Alvin’s Film Follies (The Part I Out Takes)

Hey, no one’s perfect!  Here are some of the shots from my roll of PanF that could be filed under G (or were precariously close to it.)

My very first shot on the roll of PanF. Who would have thought...

My very first shot on the roll of PanF. Who would have thought…

Want lens flare?  Can't do it with a lens that is

Want lens flare? You can’t do it with a lens that is close to “wide open!” or pointed almost directly at the sun for that matter…  XD  (Toronto’s Union Station and “L Tower” – a residential condominium seen in this photo.)

If you want a silhouette...matrix metering works.  Not quite what I wanted though.

If you want a silhouette…matrix metering works. Not quite what I wanted though.  This is a photo of “Flightstop”, the collection of fibreglass Canada Geese sculptures hanging in the near the south end of the Toronto Eaton Centre.  It was created by Michael Snow in 1982.

Strathcona Hotel along York Street.  Handheld shot + slower than anticipated shutter = blurry shot.

The Strathcona Hotel and Bardi’s Steak House along York Street. A rushed handheld shot (HEY I WAS IN THE MIDDLE OF THE STREET!) + slower than anticipated shutter (due to small aperture) = a definitely blurry shot.

A silhouette of the Erin Mills Town Centre undergoing reconstruction.

A silhouette of the Erin Mills Town Centre undergoing reconstruction.  Matrix metering got the clouds…oh hey!  But IMO the composition was just an utter disaster.  Back to the mall…the Sphere you are seeing will be the largest constructed of glass and steel in the world – 283 feet in diameter. 

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