Project Capture the CN Tower

A year and a half ago I published a widely viewed piece on my various captures of the CN Tower. It was even Freshly Pressed by WordPress. I have an update on that. Lots more shots that I've been taking from various angles and parts of the city capturing the CN Tower with Instagram. Click…

Shedding a Bit More Light on the Craft

Useful mobile apps for photography aficionados One of the more memorable marketing slogans to come from the late Steve Jobs’ venerated company is “There’s an app for that.” Indeed, in this day and age when faster online connectivity and the proliferation of mobile gadgets have seemingly dictated new lifestyle norms, apps are gradually becoming the…

PROJECT: CN Tower via Instagram Filters

Living in downtown Toronto comes with its perks, indeed. One of those advantages is having solid vantage points for shooting Toronto's iconic phallic symbol: the CN Tower. Over the past couple years, only using my iPhone and some Instagram filters, I have been taking various shots of the CN Tower, much to the chagrin of some of…

Towers. Trees. Windmills.

Instagram seems to have taken over my life. Being able to capture everyday photos and put them through this little beautifying machine makes me all smiley-faced. Here are some shots that I've taken with my iPhone and made somewhat-presentable with Instagram, my new best friend. It's actually an app that I use, unlike a majority…

Photos Made Pretty: There’s an App for That

Everyone is a photographer these days. And that's OK. It just means that the true stars (that would be the pros) stand out that much more. But then an app comes along and makes shitty photos look, well, half-decent. And there's more than one app. Instagram, the guy that I use for all the below…