Thursday Doors – May 25, 2016

“Munk Institute Doors” - University of Toronto

Walking along Toronto’s Bloor Street West, I came across these wonderful doors. The Munk Institute is part of the University of Toronto campus and I’ve admired them often, as I walked past. Today the light was just right. Much to my surprise, I had never noticed the details in the stonework above the door and topping the pillars. Have a closer look.

Interestingly, many of the compositional elements that enhance this image are subconscious when I make the photo. It’s one of those scenes that appeal to me, but I can’t articulate the ‘why’ till I look closely at the final image.

Nikon D800
Tamron 70-200 mm f/2.8 @ 70 mm
1/80 sec, f/4.5, ISO 200

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17 Comments on “Thursday Doors – May 25, 2016

      • You were already up notches. 😍😍 This is stratospheric. Have fun. ❤️❤️❤️

      • Thanks! One of the joys of photography is looking back at the images and realizing just how much our eyes miss when observing a scene. I never even noticed the gargoyles on the columns.

      • It happens to me all the time. I love the stealth gargoyles. It speaks to the intention of the design, perhaps.

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