October 3, 2010. One more photo from Rail of Light during Nuit Blanche. This photo of the lights on the Wallace Ave. Footbridge was taken from the West Toronto Railpath, looking through the "W" of the Wallace Ave. sign. You can see that sign in this photo.
You can see all of my Rail of Light / Nuit Blanche photos in the complete gallery here.
October 3, 2010.
I've fallen way behind on posting my "daily" photos here. So much to do, so little time...
Here's another one from the Rail of Light exhibit during Nuit Blanche. This is the view from the West Toronto Railpath, underneath the Wallace Ave Footbridge. This gives a good overview of the whole project: Richard Mongiat's light installation on the bridge above the tracks, Jeff Winch's video projection underneath the bridge, and even train-related artwork on the fence by some local kids.
It was actually pretty busy under this bridge with many people coming through to check it out. But the long shutter speed used for this photo just caught some of the "ghosts" walking by.
October 3, 2010. The Rail of Light art installation on the Wallace Ave. footbridge during Nuit Blanche illuminates the railway tracks below, to "shed light" on the railway expansion controversy. This is the view from the GO Transit Bloor Station, just south of the bridge.
October 3, 2010. A self-portrait in front of the Rail of Light exhibit, which took place on the Wallace Ave. Footbridge and West Toronto Railpath during Nuit Blanche. I took the photo from the north end of the vacant Glidden Paint site, just north of the bridge.
The Rail of Light installation aimed to "shed light" on the controversial railway expansion project happening below.
I will post some non-goofy photos next. It was fun taking pics here at night.
Went for a walk along the West Toronto Railpath and around the 'hood one evening a few weeks ago. The Crossways apartment complex at Dundas and Bloor was lit up nicely by the setting sun.
Looking south along the Railpath, just north of the Wallace Ave. pedestrian bridge, 2010-06-06.
Same as yesterday's photo, but with a view of what's inside the railway car: a bunch of steel plates being used during track construction.
Photo taken 2010-05-15.
May 15, 2010.
Another photo from a Saturday afternoon walk in my 'hood. This lone railway car has been parked on the tracks near Wallace Ave. for the past few weeks, and it occasionally gets moved around. Looks like it's being used to store things for some of the ongoing track work in the area.
This was also an excuse to play with my wide angle lens (Canon EF-S 10-22mm) again, as I haven't used it in a while.
They say "a picture is worth a thousand words".
I was walking home from the Dundas West subway station on Friday evening and decided to take this photo from the Dundas St. side of the Wallace Ave. pedestrian bridge. I always enjoy the view from here, especially since it contains two of our neighbourhood's most iconic sights: The bridge itself, and the old G.E. Water Tower near Lansdowne Ave.
When I came home and took a closer look at the photo, it struck me that there are many things going on within the frame of this picture. Little bits of history, neighbourhood icons, and changes that are happening rapidly. Here's what I spotted. Maybe there are some things I missed?
Yet another photo of the Wallace Ave. pedestrian bridge. Looking east across the bridge and down Wallace Ave. towards the old G.E. Water Tower.
This is a similar view to the winter pic I posted back in January, but now everything is turning green.
On the morning that I took this photo, there was a near white-out blizzard that seemed to last only a few minutes. I grabbed my camera as I got ready to head out the door so that I could take some nice winter photos of the neighbourhood while walking to the subway. Unfortunately, the snow nearly stopped by the time I got outside. Ohwell, I still had a nice walk to Dundas West station through a small amount of fresh snow, and I was able to enjoy the view from the bridge.