We were finally let out of lockdown last Friday and people took advantage. The city got busy again and people were rushing to places. The city felt more like itself again. Music Credit I Like Peanuts by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Artist: http://audionautix.com/
Timelapse videos are interesting because they show the transition happening in one place. We are usually moving through spaces. It’s not often that the spaces move through our field of view. Getting a new perspective is never a bad idea. This timelapse took an hour-and-a-half. I was able to catch up on some reading while… Continue reading Timelapse of Queen’s Park
The sun was shining when I woke up today. As I stared at the reflections of light in the mirror, I told myself that I had to get up and get outside today. That was the motivation I needed to get out of bed on what I was hoping would be a rather lazy Saturday.
I checked the weather at around three o’clock this afternoon and it said that it was going to snow starting at around four. At around four o’clock, I checked the weather again, and it said that the snow should start falling at around six. At six o’clock this evening, I had been outside for a… Continue reading It was supposed to snow this evening
One of the good things to come out of 2020 was getting back into photography. During the summer, I even tried vlogging about taking pictures. It was a fun project and something that I’ve been thinking about revisiting.
In this week’s vlog, I find myself at The Beaches in Toronto. Lake Ontario didn’t disappoint. This is going to be the last vlog in this series, and in the video I share some of the things that I learned by working on this project. In the end, I think the most important thing that… Continue reading The Last Vlog (in this series)
This week, I spent some time working with long exposure photography. I went out to Niagara Falls, Ontario, and Bluffers Park in Scarborough, Ontario. I got to thinking about how photography influences our perspective on the world.
On Tuesday, I made my way to Allan Gardens in downtown Toronto. There had been a tornado warning earlier in the evening but I ventured out when I saw a break in the clouds. The colours that came out after the rain and because of the flat light coming through the clouds were incredible. I’m… Continue reading Allan Gardens | Aly walks around taking pictures of Toronto, and he talks, too
Eight years ago, I moved to Toronto because I wanted a change. I wanted to pursue something different, almost just to prove that I could do it.