Phenomenon

March Twilight 2016

Ultra high resolution panorama of the twilight Toronto skyline in March 2016.

A dead calm settles over the Toronto skyline in this ultra-high resolution panorama.  The late sunset/early twilight hues make this a truly exceptional print. Items of interest: almost-perfect reflection, gorgeous sunset hues, intriguing cloud arc. File size:  28122×8468 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


Earth Hour 2016

Ultra high resolution panorama of the Toronto skyline during Earth Hour 2016

The skyline glows deceptively bright during Earth Hour 2016.  Of note is the lack of almost all logos as corporations shut their lights off between 8:30 and 9:30p.  Of particular note is the Trump logo still burning brightly, while Scotiabank, CIBC, CBC, Toronto Star, the CN Tower, the Skydome (Rogers Center) and many others have […]


July Twilight

Ultra high resolution panorama of 2015 Toronto skyline on a beautiful July night.

The sky glows in beautiful July hues as the sun sets over the iconic 2015 Toronto skyline.  The first of a new series of ultra-high resolution panoramas, this image clocks in at over 160 megapixels. Items of interest:  massive 160 megapixel resolution, open dome. File size: 21542×8075 File depth: 16-bit. Colour space: Adobe RGB.


Bollard Lift

The lights come out over the City of Toronto in this dramatic motion time-lapse, transitioning from day to night. Items of interest: perfect transition from day to night. Timelapse length:  26 seconds Original capture:  1 hour, 30 minutes Codec:  Apple ProRes 4:4:4 Resolution:  Full HD


Toronto Iceline 2015

High resolution panorama of 2015 Toronto skyline over perfectly frozen inner harbour.

 A gloriously clear January day frames almost-perfect black ice covering the inner harbour, reflecting the Toronto skyline in this high resolution 2015 panorama.  Click image to view larger. Items of interest: skyline reflection in almost perfect black ice. File size: 18904×5353 File depth: 16-bit Colour space: Adobe RGB


Cloud Chamber

Aircraft trails over Toronto skyline at night

Aircraft lights compete with star trails over the Toronto skyline at night, as seen from the crumbling eastern gap. Items of interest: crumbling eastern gap, aircraft and star trails File size:  5616×3744 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


February Iceline

Twilight Toronto skyline over a frozen ice inner harbour

    The Toronto skyline begins to glow as twilight settles over the record-setting winter of 2014.  Almost 30″ thick in some places, the inner harbour has been frozen solid since December.   Items of interest: completely frozen inner harbour File size:  13797×4464 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


Toronto Earth Hour 2012

Toronto Earth Hour 2012 high resolution panorama

The Toronto skyline dims almost imperceptibly during Earth Hour 2012.  Compared to a regular night, the obvious changes are an unlit CN Tower and Dome, and a conspicuous lack of corporate logos in the downtown core. Items of interest: Earth Hour 2012 File size:  12981×4393 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


Golden Hour I

High resolution panorama of Toronto skyline during sunrise twilight.

The brightening eastern sky lends lovely pastel hues to this ~90-megapixel panorama of the Toronto skyline, photographed before sunrise in October of 2011.  A myriad of sky cranes can be seen along the skyline, steadily moving eastward.  The relative openness of the Port Lands as seen here will change dramatically in the next few years. […]


35mm Snowline

Toronto skyline at night over snow-covered inner harbour

The Toronto skyline glows above a snow-covered inner harbour, framed between silhouetted trees. Items of interest: snow-covered inner harbour, tree silhouette framing File size: 17462×3223 File depth: 16-bit Colour space: Adobe RGB


Empty Spaces

High resolution panorama of Toronto skyline at night

Photographed during one of the larger building booms in recent history, over twenty sky cranes are visible in this panorama, each one a new building in progress. Items of interest: almost perfect harbour reflection, over twenty sky cranes on the horizon File size: 16738×3266 File depth: 16-bit Colour space: Adobe RGB


Almost Glass

High resolution panorama of Toronto skyline at night with clouds

Painterly clouds give this high resolution panorama of the Toronto skyline a unique effect, while motion in the inner harbour helps to obscure the city’s reflection, leaving more compositional space. Items of interest:  painterly clouds, no harbour reflection File size: 13850×3134 File depth: 16-bit Colour space: Adobe RGB


IR Skyline

Infrared panorama of the Toronto skyline in winter

An unusual take on the Toronto skyline in winter, this panorama shows off early morning light in the eerie light of infrared, a spectrum of light invisible to the naked eye. Items of interest: infrared view of the Toronto skyline in winter, broken inner harbour ice, low resolution File size: 4517×1375 File depth: 8-bit grayscale […]


Rorschach Twilight

High resolution Toronto skyline panorama at night with clouds and freezing inner harbour

The Toronto skyline takes on a life of its own in this dramatic panorama.  The inner harbour is beginning to freeze, and scattered ice plays with the near-perfect reflection.  Clouds roll past overhead lit from the city below, partially obscuring the CN Tower.  At over 120 megapixels, this panorama not only shows another side of […]


Earth Hour 2008

Before and after skyline panoramas of Toronto Earth Hour 2008

A study in contrasts:  the skyline goes dark for Earth Hour in 2008.  Despite the additional cloud cover in the lower image, the ambient light is comparable across both images, showing just how many people turned out the lights for the event.  These panoramas are available together or as single files. Items of interest: before-and-after […]


End of the Road

Crumbling eastern gap and Toronto skyline at night

The crumbling breakwall that forms Toronto’s eastern gap frames the skyline in this early-2011 image. Items of interest: crumbling eastern gap, snow-covered inner harbour File size:  5616×3744 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


One Foggy Night

Toronto skyline in dense fog high resolution panorama

The Toronto skyline disappears into a dense fog. Items of interest: almost-perfect harbour reflection File size:  10293*3254 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


Rogue Wave

Rogue Wave Toronto skyline high resolution panorama

Rogue Wave, an installation for the Toronto Island’s Rogue Wave 2007 outdoor art exhibition by Andre McConnachie and Marcia Crist, waves at the toronto skyline on an overcast September evening. Items of interest: Andre McConnachie and Marcia Crist’s Rogue Wave 2007 entry, Rogue Wave. File size:  7906×3120 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


Even Keel Sunrise

Early sunrise panorama of Toronto skyline with perfect harbour reflection

Almost an hour before a March sunrise, this high-resolution panorama features a near-perfect harbour reflection and a completely cloudless sky. Items of interest: almost-perfect harbour reflection File size:  15072×5424 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


City of Lights II

High resolution panorama of Toronto skyline at twilight with harbour reflection

A Skylines of Toronto classic.  Photographed in mid-January, the inner harbour is perfectly calm and ready to freeze, as dense and still as water can get.  With extra vertical overhead, this panorama can be cropped to fit any aspect ratio. Items of interest:  perfectly calm inner harbour, extra vertical height File size:  5891×2975 File depth:  […]


Mischievous Cloudbank

High resolution panorama of fog enveloping the Toronto skyline

A spontaneous cloud, recently formed over the entire lakefront, drifts north and envelopes the Toronto skyline. Items of interest: low-lying cloudbank, fog File size:  7783×1960 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


Black Ice Twilight

High resolution twilight panorama of Toronto skyline with frozen inner harbour

The Toronto skyline begins to glow against the setting sun in this wintertime panorama, the inner harbour is frozen solid with black ice swept clear of snow by high winds. Items of interest:  frozen, snowless, inner harbour File size:  14173×4313 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


Strengthsfinder

Kayaker on ice, daylight panorama of Toronto skyline

A kayaker sits on an ice shelf during the spring breakup of 2003. Items of interest:  kayaker, ferry Ongiara File size:  13556×1524 File depth:  8-bit Colour space:  sRGB


City of Lights IV

High resolution twilight panorama of Toronto skyline

Photographed in November of 2010, this panorama of Toronto’s skyline features an empty inner harbour on a completely cloudless evening, with a perfect balance between the city’s lights and the darkening fall sky. Items of interest:  perfectly calm, totally empty inner harbour, cloudless File size:  20000×5100 File depth:  16-bit Colour space:  Adobe RGB


UA-1732909-9