Posts Tagged ‘Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L’

Fashion shoot in snow, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Gaga Beach

You just never know who you’ll meet on Ward’s beach.

Ongiara in ice, Inner Harbour, Toronto Islands

Boat to Nowhere

Ongiara makes her way across the harbour through the thickest ice seen in years.

X-country skiing, Inner Harbour, Toronto Islands

Lost in the Barrens

A couple skis on the inner harbour in near-whiteout conditions.


Ice sculpture formation, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

The Forming

Waves break against the navigation light at the end of Ward’s beach in -20°C weather, building up layers of ice to form a new version of this previous ice sculpture.

Ice volcano eruption, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Unfocused Eruption

Boardwalk and Centre Island pier, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Distant Pier

Ice and waves are driven under a hard westerly wind, looking west towards the Centre Island pier from Ward’s Island beach.


Photographer on ice mountains, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Double Double

A photographer stands on the edge of an ice volcano.  A risky place to stand, the edges can have an inconsistent density, and can easily collapse under a human’s weight.

Climbing ice mountains, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Beach Mountaineering

Islanders go mountaineering on Ward’s beach, giving a sense of scale to the amount of ice built up in just over a day.

Ice covered breakwall, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Inferno

The navigation light on the breakwall at the end of Ward’s beach, coated in ice, points the way to heavy steam coming off of Lake Ontario.


Mallard duck on ice floe, Eastern Gap, Toronto Islands

Duck Floe

A female mallard relaxes on a small ice floe floating in the eastern gap.

Waiting Shed, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Waiting Shed

Ice-coated branches frame the waiting shed on Ward’s after the ice storm of December 2013.

Algosteel, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Algosteel on Ice

The Algosteel arrives in Toronto Harbour, one of the last ships of the season, after the ice storm of December 2013.


Pine needles coated in ice, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Needlework II

Evergreen needles are sheathed in ice after the ice storm of December, 2013.

Icey giraffe, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Giraffe

A whimsical giraffe coated in ice after the ice storm of December, 2013.

Transformer surrounded by ice, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Transformer

A transformer, itself clear of ice, is surrounded by ice coated branches after the ice storm of December 2013.


Ferry William Inglis in ice, Inner Harbour, Toronto Islands

Snowtrack

William Inglis makes her way through the frozen inner harbour, now completely covered in snow after a December blizzard.

Ferry William Inglis in ice, Wards Island, Toronto Islands

The Strangest of Sights

William Inglis, navigation lights ablaze, approaches Wards Island through snow, ice, and winter ducks.

Ferry William Inglis in ice, Wards Island, Toronto Islands

Iceline

William Inglis skirts the edge of the ice, approaching Wards Island in driving snow.


Ferry William Inglis in snow, Wards Island, Toronto Islands

Thank You For Visiting

Passengers wait in the snow to board the ferry William Inglis.

Ferry William Inglis in snowstorm, Inner Harbour, Toronto Islands

Into the Unknown

William Inglis sails into a blizzard, departing Wards Island dock at 11:45am.

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Well Blow Me Down

Strong winds turn normally placid Lake Ontario into pounding surf, completely inundating Ward’s beach. 3 minutes 35 seconds.  24.1MB MP4.


Old Ongiara door window, ferry Ongiara, Toronto Islands

Porthole

Freezing snow clings to the wonderful (yet inaccessible) old wooden doors on the Ongiara in 2007.

Taking the schoolbus in winter, Hanlan's Point, Toronto Islands

Schoolbus Snowfall

Kids trudge to the schoolbus through heavy snow at Hanlan’s Point after ice conditions shut down the Ward’s dock.

Impending storm cancels church service sign, Algonquin Island, Toronto Islands

Impending Storm

An impending storm cancels the winter solstice service at St. Andrew’s in 2008.


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