Christmas Social is Here!

Don't miss the most wonderful time of the year, our annual Christmas Social this Monday, December 9.  So much is happening!  Our friendly competition will be held and this year's theme was Macro Photography!  There will be a 50/50 draw!  A fun surprise show from one of our long time members and did I mention tons of food!  Merry Christmas to all!  

Upcoming Outing Toronto Cavalcade of Lights Sat Nov 30

What: Cavalcade of Lights – Toronto’s Holiday Kickoff 

Where: Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto

When: 6:30-10 PM Saturday November 30th

Meet in front of Tim Hortons, south west corner of Queen Street at Bay, 6:30 PM

From 6:30- 7:20, there are activities in the square.

At 7:30 PM, there is a performance by a live artist (Riit) – opportunity to practice shooting performance artists

At 8:10 PM Toronto’s Official Christmas Tree will be lit 

At 8:35 PM, live performance by a second artist (Lemon Bucket Orchestra) 

At 9:30 PM, there will be fireworks.

This is an opportunity to practice low-light photography especially people, stage performers, architecture, and fireworks

Dress for the weather – current forecast is overcast with temperature around 0C.

While the underground parking garage at City Hall will be open, some roads in the Queen-Bay area may be closed for this event. Transit will be the best option.

Note: tripods may be problemmatic in crowded areas. Suggest bringing a monopod or simply working hand-held.

Outing Sunday November 10th Downtown Architecture 8:30 AM

When: Sunday November 10th, 8:30 AM Rain or Shine!

Where: Meet on the Northeast Corner, Bloor and Yonge St. at 8:30 AM

What: We will wander roughly east to Church, south to Wellesley, west to Bay, and then north through Yorkville/Hazleton to St George, ending up at the Over Easy Cafe, 208 Bloor St W. Total distance is 3 kms, diversions and short cuts are allowed!. Plenty of cool buildings, tall and small, new and old. Lots of image possibilities for the upcoming Architecture and Curves competitions.

There is a Municipal Parking Lot on Hayden St, which runs east off Yonge first street south of Bloor. TTC Bloor-Danforth subway is operating this Sunday, as is the Spadina Line, but the Yonge Line will be closed from Bloor/Yonge to Osgoode…shuttle buses will be operating in that section.

Hope to see you on Sunday!