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The Last Photo Walk Before Omicron Part Two

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 The Nikon F4S can take a lot in miserable weather and I've fallen in love with this camera. By the time you read this I will have the replacement DP-20 prism on my regular F4 and I'll have two back in rotation. I can't wait for that.  Walking up Mt. Pleasant was a nice experience, I'm planning a spring photo walk with the Toronto Film Shooters FB Group (pandemic and weather permitting). This street hasn't been totally erased, buildings like Hudson Plumbing Supplies and the Falcon Building still stand. This adds to the unique streetscape. As of writing the Falcon Building is up for sale hopefully it won't get knocked down. by a developer.  Finally looping back along Eglington and up Redpath, I wanted to document how the recent past (last 70 years is being obliterated. To a point apartment buildings averaging between 8 to 15 stories are being replaced by Condo towers around 35-40 stories tall, in some cases going against official plan.  Camera: Nikon F4S, Nikkor

The Last Photowalk Before Omicron Part One

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 Miserable weather, in this case a snow storm makes for the best photography. What was originally forecast as flurries became a snow storm of sorts but the photo walk went on as Omicron variant like a low rent Deceptacon extra from a later Transformer Movie was lurking in the background. I also want to call bullshit to the cool kids who looked to thte landscape north of Bloor with disdain, there's lots to shoot up here. Best to take the ride up the subway before developers ruin Yonge St. between Davisville and Eglington (Canada Square is already on borrowed time).  My choice of Nikon F4S as my rig of choice for this walk with two lenses (Ais 35 F2 and 105 F2.5) was on point. On Matrix metering and aperture priority, I didnt' have one bad exposre on both rolls. The camera also handled the rotton weather with a "What, it's a bad day?"  In other news I managed to find another DP-20 prism so my regular F4 will also be going back into service which is great news. I tri