Posts Tagged ‘Canon EF 17-40mm f/4 L’

Long exposure aircraft trails over Toronto skyline, Ward's Island, Toronto Island

The Longest Night 2018

Aircraft streak over the Toronto skyline in a multi-hour exposure.  Click image to view larger.

Ice formations on the boardwalk, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Boardwalk Icefall IV

Incredible ice formations at the Center end of the boardwalk.

Ice formations on the boardwalk, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Boardwalk Icefall V

Incredible ice formations at the Center end of the boardwalk.


Ice formations on the boardwalk, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Boardwalk Icefall VI

Incredible ice formations at the Center end of the boardwalk.

Ice formations on the boardwalk, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Cathedral

Incredible ice formations at the Center end of the boardwalk.

Ice formations on the boardwalk, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Droop

Incredible ice formations at the Center end of the boardwalk.


The sun sets on ducks swimming through thin ice, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Split Tones

Twilight descends upon a mixed raft of ducks swimming through fresh ice during a -22°C cold snap.

Frost flowers cover the ice in front of the Algoma Spirit, Eastern Gap, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Algoma Spirit

Frost flowers cover the ice in the Eastern gap in front of the Algoma Spirit.

Lake Ontario frozen to the Horizon, Center Island, Toronto Islands

The Frozen

Thin ice on Lake Ontario stretches to the horizon during a -22°C cold snap.


Sunrise over fresh ice in front of the Leslie St Spit, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Icerise

The sun rises over fresh ice off the boardwalk during a -22°C cold snap.

Standing room only on the Jimmy Jones Express, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Standing Room Only

It’s standing room only aboard the Jimmy Jones Express. Tickets sold out at an unprecedented rate. Click image to view larger.

Jimmy Jones Express stops at the plaque for Ted Dinsmore, Centre Island, Toronto Islands

Centre Stop

The Jimmy Jones Express stops under piercing blue skies on Centre to hear about the memorial plaque for Ted Dinsmore. Click image to view larger.


Manuel points out the next stop on the Jimmy Jones Express, Center Island, Toronto Islands

Next Stop

Manuel points out the next stop on the Jimmy Jones express, just passing the pier at Centre. Click image to view larger.

Jimmy Jones Express final stop, Hanlan's Point, Toronto Islands

Hanlan’s Above Water

The Jimmy Jones Express hits the final stop at Hanlan’s Point.  Hanlan’s at this point in time is still high and dry, the Flood of 2017 still only a future memory. Click image to view larger.

Jimmy Jones holding copy of Torontos Riviera of Yesteryear, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Riviera of Yesteryear

Jimmy Jones holds up a copy of Toronto’s Riviera of Yesteryear at the final stop of the Jimmy Jones Express. Click image to view larger.


Flooded eastern gap at sunset, Flood of 2017, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Edge of Forever

The southern end of the eastern gap is completely underwater.  East winds and boat wake now drive waves inland, with almost no protection from what used to be a high concrete barrier.

Wild peacock portrait, Flood of 2017, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Peacock Blues

The escaped peacock, unofficial mascot of the Flood of 2017, has taken to roosting on Freya’s roof.

Kids play in the mud during the Flood of 2017, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Hard Core

Everything’s a playground during the Flood of 2017, as long as you don’t have to do your own laundry.


Tugboat Radium Yellowknife delivering sandbags, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Radium Yellowknife

The heavy tug Radium Yellowknife dwarfs the waiting shed while delivering sandbags for ongoing operations during the Flood of 2017.

Boat mooring at side of road during flood of 2017, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands

Roadside Mooring

With water levels so high during the Flood of 2017, why not moor your boat at the side of the road?

Inspecting pump intake hose, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Sandbag Sump

Michael inspects the intake hose after a community effort to shift the sandbag wall so that Bayview Ave. could drain.  That there is fire ant territory, that is.


Flooded Bayview Ave, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Bayview Ave.

Flooded Bayview Ave, looking west towards Fourth St.

Garbage bin sump filter, The Cove, Toronto Islands

Sump Genius

Somebody had the brilliant idea of using Parks garbage bins as filters for the larger pumps.  Genius.

Flooded walkway, Ward's Beach, Toronto Islands

Flooded Approach

The walkway to Ward’s Beach is underwater, only a few feet of sand keeping the waves at bay.  Waves already wash regularly into this growing pond.


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