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Locations for future photo walks

We’ve had some walks in the East End, the West End and Downtown (check out the map!) so is it time to go further afield?

Post your suggestions for future walk locations here, in the Flickr thread; I’ll add a few to each new poll.

I’ll post a consolidated list after the jump…

Bay Street – from Old City Hall south
Broadview + Withrow Park – March 2010
Cabbagetown / Church Street Village
Cedarvale Park (including Wychwood Barns) – April 2010
Centre Island – September 2010
Cheltenham Badlands – October 2010
Colonel Samuel Smith Park (Kipling & Lakeshore)
Danforth – April 2010 (for Art Of The Danforth)
Distillery District
Don Valley Trail / Brick Works – July 2010 (Worldwide Photo Walk)
Dundas W / Little Portugal
Earl Bales Park (North York)
Edwards Gardens
Entertainment district – February 2011
Financial district / St Lawrence Market
High Park – February 2010
Humber Bay Park
Kensington Market / College / Little Italy – July 2010 (Worldwide Photo Walk)
Koreatown / Annex
Liberty Village – February 2011
Little India / Gerrard India bazaar – May 2010
Mansions on Jarvis
Music Garden / Harbourfront – June 2010
Old Mill area – June 2010
Portlands / Cherry Beach – May 2010
Queen E / Leslieville – November 2010
Queen W / graffiti alley / Trinity Bellwoods – August 2010
Queens Park + Wellesley – March 2010
Scarborough Bluffs
Spadina Avenue – January 2010
Steam Era in Milton – September 2010
The Beach(es) – January 2010
The Junction – December 2009
Tommy Thompson Park (Leslie St spit) – October 2010
Toronto Necropolis & Riverdale Farm – November 2009
Toronto Pearson International Airport
Toronto Zoo
University of Toronto downtown campus plus Queen’s Park
Yorkville – November 2009 & December 2010

Night walk – King St – August 2010
Night walk – Spadina

16 thoughts on “Locations for future photo walks

  1. How about the Davisville/Mount Pleasant Cemetery? A lot of good scenery in that area. I would be also willing to plan a walk in that area if it ever comes up. I may do another walk about in the area to check on timing and such from different start locations.

  2. @Phil: I thought about Mount Pleasant (I’ve walked it a few times with Toronto Trails) but I’ve heard they don’t like large groups of photographers. If you think we’ll be OK, I’ll add it to the list.

  3. Hi Paul,
    Would it possible to do a walk around University of Toronto downtown campus plus Queen’s Park? I loved the campus when I went over 25 years ago and they have since beautified it. I think the old buildings will be stunning for pictures. Look forward to your comment.

  4. Hi May,

    We touched on UofT when we walked Spadina back in January, so I think it might be time to revisit the area. I’ll add it in to some of the future polls and hopefully it’ll get enough votes to be picked as a photo walk venue.

  5. Catching up on my emails; Jeff Stewart suggested Terminal 1 at Toronto Pearson International Airport, so I’ll add that to the list.

  6. For Aug 21 (or even later) combine Centre Island shoot with a night shoot…shoot lake etc. in the late afternoon, and then gather at dusk facing the downtown core and get shots of the cityscape at night. Certainly a lot safer than trying to shoot at night in the downtown core and you can get water reflections in as well.

    p.s. Regarding the suggestion of photographing in Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, they chase even solo photographers away there. You’d have to call them and see if we can get permission to photograph there.

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