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    Toronto shots

    We spent a couple of days in Toronto and while photography was not the main purpose, I did take a few shots in the downtown area as we walked around. I believe that the past two days have been the coldest days of the winter (so far), so the sky was quite clear.

    Some of the more recently built skyscrapers. The buildings have a green / blue glass construction and are nicely set off by the clear blue sky.

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    CN Tower from the base of the tower - this is Toronto's best known landmark, but a shot from the base up the elevator shaft is a bit of an unusual shot


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    Last edited by Manfred M; 15th February 2015 at 01:08 PM. Reason: Fixed WB on CN tower

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Very nice Manfred, were these captured with your tilt-shift?

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Quote Originally Posted by deetheturk View Post
    Very nice Manfred, were these captured with your tilt-shift?
    No, just the 24-70mm. I left the shift-tilt at home.

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    Re: Toronto shots

    These have to be viewed full size to see the tremendous detail. The composition of the second works nicely for me.

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Nice set.

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    Re: Toronto shots

    I love the second one...It is like looking up at the pyramid from the bottom up...and finding it has a different view at the top.

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Nice shots!

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    Nice shots Manfred but I love the tower. Watched a recent program on I what seem to remember was Toronto that fascinated me. The tower was described as the tallest structure in the Western World. This was remarkable given that apparently, due to a still on going reaction from the Ice Age, the whole city rises some two mm every year. The foundations of buildings it was said, have to be monitored and left to settle for a bout 18 months before the building itself is commenced - remarkable.

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Great shot of the CN Tower!

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    Incredible shot of the CN Tower!

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Both nice shots, Manfred. The tower is cool. Well done.

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Great shots Manfred, love the 2nd one!

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Quote Originally Posted by John 2 View Post
    This was remarkable given that apparently, due to a still on going reaction from the Ice Age, the whole city rises some two mm every year.
    This is correct as much of the area was covered by a one mile / 1.6 km thick glacier during the last ice age. This weight depressed the land and the slow rebounding that is still occuring today; this is what you are refering to.
    Last edited by Manfred M; 14th February 2015 at 10:20 PM.

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Two impressive shots Manfred.

    Good to see that the glass colour has been somewhat standardised for the advantage of photographers

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Just to add my compliments. Magnificent images. I'm sure naturfe helped, but the processing has brought out such vibrancy and clarity.

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    Re: Toronto shots

    They are both impressive shots, Manfred, but that 2nd one even more so.

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    Re: Toronto shots

    Both are wonderful but I really like the viewpoint of the CN Tower.

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