
Last one to leave, please turn off the lights-- Port Credit GO station parking lot.
The last ride.
One of the promotional photographs (two-photo pano) I took for a research lab.
Re-paving King Street at Yonge.
The King Edward Hotel is the building in the background with the flags.
Movie shoot near Sam the Record Man.
Mercedes being towed for a dialogue scene.
Toyota being towed after a rear-end collision.
Clock tower of the St. Lawrence Hall.
CN Tower and Toronto skyline seen from the Rogers Communications Centre on the Ryerson University campus.
Skydome "gargoyles" and CN Tower seen from the GO train.
One of my very early photos.
Robert Indiana's famous arrangement of the letters LOVE.
Mother and child from the New Immigrants statue.
Oliver and Bonacini outdoor bar.
Note the gas-fired heaters for warming the patrons in November.
Three reservists (likely headed to the Moss Park Armoury).
19:43 Lakeshore West GO train pulls into Track 6 at Union Station.
Film cameras gathering dust in a pawn-shop window.
Canon F-1, EOS 630, EOS Elan, Nikkormat, Nikon F80, Minolta X100, Yashica 109, etc.
Interesting Luke Skywalker-style camera on the bottom-left.
Union Station entrance to the Air Canada Centre.
Don't look too closely or you'll see the 2 inches of dust on the hanging sign.
Bollard and chain.
Man reading on a park bench.
Patrons in the Flatiron and Firkin, a pub in the basement of the Flatiron Building.
12:06 VIA train departing Union Station.
Wind turbine on the CNE grounds, seen from the GO train.
Students on a field trip.
Street art alley.
A suit in "Street Art" alley.
2010 Toronto Flamenco Festival poster.
A couple works-out in the exercise room at The Spire.
The blonde noticed me in the mirror because she paused briefly and then continued working-out.
BMX stunts practice. I bet Mies Van Der Rohe never imagined his plaza used in this manner.
This commemorative shield is no longer visible today because the large CIBC logo cube is installed on top of it.
Looking west at the tracks, bridge and signals from Long Branch GO station.
St. Patrick's Day celebrations at the Ryerson Student Campus Centre.
The line-up to get into McVeigh's Irish Pub.
St. Patrick's Day revellers at McVeigh's Irish Pub.
BCE Place Galleria lit for St. Patrick's Day.
CN Tower lit for St. Patrick's Day.
The original inspiration for the series.
Passing fancy No. 2.
Passing fancy No. 4.
It's the first day of spring. Need I say more?
Old City Hall clock tower framed by Bay street towers.
Engineering Expo for highschool students in the Atrium at Ryerson during March break. All the engineering departments (aerospace, civil, mechanical, electrical, etc.) had to showcase their projects
CN Tower seen from under the Gardiner Expressway.
Abandoned bicycle after a snowstorm (pano).
Hot steam on a cold night.
Meet me at the top of the stairs.
George Vari Centre for Engineering and Computing
The Library Pub.
Weathered pages of a discarded paperback under the Esso sign at Church and Dundas.
Waiting on track 3.
Android ad on TTC bus shelter.
Passing fancy No. 6.
BIXI station at Berczy Park.
BIXI station at Church and Dundas.
BIXI bike and station.
First sighting of a Tesla Roadster.
Passing fancy No. 7.
Passing fancy No. 5.
Passing fancy No. 10.
Kinect for Xbox 360 marketing store.
"Bistro 990" Citroen 2CV. [corrected]
East entrance to the Great Hall, Union Station.
The Bank of Nova Scotia
The clock-tower of St. Lawrence Hall reflected in a window of the St. Lawrence Market.
Passing fancy No. 3
"Emergency exit, do not block"
Homeless at Bay and Front on a cold night as commuters head home.
Diamond Taxi on Bay Street.
Canada Trust tower reflected on the Royal Bank tower.
Canada Trust tower reflected on the Commerce tower.
Royal Bank and Canada Trust towers seen from the Air Canada Centre plaza.
Passing fancy No. 8.
Waiting to cross Church Street.
Passing fancy No. 11
Photowalk at the Berczy park fountain.
Passing fancy No. 12.
Handrail support, Heinl and Son.
Birds of a feather.
Umbrellas at twenty paces.
Manicure. The modern equivalent of the weekly trip to the beauty parlour that women of "a certain age" used to make.
Ad for tourism in Ontario on the floor of the TTC subway stop at Union station.
On the eve of the final game of the 2011 Stanley Cup between Vancouver and Boston.
Rail bridge over Yonge Street.
Crossing Yonge at Dundas.
Happy Canada Day.
Homeless on Wellington.
Crossing Dundas at Yonge (looking north).
The Bank of Nova Scotia building designed by Mathers and Haldenby, completed in 1951. The stone carving depicts Icarus near the sun.
GO train under a cresent moon.
Foggy on Front Street.
Father, son and guitar.
Tony's sharpening service (HDR).
Accordion player at the Ryerson farmer's market.
Walking down to Union Station at Bay and Wellington.
Architecture at Queen and Yonge. Two-photo panorama with HDR.
Low ceiling hides the top of the Royal Bank tower.
Seagulls loitering on Front Street.
How much is that boat?
CN Tower at night.
Ryerson Farmer's Market (every Tuesday evening) - fresh picked Ontario strawberries.
Shoppers at Ryerson farmer's market (on Tuesdays, until October). On subsequent weeks, the market was moved into the Quad because someone realized that holding it right next to the construction wasn't such a great idea.
Couple holding hands.
This is something you don't see everyday. The handicapped girl in the poster in the background was a coincidence.
TIFF fans waiting at the backstage entrance at the Elgin Theater (2-image pano).
Atrium on Bay panorama (3 images) seen from the 11th floor of 1 Dundas West. I photographed this on a visit to one of the secretaries at the Ryerson School of Graduate Studies who, at one time, had her office at 1 Dundas.
Tribal ink. "A man without tattoos is invisible to the Gods." - Iban tribe proverb, Sarawak, Borneo.
Man's best friend and jogger.
Modes of transportation. One man's treasure is another man's trash.
Co-op housing on Dalhousie seen from Church Street (pano).
Oh you handsome devil. (Just me and my 50.)
"Swish by Han" Korean restaurant
"Swish by Han" Korean restaurant interior.
Amish family asking for directions at Union Station.
Amish family at Union Station.
World Press Association exhibition at the BCE Place Galleria (2-stitch pano).
WPA Exhibit BCE Place Galleria (pano).
WPA Exhibit at the BCE Place Galleria.
WPA Exhibit at the BCE Galleria.
Second floor of the Canadian Stage Company (pano).
Poster for the Halloween Fetish Ball.
Neville Park TTC streetcar, route No. 501 (pano).
Window dressing– halloween costumes (pano).
When I saw this man sitting with his head buried in his jacket, trying to keep warm, the Game of Thrones phrase came immediately to mind...
Setting sun over B.C. seen from cruising altitude heading east.
Front yard decorated for halloween.
The bar and dining area of the new restaurant called "Blowfish" on Bay.
I didn't realize that the engine is in a transparent comportment or I would have run over and photographed it.
I am reflected on the back of the driver's side mirror though I doubt you can see it in this reduced-size photo.
"Alaska" sticker on a pay phone.
Plumage on wheels.
This Halloween costume billboard was defaced with "This is sexist" stickers. I thought this relevant in view of +Brian Palmer's recent g+ post on racist/insensitive Halloween costumes.
Eco Cabs– pedal power.
'90s Jaguar XJS.
Temperance street at Bay, looking East at Yonge. The new Bay Adelaide Centre, on the right, kept the old heritage façade at streetlevel.
The Big Guns
Lobby of the Cadillac Fairview tower (pano).
Closed for the night.
Colborne street at night (pano).
Movie shoot on Wellington at Front Street (1 of 5).
Movie shoot on Wellington at Front Street (2 of 5).
Movie shoot on Wellington at Front Street (3 of 5).
Movie shoot on Wellington at Front Street (4 of 5).
Movie shoot on Wellington at Front Street (5 of 5; pano).
Shopping for a Nikon at Henry's.
Air Canada Centre (ACC), home of the Toronto Raptors and Leafs (pano).
Looks can be deceiving.
King Street No. 504 streetcar.
BCE Place galleria (side view) pano.
My version of https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/wiki/Lunch_atop_a_Skyscraper
In addition to the CN Tower and a TTC streetcar, a Toronto Maple Leaf jersey is also an icon for the city.
Reporter and cameraman.
Didn't call "shotgun"...
Bikkuri Japanese restaurant. You can somewhat read the menu on the left.
Man's best friend– texting in the park.
Hockey night at "The Bottom Line".
This was for a ceremony on Nov. 10th, the day before Rememberance Day.
Yellow maple leaves on a blue Mini Cooper.
Christmas display window at The Bay.
Berczy Park Christmas lights.
Snowflake tree– Berczy Park Christmas decorations.
Snowflake closeup– Berczy Park Christmas decorations.
Berczy Park Christmas tree.
Berczy Park carolers in period costume (my guess is Victorian era).
Bannock opened at The Bay after the Timothy's cafe closed (HDR).
Car wreath. Perhaps this is the start of a new trend.
The kitchen of the new restaurant called Kirei Sushi and Bar, photographed from the sidewalk.
Entrance to Také Sushi restaurant.
Why is it that whenever I pack an extra pair of socks, it never rains hard.
But when I don't pack that extra pair, it rains in epic torrents enough to soak through three pairs of socks– 1. nylon, quick dry liner socks, 2. wollen socks for insulation 3. work-socks to prevent wear of the wollen pair– and the bottoms of my chinos from the rain-spatter.
St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts.
Bay Street at night (pano).
First walk of the year.
There will be a condo going up soon in that empty parking lot.
Very close crop of the original photo taken from about 10 feet away.
Street art: "Have your cake and eat it too."
Pawnshop watches. (Note the Quemex brand.)
St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts billboard.
St. Lawrence Centre (HDR pano).
A family of tourists watching their mother repeatedly try to photograph the CN Tower.
From 5 blocks away.
Man on the right wearing a beret was the event photographer.
St. James' Cathedral reflected with the Scotiabank tower in the background (pano).
Back to back.
This is a pano, with some wire removal.
Water tower (2012).
Water tower approach (2012).
Water tower (2009).
CN Tower reflected in a puddle.
I did some heavy noise reduction (using the Median function) on the train body.
Sculpture outside the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Church and Shuter (night).
Dundas streetcar at Victoria Street (Dundas Square).
SUV at night.
Patio lights of Fran's restaurant on Front Street.
The Flatiron Mural by Derek Besant (pano).
Flatiron Mural closeup showing Canada Trust tower reflected in the window.
Flatiron Mural close-up showing the steel construction.
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
Busker at TTC subway entrance at Union station.
Lobby, at night.
Happy Birthday +Android
Keeps Going and Going a response to +Mark Forman "Gonna Fly Now" #dof #bokehphotography
Seamstress (Mrs. D'Souza) working late.
Union Station in 2011, before the renovations.
When the goal is in sight, there is no turning back.
Pile of pogo poles at a construction site.
Now Magazine: "The Naked Truth about Rob Ford"
Get pumped for less.
A Canadian comedy series (2 seasons) about a team of incompetent spy-catchers who work for the Canadian National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA), a fictional intelligence gathering agency.
I liked how the reflection blanked out his eyes.
Lost Earring in a Tree Knothole
The hole was deep and wide.