The Daily Photoist: the suburb inside
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The Daily Photoist: the suburb inside

Each weekday morning, we pick a recent image from the Torontoist Flickr Pool and feature it here on the site. It’s our way to give the many excellent photographers in our pool the attention they deserve!
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Torontoist Flickr pool member David Sleep has taken a particularly nocturnal approach to capturing the city. Each of his nighttime images has a haunting, dream-like quality, with intense colours and blurs of light. His approach makes very familiar sites seems strangely disconcerting. We love the “fog” effect in the upper half of this shot — in fact it’s apparently defocused raindrops on the window of the car he was shooting from. It’s definitely worth a click to check out his other images.
(Can anyone identify the benign locale above? It’s not a subway station as we initially thought.)

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