TUPF Couch @ Big On Bloor, Sunday, July 20th

Thanks to everyone for coming out and seeing TUPF at Big On Bloor this year! We had a blast and we hope you did too! Here are some of the pictures from today’s event. We hope to see you all…

TUPF14 Festival Closing Party

As they say, all good things must come to an end.  This year, we ended up with a bang, joining forces with Disposable Camera Project for a joint gallery opening (for them) and closing party(for us) at Section 37 gallery….

Kissing Strangers

We started out photographing Friends With Strangers, and it was a huge success.  We proved that you could turn strangers into friends even in a big cold urban centre.  So we decided to take it to the next level.  Introducting…

Adventures in Film and Life

Blake Chorley Photographer & Alchemist www.blakechorley.ca Photograph by Bob Lansdale Blake’s passion for photography stems from a single eureka moment. Looking through a loupe in his high school darkroom, at a roll of film shot in Algonquin Provincial Park, a…

Group visit and tour of the Ryerson Image Centre

I am a current student in Ryerson University School of Image Arts Photography Studies program and will be entering my third year this fall. Here my love for creating and capturing images has expanded into an unexpected but exciting student…

The official TUPF festival guide is now here! We have a PDF version for you all to take on your mobile device or download and print out. Start prepping for the festival now to make sure you get to go…

Photo Series Feature: "A Monday in Kabul"

At the recent #TUPFCouch event at Kensington Market, people were asked to reveal their favourite things about their urban communities and the city of Toronto at large. The answers were thoughtful, varied and incredibly revealing. Ever wonder what responses you might get if you…

Friends With Strangers Jun 14, 2014

Our third event, this time at Toronto’s famous Beach community.  As usual, a good time was had by all!  Two unique elements to this shoot: 2 photographers, and a male “friend.”

Kensington Market is a neighbourhood that exudes a vibrant diversity and effortless charm like nowhere else in Toronto, and few neighbourhoods anywhere in the world. It’s an open playground—a free-for-all for people with ideas to share and spread. “It’s such…

Friends With Strangers - May 31, 2014

Our second Friends With Strangers event, this time located at Dundas Square, where we met all kinds of new friends.  A great couple of hours proving how much CommUnity there is in the big town of T.O. Next event will…