ECC Speaker night, Mon. Mar. 6th 2017 at 7:00 – Toronto As I See It by Robert Shechter

THE ETOBICOKE CAMERA CLUB … is pleased to present travel photographer and lecturer, Robert Shechter at the Monday, March 6th 2017,  speaker/presentation meeting starting at 7:00 pm hosted at the Humber Valley United Church with his talk titled, Toronto As I See It.

With 40 years experience working in photography, combined with 25 years as a professor in the Ontario Community Colleges system, Robert worked as a commercial photographer, travel photographer, and as a highly regarded teacher and lecturer. Robert has been travelling with his cameras from the High Canadian and Greenlandic Arctic to Spain, from Iceland to Central Europe, Russia and Malta,
and many places in between, sharing his impressions and experiences through slide shows and lectures. 

Robert is a former resident lecturer at the Royal Ontario Museum, where he has lectured and taught a variety of photography classes. Currently, Robert is teaching Digital Photography classes at the Bernard
Betel Centre and at his Teaching Studio in North York. Robert has produced shows – no mere travelogues, but rich in local history, architecture and culture – on behalf of Tourist Boards, Camera Clubs, and Social Clubs. His work has appeared in Toronto Life Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, and other publications.

Do you think you know Toronto? Think again!  After living in Toronto for over forty years, photographer Robert Shechter rediscovered the city through his camera lens. Visit the city’s historic sites which witness our beginnings and heritage, our many thriving neighbourhoods with diverse ethnicities, languages, cultures, and religions.


“Toronto as I see it” highlights the city’s avant-garde 21st century architecture, as well as lesser known sites, while meandering through the nature trails, parks and forests which make Toronto one of the greenest cities in the world.  “Toronto as ICE SEES IT” brings back memories of a recent episode in our city, with intensely beautiful diamond-studded trees shining in the sun. “Toronto as I see it” reflects how we live and function in one of the most civilized cities in the world.


Please join us if you can for another look at Toronto through the eyes and lens of our speaker, Robert Shechter.  Guest fee of $ 5.00 in effect (put towards membership if you decide to join). 

PLEASE NOTE : Originally booked photographer Steve Silverman’s talk on Black and White photography has been rescheduled to the Fall months, stay tuned for 2017/2018 ECC season schedule.