Dec 4, 2013

George Socka archtectural image on the cover of PM Expo show guide

A photo of the newly constructed Bridgepoint Hospital in Toronto is featured on the cover of the 2013 PM Expo and Construct Canadaa trade show promotional material.

Aug 8, 2013

Along The Shore Author discussion of her book on Toronto

Author M. Jane Fairburn released her new book, "Along The Shore" about Toronto's waterfront heritage and history at the Balmy Beach Club recently. Fittingly, the Balmy Beach Club is part of hat same waterfront history. Listen to Jane on Canada Art Channel on YouTube.

George Socka now part of the Google Business Streetview Trusted Photographer Pogram

After a series of gruelling tests, George Socka Photographer is now part of the Google Trusted Photographer program in Toronto and the GTA. This program connects 360 degree views inside stores and restaurants and other facilities to Google Maps Street View. Virtually stroll down the street in Google Maps, then pop into a business that strikes your fancy and see what they have to offer. More info at georgesocka.com.

Mar 27, 2013

Toronto Auto Show Composite Images

The Toronto International Auto Show brings together an amazing collection of fantastic vehicles, and everyone has a camera to capture their dream ride. But the environment at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre is far from the place to imagine oneself and their favourite car. Like the Audi R8. But with a bit of composite magic the car can be transported into a much more exhilarating environment.
George Socka composite auto photograph Audi R8

George Socka Photographs at Beachside Grill

Two George Socka photographs of Beaches scenes are on exhibit and sale at the Beachside Grill on Queen Street East near Woodbine. The 24 by 28 inch framed images are a black and white view of the entire beach with the Toronto sklyline in the distance, and the fountain in Kew Park.
George Socka Photographer Kew Park Fountain

Mar 2, 2013

Todmorden Papermill Photo Exhibition

Great turnout for the Beach Photo Club photography exhibition reception at Todmorden Mills. The exhibtion features 6 of George Socka's histograph photo composites of Toronto landmarks as they were a century ago and as they are now.

December 2012 King Street West at Simcoe Street 1927 Archive

The images in the exhibition are from the Histographs set on flickr below

Histographs

December 2012 Yonge Street Railway Underpass 1929 Archive and NowDecember 2012 Gooderham and Worts Distillery Archive Image OverlayDecember 2012 Toronto Yonge and King Century Old Archive ViewDecember 2012 Wellington and Bay -  Royal Bank Plaza merged with archival photo of W R Brock buildingDecember 2012 Bay Street Underpass Looking North Archive and Present DayDecember 2012 Yonge and Front Then and Now
December 2012 Yonge and Front Streets Then and NowDecember 2012 Toronto One King West and Historic Mossop HotelDecember 2012 Bay Street North of Front Street Toronto Historical viewDecember 2012 Irish Embassy Toronto History as it was in 1912November 2012 Union Station 1928 constructionDecember 2012 Yonge and King Street Corner 1920 Archive Photo
December 2012 King Street West at Simcoe Street 1927 ArchiveDecember 2012 Bathurst Street 1937 Archive and 2012 Toronto Waterfront SkylineDecember 2012 Toronto Historic Old Union Station 1927 Archive in 2012December 2012 Union Station Archive view in 1920 and 2012February 2013 Eastern and Broadview Wrigleys Factory Then and Now

Histographs, a set on Flickr.