Date: August 27, 2023
Location: We met in front of the bronze statue of Jack Layton on a tandem bicycle near the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal entrance. We made our way west from the Ferry Terminal, meandering along the waterfront and Queens Quay toward Ireland Park. Along the boardwalk leading up to Ireland Park, we saw an elaborate marriage proposal setup that featured a neon “Will You Marry Me” sign hanging in the centre of a large heart covered in white flowers and surrounded by white flower petals and lined by tea candles floating within clear glasses vases.
The theme for the photowalk was a single focal length challenge. It was meant to encourage participants to think differently through the limitations of a single focal length lens. Constraints can often spur creativity to capture stirring images. The photowalk was meant to reshape everyone’s perspective and unlock new dimensions of storytelling. Folks who don’t own a single focal length lens were encouraged to simulate the constraint by not zooming their lenses.