Monday 30th October 2017
When I moved downrown I noticed that not matter where you are downtown you can usually see at least four tower cranes. Tower cranes, not mobile cranes, not those construction elevators tacked to the outside of buildings. Not the concrete snorkelers. Tower Cranes with square towers. Of course, if you inists on standing under a restaurant caopy you wonít see any cranes, and wile there are a few blind spots, by the time youíve crossed the road you have four cranes in your view again.
I have decided to embark on a new essay. As I walk around Toronto I look for clusters of cranes and try to fit four cranes into one shot. Like the view above.
Sometimes it is hard to find all four cranes in the photo. In this example I have circled major parts of four cranes to help you see what I am talking about. This shot was taken on Wood Street, I think, immediately east of Yonge and looking North-east.
You can download the original (5MB) photo from here.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Walking up the west side of Yonge Street, between Bloor and Wellesley, facing across the street, looking east.
Five tower cranes are framed in this image. You can check your results against a full-size image here.