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Chris Toombes Calgary Street Photographer

Chris Toombes is a Calgary street photographer who’s originally from the UK but has now been a resident in Canada for over 14 years. Three years ago he moved from Ontario and settled in Calgary. Since then, Toombes has been out shooting the streets of Calgary almost every day. In a recent featured interview at streetphotography.com the opening line read…

2020 brings a new website

If you’re reading this then you’ve found our new website “The Streets Of Calgary” brought to you by myself, Chris Toombes or as some of you may know me, City Street Photos. Why a new website you ask? Well previously I have posted content and other interesting stuff I’ve come across on the streets of Calgary via other sites I…

Meet Antony

Antony walked by as I was speaking with another person I’d stopped to chat to and it was a no brainer to ask him for his portrait. Despite pushing his belongings in a shopping cart and being down on his luck, Antony was more than happy to stop and pose for a portrait. He asked me what I’d be doing…

We meet Haithem Elkadiki fashion designer extraordinaire

I first met Haithem Elkaadiki outside the Telus Convention Centre on Calgary’s Stephen Ave, back in April 2019. As a street photographer, especially one who loves to approach total strangers and ask for their portraits, it was a no brainer when I first saw him. Walking towards me in his bright fluorescent Orange coat, it was a breathe of fresh air from…