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RPOTD – Twilight hours in Toronto

I had a long day at work that extended to the twilight hours today.

These are some snappies taken today while on my way home from work. All were taken with my Samsung S6, with HDR enabled.  

First Canadian Place seen from the National Bank of Canada Office Tower.

First Canadian Place seen from the National Bank of Canada Office Tower.

The new Ernst and Young Building, as seen from the TD Centre grounds.

The new Ernst and Young Building, as seen from the TD Centre grounds.

The CN Tower and The Toronto Club

The CN Tower and The Toronto Club

Changing a light bulb? Royal Bank Plaza

Changing a light bulb? Royal Bank Plaza

Union Station, The CN Tower and Royal Bank Plaza

Union Station, The CN Tower and Royal Bank Plaza

Yellow Cab on a sidewalk... (Wellington St. west of Bay St., Toronto)

Yellow Cab on a sidewalk… (Wellington St. west of Bay St., Toronto)

“The Gardiner” is still busy at this hour… (Gardiner Expressway westbound over Strachan Ave.)


Have a great night, everyone!

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Alvin’s Food Follies – Porkfection?

I had a chance to revisit the food tents in front of Toronto Union Station again.  I didn’t realize just how much selection was available in such a small space!  Diving in, I discovered Bacon Nation.

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Alvin’s Food Follies – “It’s a HAM-burger, You Fat Pig! Holy Chuck!”

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I was on my way home from work yesterday and was hankering for something to eat.  Lucky for me I had some time to pass by the food tents that were setup in front of Union Station in Toronto. One of those tents were “Holy Chuck.”  The restaurant

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Alvin’s Film Follies (Part VIII – Playing with Some “Gold”)

What an odd roll of film to discover in my son’s bedroom – Kodak Gold 200?!  I found this odd because:

  1. It is ASA 200.  I’m used to seeing and using either 100 or 400 consumer films.  I guess 100 speed doesn’t exist for consumers anymore…
  2. It is a Kodak consumer film that I don’t normally use (as you may know that I normally used Fujifilm in the past),
  3. I don’t recall buying this film for my son.
  4. It was in a 3-pack.

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Alvin’s Film Follies (Part III – “Acros” Toronto…)

Bulls in the TD Centre Courtyard.

Bulls in the TD Centre Courtyard.

My hunt for an “everyday” black and white film continued…for the third successive week, I shot blindly around town with a different roll of film not knowing what to expect.  This week, Nikki (my Nikon F90x) and I had some fun chewing through a roll of Fujifilm’s Neopan Acros. I had gotten used to handling the AF50/1.8 D lens and decided to use it again – it has become my choice lens for Nikki.
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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…

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