PodCamp Toronto 2008 – Day 1

podcamp, podcamptoronto, podcamptoronto2008, Toronto
Well, We kicked off Podcamp Toronto 2008 this morning at 10:00 am. We are expecting 350-400 participants to walk through the Rogers Communications Centre during the two days. Here is a taste of what you're missing if you're sitting on your behind at home reading this blog :-) For more info and live streams go to the wiki and click on schedule..... (more pics here).Note: If you get a RTSP error, right click on the stream link in your browser, copy the link and manually paste it in Quicktime (File/Open URL).
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Kensington Market Festival of Lights 2007

Festival of Lights, Kensington Market, Photography, Toronto
This year again -- like the past 19 -- Red Pepper Spectacle Arts put on a great show. I'm talking about the Kensington Market Festival of Lights. If you're ever in Toronto during the holidays you should check this event out (go earlier and check out Kensington Market area on foot as well). This was my second year attending, so I was well prepared to shoot the celebrations (or so I thought). Check out this link for the gallery of this event. I got to Bellevue Square/Park around 16:45 and ended up standing in one place until about 19:00 when the procession reached the park. And let me tell you, it doesn't matter how warm it seems outside (I think it was 2 degrees C that night), if you're standing still…
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The Iceberg hits Toronto

Photography, Toronto
ROM_Crystal_opening_wide_crowd_02, originally uploaded by wvs. Okay, so I missed this event. This is a shot of festivities at the opening of Royal Ontario Museums new extension, lovingly known as the "Iceberg". Image credit goes to Sam Javanrouh, my new favourite torontonian shutterbug. Check out his main site Daily Dose of Imagery, absolutely fantastic stuff.
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