I’ve started to give photo tours of the city – taking hotel guests off the beaten track to great places to plant their feet for photography. To that end I’ve published Toronto For Photographers and distributed it around to the big hotels. My presentation to the concierges at the February meeting of the Clefs d’Or […]Read more "Toronto For Photographers"
“PLEASE SIR, CAN I HAVE SOME MORE”? You asked me to dish out more Turkey after my previous post, so here you are: a little photo album with captions. Start by clicking on the first image, and… Enjoy!! Note that the images are ©2011. Please ask if you’d like a copy!Read more "More Turkey!!"
It looks like Sunday will be a great day for our monthly walkabout – 1 degree and overcast. Compared with today’s -10 that’s balmy! We’ll meet at Union Station by the statue (the one on the right) and walk the neighbourhood. I’ll cover the usual issues: understanding your camera, exposure and composition, plus managing colour balance […]Read more "Sunday’s Walkabout"
Who would have thought that the Messiah would show off like Charlie Manson and have so little to say? True, “preachy” is out of fashion but he IS supposed to be prophetic. Charismatic would have been good. But bored? Boring? The New Pretender showed off two wives (a practice he defended feebly) and a gaudy […]Read more "Messianic Pretender Bares All In Tell Aviv"
Only the tiniest traces of great Constantinople exist today, encased in glass in the Topkaki Museum. (“No photo!”, shout the Topkarmy of kulturpolis) It’s been burned, buried and swallowed by successive conquerors, including this current Istanbul, this giant of 17 million that stretches all the way from the Sea of Marmara to the Black Sea, […]Read more "“No Photos!!”"