Canada Celebrates Olympic Hockey Gold – Captured on a Canon EOS 70D

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When Canada won its second, consecutive Olympic Gold medal for Men’s Hockey, Toronto fans took to Yonge-Dundas Square to celebrate. Luckily, we were there with the Canon EOS 70D and Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Zoom Lens

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This was more camera than I’ve ever dealt with myself. It was a pleasure to use, very intuitive and extremely simple to get started with right out of the box. Still being somewhat new to the world of DSLR photography, I chose to go with Auto mode. The large, spirited group environment made it a little bit difficult to play around with settings, etc. That all being said, the abundance of light made auto mode a given, as adjusting the ISO wasn’t necessary.

The result was a level of photography I’ve never achieved before. Gorgeous, colourful, vibrant shots that bring the joy of the moment back whenever I look at them. And remember: I am NOT an experienced photographer. Now, imagine what you’ll do with it.

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A streetcar operator slowly parts the crowd (many of them enjoying some refreshments [note: All About the Image does NOT endorse this manner of public activity]) while its operator cannot help but smile.

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A Canadian Passport and a large double-double are basically the same thing.

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Waldo made his way out for the celebration!

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Some folks actually saw the 70D in my hand and asked me to take pictures of them. See how they mug.

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High five, Spiderman!

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Canadian Olympic Hockey mascot, Sidney Dogsby.

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High five, total stranger!

 

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