Posts Tagged ‘Canon EF 17-40mm f/4 L’

Full rainbow over Fifth St., Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Pot O’Gold

A full rainbow arcs over Fifth St. after a brief, but intense, thunderstorm. Click image to view larger.

Floodwaters completely cover the Eastern Gap, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

The End

Floodwaters inundate the southeast corner of the Island. The Eastern Gap is completely underwater, and waves roll far inland through the wet meadow, to the bathrooms at the top of the soccer field.

Flooded picnic area fire pit in front of Toronto skyline, Olympic Island, Toronto Islands

Island Picnic

Floodwaters completely consume a fire pit on Olympic Island.


Stormclouds over sandbags in front of ferry docks, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Sandbag Stormclouds

Stormclouds roll over the sandbags lining the lagoon between the ferry docks and the water taxi landing.

The Wagenborg ship Aragonborg sails past the flooded eastern gap, Eastern Gap, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Aragonborg II

The Aragonborg sails past the flooded southern end of the Eastern Gap.

Flooded firehall, 235 Cibola Ave., Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

235 Cibola

The lagoon floods Cibola during the Flood of 2019, creating a perfect reflecting pool for the new firehall.


Car in floodwaters, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Lagoonside Parking

There’s always one: a truck sits in the floodwaters of 2019, just like this one in 2017. You could watch the water levels slowly drop by the algae marks on the tires.

Please do not walk on the sandbags sign, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Sandbag Seamus

Seamus walks past a sign entreating people to not walk on the sandbags lining Bayview Ave. They sure turn into a mess right quick if you do.

Floodwaters encroach on number 4 Channel Ave., Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Four Channel Ave

Floodwaters encroach on 4 Channel Ave. during the flood of 2019.


Flooded breakwater, Toronto skyline long exposure, Eastern Gap, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

The New Normal

Floodwaters begin to rise above the breakwall of the Eastern Gap in 2019.

Massive bonfire, Spring Equinox 2019, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Equinox 2019

Ringing in Spring in style down on the beach. Thanks again Alice!

Gibraltar Point lighthouse during and after the Flood of 2017, Hanlan's Point, Toronto Islands

Gibraltar Reflections II

The Gibraltar Point light during the Flood of 2017 and again in 2018. Click image to view larger.


Cibola Ave. flooded towards St. Andrew's church, Center Island, Toronto Islands

St. Andrew’s II

Cibola underwater, during and after the Flood of 2017, by the turnoff to St. Andrew’s By The Lake. Click image to view larger.

Bayview Ave before and after the Flood of 2017, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Bayview Ave II

Bayview Ave underwater during the Flood of 2017 and again in 2018.  Click image to view larger.

Parking lot before and after Flood of 2017, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Front Row Parking II

The parking lot by the Ward’s dock during and after the Flood of 2017. Click image to view larger.


Table set for two during and after the Flood of 2017, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Table for Two II

Ken’s Table for Two during and after the Flood of 2017.  Click image to view larger.

WIA Clubhouse during and after the Flood of 2017, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

WIA Encroachment II

The WIA clubhouse during and after the Flood of 2017. Click image to view larger.

Approach to beach before and after Flood of 2017, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Flooded Approach II

The approach to Ward’s beach, underwater during the Flood of 2017 and again in 2018.  Click image to view larger.


Ward's beach during and after the Flood of 2017, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

High Tide II

Ward’s beach during the Flood of 2017 and again in 2018.  Click image to view larger.

Eastern gap 2017 flood before and after, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Edge of Forever II

The southern end of the eastern gap, looking north towards the City, in 2017 and 2018.  Click image to view larger.

Eastern gap 2017 flood before and after, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Breakwall No More II

The south end of the eastern gap, in 2017 and 2018. Click image to view larger.


Fall colours on Fifth St., Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Fireworks on Fifth

Fall colours light up Fifth St on a gorgeous November day.

Nature's Sandbox by Thelia Sanders-Shelton, Rogue Wave 2018, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Nature’s Sandbox

Nature’s Sandbox, a Rogue Wave 2018 installation by Thelia Sanders-Shelton.

Deconstruction of the breakwall, eastern gap, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Bollard No More

PortsToronto (née the Toronto Port Authority) has begun removal of the northern portion of the eastern gap breakwall.  Here the upper surface has been reduced to rubble, which will get moved to the south side of Tommy Thompson park.  You can view it prior to demolition here and here.


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