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Church Street, Toronto

Church Street, Toronto

Hubertus Knopff, Jean-luc Drouin, E. Adam Galehr, kiiti and 7 other people have particularly liked this photo

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Jean club
Quite a bit of retail therapy seems to have been going on.
3 months ago.
John FitzGerald club has replied to Jean club
This block is slowly being spiffed up, Jean. What I like here is the simple methods the architect used to add interest and elegance to the building. Some relief from the glass buildings going up all over Toronto (and which are ill-suited to a city with hot summers and cold winters).
3 months ago.
 Jaap van 't Veen
Jaap van 't Veen club
Well composed street scene John.
Healthy weekend.
3 months ago.
John FitzGerald club has replied to Jaap van 't Veen club
Thanks, Jaap, and the same to you.
3 months ago.
 William Sutherland
William Sutherland club
Splendid capture! Stay well!

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3 months ago.
John FitzGerald club has replied to William Sutherland club
Thanks, William. You, yoo.
3 months ago.
 Keith Burton
Keith Burton club
This is two photos in a row with people in John................what's going on? :-))

The strong sunlight has brought out the shadow detail beautifully, especially of the two women and I like the numbered green canopies in each bottom corner. It's good too that the women are walking numerically in an upwards direction.

Well seen and taken. I hope you didn't have to wait to long until the women came along :-)
3 months ago.
John FitzGerald club has replied to Keith Burton club
Thanks, Keith. You don't have to wait too long on Church Street. I just noticed I didn't handle the big shadow too well. Will have to soften the edges. Eventually.
3 months ago.
rdhinmn club
So busy looking at the windows, and marveling that those at the bottom are turned 90 degrees that I almost missed the two figures, which, taken together, almost echo the appearance of a vertical window. Cutting the street off as you did does turn them into an element of design, I think - or it's a bit cynical.

There's a lot of detail here.
3 months ago.
John FitzGerald club has replied to rdhinmn club
Thanks, Bob. I hadn't noticed the similarity of the women, as they are positioned, to the space occupied by a window. My belief is that this was inspired by childhood memories of photos of Morocco -- people walking by bright, single-colour walls.
3 months ago.

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