Kensington Market – Festival of Lights 2017

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27th Annual Kensington Market Winter Solstice. A festival filled with music, dancing, and lots of fire! Fire breathing to light the center piece. Gear used, Pentax K-3 with the FA 31mm F1.8 AL Limited. I had brought along other lenses, but things were moving so fast I just stuck with 1 setup. Things happen so fast once the fire dancing …

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Kensington Market – Festival of Lights 2013

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Winter Solstice, longest night of the year, we gathered at Kensington Market after dark to join in the parades and celebrations. After some fanfare, the procession started on their parade path. Carmen & I joined in and follow the drum beats. Super cool Ikea Monkey lantern! The group circling the flaming centerpiece after setting it on fire. Even in the …

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Lowe’s Christmas Market – Toronto

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The Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market is in its 2nd year running, featuring a 40-foot Christmas tree decorated with over 18,000 lights, a Ferris wheel, reindeer petting zoo, speciality beer, and outdoor fire pits. The festival celebrates the romance and magic in the form of a traditional European Christmas market. Carmen and I took the streetcar over after work to the …

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Kensington Market Winter Solstice 2010

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Formerly known as the Festival of Lights, the parade that course through Kensington Market on the shortest day of the year. The starting of the parade with the floats cutting through the crowd. Fire breathing at the street corner. Lighting of the center statue.

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It is easy to get caught up with all the camera gear and forget why I loved taking photos in the first place. Carrying 2 lenses (FA50 F/1.4 and Tokina AT-X Pro 80-200mm F/2.8)and just walking around downtown Toronto. Been quite busy lately, but spent some time re-vamping the gallery and equipment pages (can also access from top of the …

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