After living in Toronto for half my life, I confess to having never really explored Toronto's ravines! Of course that's my loss; however, this summer it came time to try something new, so I went for a walk through one of those ravines - with camera equipment of course. After a walk of mere minutes there was a nice tree canopy overhead with beautiful light pouring through. It was so hot that it felt like the trees were sweating with me.
Inspired by seeing some platinum prints, I processed my images from that day (above) using NIK Software's Analog Efex Pro 2 - the results remind me of prints made with the platinum process, an historical
Four images from that afternoon spoke to me. Click on the picture above to see them. It will require more time to fill out and complete this series, but it feels like I really connected with something special. Gratitude for discovering a new place.
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