CNE 2013: Toronto Photography

I’m one of ten official CNE Bloggers this year, which means multiple trips to the CNE, and fun photographic possibilities.

Summer is fast coming to a close, so any excuse to be outside enjoying a balmy summer evening is wonderful. I’ve been timing my visits for the afternoon/evening for the best light for photography. In this blog post I’ll be sharing images from the various rides at the CNE.

This one is a fave. I wished I’d had a longer focal length, as I had to crop it a little, but just love this shot with the setting sun in the corner, and the people silhouetted as they await their turn on the Zip Line, a new ride this year at the CNE:

CNE Zip Line at Sunset

The Canadian flags against a sky of blue, the Ring of Fire ride:

Ring of Fire Ride at the CNE

Crazy Mouse Roller Coaster with the CN Tower in the background:

Crazy Mouse ride with City Skyline in the Background

I’m not sure of the name of this ride…swinging people against a sky of blue:

CNE Ride

The Sky Ride:

Sky Ride at CNE

The Swing Tower ride:

Swing Tower Ride at CNE

Captured the city skyline from the Giant Wheel ride:

City Sky Line from CNE Giant Wheel

CN Tower Seen from Ferris Wheel at CNE

The Sky Ride at sunset, captured from the Giant Wheel ride:

Sky Ride at Sunset

Sunset Seen from top of Giant Wheel

Captured the same evening as the Zip Line ride image at the beginning of the blog post, this is the Blitzer Roller Coaster:

The Blitzer at Sunset

The Blitzer Ride at Sunset

Another from the same night, I think this is the Ferris Wheel ride:

Ferris Wheel at Sunset

From the same evening, the setting sun:

Sunset at the CNE

The moon framed by the CNE Ring of Fire ride:

Moon Encircled by CNE Ring of Fire Ride

Crazy Mouse Roller Coaster and the Swing Tower, lit up at night:

Crazy Mouse and Swing Tower Ride

Watch for additional blog postings from the CNE, coming soon!

(Equipment used: Canon EOS-1D MarkIV (new version of this camera is the Canon EOS-1D X Digital), Canon 50 f1.4 lensCanon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM Autofocus Lens and the Canon 100 mm f2.8 macro lens)

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