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…

Carol singer

I stopped and asked Wayland if he minded me taking his photo after spotting him on a street corner singing Christmas songs. Now despite being down on his luck he was really getting into the Christmas spirit and he told me that his friend had given him the sparkly hat that morning. Wayland went on to say that wearing the…

Security…!

This is Shaun who was working security for one of the large office building here in Calgary. Shaun was fascinated to hear about what we were photographing and flicked through my latest zine as l explained I was a street photographer. He told me that it made a change to chat with someone who wasn’t telling him to “f” off…

Sky high

I bumped into Sky outside the Wednesday Room on Stephen Ave. Sky was out delivering her resume to local restaurants and bars. She told me that she’s had a lot of experience working in the retail and catering sector; and was very hopeful of picking up some work before Christmas. I wished her luck but not before grabbing a quick…

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…

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